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2020
July
06,
2020
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Karen Glover has been a sociology professor at Cal State San Marcos for 13 years, but perhaps never has her area of expertise been as vitally relevant to the national conversation. Glover has spent much of her career researching and teaching about...
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July
06,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Neal Griffin doesn’t remember exactly when he first sat down to start writing, just that it was something his wife encouraged him to try. “She said to me, ‘You're always telling these stories and you seem to enjoy it. You should start writing some...
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June
26,
2020
| 04:42 PM America/Los_Angeles
Last month, there was a changing of the guard atop Associated Students, Inc., at Cal State San Marcos.  Of course, the fact that the transition happened virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic is merely the most obvious sign that this won’t ...
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June
25,
2020
| 12:36 AM America/Los_Angeles
It would take a major story to bump from the top of the news cycle the deadliest global pandemic in a century.   That story happened on Memorial Day, when a white police officer from Minneapolis killed a Black man named George Floyd by kneeling on...
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June
24,
2020
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Kiya Pasley is grateful for the support she has received during the COVID-19 pandemic – both financial and from her professors at Cal State San Marcos. In fact, Pasley may not have learned about some of the financial assistance available were it n...
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June
22,
2020
| 12:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration cannot execute its plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which was instituted in 2012 to protect eligible undocumented people from deportation ...
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June
19,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Antoinette Chanel was a fifth grader at Grapevine Elementary School in Vista when the then-San Diego Chargers reached the Super Bowl in January 1995. Grapevine hosted a contest in which students were asked to write a poem about the Chargers. Chane...
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June
16,
2020
| 09:56 PM America/Los_Angeles
Dreama Moon is quick to point out that she’s not the Cal State San Marcos authority on racism and white supremacy.  The longtime communication professor is sensitive to the reality that she’s a white person being interviewed about racial inequalit...
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June
15,
2020
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Mae West was born in the 19th century, and she was a white entertainer who achieved her greatest fame during the Great Depression era.   To hear Cal State San Marcos history professor Jill Watts tell it, however, West would not have been out of st...
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June
15,
2020
| 08:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
While planning and preparation are always important, life can change in the blink of an eye. When China essentially shut down the entire city of Wuhan – home to 11 million people – in January, many residents had to immediately flee their apartment...
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June
03,
2020
| 06:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
It’s hard to grasp the seemingly endless ways that the coronavirus pandemic can be damaging to people’s mental health.  Maybe you have a loved one who has suffered from, or even died from, COVID-19. Maybe you’re a front-line health worker and live...
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May
20,
2020
| 11:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The job prospects for the almost 4,700 students in the Class of 2020 at Cal State San Marcos were shaping up to be especially robust, with some analyses describing it as the strongest job market in half a century.  In February, employers added 273...
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May
12,
2020
| 11:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a professor of history, of course, Jill Watts is also a student of history.   Watts knew that many U.S. history textbooks, in the all-important pages about the hugely consequential Franklin Delano Roosevelt presidency, make passing references t...
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May
12,
2020
| 09:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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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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April
28,
2020
| 10:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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April
15,
2020
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As Cal State San Marcos faculty and staff continue to go above and beyond on behalf of students and the campus community during the COVID-19 crisis, we’re pleased to highlight some of the campus heroes as nominated by students and colleagues. Know...
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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
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
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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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
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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January
08,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
When San Marcos city officials were looking for guidance on how to proceed with their plan to install public art in the emerging North City neighborhood, they knew just where to turn.  They went to their trusted community partner in Cal State San ...
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January
02,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Arts & Lectures, a longstanding event series at Cal State San Marcos, will present a packed spring lineup culminating in an appearance by Tara Westover, author of the bestselling and highly acclaimed 2018 book “Educated: A Memoir,” the CSUSM Common R...
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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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