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2020
April
07,
2020
| 02:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
Regina Frasca has worked at Cal State San Marcos for 21 years. Now the director of the Office of Safety, Health and Sustainability, she has witnessed three major fires come dangerously close to campus. She has seen her team recover from earthquake...
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April
07,
2020
| 04:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
If you had driven up to Craven Circle on the morning of Monday, March 16, you could have been forgiven for thinking you had stumbled upon a pop-up Sonic Drive-In.   For hours on end, car after car pulled into the circle, many of them parking perpe...
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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
02,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
It may seem hard to believe now, but only three weeks ago, education in the United States was business as usual.   Most students were going to brick-and-mortar buildings for their classes. Most college professors and all K-12 teachers were standin...
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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
30,
2020
| 10:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
Last Wednesday, as he does every weekday at 6:15 a.m., José Manuel Villarreal convened a huddle – with appropriate social distancing, of course – of a small team of coworkers in the parking lot of Epiphany Prep Charter School in Escondido.  Each p...
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March
25,
2020
| 06:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
Tumay Tunur figured that it was a long shot when she applied to be a speaker at the 2020 Game Developers Conference.  The GDC, after all, is the premier professional event for the video game industry, annually bringing together about 30,000 people...
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March
17,
2020
| 10:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
Perhaps no Cal State San Marcos students were as clued in to coronavirus threat and its potential impacts on the United States as clearly and as early as those in the statistics class taught by business lecturer Bill Burns.  Burns has been teachin...
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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
09,
2020
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Since the coronavirus was first identified in China late last year, the pace of the pathogen’s spread has been dizzying and frightening.   As of Monday, more than 110,000 cases had been confirmed in more than 100 countries and territories around t...
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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
19,
2020
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos professor Natalie Wilson wants us to look at zombies, vampires and witches as warriors for social justice. Wilson, who teaches primarily for the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department and who has written extensively ...
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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
13,
2020
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Karen Schaffman has been drawn by the allure of dance since she was a young child growing up in Bloomfield, Connecticut. When Schaffman was a toddler, her mother enrolled her in a summer creative dance class at the playground down the street from the...
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February
11,
2020
| 07:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the Democratic primary heats up, and with the 2020 presidential election around the corner in November, political candidates are being placed under the microscope from Iowa to New Hampshire to California.  Democrats want to know which candidate...
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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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February
07,
2020
| 06:45 PM America/Los_Angeles
One of the first calls Ellen Neufeldt made last summer when she learned that she had been appointed the new president of Cal State San Marcos was to the university’s first president, Bill Stacy.  Neufeldt happened to know Stacy already, as their p...
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February
04,
2020
| 07:12 PM 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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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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January
29,
2020
| 05:35 PM America/Los_Angeles
Take a walk around an institution of higher learning, and you’ll witness students, staff, professors and deans either lost in thought or interacting about something important. The last thing campus community members want to think about is what would ...
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January
23,
2020
| 09:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
President Ellen Neufeldt has had a purposeful focus since arriving at Cal State San Marcos last July. From the moment she stepped foot on campus, she has set out to gain a deeper understanding of the institution’s culture and hear first-hand from all...
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January
23,
2020
| 05:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Hosting the Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) was an exhaustive process that took nearly two years of planning. But as a small group of conference organizers stood in Cal State San Marcos’ University Student Union ...
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January
23,
2020
| 05:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Amanda Melanese learned that John Warner would be speaking at Cal State San Marcos, the fourth-year chemistry student got on YouTube to view some of his past talks. “It was just amazing,” Melanese said. “I had my dad watch them, too. I was li...
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January
21,
2020
| 10:47 PM America/Los_Angeles
Rare is the provost who puts a relatively young university on the path toward adding more than a dozen new academic programs.  Rare is the faculty member who’s such an expert in his field that he has something named after him.  And rarest of al...
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January
17,
2020
| 09:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
A new study led by Cal State San Marcos marketing professor Glen Brodowsky suggests business students who are more tolerant of cheating in the classroom are more likely to tolerate unethical corporate behavior in the board room. Because of the imp...
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