By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| CSUSB professors from various departments shared information about their research and its impact on campus and the community. Dr. Mihaela Popescu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and has an M.A. in Society and Politics, an M.A. in Communication and a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Popescu has ten different pieces of work published in the fields of First Amendment, cultural policies, and digital media policies. "I am currently working on a book that is about privacy in the age of data analytics and it is about looking at privacy differently," said Dr. Popescu. "You … [Read more...] about CSUSB Professors
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| Previously there was an article printed in the volume 4 issue of the Coyote Chronicle, week of February tenth, titled “College benefits for veterans” which contained a few inaccuracies. The following is an attempt to correct those inaccuracies regarding veteran college benefits, specifically focusing on the College Fee Waiver and Chapter 33 (Post-9/11 GI Bill). There is a number of Military benefits available to veteran students and their immediate families, but among the most commonly used are the College Fee Waiver and the Chapter 33 (Post-9/11 GI Bill). The College Fee Waiver is available to sons, daughters, dependents and spouses of military … [Read more...] about Veteran College Benefits Revised
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| CSUSB and the city of San Bernardino are celebrating Black History Month with events aimed at raising awareness about the significant legacies of black culture. The Fifth Annual Pioneer Breakfast was held on Feb. 24 at the Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center. "We started the Pioneer Breakfast five years ago and we are happy and excited," said Facilities Coordinator Anthony Roberson. "When we first started the program it was small and now we have grown so big it sells out every year, it is a wonderful event not only for our campus community, but also our surrounding CSUSB service community as well," Roberson continued. It was a … [Read more...] about Celebration of Black history
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| Dr. Terrell L. Strayhorn discussed the purpose of education and reminded us that we all have a sense of community in his keynote speech at the I Just Want To Belong event. The Student Engagement Center first wanted to target student employees to discuss the different skills one can gain from working with a diverse group of people. "Our goal was to make sure that when the participants left they understood the difference between belonging and fitting in, knowing what the difference is and being able to identify in the community they are in," said Program Supervisor Natalie Cleary. Director of the Student Engagement Program, Fred McCall, expressed … [Read more...] about We All Want To Belong
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| It is our moral obligation as citizens of San Bernardino to help guide the younger generation to become more involved with political activism and civic engagement, and this is just what San Bernardino's Generation Now group is about. Once small but now expanding San Bernardino group Generation Now has taken it upon itself to help improve the quality of life in the city by mixing its members' love of the arts with their love of politics. "We want to empower people from the community, we saw hope in the city and wanted to restore hope in others," said Christian Flores, a member from Generation Now. "When you get involved with what is happening in … [Read more...] about Generation Now helps SB
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| CSUSB is now one of 18 Beyond Traffic Innovation Centers across the U.S. whose main focus will be addressing and providing solutions for transportation issues facing Southern California. CSUSB is a commuter school, and many students deal with traffic jams on a daily basis, so this is an important issue that affects all of us directly. "I commute from Fontana and I always take the side streets to avoid the freeways because they are usually a mess," said student Angel Valencia. The William and Barbara Leonard Transportation Center was created in 2006 with a emphasis on regional transportation needs, which is something we have been given the … [Read more...] about Innovation Traffic Center
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| No matter who you are or where you come from, America provides a remarkably good life for those who are willing to work for it. America is, and always will be, the land of opportunity and freedom; America never stopped being great. "I love this country and would not want to live anywhere else, my father and brother both served in the army and we are proud to be Americans," said student Adam Bradford. Not only is America full of opportunity and cultural diversity, but it also has one of the best educational systems. There is a wide variety of schools and programs located throughout the U.S. for Americans and international students to choose … [Read more...] about America the Great
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| Drinking, partying, getting into trouble are all things that come to mind when considering the Greek life, but these narrow minded views are missing the bigger picture. There are over 150 variety of clubs and organizations to choose from here on campus, something to suit everyone. There are many benefits that come with joining a sorority like Alpha Delta Pi, for example, or fraternity like Sigma Nu, such as expanding your social life, attending parties, living in campus housing or gaining post college networking connections. I use to think of those in the Greek life as party animals or troublemakers, but not anymore. "I wanted to join for the … [Read more...] about Get college students to the Greek
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| Solid energy efficient economy, good public schools, low crime rate, clean streets, thriving and culturally diverse communities - this is my imaginary San Bernardino. In my opinion, it is imperative that we recognize all the potential this city has to offer. When people hear about San Bernardino it is automatically associated with crime, bankruptcy and corruption. As students of Cal State University of San Bernardino, I feel it is our duty to help make this city a better place. "I grew up in San Bernardino and have watched it get worse and worse," said student Rudy Gamez. "I would like to think that we can help, but there is no platform … [Read more...] about Lets Make San Bernardino Better!
By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| It is no secret that Obamacare has caused quite the commotion since being put into action back in 2010. Obamacare is the Affordable Care Act that the government put into place that expands and enhances access to receive medical care, according to obamacarefacts.com. I, myself, have Obamacare and am thankful that I do not have to worry about not having healthcare coverage if I get sick or injured. Many Americans are becoming worried about what they will do for healthcare once President Obama is no longer in office. “I don’t like the fact that we have to sign up for healthcare or else we get penalized for it, but I do think it is good that … [Read more...] about Obama Care do we need it?