The 27th Anniversary of the Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony took place on November 29, 2019, located on Mission Inn and Orange St. in the City of Riverside. The Festival started at 12 p.m. and lasted until 10:00 p.m every night. The opening ceremony was from 4:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and featured more than five million lights at The Mission Inn and a fireworks display. Visiting the Festival of Lights has been a yearly tradition for many families, including students here on campus. Hundreds of people gather to see the amazing show as a way of celebrating the holidays. "I have been going for about three years now and I am definitely going this year again," CSUSB student Priscilla … [Read more...] about Festival of Lights kicks off
Taking a break from their academic studies, students gathered together at the RAFFMA on Thursday, November 14, 2019, to enjoy some delicious coffee as they viewed their names being written in calligraphy. Servers from the Bleu Pitt Cafe in San Bernardino offered a variety of beverages including a delicious blueberry coffee. Barbara, an attendee, commented on how it tasted: "It's like a blueberry muffin, except in a cup." You can try out their blueberry-iced coffee along with a variety of breakfast options at their cafe which is located off of Hospitality Lane in San Bernardino. Ariel, a student who majors in studio art, was also present enjoying the art and coffee. "I'm glad they … [Read more...] about Let’s take a coffee break!
Charlene Teters came to CSUSB on November 12 to discuss the issue of Native American mascots in the 21st century. Charlene Teters is an activist, multimedia artist and educator who wants to raise awareness about Native American mascots' use in universities and its cultural inappropriateness. She spoke in front of more than 100 students and faculty at the Santos Manuel Student Union theater about her journey at the University of Illinois. She became an activist once she saw that the university was not respecting the identity of Native Americans. She made sure that the use of Native Americans multimedia artwork was not used as a sport mascot. "When I got accepted to the University … [Read more...] about Native American Mascots
CSUSB students attended the End Sexual Violence Training 2019-2020 on September 25, 2019. “Sexual violence affects everyone, not just women,” David Reyes said during his presentation. Reyes is the investigator of Title IX and gender equality at CSUSB. Reyes wants every student to feel protected and safe when they come to campus, that is why these training are mandatory every year for students to complete. “We want students to know their rights and know what kind of resources they have on campus,” Reyes said. “We also want students to know how the process proceeds and if they can talk to us confidentially, we want them to know what confidential resources are available to … [Read more...] about Protecting CSUSB students