CSUSM NewsCenter (CHABSS)

2018
August
09,
2018
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at California State University San Marcos, kicks off its fall lineup with “Back to School Dance Battle with Johnny5 and TURFinc” on Sept. 20. This season boasts a diverse selection of five events as the...
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August
08,
2018
Cal State San Marcos is one of six California State University campuses that earned National Science Foundation funding to support educational opportunities for math and science students pursuing a K-12 teaching credential. CSUSM will receive $842...
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August
01,
2018
Cal State San Marcos’ campus looked quite a bit different when music professor Bill Bradbury joined the faculty in 1993. Only Academic Hall, Craven Hall and Science Hall 1 had been built. As for a state-of-the-art music studio, well, only if you c...
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August
01,
2018
Ben Fairweather and Mike Stevenson have learned more than their share of lessons while working to open Culver Beer Company. But the biggest surprise? “The money going out the door,” said Stevenson, laughing. “Lucky for us beer is a pretty go...
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July
23,
2018
Lexy Perez figured a rejection letter would eventually reach her email inbox when she applied for an internship with The Hollywood Reporter in 2016. She was sure one of the entertainment industry’s most esteemed publications would select someone w...
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May
23,
2018
Malesha Taylor wants to help instill confidence in her Cal State San Marcos students to pursue a career in music if that’s their dream. “A lot of people think you can’t have a musical career, that it’s just a hobby,” said Taylor, who joined CSUSM’...
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May
10,
2018
Dwaine Collier wasn’t supposed to be at Cal State San Marcos' commencement ceremony on May 18. Not after being born to a mother addicted to drugs. Not after bouncing between family members and foster families for most of his childhood. Not after atte...
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May
04,
2018
More than 3,500 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On May 1, five standouts from the Class of 2018 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or ...
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April
27,
2018
Cal State San Marcos history professor S. Deborah Kang’s groundbreaking book unmasking the little-known history of our nation’s immigration agencies is quickly racking up the honors, with her new work, "The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on ...
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April
24,
2018
Mission Hills High School junior Mitra Zarinebaf is like a lot of her friends. When it comes to using the latest technological gadgets, she was a pro. When it comes to understanding the technology behind those gadgets, not so much. Until now. Than...
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April
23,
2018
Brittany Masterson remembers the exact moment she decided to leave. It wasn’t after the black eye. It wasn’t after being kicked in the head. It wasn’t after finding a scarf to hide the bruises on her neck. It wasn’t even one of the terrif...
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April
19,
2018
San Marcos, CA – Cal State San Marcos visual and performing arts students will host an exhibition of their work at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. The exhibition, “Unrestrained: Unsubdued Creativity and the Processes of Making,” is free and open to...
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April
19,
2018
Any number of accomplishments might come to mind when one thinks of Merryl Goldberg. Acclaimed saxophonist. Leader in arts education. Wang Family Excellence Award recipient. One achievement that probably doesn’t come immediately to mind? Ski...
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April
13,
2018
Cal State San Marcos is going high-tech in an effort to bolster enforcement of its recently implemented smoke- and tobacco-free campus policy. The new endeavor will utilize a cellphone-friendly tracking app to scan QR codes placed on existing sign...
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April
12,
2018
Jodie Lawston is an avid cyclist who has ridden in races as long as 500 miles and who moved to Pauma Valley in part to be closer to the notoriously punishing climb up Palomar Mountain. She didn’t know it at the time, but when the Cal State San Mar...
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April
11,
2018
Cal State San Marcos student Kristina Vo doesn’t mince words when praising Steinway & Sons pianos. “It’s a pretty big deal to play on a Steinway,” said Kristina, who will graduate in May with a double major in economics and visual and performing a...
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April
02,
2018
Ingrid Trovão jumped at the opportunity to direct the play “Sisters in the System” after being asked by Cal State San Marcos associate professor Judy Bauerlein. Ingrid has always been drawn to productions that help increase visibility or conversat...
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March
26,
2018
The numbers can be depressing. Barely one in four Americans has crafted an advanced directive detailing what actions should or should not be taken for their health if they are no longer able to make a decision for themselves. Perhaps even more ala...
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February
27,
2018
Jill Watts still remembers her first trip to the city of San Marcos. A native San Diegan, Watts was 10 years old when she made the long journey with her mother from their Southeast San Diego home to a chicken ranch in San Marcos. Watts’ father ...
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February
21,
2018
Curtis Taylor had his heart set on playing the saxophone. As a fifth grader in Bedford, Ohio, Taylor had no doubts after attending a symposium designed to help students find an instrument to their liking. Then he found out the cost of a student...
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February
19,
2018
At 16, Lyndcee Barragato made a phone call that sounds like the makings of a John Hughes cult classic. She called the mother of one of her sophomore peers, Caleb, asking if he would be her date to the winter formal. Caleb’s mother burst into tears...
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January
31,
2018
Brenda Barniga had a long list of items to procure for her Panetta Institute Congressional Internship Program application last year. There was the written essay, a résumé, college transcripts, two faculty letters of recommendation – and that didn’...
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January
30,
2018
Merryl Goldberg knows there are some people who would call cuts to arts education a budget issue. Not Goldberg. “It’s a priority issue,” said Goldberg, who is entering her 25th year as a faculty member at Cal State San Marcos. Goldberg point...
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January
25,
2018
Michael Wood always encouraged Marines under his command to pursue an education. Michael, who was on active duty for 12 years, did everything from offer to let them go home early to rearranging schedules. But Michael never took classes himself ...
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January
23,
2018
California State University San Marcos’ School of Arts has announced the spring lineup for its Media Makers series, which features guest artists from a variety of fields discussing their work. All events are free and open to the public; they’re he...
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2017
December
21,
2017
As the end of the year quickly approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2018. But before putting the finishing touches on your list of New Year’s resolutions, let’s take a look back at some of the many successes at CSUSM in 2017, and some of ...
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December
04,
2017
When Cal State San Marcos alumni Ryan Beaton (’17) and Kristina Kalchev (’17) made a public service announcement last winter, the possibility of winning an award wasn’t exactly on their radar. ...
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November
20,
2017
San Marcos, CA – Dr. Keith Trujillo, a California State University San Marcos psychology professor and director of the university’s Office for Training, Research & Education in the Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the...
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November
03,
2017
Dr. Konane Martinez, who serves as chair of the Cal State San Marcos Anthropology Department, has been appointed to the California Office of Binational Border Health Advisory Group, a move that places her in a position to influence binational partner...
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September
27,
2017
“I love working here because the mission of the university has social justice written all over it” -- Marisol Clark-Ibáñez Marisol Clark-Ibáñez was wrapping up the courses needed for a bachelor’s degree in literature when she took a sociology c...
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