CSUSM NewsCenter (Students)

2018
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
When the LGBTQA Pride Center first opened at Cal State San Marcos, the office was tucked away in a small space at the University Commons, it had no budget, no money, and interacted with only a handful of students – if that – each month. No more. ...
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April
10,
2018
Cal State San Marcos student Alexa Ufholtz was involved in charitable endeavors as a teenager in Orange County. But participating in philanthropy as a member of CSUSM’s chapter of Alpha Chi Omega (AXO) proved eye-opening. “I never realized how ...
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April
04,
2018
Guest speaker and Holocaust survivor Rose Schindler will be sharing her experience of living though the Nazi regime, where Jewish people and other minority groups were persecuted and killed. When: Thursday, April 12 Time: 4-6 p.m. Location: ...
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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
27,
2018
Nothing calls to mind feelings of summer like an outdoor music and arts festival. For CSUSM students, summer comes early as Festival 78 celebrates another year on campus with a hot lineup of musical artists, activities and hands-on art installations....
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March
27,
2018
Erika Martinez had been through these kinds of nights before. Her father high or drunk, throwing whatever he could get his hands on, waking up the neighbors in the middle of the night with his yelling. But something changed for Erika on this parti...
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March
15,
2018
Alexa Diaz is grateful for the assistance she has received from TRIO during her time at Cal State San Marcos. So she welcomed the opportunity to help others during National TRIO Day on Feb. 24. “For us to have so many students show up and parti...
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February
27,
2018
Involvement is the one constant in Louis Adamsel’s life. His college résumé is impressive – volunteer work, academics, fraternity life, National Guard reserves, on-campus employment and leadership in student government. There is almost no leadership ...
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February
26,
2018
Riley Bender grew up in Orange County, but it’s difficult for her to pinpoint a specific city. There was Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Fullerton, Irvine, Newport Beach, Santa Ana, Tustin, the list is seemingly endless. There were periods of being homele...
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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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February
02,
2018
Joe Moon knows the value of an internship. Joe began his studies at Cal State San Marcos planning to earn his bachelor’s in kinesiology before attending physical therapy school. But he re-evaluated after taking part in a physical therapy intern...
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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
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
12,
2018
Damien Brantley’s foster mother always told him he should attend college. Despite her encouragement and his desire to pursue higher education, there was still the matter of preparing for the rigors of college as a first-generation student. As D...
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2017
December
05,
2017
Cal State San Marcos had a different feel when Rylee Leavitt’s grandmother attended in the early 1990s. Back then, Jane DeRoche was a single mother returning to school for her bachelor’s knowing it would help her earn a better living. ...
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September
18,
2017
Campus has been buzzing with life now that the school year is back in session. From traditions like Casino Night and Leave Your Mark, to one-of-a-kind events like the NCAA Celebration, Weeks of Welcome kept students busy and engaged their first two w...
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August
14,
2017
Patricia Reily has excellent timing when it comes to helping Cal State San Marcos student veterans. For Jason Sneddon, it was chatting with Reily at an Operation Connect event. For Ankit Panchal, it was simply waking up from a nap at the right mom...
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May
16,
2017
More than 3,300 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On May 1, six standouts from the Class of 2017 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or s...
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April
10,
2017
Throughout the month of April, CSUSM will hold a series of events focused on educating and raising awareness of issues within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied (LGBTQA) community. Sponsored by Associated Students, Inc., ...
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March
06,
2017
March is Women’s Herstory Month, a national observation of the valuable contributions of women to our culture and society. CSUSM has scheduled a month of programs that showcase the accomplishments of women in U.S. history. In 1985, Congress and th...
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February
28,
2017
Concluding the month-long celebration for Black History Month, CSUSM added its own historical milestone with the grand opening of the University’s Black Student Center. The special event on Thursday, Feb. 23 began with an opening ceremony and ribbon ...
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2016
October
04,
2016
With the fall 2016 semester just a few weeks old, students are probably not planning for fall 2017 just yet, but the CSUSM Financial Aid & Scholarships Office hopes they will be. This year, changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (...
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July
12,
2016
In today’s global world, the cultural exposure and independence developed from studying in another country sets a student ahead of their peers.  Studying abroad is one of the most personally enriching and academically rewarding experiences an indi...
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February
26,
2016
In observance of Women’s Herstory Month, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) invites students and the community to join campus-wide celebrations to recognize the achievements of women in the United States. In 1985, Congress and the Pres...
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2015
December
15,
2015
The California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) College of Business Administration (CoBA), in collaboration with senior students and businesses, will host the Fall 2015 Senior Experience Business Reception and Trade Show, December 17 at 5:30 p.m. ...
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November
23,
2015
According to a recent report by Realtor.com, San Diego is the least affordable city in the country. In a region where affordable housing is desperately needed, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) business students have stepped outside the ...
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November
09,
2015
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has been named to Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 list. This distinction recognizes and rewards colleges across the nation that demonstrate a commitment to providing educational opportun...
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October
08,
2015
One in 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed with autism and that startling statistic is what motivated members of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority to raise a record $25,000 for Autism Speaks. To reach their goal, Alpha Xi Delta hosted its annual AmaXin...
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August
28,
2015
It’s all about letting students know they have a voice in university affairs. So say Tiffaney Boyd, Bianca Garcia and Jamaela Johnson, elected president, executive vice president and vice president of student and university affairs of Associated S...
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