By Amber Childress |Staff Writer| A Train-Station Swap Meet was hosted by the Roundhouse Gang Model Railroad Club on Saturday, Feb. 25th at the San Bernardino History and Railroad Museum. The Roundhouse Gang, a model railroad club has been around since the 40's, dedicated to inviting and informing people about the model train hobby. The event allowed people with a "model train" hobby to enjoy with their families. The event creates a connection between the families and the model trains bought at the swap meet. "The event services a couple of purposes. As a club we get some income for it because we sell the table space, what vendors sell to people is their business not our … [Read more...] about Model Train Hobbyist Unite!
Amber Childress |Staff Writer| Students, HR professionals and faculty comment on the importance of part-time student employment on campus and its role in helping them prepare for future careers. As of this academic school year, so far CSUSB has posted 177 job opening positions and currently has 35 available job postings on campus. In order to bring these job positions to students, departments publish job opening positions on an application featured on MyCoyote, Handshake. Handshake helps students find on campus and off campus job positions while providing experience for future careers. "Each department that post a job on Handshake is put into categories and is organized in a … [Read more...] about Part-time employment for students
By Amber Childress |Staff Writer| College students seek helpful benefits, ranging from transportation to school supplies, and food. Schools have a variety of students and not all of them have options for transportation. "For college students we offer free bus rides with their school IDs. When the school has a partnership with Omnitrans they agree to allow the students to ride for free," said an Omnitrans worker Kelly Williams. Along with transportation, costs go up causing more students to struggle to get essential items. "Helping Hand Pantry offers a College Student Food Assistance Program. This program helps college student who need help getting food," stated Helping Hand … [Read more...] about Community assistance for college students
By Amber Childress |Staff Writer| The Inland Empire has connected with Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation (CASE) to promote more awareness about Human Sex Trafficking in San Bernardino County. CASE of San Bernardino County held their 7th annual Walk Against Human Sex Trafficking event on Jan. 28th. As these events grow, so does the awareness of sex trafficking in the Inland Empire. "The first CASE walk started in 2011 that had about 75 people, and now it has grown to two short of a thousand people," said CASE Coordinator Anne-Michelle Ellis. The people who attend the event are there to help support and raise awareness about human sex trafficking. “The goal for these … [Read more...] about Prostitution is not a Choice
By Amber Childress |Staff Writer| Although college is supposed to be a four year plan intended for all students, not every student agrees. Some students see college as a process that every student has to go through at their own pace in order to advance. “The process of graduating is everything you’ve done to get you to finish," stated student Jackie Barajas. "It’s the hard work you put in for years, the long hours of studying, the stress, and everything else that comes with it,” added Barajas. Other students consider requirements that must be fulfilled as a determining factor in one's graduation plan. “Before you start taking classes for your major you have to go … [Read more...] about Students discuss graduation plans