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2022
September
14,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
It may be slight hyperbole to say the United States changed forever in the summer of 2020.It’s not an exaggeration, however, to say sometimes it takes a monumental event to create a revolution.When the decision-makers within the California State Univ...
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July
22,
2022
| 13:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
The message was drilled into him like a mantra by the first photography instructor he learned from: Negatives are the most important asset you’ll ever own as a photographer. Keep them. Safeguard them. Never throw them away.Dan Rios was new to the cra...
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May
16,
2022
| 11:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
A history major without much interest in American history, Katelyn Peterson decided to tap into her love of old Western films when taking a risk on a topic for a recent research paper for her class on Native California history.The risk paid off.Peter...
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April
27,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
Land acknowledgements have become increasingly common at institutions around the country. They are formal statements that recognize Indigenous peoples as traditional stewards of the land and respect the enduring relationship that exists between Indig...
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March
24,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
A love of history is in the genes for MJ Teater. Both of her grandfathers studied the subject in college, and her mother devours dense texts about such arcane topics as medieval English royalty. “History has always made me the happiest,” said Teater,...
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February
14,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lynette Boyd was far more than just a valued coworker. She was a devoted member of the Cal State San Marcos library and campus community for more than 25 years, a true and long-term friend to many and a cherished presence at the library.  “She always...
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2021
September
23,
2021
| 09:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
It seemed like a simple enough assignment. A time capsule had been buried at Cal State San Marcos 25 years ago, and the location in the center of Craven Circle had been marked with a large granite plaque.As the date of the long-awaited unveiling appr...
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April
27,
2021
| 08:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a political science major, Cal State San Marcos sophomore Julia Glorioso is used to writing papers and participating in discussions about public policy and law.So when she decided to write and produce a film for her final project assignment for a ...
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March
30,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Elinn...
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February
25,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Paul Ecke III awoke on New Year’s Day eight years ago facing the most daunting of resolutions: the house project to end all house projects.On the final day of 2012, Ecke had completed the sale of his family’s storied Encinitas ranch to the Leichtag F...
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February
15,
2021
| 12:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Chad ...
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February
09,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The University Library at Cal State San Marcos will present a virtual reception for the exhibit “Stories & Snapshots: Documenting a Year of the Pandemic,” which will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 6-7 p.m. The event will feature contributions to...
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2020
October
13,
2020
| 13:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
In the fall of 2016, Cal State San Marcos student Jake Northington took a photography class for the first time as part of his pursuit of a degree in visual and performing arts.  For the final project, lecturer Nancy diBenedetto instructed students...
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August
31,
2020
| 14:44 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Cal State San Marcos chose a graphic novel by George Takei as its Common Read in February, there was little reason to hope that students might be able to hear the writer talk about the book.  After all, the actor who became famous by playing ...
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July
20,
2020
| 13:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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April
15,
2020
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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February
04,
2020
| 10:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
Alessandra Colfi is an expressive arts therapist who worked with patients at the San Diego Cancer Research Institute. She also is a practicing Buddhist fascinated with Eastern culture.  So, one day about eight years ago, Colfi stumbled upon the id...
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2019
September
23,
2019
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Sean Visintainer went looking to fill a library position in his role as head of special collections and archives at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley last year, he stumbled across a job listing at Cal State San Marcos. The listing was...
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August
30,
2019
| 10:20 AM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up in Georgia, Holly Hampton dreamed of living in California at an early age. However, as she began to grow into a career as a librarian, she accepted that her plan was not going to come to fruition. In fact, her career was moving in the o...
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May
13,
2019
| 10:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
As someone who has spent nearly a quarter century working in the construction industry, Kevin Dunn thought he had a handle on popular misconceptions about undocumented immigrants in the workforce. It wasn’t until the Cal State San Marcos sociology st...
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March
25,
2019
| 09:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
If she were to list the truly unbelievable days in her life, Lalitha Nataraj will most likely forever put a fall day in September 2017 at or near the top. Having just stepped onto dry land following a Disney cruise with her family, the librarian a...
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February
13,
2019
| 10:39 AM America/Los_Angeles
Staircases by their very nature are passageways. But one stairwell at Cal State San Marcos is causing passersby to pause. Spanning across two floors in the architectural center stairwell of Kellogg Library is a mural titled “In This Classroom, There ...
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2018
November
29,
2018
| 14:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
With an ever-increasing population, amazing advances in technology and overall growth, it’s often challenging for a university to remain connected to its local community while still working to preserve key components of the past. When Cal State Sa...
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August
02,
2018
| 12:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
Few job titles have earned the envy status that Judith Downie ’94 has in San Diego County. When Downie introduces herself as a craft beer historian, jaws drop and questions begin to pour in. It’s an unexpected title for a librarian, especially one...
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May
14,
2018
| 08:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
Sara Freitag’s passion in advocating for marginalized populations was ignited while working for a year as a photojournalist and humanitarian, three months of which were spent in Panama. That passion motivated the Cal State San Marcos communication ma...
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2017
December
18,
2017
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Her official title is Head of User Services at the Cal State San Marcos University Library. But Carrie Moran says one of her most important roles is promoting social justice and providing a voice for the queer community – especially considering the c...
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September
13,
2017
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
“Revolutionary Grain: Celebrating the Spirit of the Black Panthers in Portraits and Stories,” the latest installment of Cal State San Marcos’ Context Library Series, is currently on display in the University Library. Documentary photographer Suzun...
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September
08,
2017
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos Library has kicked off the 2017-18 academic year with a host of changes, including 24-hour access. Thanks to full funding support from a successful ASI student-fee referendum last spring, the “24/5 Zone,” located on the se...
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August
23,
2017
| 02:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A comprehensive archive celebrating the San Diego craft brewing industry has launched at CSUSM. The initiative is led by the CSUSM Library and is one of a only a handful of special collections nationwide focused solely on beer. San Diego is noted ...
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July
13,
2017
| 12:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
With the exception of the IITS Help Desk, Kellogg Library floors 2-5 will be closed to the public on Friday, Aug. 4 for a Library employee professional development day. To reach the IITS Help Desk on this date, please use the Kellogg 2nd floor entran...
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