By Jorge Campos |Staff Writer| Robocop prototype (Feb. 14) In Miami, Florida, a group of scientists developed a prototype of “Robocop,” a robot with elements which allow it to serve as a patrol officer, according to beforeitsnews.com. Although it’s still a prototype, there are companies who have shown their interest in the model and the functions that are being created, according to The News-Herald. Canada allows strip searching of students (Feb.17) It is acceptable to strip search students in Quebec if they are suspected of carrying drugs, and as long as it is done respectfully. A student stripped down for suspicion of selling weed to a friend stated that … [Read more...] about Chronicle News Briefs
By Chrisoula Baroudos |Staff Writer| University Theater at CSUSB presents Invisible, coming out March 7-16 and held at the Ronald E. Barnes Theater. This play is based on the two novels, “The Invisible Man” by H.G. Wells and “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison. This whole play is a student assemble piece, even the set design was designed students that attend the college. Kevin Ezeh, a CSUSB alumni wrote this play, and collaborated with the director Kathryn Ervin about his ideas. Ervin, the director, expressed her views about what this production is about and what the audience can expect. “This production began as an exploration of two novels whose central character was ‘an … [Read more...] about Can you see it now?
By Kim Dailey |Staff Writer| ASI hosted their third annual Coyote vs. Food competition May 10 in the Santos Manuel Student Union lobby. Students gathered around the table, some waiting to participate and others just waiting to watch. After signing a liability waiver, participants partook in three different rounds of competitive eating. In round one, students had to eat a foot-long “garbage” burrito weighing up to 5 pounds, in 30 minutes or less. There were eleven competitors, 10 men and one woman. Students tried all different ways to defeat the burrito, but the winner, student Alex Weis, had eaten the whole burrito in only 6 minutes. The time was little over four minutes faster than … [Read more...] about Coyotes vs. Food competition
By R. Anthony Diaz |Asst. Features Editor| If you’re headed to San Francisco you don’t have to wear flowers in your hair, but I do recommend bringing a cardigan. Mark Twain was once quoted saying, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." I don’t think he was joking, but don’t let this discourage you from visiting. I call this my favorite southwest city, because it's the only place aside from Phoenix that you could actually fly to at the spur of the moment for less than $100 each way. If you’re traveling within California, Southwest Airlines is almost always the way to go. If you do head here for a 36 hour getaway, remember that the best times to visit is … [Read more...] about Diaries of a Jet Setter: A guy’s guide to getting lost: San Fran