With incidents occurring back-to-back in the first and second weeks of classes, campus police remind students, staff, and faculty to stay alert of their surroundings and encourage them to take advantage of the Community Service Officers escorts on their campus walks. On January 14, the University Police Department (UPD) arrested Luis Lopez after he physically assaulted a female student on the 4th floor of the library women's restroom. Lopez is currently restricted from campus, but should he be released from jail and seen on campus, contact UPD and avoid interaction with him. 4th-year CSUSB student Victoria Orozco stated, " I was on the same floor doing homework and all of a sudden … [Read more...] about Campus police made two arrests in the second week of quarter
Students are urged to be more careful about the safekeeping of their belongings. Apolo Ibanez, a biology major, attended Coyote Fest in 2019. Apolo had a good time at the fest, but then he realized he had lost his phone. The first thing he did was ask his friends to help him track it. “I didn’t know what else to do after I tried tracking it, I didn’t see any cameras on the field that could have helped me find my phone,” said Ibanez. Ibanez could not find his phone. He thinks it is possible that the sim card was taken out to avoid the phone being traced. According to Detective Higgins, there are cameras throughout the campus on the blue phones. "We have them on buildings, … [Read more...] about Students reminded to keep their items safe
Community Engagement table offers flyers and additional support regarding events and resources for commuter students at the Community engagement event on January 15, 2020, from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm on the Coyote Walkway. Students and staff walk through the Coyote Walkway at the community engagement event on January 15, 2020, from 11:30- 2:30 pm on the Coyote Walkway. Photo by Citlaly Carlos Students stop by booths and learn information about internship positions, volunteer opportunities and on-campus resources at the Engagement Expo on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm on the Coyote Walkway. Photo by Citlaly Carlos The Office of … [Read more...] about Community Engagement Expo
CSUSB student and prominent community figure, Marlo Brooks has decided to take his talents to the political realm and run for City Council, representing the 5th Ward. Brooks, who is trying to balance life as a high performing student and candidate of a local city election, is an English major in his last year at CSUSB. His pillars of integrity, transparency and change encompass his ideal vision to rebuild San Bernardino with voting taking place on March 3. Q: Now that you are finishing your term at CSUSB, how is the transition from student to a local politician? A: I took on that role because I felt that I had mimicked what it was to transition well, to be a responsible … [Read more...] about Who is Marlo Brooks?
CSUSB Director of the Office of Community Engagement (OCE), Diane Podolske, described how her department has been impacting the campus and community for the good these past 20 years. Podolske has spent the last 18 years in the OCE, which exists to connect the campus community to the public at large. They hold opportunities for student volunteerism, service learning, and facilitate faculty research and professional service from non-profit partners to schools and government agencies. Q: How has the OCE grown in the last 20 years? A: We started with three people in an office with a budget and a charge to make a difference. Our goal was to create service-learning projects … [Read more...] about Diane Podolske: “Celebrating 20 Years of Community Engagement”
UPDATE: At the time the open letter was received by Coyote Chronicle, the suspect had not yet been apprehended. However, the suspect was arrested later on that same day of January 14. For more information, please check this link: https://wp.me/p8C7BP-CKM On the fourth floor of the Pfau Library, at approximately 11:30 a.m. on January 14, a female student was assaulted by a male suspect in the restroom on the south side of the building. The student reported she was going to the bathroom and, after locking the stall door, realized she forgot a personal item among her belongings in the library. Upon opening the door, she was met by her assailant. The student then reported that the … [Read more...] about Open letter from a concerned Coyote
The Women’s Resource Center is the place to be to relax and learn about feminism. On January 13, 2020, they hosted their “Feminist and Chill” event, which was led by three student assistants who welcomed guests with pizza and drinks. After guests were settled in and offered a plate, they began their presentation on what feminism means based on research they conducted that they believed would be “really useful to share.” “There are numerous definitions of this one word and there are numerous ways to go about showing what feminism is,” said Kiara "Key" Mabien, a Senior on campus. During the presentation, the hosts explained that there were four waves of feminism that … [Read more...] about Kick back for Feminist and Chill
The 27th Anniversary of the Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony took place on November 29, 2019, located on Mission Inn and Orange St. in the City of Riverside. The Festival started at 12 p.m. and lasted until 10:00 p.m every night. The opening ceremony was from 4:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and featured more than five million lights at The Mission Inn and a fireworks display. Visiting the Festival of Lights has been a yearly tradition for many families, including students here on campus. Hundreds of people gather to see the amazing show as a way of celebrating the holidays. "I have been going for about three years now and I am definitely going this year again," CSUSB student Priscilla … [Read more...] about Festival of Lights kicks off
Interested in on campus entertainment? Many CSUSB departments are hosting events around campus right now, but perhaps one of the most popular as of late is the plays and performances being hosted by the Theater Arts department and collection of performers involved with the department. They provide great productions and forms of entertainment to all of us on campus as well as the public surrounding our campus. Department Chair and Director of the campus Theatre Arts Terry Smith said, "We have a small theater and it requires us to be very innovative about how we design our productions." He explained how the audience sees people on 3 sides of the stage, but that the actors perform with … [Read more...] about Can CSUSB theater pique your interest?
From the first week of the fall quarter, a class of fourteen students worked to promote inclusion, diversity, and equity for youth cycling by partnering with a farmer Level 1 USA Cycling coach, Sean Wilson, Ph.D., to create a six-week public relations campaign that would further Wilson's vision. The students came from Communications 442 PR Campaign course and began the grueling task of launching Youth Cycling Association (YCA) from the ground up. YCA was nothing but an idea at the beginning with no social media, no website, and no real concrete presence on the internet. Wilson is a professor teaching at Loma Linda University and has little to no background in public relations. Where he … [Read more...] about Communications students break down exclusion in youth cycling for the Fall Quarter