A letter to my Queen: Cherie Caston-Newt.. The greatest thing that a mother can give her child is love. Throughout my entire relationship with my mom, she has rooted for me and encouraged me to be the best man that I can be. She is truly the inspiration behind all of my life aspirations. When I think of the perfect woman, one woman comes to mind: my mother. My mom raised me into the man who I am today and I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for her. Since childhood, I’ve seen my mother fight through the obstacles of being a black woman. Even today, she continues with the resilience to keep going. She has never given up on me and I aim to show her day in and day out that nothing will keep … [Read more...] about Chronicle series: Women of Invisible Empire 3
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
The remix of Luis Fonsi's Despacito stops and lights finally fill the Coussoulis Arena. As soon as the referee blows his whistle to announce the start of the game, students jump out of their seats and start chanting. Mesmerized by the volume of the chants and screams and the scene of the blue waves of fans in their CSUSB sweatshirts, kids have forgotten that they have snacks in their hands. Game day has arrived. Down on the court, there's a man dressed in CSUSB paraphernalia - blue wig, blue cape, and blue sleeves - from head to toe. His face is painted in blue and white. It's Coyote Man. For years, the crusader in his blue cape has been seen at every home game, rain or shine. … [Read more...] about Who is the Coyote Man?