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2022
September
29,
2022
| 11:44 AM America/Los_Angeles
The third Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features Ariana Brown, a queer, Black, Mexican American poet. The event is at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 on Zoom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff, alumni and community ...
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September
28,
2022
| 13:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
The second Arts & Lectures event of the fall semester features Ran Tal, an acclaimed Israeli documentary filmmaker.  The event is at 6 p.m. on Oct. 3 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos students, faculty, staff and alumni....
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September
28,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Johnathan Rodney remembers the moment he failed a test in his precalculus class during his first semester of college. He thought the only way to tell if he was cut out to be in college was to put everything into his next test. If he failed again, he ...
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September
15,
2022
| 12:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Viridiana Diaz began her tenure at Cal State San Marcos in mid-January, but it wasn’t until commencement four months later that she finally had time to pause and reflect.And, boy, did Diaz have a lot to reflect on.On her decision to leave Sacramento ...
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September
14,
2022
| 13:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
The first Arts and Lectures event of the fall semester features Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of the late Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz. The event is at 6 p.m. on Sept. 20 in the USU Ballroom. The event is free for Cal State San Marcos studen...
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September
14,
2022
| 10:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Cal State San Marcos’ Latinx Center is partnering with campus organizations to present an exciting lineup of events. The month runs from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 and is an opportunity to celebrate the rich ...
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September
14,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
It may be slight hyperbole to say the United States changed forever in the summer of 2020.It’s not an exaggeration, however, to say sometimes it takes a monumental event to create a revolution.When the decision-makers within the California State Univ...
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September
12,
2022
| 09:41 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ed Price pursued physics as a discipline because he views science and technology as a beautiful way to better understand the world around us.Price also believes that kind of knowledge should be available to everyone, not just people – like him – who ...
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September
12,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Everyone knows about the life-or-death danger that military members are exposed to when they enlist. Perhaps less appreciated is the everyday wear and tear that their bodies absorb because of the physical rigors of the job. Bob Smetanka is all too fa...
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September
09,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
The way that Logan Davidson kept his demons at bay was by never stopping to consider them. He was the kind of person who lived his work and took pride in the constant thrum of action.  Then the pandemic happened, and the world slowed to a crawl. Livi...
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September
08,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
About a decade ago, Steve Wagner helped establish a professional mentor program through the College of Business Administration at Cal State San Marcos. It was the latest of many ties that bind the co-founder of one of the most successful companies in...
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September
07,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a professor of biological sciences at Cal State San Marcos, Carlos Luna Lopez occasionally is approached by representatives of the scores of biotech companies in the region, seeking his scientific expertise. Last fall, a biotech startup came to hi...
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September
06,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Joshua Foronda knows all too well the struggles that many freshmen face as they adjust to college.Foronda failed multiple classes during his first year at Cal State San Marcos, landing on academic probation with a 0.6 grade-point average during the s...
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September
02,
2022
| 09:33 AM America/Los_Angeles
It was back in May that Americans, still weary from the seemingly never-ending fight against COVID-19, began to hear about another contagious virus called monkeypox.  Monkeypox, of course, has not spread with anything close to the speed or ferocity o...
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September
02,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As part of "Voices of CSUSM," a new feature in Steps magazine, communication student Bri Phillips shares her story of overcoming challenges as a first-generation college student....
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September
01,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Greg Reese loved the outdoors as a kid growing up in Orange County. It didn’t matter if it was the beach, camping or the river. And when he wasn’t enjoying nature, he was busy playing soccer, including two seasons for Cal State San Marcos after trans...
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August
31,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Roberto Cano and Edgar Salazar are about to launch a business that has the potential to transform scientific research in Mexico with one simple goal: making it more affordable.Cano and Salazar are developing a Tijuana-based company, SinerLab, that wi...
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August
30,
2022
| 11:48 AM America/Los_Angeles
It’s easy to understand Cal State San Marcos softball coach Stef Ewing’s excitement about having Gianna Lombardi on the team.Lombardi adeptly switches positions without skipping a beat, able to start at catcher in the opening game of a doubleheader b...
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August
29,
2022
| 12:16 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cal State San Marcos is welcoming new and returning students to the start of the fall semester, which began Monday with what is expected to be the largest first-time freshman class in university history. For the first time since the pandemic began, t...
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August
24,
2022
| 10:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
Celeste Gottschalk wanted to create an event for incoming students to have a unique orientation experience. After seeing outdoor orientation programs at other universities, she wanted to bring a similar opportunity to Cal State San Marcos. Gottschalk...
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August
22,
2022
| 15:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
A presentation by an author and educator who’s one of the daughters of Malcolm X will kick off the fall lineup of the longstanding Arts & Lectures series at Cal State San Marcos.  This season boasts a diverse selection of eight events as the universi...
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August
16,
2022
| 11:53 AM America/Los_Angeles
Even though she was armed with a bachelor’s degree, when Ciara Sanders began a master’s program in biological sciences at Cal State San Marcos in 2020, she was accompanied by the same nagging questions that afflict many underrepresented students in S...
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August
11,
2022
| 14:34 PM America/Los_Angeles
Matthew Atherton is a social sciences professor who has incorporated popular culture and graphic novels into his teaching at Cal State San Marcos. He’s also a huge fan of Comic-Con International, having attended the wildly popular San Diego civic ins...
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August
08,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
In 2019, Christopher Do saw the trajectory of his career transformed when he switched his major to computer science and joined a program that links STEM students to industry mentors.Less than two years later, Do reconnected with Cal State San Marcos ...
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August
04,
2022
| 12:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
Salma Rodriguez had trouble choosing a topic for her final project for her audio and videography class.Rodriguez’s Cal State San Marcos classmates wanted to do their final video project on something lighthearted, but she had something different in mi...
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July
27,
2022
| 08:38 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Julia Glorioso was in third grade, she took a field trip with her classmates to visit Cal State San Marcos. The trip was a way of getting young students to think about their educational futures. But for Glorioso, this was a trip to remember. A p...
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July
22,
2022
| 13:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
The message was drilled into him like a mantra by the first photography instructor he learned from: Negatives are the most important asset you’ll ever own as a photographer. Keep them. Safeguard them. Never throw them away.Dan Rios was new to the cra...
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July
18,
2022
| 11:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Rochelle Smarr’s father served in the Army for 26 years. Her mother has worked for the Department of Defense for 33 years. Her sister is an Air Force veteran, and her brother-in-law has been serving in the Navy for the past 14 years. She has several ...
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July
05,
2022
| 14:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Ellen Neufeldt has been passionate about social mobility since long before it became a popular buzzword on college campuses across the country.  At Old Dominion University, where she served as vice president for Student Engagement and Enrollment Serv...
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June
30,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Two of the biggest achievements in Jacob Thum’s life to this point can be traced back to the motorcycle accident he survived when he was 17.Thum’s injuries left him in a wheelchair, wondering if he would ever walk again.A year after the accident, aft...
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