By Kathleen Ramirez |Staff Writer| Solid energy efficient economy, good public schools, low crime rate, clean streets, thriving and culturally diverse communities - this is my imaginary San Bernardino. In my opinion, it is imperative that we recognize all the potential this city has to offer. When people hear about San Bernardino it is automatically associated with crime, bankruptcy and corruption. As students of Cal State University of San Bernardino, I feel it is our duty to help make this city a better place. "I grew up in San Bernardino and have watched it get worse and worse," said student Rudy Gamez. "I would like to think that we can help, but there is no platform … [Read more...] about Lets Make San Bernardino Better!
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By Rachel Rundengan |Opinions Editors| Physics professor Tim Usher has been selected as the university’s 2015-2016 Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activities Award winner. Every two years, the award goes to one CSUSB faculty member presented during CSUSB’s Meeting of the Minds student research symposium. The award is based on a professor’s sustained research efforts in their field. This year, Usher stood out amongst all the other candidates. In his speech Usher said that it was a great honor to have received the award. “It is also a great honor and privilege to work with outstanding students and excellent faculty at … [Read more...] about Honored researcher
By Rachel Rundengan |Opinions Editor| MMA Club (Mixed Martial Arts) The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Club is one of the many clubs offered at CSUSB. The MMA is a full-contact combat sport that allows a variety of fighting techniques that include grappling, kicking and striking. “At the club, we practice basic essential techniques from footwork to forms, to ground practice against partners,” stated former member Shoichi Iijima. The club ranges from the beginner level all the way to the advanced, which includes more difficult techniques and requires more labor and skill. Everyday, the club offers different menus or schedule of different skills. “[We] begin by stretching, light warm ups, … [Read more...] about CLUBS YOU MAY NOT KNOW
By Rachel Rundengan |Opinions Editor| CSUSB ranked No.12 in U.S. for the criminal justice graduate program by College Choice. A national ranking service has listed CSUSB’s online criminal justice master’s degree program No.12 among 50 other colleges and universities, such as University of California Irvine and Arizona State University, just to name a few. CSUSB is also the only CSU to make its “Best Online Masters in Criminal Justice Degree Programs, 2016.” A Master of Arts (MA) in Criminal Justice is available entirely online and is nearly identical to the on-campus program. The only difference is that the online students must take a comprehensive exam at the end of the program in … [Read more...] about CSUSB criminal justice top 12 in U.S.
By Ryan Libby |Staff Writer| Students express their stories of domestic violence by decorating t-shirts and The Clothesline Nearly 25 percent of women have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime. And nearly 74 percent of Americans personally know or have known someone who has been a victim of domestic violence, according to the Domestic Violence Resource Center. The Women’s Resource Center gives those who have been a casualty of domestic violence an outlet to anonymously portray their feelings. “I think it’s important that students have any sort of outlet for expressing their grief,” said student Angelica Davalos. Having the ability to share one’s feelings through art … [Read more...] about Clothesline project becomes outlet for students