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2022
November
22,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
Christa Wencl never considered a career in supporting sexual assault victims until she took a class while attending St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. It wasn’t the class she was most interested in at the time, but it was the one that changed h...
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November
21,
2022
| 15:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos electrical engineering student Sean Resor (he/him) walks into each of his many roles with a kind heart, helpful hand and open-minded ear, which allows him to pave his own path to success and build steady foundations for future ge...
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November
17,
2022
| 14:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
It was the home that her parents had built, that she had lived in since third grade, that contained all of the countless memories she had accumulated across the decades.  When that house on Mussey Grade Road in Ramona burned down in the Cedar Fire in...
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November
10,
2022
| 12:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
Like most of the theater students at Cal State San Marcos, Elizabeth Barron entered the university wanting to be an actor. Truth be told, like most of her fellow theater students, Barron didn’t know much about what other jobs could even be pursued in...
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November
09,
2022
| 08:25 AM America/Los_Angeles
For more than 20 years, the Center for Training Research and Educational Excellence (CTREE) has given ambitious students a home and a safe space to explore their new and longstanding goals. With over $11 million in funding and a 100% success rate in ...
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November
08,
2022
| 12:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
The final Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features bio-artist Paul Vanouse and scientist Solon Morse. There is a student workshop on Nov. 16 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a public lecture at noon. Students interested in participating in the wor...
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November
07,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos professor and anthropological archaeologist Jon Spenard developed a series of hands-on activities to teach his students about first-century technologies.  Spenard invited Nick Hearth, senior archaeologist for Michael Baker Intern...
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November
04,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Throughout November, Cal State San Marcos will be celebrating and recognizing the contributions of American Indians with a series of special events as part of Native American Heritage Month. Now commonly referred to as American Indian and Alaska Nati...
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November
04,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
November is here, which means that the next election is right around the corner.On Tuesday, Nov. 8, California registered voters can participate in the state’s general election. On the ballot are seven statewide propositions, statewide candidates (in...
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November
03,
2022
| 12:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is preparing to open a new center on campus dedicated to the practice of mindfulness.The Center for Contemplative Practices officially will launch on Thursday, Nov. 10 with an event in the Kellogg Library Reading Room from 4-6 p....
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November
03,
2022
| 10:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
The seventh Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features David Weiner, a filmmaker, editor and writer. The event is at 6 p.m. on Nov. 7 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff and alumni. Commun...
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October
27,
2022
| 11:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a young girl, Marilyn (Finley) Huerta remembers seeing combat boots lined up by the front door in her house. She came to realize that, when the boots were missing, it meant her father was deployed. “If you ever look at someone’s shoes or you ever ...
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October
26,
2022
| 13:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
Efforts to ban books deemed controversial in some way are essentially as old as literature itself.Authors whose work has been banned across history include such literary icons as Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe and William Shakespeare, and titles t...
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October
25,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
California’s water year begins every Oct. 1, and as this month started, the state put a distressing cap on the driest three-year period in its history.  Alarming signs of drought are everywhere, from the early loss of snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mo...
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October
24,
2022
| 15:21 PM America/Los_Angeles
Editor’s note: This story originally ran in NewsCenter on June 27, when One (pronounced “OH-KNEE”) Reks went by the name Ashton Lawson. On Thursday at the All Peoples Luncheon, Reks was named the winner of the annual President’s Student Champion Awar...
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October
19,
2022
| 11:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Four students boldly yet vulnerably stared into an audience of over 100 Cal State San Marcos faculty, staff and students in the USU Ballroom for what would be the first of many tough conversations in the hopes of “getting uncomfortable to get comfort...
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October
13,
2022
| 09:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
The fifth Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features Dr. Ana Muñiz, an assistant professor at UC Irvine and a scholar-activist from Arizona’s borderland region. The event is at 6 p.m. on Oct. 17 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal...
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October
06,
2022
| 08:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
The fourth Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro, an Afro Puerto Rican feminist writer. The event is at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 on Zoom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff, alumni and...
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October
05,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Los_Angeles
During her annual community address on Thursday morning, President Ellen Neufeldt briefly told the inspirational story of a Cal State San Marcos student.Antolette “Apple” Kasler, Neufeldt related, is a first-generation college student who immigrated ...
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September
29,
2022
| 11:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
The third Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features Ariana Brown, a queer, Black, Mexican American poet. The event is at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 on Zoom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff, alumni and community ...
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September
28,
2022
| 13:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
The second Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features Ran Tal, an acclaimed Israeli documentary filmmaker.  The event is at 6 p.m. on Oct. 3 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff and alumni....
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September
28,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Johnathan Rodney remembers the moment he failed a test in his precalculus class during his first semester of college. He thought the only way to tell if he was cut out to be in college was to put everything into his next test. If he failed again, he ...
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September
15,
2022
| 12:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Viridiana Diaz began her tenure at Cal State San Marcos in mid-January, but it wasn’t until commencement four months later that she finally had time to pause and reflect.And, boy, did Diaz have a lot to reflect on.On her decision to leave Sacramento ...
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September
14,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
The first Arts and Lectures event of the fall semester features Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of the late Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz. The event is at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos studen...
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September
14,
2022
| 10:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Cal State San Marcos’ Latinx Center is partnering with campus organizations to present an exciting lineup of events. The month runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 and is an opportunity to celebrate the rich ...
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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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September
12,
2022
| 09:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ed Price pursued physics as a discipline because he views science and technology as a beautiful way to better understand the world around us.Price also believes that kind of knowledge should be available to everyone, not just people – like him – who ...
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September
12,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Everyone knows about the life-or-death danger that military members are exposed to when they enlist. Perhaps less appreciated is the everyday wear and tear that their bodies absorb because of the physical rigors of the job. Bob Smetanka is all too fa...
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September
09,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
The way that Logan Davidson kept his demons at bay was by never stopping to consider them. He was the kind of person who lived his work and took pride in the constant thrum of action.  Then the pandemic happened, and the world slowed to a crawl. Livi...
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September
08,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
About a decade ago, Steve Wagner helped establish a professional mentor program through the College of Business Administration at Cal State San Marcos. It was the latest of many ties that bind the co-founder of one of the most successful companies in...
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