Coordinated by the Office of Student Engagement, CSUSB had its annual Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 21, as a way to bring students, alumni, staff and community members together to celebrate what it is like to be a Coyote. “The purpose of Homecoming is celebration,” said Alumni Engagement Coordinator, Crystal Wymer-Lucero. Wymer-Lucero says the event is significant because it brings together everybody and it is also a tradition.“We’re here to celebrate what it means to be a coyote and honor everything we’ve done over the last years,” said Wymer-Lucero.This year's homecoming celebration had over 1,000 members of the Coyote Family.The day was commenced with the Homecoming Bash, which took … [Read more...] about Homecoming Celebrations
OPINION: Defunding Planned Parenthood does not defund abortion
By Lost Girl Planned Parenthood defunding threats from the Republican Party are growing and people are not happy. Threats to defund Planned Parenthood (PP) have grown more serious, now that the party controls both the Senate and House. During a CNN Town Hall meeting in January, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan made comments regarding his stance on PP. “We don’t want to commit taxpayer funding for abortion, and Planned Parenthood is the largest abortion provider,” said Ryan. Now let’s get factual. PP does receive federal funding. The $500 million collected a year, comes mostly from Medicaid and Title X, but by law, federal funding cannot contribute to abortions. “The … [Read more...] about OPINION: Defunding Planned Parenthood does not defund abortion
Nov 4 "Couple arrested for shooting at a family on Halloween." After a family bumped into their Chevrolet Equinox, a man allegedly shot a single round from a handgun into the family’s car narrowly missing the victims by inches on Oct. 31, according to The Sun. Surveillance videotape was able to identify the vehicle and trace to two suspects. Deputies arrested the couple Friday morning in their San Bernardino home. Nov 7 "Woman arrested for her ceviche" A California mother was arrested for selling homemade ceviche through a community page on Facebook. Mariza Ruelas, from Stockton, could face a year in jail and possible fines, according to the LA Times. She … [Read more...] about Briefs
Trainer Spotlight: Gonzalo Salazar Jr.
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| Trainers at the Student Recreation & Wellness Center (RC) have been known to increase students athletic abilities with their advice for workout regimens, dieting and recovery. There are several health-related options that our school provides for students to enjoy and to ensure they get the best options for fitness. The RC provides our students and staff the option to get suggestions from trainers that best benefit their workouts. Gonzalo Salazar Jr. is one of 15 RC trainers available to give advice on diets, workout regiments and any types of recovery for after workouts. Salazar Jr. graduated in 2015 with a degree in Kinesiology with a … [Read more...] about Trainer Spotlight: Gonzalo Salazar Jr.
International soccer players
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| A diverse group of players from the men and women soccer teams all have different backgrounds, share similarities, differences and advice for future students. The difference in lifestyle has changed for some, coming from other countries. Players Luca Falcone and Megan Todd are both relatively new to the states. Falcone is a forward on the men's team and comes from Sydney, Australia. He came to the states in 2015 at the age of 21 to play soccer for the Coyotes. Falcone is graduating this December with a degree in psychology. He hopes to pursue a master's degree in sports psychology to do research in that particular field. He is hoping to coach as … [Read more...] about International soccer players
Badminton sports club
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| CSUSB has several fun sport clubs on campus, but there is only one that allows you to play Badminton with other like-minded students. Badminton sports club offers their members a unique experience to learn a sport with other Coyotes. The sport of badminton has been around more than 2,000 years and was adopted into the Olympics Games in 1992. Ashley Pena is the president of the club at CSUSB. “We are a recreational and competitive club because we allow members who wish to compete against other schools the chance to join our competitive team throughout the year," said Pena. The club participates in several different scrimmages and tournaments … [Read more...] about Badminton sports club
New COMM club
By Shirleena Baggett |Staff Writer| The students of CSUSB’s Department of Communication within the Human and Organizational concentration are starting a club for Fall Quarter 2016. The purpose of the club is for students to sharpen their communication skills, giving them the competitive edge needed in today’s job market. Their mission is to not only fun and interactive, but most importantly a resource for students studying communication to positively impact the university as a whole. All majors, please accept the club’s invitation to share your ideas, suggestions and questions at the two informational meetings on May 25 at 12 p.m. in UH 038 and 6 p.m. in … [Read more...] about New COMM club
By Michael Isberto |Features Editor| The Coyote Paintball Club at CSUSB is a new organization on campus. Jeremy Ferguson, president of the club, founded it in 2015. “My goal when starting the club was to compete in the NCPA which is the National Collegiate Paintball Association,” And to make paintball affordable for students. Paintball is an expensive sport but I did a lot of networking and secured many sponsorship’s to make it more affordable for students at CSUSB,” said Jeremy Ferguson. The Coyote Paintball Club is a very active club. They meet off campus, and as a club, they have traveled to Las Vegas and Florida. “We’ve competed in NXL Las Vegas and … [Read more...] about Paintball Club
By Estefania Torres |Asst. A&E Editor| Class participation is essential for anyone to have a successful education. Sometimes professors make participation up to 30 percent of the total class grade, leaving the student no choice but to fulfill this class requirement. Participation is often considered to be a student’s attendance, contribution and involvement in class discussion. The importance for student involvement in a class discussion is so they can be more interactive with the content that they are learning. Being able to understand and talk about a topic is an indication that the student is knowledgeable about the information that they are learning. Most professors … [Read more...] about Class participation
Hood represents Coyotes in NCAA regional invitational
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| Coyote golfer Taylor Hood earned a spot to play in the NCAA West/South Central Regional invitational. The tournament took place from May 2 to May 4 and was held in Las Cruces at the New Mexico State University (NMSU) golf course for three days. This tournament featured 108 of the best golf players from all over the United States in division 2 golf for the NCAA Championship. The top three players from this tournament would be entered into the individual qualifiers for the NCAA Championship in the upcoming weeks. The NCAA Championship will kick off its championship week on May 17 and continue through May 21 at Denver Green Valley Ranch in … [Read more...] about Hood represents Coyotes in NCAA regional invitational