By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| The Coyote baseball team is approaching the start of their season with their sights set on winning the conference. Jordan Simon is one of three starting outfielders for the team. “Our goals this year are to have a winning season, make the conference tournament and for us to win a championship,” said Simon. Before he came to CSUSB, Simon grew up in Malibu, Ca. where he attended Malibu High. In high school, he earned the spot of team captain during his junior and senior seasons while capturing a league MVP in 2012. After high school, he attended Ventura College where he would go on to play two seasons with them from 2014-15 at second base and … [Read more...] about Jordan Simon and Coyote baseball ready for 2017
By Abigail Tejada |Executive Editor| The revival of “Alicia in Wonder Tierra” forgoes grandness under Professor Johanna Smith’s direction in favor of such vivid characters, making it a must see production. As I walked in I was mesmerized by the set as it flourished with hues of blue, red, yellow and green. Sugar skulls were carefully placed on a table along with paper flowers and a grand mariachi sombrero. The journey commences with Alicia’s mother (Elizabeth Stewart) forcing her to go to a Mexican curio shop, when Alicia really only cared about going to the mall. At first hesitant to accept her fascination towards the Latin American imports, Alicia (Mariana Martinez) reaches … [Read more...] about Alicia finds herself in Wonder Tierra
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| The first annual Run Like a Mother 5K took place this past weekend on Nov. 5 to assist women and children of color raise money and support for two non-profit organizations in our community. Over the weekend, more than 200 participants showed up with their running shoes on, ready to run to make a difference in the lives of others. The participants this past weekend came together as one and put together over $1500 which will be divided out equally between the two organizations. Our own Health Science and Human Ecology (HSCI) department and Eta Sigma Gamma (ESG) sorority put together this 5k to benefit Soul Food for Your Baby and the Time For Change … [Read more...] about Run Like a Mother 5K races to aid those in need
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| Women's soccer team is filled with memories of good and bad times during the past 28 seasons. Since the introduction of the team in 1988, they have been increasing their dominance with wins and tournament appearances showcasing their progress throughout the years. The team's first two seasons in '88 were lead by Ralph Perez. Perez made one of the best contributions to the Coyotes by leading them to an impressive 16-12-3 overall record. The Coyotes would move on from Perez and hire Dave Widor in 1990 who led the women's team for the next four seasons. During Widor's second season in 1991, the team would change from Division III to Division … [Read more...] about History of the women’s soccer team
By Kyle Richardson |News Editor| In a sex driven generation, casual sex seems to be the norm for many. However, when it comes to your significant other, I believe that your past should not impact your future. “It depends on if he has been with someone I know, then it kind of bothers me, but if not, I do not care, that’s the past,” said student, Jessye Gentry. “Hookup culture dominates the American college social scene. Up to 81 percent of all college students have had at least one casual sexual encounter,” stated Sascha L. Goluboff in an article titled, "Text to sex: The impact of cell phones on hooking up and sexuality on campus." That means only two out of every 10 college … [Read more...] about Through thick and thin
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.
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
By Destiny Guzman |Contributing Writer| The annual San Manuel Pow Wow kicked off their three-day event here on campus. This annual event brings together different tribes from all over the U.S. and Canada. Dancers and drummers came together and vendors showed their unique creations and designs of their own culture. Mario Castellano, a Cahuilla tribal member, attended the event and said, “I go to the pow wows to associate with my other friends, my friends that are from the Cahuilla reservation, some of my other friends from other reservations that are outside of California, but mainly just for the bird singing.” When asked what bird singing was, Castellano said, “Bird singing is … [Read more...] about Pow Wow: Celebrating Native American culture
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| The woman's volleyball team looks to make it back to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament under the instruction of veteran head coach Kim Cherniss. Cherniss has been the main person in charge of the volleyball team for the past 25 years and is entering her 26th year. She took over the program in 1991 and eventually brought the Coyotes back to their winning ways. Things got off to a slow start for her, but quickly picked up in 1997 when she turned the team around from a 13-15 record in 1996 to a 20-11 record in 1997. Players came and went over the years for her and the Coyotes, allowing her to move people around and … [Read more...] about Coach Spotlight on Kim Cherniss
By Alexander Douglas |Assistant Editor| Would you rather be kicked in the shin or punched in the stomach? This is exactly what it feels like with the upcoming election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. According to Real Clear Politics, Hillary Clinton has an average unfavorable rating of 53.9 percent while Donald Trump has an average unfavorable rating of 58 percent based on eight different polls. On average 41 percent of registered voters will vote for Clinton while 37 percent are going to vote for Trump. The two party system has a strangle hold on America and the majority of its voters forcing them to vote for either the Democratic or the Republican party. John … [Read more...] about The Hardest decision America will Face: Which hand will you choose?