The Writing Center at CSUSB is offering guidance to students struggling with plagiarism on their research papers. Shelby Reeder, a Writing Center adviser, led a plagiarism workshop to highlight the most common ways students plagiarize and how to prevent it. "There are two main types of plagiarism that students often struggle with," Reeder said, "These types are known as intentional and unintentional plagiarism." Reeder displayed a presentation to students with various examples of plagiarism seen in research papers. Furthermore, she focused on the resources available at CSUSB to aid students who struggle with plagiarism. "With so many writing styles available such as APA, Chicago, … [Read more...] about Writing Center and the fight against plagiarism
Is school feeling like a drag lately? You’re not alone! With the finish line so close yet feeling so far, we asked fourth-year student, Graphic Design and English major, Madison Thompson on how she avoids senioritis. “I try to do things that make me happy that doesn’t involve school like hanging out with my friends. I think it has to do with me being really chill about the school, I mean I maintain my GPA above a 3.0 and don’t let school get to me like that because my GPA does not define who I am”. A great majority of college students suffer from senioritis. The education world shares that there are a copious number of symptoms that come with senioritis. Such as: Mild to … [Read more...] about What is Senioritis?
Many times during the school year, the students of the California State University of San Bernardino must face a common obstacle that seems never-ending, picking classes for the coming quarters. I believe I speak for most students when I say that getting into the courses you need in order to fulfill your graduation requirements is nearly impossible when you are a freshman or sophomore. More than likely, courses that pertain to your general education are always impacted, meaning that little to no space is available for you to add-on unless you have priority to register. With registration for summer and fall right around the corner, I took the liberty of looking into CSUSB and how … [Read more...] about Opinion: Stress of Enrolling in Necessary Courses
Career services aim at providing resources for students in their hunt for employment. CSUSB Internship Specialist Guadalupe Saldivar is the sole contact for all internship needs at the Career Center on campus. Saldivar received her BBA from New Mexico State University and her masters in Administration from Michigan State University. Saldivar has worked in various areas such as management, human resources, data analysis and previously held a co-instructor position. The Career Center is not just preparing students for the workforce, they are encouraging innovative entrepreneurship. Q: Why should students go to the Career Center? A:Students should come to the career center to learn … [Read more...] about Career Center speaks on job readiness
Many students feel clueless when given the question, “Are you ready to graduate?”. Countless students respond similarly with “ Finishing school yes, but not the real world.” I asked a few students why they felt that way, when the Career Center is there to help ease that feeling of what comes next. Numerous students have never attended the Career Center workshops. CSUSB student Janneth Milian explains how difficult it is to go during the scheduled times the career center scheduled the workshops. “Always the same time, twelve to one,” Milian said. Like Milian, many students have work or class at the time. They wish they can attend workshops on internships, resume building and … [Read more...] about Are students ready to Graduate?
Every Monday the ladies of the Student African American Sisterhood (SAAS) gather together in the Santos Manuel Student Union Bay to discuss strategies for educational attainment and success throughout the collegiate experience and beyond. The Student African American Sisterhood (SAAS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to unifying African American women, provide strategies for educational attainment and support the personal and professional development of young ladies of color. this particular Monday SAAS event coordinator Key invited Department of Theatre Arts professor Kathryn Ervin as the guest speaker where she talked about how early support was the key to her … [Read more...] about Student African American Sisterhood: advocating sisterhood, personal development and social unity
Are finals stressing you out? Do you need new techniques for studying? Here are some tips to help you prepare for exams on your sun signs. Aries (March 21 - April 19) Aries are known for being determined and confident. Stay organized with a planner or make a list with it in the order of importance. When studying, choose a place besides home, like a coffee shop. Being away from home will motivate you to get more work done faster and whatever you do, do not forget your headphones. Being an enthusiastic sign, reward yourself after large educational leaps. Taurus (April 20 - May 20) For Taurus, the practical and responsible sign, pack … [Read more...] about Tips for Studying Based on Your Sun Sign
On Feb. 22, students from California State University, San Bernardino participated in the Insight to Industry tour at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Ca. https://youtu.be/z7hhUWoU8U8 Created in 2018, Insight to Industry is a program offered by the CSUSB Career Center that gives students the chance to tour and network with individuals from large companies that normally do not come to or recruit from CSUSB. Previous participating companies include Pepsi and NASA. The program gives students interested in a certain field the opportunity to gain exposure and the possibility to network with individuals who could possibly hire them later. “I heard they were going to Sony, and … [Read more...] about Insight to Industry Brings Students to Sony Pictures Studios
On Feb. 19, the faculty senate discussed the engagement of students and whether or not students are satisfied with their tenure here on campus, solutions about improving the interface of Blackboard were also apart of the discussion. As the meeting started, Karen Kolehmainen, College of Natural Sciences Representative and Chair of the Faculty Senate, presented a review of the previous meeting’s minutes. Also, other senators around the room presented updates and highlights about the respective colleges. Their focus for the meeting was the rising concern of student engagement at CSUSB, reports from the National Survey of Student Engagement, stated that student engagement has decreased … [Read more...] about Faculty Senate Meeting Introduces Concern for Student Engagement
Located in the basement of University Hall in UH-013, the media lab has grown into a hub for students enrolled in production classes. The three main courses in video production that take place in the media lab are Comm 245 in the fall, 345 in the winter, and 346 in the spring. 245 is the introduction to TV and Video. Here students are able to experience direct live on tape-recording, multiple camera operations and work within a control room. Students gain experience in studio production, instantaneous editing and work with a team to direct a studio production with a multi-camera style of shooting. Dr. Rod Metts, professor in the Department of Communication, shares comments … [Read more...] about CSUSB Media lab helps students create content