The third annual Swing 'N Hops Street Party was held on Feb. 4 at the city of Palm Desert's esteemed El Paseo shopping district. Lasting from noon to 5 p.m., this retro-themed event paid homage to the classic era of the 1940s with a dance floor, vintage cars, craft beer and vendors, and artwork inspired by that era. The Swing 'N Hops Street Party is part of a program called First Weekend, which is an arts and culture event that takes place in Palm Desert every first weekend of the month from November to May. Its many sponsors include The Gardens at El Paseo, El Paseo Cruise Night, CV Weekly newsletter, the Coachella Valley Art Scene, Alpha Media Group and the Sunny 103 radio … [Read more...] about Swing ‘N Hops Street Party dances back in time
Known for its world-famous concerts and star-studded film festivals, the Coachella Valley is a desert oasis of endless possibility. Those who choose to visit its sun-drenched cities will be captivated by the variety of sights available for tourists to admire. Follow the Coyote Chronicle as we go through a day in the Coachella Valley, exploring places and little moments not always observed by the naked eye. From morning to night, there is always something to behold. … [Read more...] about A day in the Coachella Valley (in pictures)
By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| CSUSB is celebrating its fifth Homecoming and its second Bash, previously known as the Kick off on Oct. 17-22. To commence this week, on Monday, the Spirit Storm , coordinated by Student Engagement, will be taking place at the Library Walkaway and Jack Brown Hall. “I think it’s great that they plan an event like this. Seeing the CSUSB community get together and have these fun activities on campus will get more people to see how great this campus is,” stated student Sandra Gonzalez. "I encourage students to attend the events since it is a great opportunity to meet people with same interests such as same major and could help build connections … [Read more...] about The ins and outs of Homecoming!
By Sarah Johnson |Staff Writer| CSUSB Palm Desert Campus (PDC) Communication Club officially began on Nov 4. With a goal to “Connect, Contribute, Collaborate, and Communicate with the Community,” the club is striving to reach out and contribute to the surrounding community. Professor Basemeh Rihan at CSUSB, Club Advisor, started the Communication Club in efforts to give the students a club revolving around communication. Henry Panait, president of the Communication Club, stated “we are focusing on helping the community and giving the club members guidance and professional experience to use in their future careers.” The club has 35 members thus far, but is open to many more … [Read more...] about Palm Desert Communication Club
By Stephanie Para |Staff Writer| Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty has been named the new dean of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus. She will begin her position as dean on July 1, 2014. “We’re delighted to have someone of Dr. Brown-Welty’s stature in the education community as well as her vast experience as a university administrator to lead our Palm Desert Campus,’” stated CSUSB President Tomas Morales in a press release. Brown-Welty is currently the associate director of the doctoral program in educational leadership at Fresno State University. Before that she held a number of positions at the Fresno University, such as dean of graduate studies, department chair of educational research and … [Read more...] about New Dean for Palm Desert
By Brittany Filippini |Staff Writer| Fresh off of a performance at the Palm Desert campus CSUSB’s Alumni Jazz Quartet is thrilled to be captivating crowds once again. Performing songs from their first album, titled “While You Were Out,” AJQ offers a variety of jazz music that will cater to all the different fans. AJQ was formed in 2008 and is comprised of an educator with a doctorate in jazz studies and alumni and faculty from CSUSB. The quartets members include Gayle Serdan on piano, Joaquin Hernandez on the drums, Eugene Baylon Jaceldo on the bass, and Robert Knop on the tenor saxophone. Jaceldo and Hernandez are alumni of CSUSB both with degrees in music education, Knop is the … [Read more...] about Alums get all jazzed up