Is school feeling like a drag lately? You’re not alone! With the finish line so close yet feeling so far, we asked fourth-year student, Graphic Design and English major, Madison Thompson on how she avoids senioritis. “I try to do things that make me happy that doesn’t involve school like hanging out with my friends. I think it has to do with me being really chill about the school, I mean I maintain my GPA above a 3.0 and don’t let school get to me like that because my GPA does not define who I am”. A great majority of college students suffer from senioritis. The education world shares that there are a copious number of symptoms that come with senioritis. Such as: Mild to … [Read more...] about What is Senioritis?
How do you feel about graduation and what advice would you give to incoming freshmen? Ricardo Vega, 24: "I am excited because I am a first-generation college student who is also pursuing their masters right away. I would tell Freshman that time management is important and that there will always be a time and place for everything." Mayra Sanchez, 21: "I am excited about graduation, but I am also feeling nervous to graduate because now I have to decide what I am going to do after I graduate. I have worked really hard these past years and I am very proud of what I have done. I am excited for what life has set up for me. The advice that I would give to incoming Freshman would … [Read more...] about Vox Pop: Seniors reflect speak about graduation
By Kaila Morales |Staff Writer| We said goodbye to nine senior Coyotes as the 2016 CSUSB baseball season came to an end. William Ouellette, Grant Buchanan, Dylan Lohman, Brian Lockey, Jon-Paolo D’Este, Andrew Lopez, Kamden Haglund, Ryan Rich and Ryan Cooper hung up their cleats after they were defeated by the first place Cal Poly Broncos in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) tournament. Ouellette, who will graduate in the fall, is a kinesiology major. He hopes to become a kinesiology teacher or even a baseball coach. When asked if he will continue his baseball career, a hopeful Ouellette said he looks forward to the upcoming Major League Baseball (MLB) draft … [Read more...] about The seniors of CSUSB baseball hang up their cleats
By Taylor Glaze |Staff Writer| The Coyote softball team says goodbye to two seniors. Infielder Melissa Roberts and outfielder Arianna Hernandez have played their final game for the Coyotes softball program. Roberts joined the organization her freshman year in 2013 after lettering all four seasons and earning first-team All-Citrus Belt League honors as a senior from Yucaipa High School. "I learned to be loyal and honest at all times, to give respect to the people around you, and how to never give up and keep pushing forward no matter what the circumstances may be. I will definitely miss being apart of such a great program and I cannot wait to see where it goes," stated Roberts … [Read more...] about Softball seniors say goodbye to CSUSB
By Kaila Morales | Staff Writer | The 2015-2016 basketball season came to an end this weekend for the lady Coyotes who were defeated 77-71 by Cal State Dominguez Hills. Although, this was the second straight year that the Women’s basketball team had reached the CCAA semifinals, it was a first for new head coach Sue Crebbin. Senior Alexcia Mack finished her Coyote basketball career at the top, earning three All-CCAA honors and became the first in eight years to earn consecutive first-team honors. She established a career free throw percentage record of .791, with a total of 1,255 points, 399 field goals, 341 free throws,115 three-pointers. Senior Adrianna Brodie was recognized … [Read more...] about It is officially a wrap for CSUSB Basketball
By Angie Burkhart |Staff Writer| As graduation approaches, CSUSB seniors reflect on their college experience and future plans while anxiously awaiting commencement. With their college days nearing an end, some students are experiencing a wave of mixed emotions, from excitement and pride, to fear and uncertainty. Graduation can evoke a number of questions, and perhaps the most prominent question of them all is “What will I do next?” “It’s kind of scary to think about life after graduation,” stated CSUSB communications senior Cecilia Beccera. “I want to travel. Learn more about this place we live in. Taste amazing food. Live a happy life surrounded by family and friends. My next … [Read more...] about Leaving the Pack: Coyotes reflect on cherished CSUSB memories
By Angela E. Rodriguez |Staff Writer| It’s graduation time again for CSUSB as it prepares to bring out caps and gowns with commencement quickly approaching in June. Students who have spent sleepless nights studying for important exams and papers that will determine their futures all have led up to this moment where all eyes are on them and their bachelor’s degrees. Seniors graduating this spring quarter have been preparing since early November, fulfilling grad check requirements to secure their right to walk. “I’m pretty happy about finally graduating this quarter but am really concerned about not finding a job after I graduate because times are really tough right now and there … [Read more...] about CSUSB gets ready for graduation