CSUSM NewsCenter (CHABSS)

2019
November
19,
2019
| 05:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Daisy Santana thought about leaving Cal State San Marcos. Escaping an untenable living situation during her freshman year led to an exhausting commute for the final months of the semester last spring. Then came a futile search to secure affordable...
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November
04,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jessica Waite had a lot of the same worries that most suburban American kids face, concerns related to school performance, social currency, the health of loved ones. But for Waite, growing up in Kirkland, Wash., outside of Seattle, her anxiety was...
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November
01,
2019
| 04:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
The listing on eBay was for a 1965 GMC truck, the kind used back in the day to make bread deliveries. The cost was $1,200. The mileage was impossible to know, really, because the truck didn’t have a working odometer. It didn’t have much that was w...
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October
30,
2019
| 04:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Doctors use the Glasgow Coma Scale to assess patients who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. Points are assigned for responses to eye, motor and verbal tests. The maximum score of 15 offers the best prognosis. A score between three and eight is ...
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October
25,
2019
| 02:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Erik Lamkin is just 26 years old, but he sounds a bit like a grizzled professional athlete closer to the end of his career than the beginning. When your job requires you to gorge on thousands of calories in a single sitting, it’s safe to say you’r...
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October
24,
2019
| 11:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Megan Hammerschmidt transferred to Cal State San Marcos from MiraCosta College for the fall 2018 semester, she wasn’t exactly looking for a rewarding campus life experience.  “I came here really not having any thoughts of doing anything other...
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October
21,
2019
| 11:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jon’Nae Vermillion finds a quiet spot before every Cal State San Marcos women’s basketball game and listens to “Something About the Name Jesus,” a song her mother played for her when she was a child. The music allays the concerns about her right s...
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October
14,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Cal State San Marcos Psychology Department, in partnership with the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care at CSUSM, will host the 17th annual Because I Care Community Resource Fair from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the San Marcos Commu...
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October
01,
2019
| 08:58 PM America/Los_Angeles
During her time at Cal State San Marcos, Kimberly Lopez was fortunate enough to have multiple chances to display her art in a public setting. The most prominent example is right in the center of campus: the restoration of the White Rose Memorial that...
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September
30,
2019
| 10:37 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Joely Proudfit was a young professor at San Francisco State, she began teaching a class – a version of which she still teaches today – about American Indians in film and media. Her lectures and the course material made clear that Proudfit, a ...
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September
26,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Some people step foot on a college campus with a physical and financial plan, execute said plan and graduate four years later in preparation to tackle the real world. But, like many others, Amiel Maldonado did not have everything figured out. W...
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September
24,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Like many college students, Monique Falucho had never heard of the Golden Key International Honour Society when she came to Cal State San Marcos.  Now she can hardly imagine her collegiate life without it.   Already the president of the campus ...
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September
18,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Chloe Hartman describes her mom, Melissa, as a saver. “She’s always like, ‘Just in case,’ ” Chloe said. Turns out, mom knows best. When Chloe arrived for her orientation at Cal State San Marcos during the summer, she was given a blue backpac...
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September
09,
2019
| 08:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos students Samantha Caracciolo and Janelle Esprit knew that attending the ACLU Advocacy Institute’s Advanced Advocacy Program would be a valuable experience. But the opportunity exceeded all expectations. The program had the ...
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August
15,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ashley Reyes didn’t have an opportunity to participate in Clear the Air when Cal State San Marcos became a smoke- and tobacco-free campus in fall 2017. She knew about the program, but had graduated a semester earlier. Ashley is making the most of ...
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August
12,
2019
| 07:14 PM America/Los_Angeles
Greig Guthey still remembers the first environmental studies classes he taught at Cal State San Marcos. Students gathered on the third floor of Academic Hall in a room that had one small window that didn’t open. “You’re teaching about the food sys...
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July
30,
2019
| 09:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at Cal State San Marcos, will present a packed fall lineup that features multiple book authors and the actor who played Hodor on the HBO series "Game of Thrones." This season boasts a diverse selection ...
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July
11,
2019
| 09:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Like millions of parents over the last half-century, Tom Holm read “Island of the Blue Dolphins” to his daughter when she was in elementary school. The classic 1960 children’s novel by Scott O’Dell chronicles the tale of a 12-year-old girl named Kara...
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July
02,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Merryl Goldberg knows a good leader when she sees one. When she met Dairrick Khalil Hodges early last year through their roles in the San Diego Creative Youth Development Network, she could tell immediately that he was something special.  “At the ...
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May
24,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
No wind, sun or beating rain could stop them. The class of 2019 showed up in large numbers with family, friends and supporters at this year's commencement ceremonies. This year's graduating class is the largest in California State University San Marc...
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May
15,
2019
| 08:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
In the first commencement ceremony for Cal State San Marcos’ College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences on Friday morning, there will be 212 graduates receiving a bachelor’s degree in communication. There will be 115 who earn a de...
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May
13,
2019
| 07:24 PM 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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May
08,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
It’s not the needles that bother Stephanie Gonzalez. It’s watching the nurses struggle to find a vein. “When I see people now, I always stare at their veins and think, ‘Wow, you have nice veins,’ ” Stephanie said. “It’s the little things.” Step...
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May
01,
2019
| 01:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly 3,800 students are expected to graduate from Cal State San Marcos this month. On April 29, six standouts from the Class of 2019 were honored at a special awards dinner to celebrate their achievements. Honorees were nominated by faculty or s...
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April
29,
2019
| 09:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
Stephanie Trevino is as tough as an old patch of Texas leather, fitting being that she hails from San Antonio. She served two tours of duty in the Marines during wartime, one in Iraq for seven months in 2008 and one in Afghanistan for eight months th...
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April
15,
2019
| 09:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
Judy Bauerlein has lived in Southern California for more than a decade, but she still has Pennsylvania in her bones.   Bauerlein was born in Ambler, a northern suburb of Philadelphia, one of 11 children in a family that’s a hodgepodge of German, I...
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April
08,
2019
| 11:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Three years ago, the Cal State San Marcos theatre program reached out to Jason Eberwein to direct a show. He had been part of a handful of productions on campus, but he wanted to present a show that would speak to the strengths of everyone involve...
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April
08,
2019
| 07:37 PM America/Los_Angeles
Jeremy Addis-Mills already was heavily involved on the California State University alumni council, the representative voice of the more than 3 million alumni of the CSU system.  Now he’s deepening his level of commitment for the next six years.  ...
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March
07,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For Mary Robertson, it felt like the first day at a new school.   Her heart was pounding. She was racked with self-doubt. Would the kids like her? Would she fit in?  It was the fall of 2010, and Robertson was standing outside an LGBTQ youth dro...
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March
05,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
His suitcases were packed. The social workers were on their way.  Matt Walsh was only 14 years old but had endured a lifetime of abuse at the hands of a woman who had adopted him from the foster care system when he was an infant. Now he was headed...
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