By Arthur Medrano |Staff Writer| CSUSB hosts a night of sexual health and HIV education aimed to empower students about the issue. The event began with an introduction panel called Sex in the Dark, a time for students to address their concerns to experts while in a glow in the dark room. For students, this made it acceptable to shine their light in interest about reproductive health and safe sex that many might have anxiety to speak out. Topics like hook up culture, reaches out to how it has dehumanized people's sexual encounters and rather than being educated by their culture on this matter, they seek advice from resources the campus provides. Representatives from Planned … [Read more...] about Sex talk ignites the university
By Brittanie Gutierrez |Staff Writer| College can be—and is—expensive. Students often have to sacrifice certain things in order to afford their education, but food should never be one of them. Assembly Bill 453 (AB-453) was presented to CA Legislature to fight student hunger among California State Universities by requiring campuses to implement a meal plan donation program on April 25. AB-453 was introduced by Assembly Member Monique Limón after Assembly Bill 214 (AB-214), a bill that "would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to reduce the incidence of hunger and homelessness among college students in California [...] provide definitions of “on-campus … [Read more...] about Ending Student Hunger on CSU Campuses
By Kieron Coleman |Staff Writer| Darren Leslie has officially been named head coach for men's soccer, after a successful year as interim head coach. Leslie intends to assist in the development of the men not only as players but as individuals, too. He works very closely with the team to ensure that they maintain their academic careers as well. "We are always looking to get the best grades possible in our classes, and Darren makes sure that we all hand our grade checks in to make sure that we are eligible for when the season comes around," mentioned center back Nic Turkington. The team has excelled since their previous year on the field. They entered the league and were expected … [Read more...] about Leslie officially named head coach
By Nylles Vernon |Staff Writer| Transfer students from out-of-state colleges and other college institutions share their experiences regarding the transfer process. Helen Nguyen, a biology major who recently transferred from San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC), said that the process was long and tiresome. “I spent about two and a half years at my community college before I was fully ready to transfer. The time I spent there allowed me to get my associate to transfer degree and be admitted into CSUSB,” said Nguyen. Many students have transferred from neighboring community colleges surrounding the area such as Crafton Hills, SBVC, Mt. San Jacinto College, Riverside Community … [Read more...] about Transforming Transfers
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| The first annual Run Like a Mother 5K took place this past weekend on Nov. 5 to assist women and children of color raise money and support for two non-profit organizations in our community. Over the weekend, more than 200 participants showed up with their running shoes on, ready to run to make a difference in the lives of others. The participants this past weekend came together as one and put together over $1500 which will be divided out equally between the two organizations. Our own Health Science and Human Ecology (HSCI) department and Eta Sigma Gamma (ESG) sorority put together this 5k to benefit Soul Food for Your Baby and the Time For Change … [Read more...] about Run Like a Mother 5K races to aid those in need
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| Women's soccer team is filled with memories of good and bad times during the past 28 seasons. Since the introduction of the team in 1988, they have been increasing their dominance with wins and tournament appearances showcasing their progress throughout the years. The team's first two seasons in '88 were lead by Ralph Perez. Perez made one of the best contributions to the Coyotes by leading them to an impressive 16-12-3 overall record. The Coyotes would move on from Perez and hire Dave Widor in 1990 who led the women's team for the next four seasons. During Widor's second season in 1991, the team would change from Division III to Division … [Read more...] about History of the women’s soccer team
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| Trainers at the Student Recreation & Wellness Center (RC) have been known to increase students athletic abilities with their advice for workout regimens, dieting and recovery. There are several health-related options that our school provides for students to enjoy and to ensure they get the best options for fitness. The RC provides our students and staff the option to get suggestions from trainers that best benefit their workouts. Gonzalo Salazar Jr. is one of 15 RC trainers available to give advice on diets, workout regiments and any types of recovery for after workouts. Salazar Jr. graduated in 2015 with a degree in Kinesiology with a … [Read more...] about Trainer Spotlight: Gonzalo Salazar Jr.
By Emily Anne Espinosa |Staff Writer| CSUSB formally breaks ground to commemorate the construction of a new dining commons and student housing. For Dr. John Yaun, Executive Director of the Department of Housing and Residential Education, the groundbreaking ceremony symbolized, "One of the largest building projects in history of this university." The housing project will cost $95.8 million and expected to be finished before the start of the 2018-2019 academic school year, according to CSUSB News. The new residence hall will be a two winged, 4-story, 416-bed complex, according to Facilities Planning & Management. The design will provide for double occupancy rooms, shared … [Read more...] about Breaking Ground…
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| CSUSB has several fun sport clubs on campus, but there is only one that allows you to play Badminton with other like-minded students. Badminton sports club offers their members a unique experience to learn a sport with other Coyotes. The sport of badminton has been around more than 2,000 years and was adopted into the Olympics Games in 1992. Ashley Pena is the president of the club at CSUSB. “We are a recreational and competitive club because we allow members who wish to compete against other schools the chance to join our competitive team throughout the year," said Pena. The club participates in several different scrimmages and tournaments … [Read more...] about Badminton sports club
By Gregory Gammill |Staff Writer| The disbandment of our Coyote Tennis team left the window open for a club to establish themselves around the sport of tennis. Pack Tennis Club is hosted by students who seek for new and returning members for the sport. The club offers new and experienced tennis players an opportunity to improve their game by training and competing with fellow Coyotes. Information gathered from the club's Facebook page has indicated there are 14 members currently. Susan Proakatok is the president of the club at CSUSB. “Tennis experience isn't required; the club is for all students, regardless of experience. Some of our members can teach tennis, too," said … [Read more...] about Tennis Club.