By Contributing Writers Destiny Johnson, Jailene Paniagua, Abigail Ramos, Sydney Pate, and Tyler Williams Students with various backgrounds, years and majors reflect on the life-changing-skills and perspectives they gained throughout their undergraduate college careers so far. “I feel like the most valuable life lesson attending CSUSB, is that you can do anything. My family has no one that has gone to college and college gets hard. It’s hard sometimes, and I don't always know what to do and who to ask, but I think that there is always an answer. If there is sometimes that I don’t know the answer to it, someone is going to eventually help me find the answer. The college has … [Read more...] about Vox Pop: What is the most valuable life lesson you have learned here at CSUSB?
Representatives from various sports and entertainment organizations gathered in the SMSU Theater to share their experience and insight with CSUSB students. The Anaheim Angels, Cinema Culturas, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG)/L.A. Kings, Live Nation, L.A. Dodgers and the L.A. Rams were all represented on the panel on May 21. They discussed their positions in the companies, the most exciting aspects of their jobs, gave resume and cover letter “do’s and don’ts,” and shared what they look for in potential candidates. After a moderated discussion between panelists, students were given the chance to ask them questions, expand their network and submit their resumes. This event gave … [Read more...] about Sports and Entertainment Panel by Julia and Destiny
The San Bernardino City Animal Shelter held a free adoption event on May 9. Adoption fees were waived to those who wanted to adopt a cat or dog. These events always worry volunteers and residents because of the number of animals that are returned in the following days. In fact, not long after the event, one of the male pit bulls that had been adopted, shelter ID #a522999, was being given away for free on Facebook. The next day, many news outlets excitedly announced that the cages had been cleared. This is not the case. As of May 10, according to the shelter listings on petharbor.com, there are still 73 cats and 54 dogs at the San Bernardino City Shelter. Many of these … [Read more...] about Update on San Bernardino Animal Shelter
By Julia Carney and Destiny Johnson When people are asked what kind of music they listen to, their response is usually along the lines of “anything but country.” On May 2, Dr. Nadine Hubbs joined CSUSB students and faculty members to help them understand the complex reasons surrounding these opinions. Conversations on Diversity is an event held three times a year by the University Diversity Committee of CSUSB. Guest speakers are invited to talk about diversity. For this event, the University Diversity Committee welcomed Dr. Nadine Hubbs to speak on “What Country Music Can Teach Us about Sex, Race, Class, and Immigration in America.” She made it clear that her presentation was … [Read more...] about Conversations on Diversity
Dressed to impress, students took the next step to further their network and prepare for life after college. Over 40 employers gathered in the CSUSB student union on April 17, informing students about the various internship and job opportunities they offer. This event was open to students of every year and major. It was hosted by the Career Center. Those interested in attending were advised to bring their resume and a good attitude. Registration was encouraged but not required. Some of the employers in attendance included Target Corp., Prudential Advisors, The Hershey Co., Verizon and Enterprise Holdings. They came to campus in search of bright, eager students who exhibit … [Read more...] about Spring Job and Internship Fair
Puffs of teal powder filled the air on April 19, as CSUSB students gathered to recognize sexual assault awareness month. The library lawn was buzzing with different booths and activities, all hoping to inform students about the various resources that are offered on (and off) campus. The Health Center had participants vote for their favorite celebrity couple. CSUSB Commuter Services encouraged students to spin their gaming wheel and win a prize. The Department of Housing passed out snow cones and popcorn. However, through all the light-hearted games of Jenga, bean bag tosses and dance battles, powerful chanting could be heard across the lawn. “When survivors’ lives are under … [Read more...] about Students raise sexual assault awareness at Teal Color Fest
Concerned animal lovers lined the street near the San Bernardino City Animal Shelter on April 3, protesting the city council decision to close down the shelter. Around 100 people held signs, passed out flyers and chanted together to encourage the community to fight to keep the shelter open. Upon closing, those who live in the shelter’s jurisdiction will be forced to drop off or pick up animals from the Riverside shelter. Many protesters are concerned about the negative impact this decision will have. The Riverside shelter is not equipped to service both Riverside and San Bernardino. Their lack of cage space will mean that the animals will have less time to be … [Read more...] about Animal Shelter Protest