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2020
July
08,
2020
| 10:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
It seemed like a simple question in the moment. Yet Nathaniel Keifer-Wheals was left stumped by it.  It was 2017, and Keifer-Wheals was driving to the annual Cougar Night at Petco Park. His passenger was Michelle Romans, Cal State San Marcos' dire...
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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
| 04:57 PM America/Los_Angeles
Businessman and philanthropist Jack Raymond was elected the Cal State San Marcos Foundation Board’s inaugural emeritus director during the group’s June 18 meeting to close the academic year. Raymond served three terms as an elected director of the...
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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
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
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
14,
2020
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Michelle Harvey is the first to admit that she’s far from an expert seamstress. The family sewing machine is one that she gave to her 10-year-old son, Mason, as a gift just last Christmas, and the two of them learned how to sew by watching YouTube vi...
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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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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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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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2019
December
10,
2019
| 08:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos' College of Business Administration is now offering its Specialized MBA program in the evenings. Working professionals can finish their MBA on a part-time basis in 24 months, and full-time students can complete their MBA in 12 mo...
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November
08,
2019
| 07:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
When he and his wife bought their first home in 2011, Jason Beyer was pleased to learn that just up the street, on Woodland Parkway in San Marcos, was located a park whose main feature is a memorial wall for military veterans.  Beyer is a military...
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October
18,
2019
| 08:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
A pair of former Cal State San Marcos students are leading one of the fastest growing independent real estate brokerages in the country with total sales volume this year projected to surpass $3 billion. Serial entrepreneurs and former CSUSM studen...
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September
27,
2019
| 05:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Maria Valdivia signed up for a drug treatment program with the goal of getting time shaved off her jail sentence. She wasn’t focused on actually kicking her drug habit, at least not at the beginning. But entering that program became a turning poin...
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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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August
08,
2019
| 09:22 PM America/Los_Angeles
Erik Groset is no horse racing junkie, but like many people in San Diego, he enjoys a nice summer day at the Del Mar racetrack – the gorgeous seaside setting, fun times with friends and family, laying down a little money to make it more interesting. ...
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August
02,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
By his own definition, Ed Ashley is a connector. That’s what ultimately drew him to education from the high-powered world of management consulting. “I am a dot connector,” he says. “I connect dots in all combinations, whether that’s student to com...
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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
20,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
She has built a successful career in the mobile marketing industry and founded Mobvious Media, a digital enterprise later acquired by one of Spain’s largest media conglomerates. She opened the Chicago, New York and Los Angeles offices of AdsMovil, wh...
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May
08,
2019
| 09:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
When Alisha Blush first attended college, she was a smart, high-achieving but relatively aimless teenager, going to the university she thought she was supposed to go to and pursuing the career she thought she was supposed to choose.  When she retu...
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May
02,
2019
| 05:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Most people stay away from the beach when it rains. But on this particular cold and rainy day seven years ago, Jaime Jacob and her dad made their way down to Beacon’s Beach in Leucadia to hit some sand wedges near the shore. Jacob was a freshman a...
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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
02,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nearly every season, the San Marcos Youth Basketball League has to turn away more than 100 excited but ultimately disappointed athletes because there aren’t enough courts. When the City of San Marcos recently updated its Master Parks & Rec Plan fo...
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March
26,
2019
| 05:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
Blake Steinecke had no interest in playing blind ice hockey. He didn’t even know the sport existed until someone in a Facebook support group for people afflicted with an inherited form of vision loss told him about it. It didn’t matter that Blake ...
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2018
December
04,
2018
| 08:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the end of the year approaches, many are already looking ahead to 2019. But before putting the finishing touches on your list of New Year’s resolutions, let’s take a look back at some of the most-talked-about stories of 2018. The University ...
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November
26,
2018
| 06:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Growing up in a family of musicians – her father’s band once opened for Earth, Wind and Fire – it may be no surprise that Cal State San Marcos Assistant Professor of Marketing Kristin Stewart’s research includes how music impacts the way people feel ...
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November
14,
2018
| 10:25 AM America/Los_Angeles
On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the University community will come together for CSUSM Giving Day to support the causes closest to their heart and double their philanthropic impact with a dollar-for-dollar match. CSUSM Giving Day is held in conjunction with t...
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November
07,
2018
| 05:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
This time last year, Steven Sutherland was attending a Veterans Day ceremony at MiraCosta College that doubled as a memorial service for one of his friends at the college, a Marine veteran who had committed suicide two weeks earlier.  During the s...
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November
05,
2018
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hagen Javier almost ignored the Instagram post about an internship fair at Cal State San Marcos, but the advice he received from an older friend kept gnawing away at him. The friend had returned from college and told Hagen, then in high school, th...
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