By Andy Quintana |Staff Writer| Those who are designated to protect the public should be armed. The recent incident at LAX that left one dead and several injured has now gotten people to think about having armed security agents. The fact is that most hired security guards are there to protect you but most are completely unprepared for the unknown. “I think that for the well being of the people, security should be given the means to protect the people from any unfortunate event,” said student Adam Ghossein. “But I think before we arm security guards with a gun, they should be properly trained and licensed.” It is not enough for security guards to be able to carry a firearm; … [Read more...] about We need armed security
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| The blockbuster movies, coming summer soon to a theater near you, will make you laugh, cry, sit on the edge of your seat and are loaded with realistic looking special effects. Get your ticket stubs ready for the five highly anticipated movies, offering you an escape to a cool theater to beat the summer heat. “This is the End” revolves around a group of friends struggling to survive during the Apocalypse and arguing over the last Milky Way candy bar. This hilarious movie sports a talented cast, including James Franco, Jonah Hill, and Seth Rogen. The cast’s strong comedic timing becomes apparent in the trailer, as well as presenting a reason for … [Read more...] about Escape the summer heat with upcoming blockbusters
By Priscilla Arvizu |Staff Writer| California has some of the biggest and best music festivals in the world and are most prominent in the summertime. There is a music event for every age and taste. Here are the top five best music festivals for CSUSB students to check out this year. “With finals coming up and graduations around the corner students see summer music festivals as something to look forward to when pulling all-nighters studying,” said student Carolina Meza #1 EDC: One of the largest electronic dance music festivals in the country, Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), Las Vegas has something for music lovers of all genres. The iconic festival will fill the … [Read more...] about Top five summer music festivals you won’t want to miss
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| The movies of 2013, coming soon to a theater near you, will make you laugh, cry or grab onto your theater seat horrified. Get your ticket stubs ready for these six highly anticipated movies. “The Big Wedding” revolves around a funny, dysfunctional, family, reuniting for a wedding. This movie sports a talented cast, including Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton. They bicker and joke at the dinner table and elsewhere for our entertainment. You’re invited to the wedding on April 26. “Pain and Gain” centers around two body-builders turned criminals, starring Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg. This action-comedy-crime movie, based on a true story, … [Read more...] about Coming to a theater near you!
By Luz Hernandez |Staff Writer| Community College students looking to transfer to CSUSB were encouraged to become Coyotes during the university's annual Transfer Day Saturday Feb. 23. The event was put on by the university to encourage those students who are currently attending a community college and interested in transferring to CSUSB to get information regarding the programs and services offered here at the university. Some of the programs that students were able to inquire about included, but were not limited to:housing, financial aid, EOP, clubs and organizations. The university also had faculty members of a majority of the majors that are offered at the … [Read more...] about CSUSB celebrates Annual Transfer Day
By Luz Hernandez |Staff Writer| President of Harvey Mudd College (HMC) in Claremont, Maria Klawe, spoke to students at CSUSB last Thursday Jan. 31 regarding the increasing amounts of jobs for women in the technology field. The presentation took place in the Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) Theater, and was preceded by a reception. During the event Klawe sat down and spoke to students regarding her motives. Klawe said she grew up doing things that females weren’t supposed to do, such as technology. She explained to a group of students how she would like to encourage many to do as she did. One of her many goals she wishes to accomplish is to help bridge together the gender … [Read more...] about Speaker Maria Klawe inspires Lady Yotes to pursue careers in technology
By Mercedes Winchester |Staff Writer| The knives are back out and the state budget for higher education is still on the chopping block. All CSU's will have to reduce enrollment by up to 25,000 students in Spring 2013 if Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed tax increases are not approved by voters in November, according to The California Aggie. “CSU’s will be forced to cancel spring admissions for the 2013 year in an attempt to lower CSU-wide enrollment by 16,000 students. The reduction is part of a drastic cost-cutting effort that has been initiated in response to the recent budget cuts,” said CSU officials at a Regents meeting held in San Francisco last month according to The California … [Read more...] about CSU budget cuts