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CSUSM NewsCenter (Students)

2020
June
04,
2020
| 11:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Since taking over as director of the Black Student Center at Cal State San Marcos last summer, John Rawlins III has facilitated many discussions with Black students about race relations in America.  But given the emotionally wrenching events of th...
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May
22,
2020
| 08:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
In recognition of the challenges that graduates overcame this spring in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cal State San Marcos Alumni Association is gifting the entire Class of 2020 a free two-year New Grad Membership. “It is a priority to CS...
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May
22,
2020
| 06:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
A Cal State San Marcos student-run investment club has released a report on the management of $200,000 in university foundation assets during the COVID-19 financial crisis.  The CSUSM Cougar Fund, a team of undergraduate finance students, released...
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May
21,
2020
| 12:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the going got tough, Cal State San Marcos got creative.  Stymied by the inability to host traditional commencement ceremonies this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, CSUSM instead dreamed up a way to give the Class of 2020 the celebratory ...
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May
20,
2020
| 06:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Like hundreds of other members of the campus community, the Jardin family eagerly participated in the Graduates on Parade celebration at Cal State San Marcos on Friday, May 15.  They decorated their car with markers, streamers and balloons, piled ...
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May
11,
2020
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Thu Viet Snyder didn’t have an easy path to earning her degree in computer science Coming from Vietnam, she had to navigate a different culture and a new language. She had a passion for computers, but little background in computer science. And, pe...
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May
08,
2020
| 06:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will honor its graduating class of 2020 with a unique and spirited celebration called Graduates on Parade.  The parade will take place on campus on Friday, May 15 starting at 9 a.m.   Graduates are encouraged to decorate th...
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May
08,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 4,700 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this academic year, including six standouts from the Class of 2020 who are receiving special recognition for their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or staff a...
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May
05,
2020
| 08:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
One of the significant benefits to attending a major university is its extensive alumni network, and Cal State San Marcos is no different in that regard. The university recently rolled out a new program called Cougar Connect: CSUSM Mentorship Prog...
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May
05,
2020
| 07:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will begin distributing money to students this week from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed into law last month. CSUSM received $7.9 million through the CARES Act on May 1 to assist...
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May
04,
2020
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dorris Staples always had a passion for helping others. The board members of her foundation and her friends still remember hearing her describe it as helping someone get from one side of a bridge to the other, making sure they had the footing and cou...
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May
01,
2020
| 09:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jessica Atencio hasn’t been able to do any surfing since California’s shelter-in-place order went into effect last month. But Atencio has found a silver lining. “I’ve been able to focus on thesis writing,” Atencio said. “I can get distracted at...
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April
24,
2020
| 08:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Dennis Zanesco was growing up in La Quinta just outside of Palm Springs, his father always preached to him to leave a room better than when he entered. So he decided to execute that concept on a larger scale, specifically on 306 acres. Zan...
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April
20,
2020
| 01:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
Wednesday marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, when millions of Americans took to the streets to protest environmental inaction and demand a new way forward for our planet. In-person celebrations of that milestone can’t happen this y...
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April
16,
2020
| 07:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Azita Khatami is a spiritual person, someone with a strong belief in God and love. But life has also taught her the importance of pragmatism. She believes in teaching her teenage sons to be independent, whether it’s ensuring that they know how to bud...
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April
13,
2020
| 10:08 PM America/Los_Angeles
Prospective students, recently admitted students, families and community members will have an opportunity to learn more about Cal State San Marcos when the university hosts a virtual Discover CSUSM event on April 24. Attendees can participate in p...
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April
13,
2020
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Gabby Garcia was part of a small group of Cal State San Marcos students selected to attend an intimate meeting with Tarana Burke before the founder of the #MeToo movement spoke at an Arts and Lectures event in February 2019. “I was so excited to m...
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April
08,
2020
| 08:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
President Ellen Neufeldt has been holding virtual town halls as part of her ongoing commitment to keep both the campus and community updated about Cal State San Marcos’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic. But nothing could have prepared Neufeldt fo...
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April
03,
2020
| 12:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
It seemed to happen a few times every week during Chloe Eackles’ four years as a member of the Cal State San Marcos women’s basketball team. Coach Renee Jimenez would inadvertently refer to Eackles as Quinn, the name of Jimenez’s daughter. “That h...
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April
01,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
On the first day of her internship at the Sisu Academy, Cal State San Marcos sociology junior Kara Nazaroff noticed something on her tour of the Scripps Ranch facility that caused her to pause and immediately relate to her surroundings. Hanging on...
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March
13,
2020
| 10:40 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos has begun the transition to virtual instruction for the rest of the spring semester as the university responds to the coronavirus pandemic that is affecting daily life in ways big and small around the world.   During a four-da...
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March
06,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For Jason Magabo Perez, it’s not enough to stand in front of his Ethnic Studies classroom and lecture. In his teaching career, Perez has never been content with simply assigning readings, distributing exams and grading papers. The first-year Ca...
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March
05,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
It’s hard to believe it was only about five months ago that Cal State San Marcos President Ellen Neufeldt asked physics professor Chuck De Leone and psychology professor Sharon Hamill to co-chair a faculty advisory committee to consider how to create...
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March
04,
2020
| 07:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos women’s basketball team was a big winner on the court Tuesday night. As a result, two donors are ensuring that CSUSM students are big winners off the court. CSUSM rolled to a 65-51 victory over Sonoma State in the quart...
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February
26,
2020
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nick Krueger considers himself lucky to have found a perfect fit when he pledged a fraternity at Cal State San Marcos in fall 2016. It was during Krueger’s second year on campus and he had just two options. Fortunately for Krueger, he felt at home...
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February
21,
2020
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Lauren Loeb has been interested in political science ever since visiting Washington, D.C., for the first time as an eighth grader. Loeb had an opportunity to return to Washington last fall, this time for a nearly three-month stint as a participant...
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February
14,
2020
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
While her fellow Cal State San Marcos professors were knee deep in the first day of final examinations last December, Kristen Nahrstedt received a call asking if she could be ready in three weeks to take a group of speech-language pathology students ...
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February
10,
2020
| 01:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Black History Month has been celebrated in this country for nearly 50 years, double that if you consider it began as a weeklong celebration in 1926. But instead of simply celebrating history, Cal State San Marcos takes it to another level of honor...
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February
10,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos will host its first Women’s Leadership Symposium on Feb. 29, providing participants an opportunity to connect, explore and engage in topics pertaining to women’s leadership and empowerment The free event, being held from 8:30 ...
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January
31,
2020
| 05:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Many students who dream of medical school envision the white lab coat, sterile exam rooms and the latest high-tech medical equipment. As an undergraduate in Santa Barbara, Amanda McKenna instead rolled up her sleeves, set up a rope and some tables in...
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