By Adrian Carlos |Staff Writer| A fully stocked nacho bar, an adventurous scavenger hunt and free iPad mini put a cherry on top of this year’s Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) birthday. The celebration was in honor of the SMSU, to commemorate its 36th anniversary. “One of the main goals for our SMSU birthday bash is to collect as much student feedback as possible,” said Alexsaundra Preston, marketing coordinator for the SMSU. Preston was responsible for putting this year’s SMSU birthday bash together. SMSU was incorporated in 1978. Since then, the SMSU has been celebrating its anniversary every few years, collaborating with all the centers and student staff that make up … [Read more...] about Santos Manuel Student Union celebrates 36 years
By Donte Medder |Staff Writer| CSUSB celebrated the 238th birthday of the Marine Corps on Nov. 1, where the Veterans Success Center coordinator Marci Daniels and student and Marine Reuben Porales organized an event honoring the Marines Corps. The Marine Corps was established on Nov. 10, 1775 and has since distinguished itself as one of the most prestigious military fighting organizations in modern history. At this time every year, Marines are called together to celebrate the accomplishments of the past as well as honor those who have served in the past. Porales said, “This is the second year we’ve had this event and it’s grown from the past year.” The birthday celebration … [Read more...] about Veteran’s Success Center honors 238th Marine Corps birthday
By Jazmin Jett |Staff Writer| It’s the CSUSB Student Recreation & Fitness Center’s birthday! In April, our school’s Rec Center will be celebrating its 5th birthday; students should be especially proud being that it was our decision to contribute our tuition towards its production. Over 30 years ago, students’ recreational needs mostly depended on intramural sports and were confined to a tent which can now be found located behind our state-of-the-art gym. It wasn’t until 2006 that students were presented with a fee referendum to vote on. Such proposal suggested an increase of students’ tuition in order to fund the assembly of the Rec Center; 73 percent of students voted … [Read more...] about Happy 5th Birthday CSUSB Rec Center!