Residents of the San Bernardino community to gather to celebrate their pets for Christmas, but also raise money for animal cruelty investigation. The Humane Society of the San Bernardino Valley to host “Santa Paws Pet Photos and Holiday Boutique” on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 from 8:30am to 1:30pm where pets and loved ones can get professional photos taken for this upcoming holiday season. The Santa Paws fundraiser has really grown over the past couple of years according to Jill Henderson, the Director of Development and Community Outreach for the Humane Society of the San Bernardino Valley. “It started out with just photos of Santa with the pets, but we changed that into … [Read more...] about Going to the San Bernardino Humane Society
The increase of coyote sighting induces panic, a concern of safety for families and pets. According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, there has been a rise to 50 reports of which a coyote bit a person in Southern California between August 2012 and August 2016. Professor Cindy Chrisler of CSUSB is an animal health technician, shares her thoughts on why the number of coyotes keeps expanding in the Inland Empire. Other reasons are due to the plentiful food supply that humans offer outside of their home. When it comes to the large garbage bins, make sure to keep them securely closed so it won't open just in case if it is tipped over. Not only is trash on … [Read more...] about Coyotes on the rise
As division is a prominent issue in our society particularly among women, gender division is often overlooked and not taken seriously. A workshop titled “You Go Girl: Building Communities Rather Than Division” was held in the Lower Commons on April 11 to inform the CSUSB community about struggles that women face. Therapist Gwendolyn Brower-Romero presented the workshop as part of the Counseling and Psychological Services Spring 2018 Wellness Workshops. One of the struggles women face is from other women who feel the need to constantly compete with and criticize them in everything they do. According to the Counseling and Psychological Services website, the … [Read more...] about Women and Division
Latin Night is just around the corner, as it will be taking place on Friday, Nov. 17 at the Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) Lobby and Events Center, where everyone is invited to dance the night away to Latin music. "It brings the Latino culture and a lot of people get excited about it," said Programming Student Assistant for Program Board Destiny Lara Benzor. Program Board works with different organizations on campus and is dedicated to promote a sense of community at CSUSB through free, exciting, and entertaining events. It is well known for their annually dances they host such Latin Night, sponsered by the Latinx Center and Sigma Lambda Beta. "Latin Night started about five … [Read more...] about Latin Night is Here!
Coordinated by the Office of Student Engagement, CSUSB had its annual Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 21, as a way to bring students, alumni, staff and community members together to celebrate what it is like to be a Coyote. “The purpose of Homecoming is celebration,” said Alumni Engagement Coordinator, Crystal Wymer-Lucero. Wymer-Lucero says the event is significant because it brings together everybody and it is also a tradition.“We’re here to celebrate what it means to be a coyote and honor everything we’ve done over the last years,” said Wymer-Lucero.This year's homecoming celebration had over 1,000 members of the Coyote Family.The day was commenced with the Homecoming Bash, which took … [Read more...] about Homecoming Celebrations
In this generation, it’s becoming more difficult to find the person of your dreams. Most of us are searching for that perfect person we would like to be in a relationship with. We all have an idea of the person that best suits us, but why does it seem like it’s a struggle to end up with that person? There are a lot of dating apps such as Tinder, Plenty of Fish (POF), eHarmony, and Meet Me that are designed to expedite the dating process. While we have these sites that potentially help us meet our mates, people continue to have a hard time in the game of love. While, we have access to all of these sites there is no guarantee that someone will find a person that is interested in them. … [Read more...] about Why is it a Challenge to Date in this Generation?
Open Mic night brought people together at downtown Riverside's coffee shop, Back to the Grind, on September 25. That night, in the basement of the shop, people were in their seats ready to get another taste of the community's talent. In the crowd sat four friends, Dylan Mayer, Michael DeSantos, J.J. Garcia and Lori Knight, who came out to support their community. "I love everything about Open Mic nights--the talent, the people, the ambiance, the support--it's what people need to get away from the real world for a while," shared Knight. Open Mic nights are known for hosting a diverse array of talent ranging from poetry to live music. "Even though I don't come all the time, … [Read more...] about Riverside’s Open Mic: Coffee & Creativity
By Elizabeth Taylor |Staff Writer| Hundreds of people gathered in Apple Valley this past weekend to spend and save money at the Church of the Valley’s bi-annual rummage sale. The clock struck 9 and the crowd ensued with anticipation as the barrier between them and the sale came down; people dashed and darted to make their way inside to start filling up their bags, and others pushed and pulled their carts and totes while weaving in and out of the heavy traffic of shoppers. Hopes were high as shoppers descended into a sea of lost treasures and everyday needs. “Today, I’m looking for bunk beds, an end table and some tablecloths,” said local resident, Patricia Puckett. “This is a great … [Read more...] about Immersed in the rummage
By Brittanie Gutierrez |Staff Writer| Food insecurity is a topic that is rarely brought up, often excused by the thought "not happening to me, so it must not be happening." But it's more common than we think. According to the California Association of Food Banks, one out of eight Californians suffer from food insecurity, that's 5.4 million people that do not know where or when they will be getting their next meal. The DEN is CSUSB's very own food pantry that provides students who are going through food insecurity with food and hygiene products. “Our food bank is unique in that it is almost exclusively stocked by the campus. When we look at other campuses, they have external … [Read more...] about The DEN: fighting food insecurity
By Saeed Villanueva |Staff Writer| San Bernardino fights scarcity by concentrating on homelessness and providing food for lower income families, but the numbers show the city still has a long way to go in their efforts against poverty. San Bernardino has been through a lot since the city filed for bankruptcy in 2012 and has made gradual improvements to rebuild its economy each year. The county has made strides to improve its homeless situations by creating programs that find shelter for them. The Stepup program has found shelter for plenty of homeless people within the last year. “There are 131 individuals who are chronically homeless and we’ve managed to find shelter for 50 … [Read more...] about SB efforts against poverty