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CSUSM NewsCenter (Students)

2020
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
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
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
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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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
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
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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2019
December
09,
2019
| 06:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
As a high school kid in Orange County, Sean Hernandez certainly didn’t lack for academic role models.  His mother is a high school calculus teacher. He has three older sisters, all of whom went to college. One of the three even graduated from Stan...
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December
06,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
When most college students earn a scholarship, the money goes toward helping offset the price of attending school. For David Falconer, it quite simply changed his life. “It means everything,” said Falconer, a Cal State San Marcos junior. “When ...
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December
03,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A girl grows up in Mexico, one of eight children of parents who didn’t attain more than a third-grade education.   The family moves to America in search of a better life, but college is never discussed; it’s not even in their frame of reference. T...
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November
27,
2019
| 07:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos student assistants who work at the Cougar Career Closet have become accustomed to correcting a common misconception. “When students first hear about it, they ask, ‘So I have to return the clothes?’ ” said Sophie Cruz, a career...
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November
25,
2019
| 12:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
View and download all homecoming photos. Homecoming 2019 was a hit at Cal State San Marcos. Pops of blue could be spotted across campus as the university celebrated a full week of festivities. The campus community was greeted with colorful banners...
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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
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
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
28,
2019
| 11:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
A neuron is a cell in the central nervous system that transmits information to other cells. Luis Arrioja was sitting in his high school AP Psychology class at nearby Escondido High a few years ago when the lecture turned to neurons and their role ...
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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
16,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Change is coming to Cal State San Marcos next fall with an exciting, new dining experience focused on community, quality, value, sustainability and variety. The university’s dining café will open on the first floor of The QUAD in time for the star...
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October
15,
2019
| 01:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
Isaias Torres frequently tagged along while his father, Luis, worked at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. Isaias did so out of necessity – he was in elementary school and his father couldn’t afford childcare. Some days, Isaias would ...
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October
14,
2019
| 10:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Kevin Mendoza remembers his reaction when his robotics adviser at Oceanside High School casually said that Northrop Grumman was looking for students to apply for a STEM learning experience as part of a pilot phase for a new talent pipeline program an...
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October
11,
2019
| 11:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
It was a long summer for Cal State San Marcos’ Veterans Services team. The group endured three moves around campus while the newly expanded and renovated Epstein Family Veterans Center was being completed. But it was well worth the wait. Studen...
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October
07,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Before its recent renovation, the media production studios at Cal State San Marcos was a nice space for students, faculty and staff to explore and create utilizing a pair of traditional video studios with control rooms, overhead lighting and a large ...
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October
06,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Danni Flowers follows a simple routine when it comes to introductions. Hi, my name is Danni. I use they/them pronouns. If you don’t mind me asking, what are your pronouns? That process became unexpectedly complicated last spring while Danni was...
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October
04,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the planet continues to face serious threats, perhaps the biggest question each of us faces is, “What can I do?” Cal State San Marcos student Michelle Kang asked herself that question. Kang, who is double majoring in kinesiology and mathematics...
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