By Ricardo Mendez IStaff Writer| Jackeline Felix, a senior kinesiology major from Fontana, has plenty of experience as she competed in track and field all four years in high school, where she was awarded all-Sunkist league honors. At her high school, Felix was named MVP for not only cross country but track distance as well. "It's such a big influence in the Inland Empire," said Team Captain Felix. Now track and field practices is six times a week. Practice was held Wednesday afternoon with up to 55-mph wind conditions. Interim Head Coach, Tom Burleson, selected Felix as team captain and Patricia Cortez as her co-captain. Felix's best mile time is five minutes and 53 … [Read more...] about Player Profile: Jackeline Felix
By Mintimer Avila |Online Editor| Meet Octogoat (May 13) A goat with eight legs and both male and female reproductive organs was recently born in Slavonia, Croatia. According to veterinarians, the most likely explanation for this phenomenon was an under-developed twin in the womb and added that it is highly unlikely that it will survive. The goat’s owner said he would like to keep it as a pet if it manages to survive. Holograms made from chocolate (May 13) Imagine being able to put any design onto a chocolate bar. A Swiss company has discovered how to etch rainbow holograms onto chocolate. This was achieved by carving specific micro-structures that deflect light onto … [Read more...] about Chronicle news briefs
By Adrian Carlos |Staff Writer| Endless Starbucks line, building frustration from waiting for a parking spot that seems will never appear and waking up frantically in the Student Union after over-sleeping. These are just a few of the things that unite us as students and characterize CSUSB pride. What makes CSUSB students different from students from other universities? I asked students around campus to give me their opinion on what embodies the students here. You know you're a CSUSB student when... "You see the sun come and go down on the same day from the library," said Ivanna Carlos. "When your favorite color and all your clothes are now blue," said Quinn … [Read more...] about You know you go to CSUSB when…
By Marissa Mooney |A&E Editor| Coachella embraced the Empire Polo grounds once again with two weekends, three days, six large stages and 190 plus artists. Golden Voice welcomed thousands of festival-goers from around the world to the music and art of the Coachella Valley. Even notable celebrities from Katy Perry to Solange Knowles scoured the polo grounds. The desert heat, green grass and the palm trees framing the festival created a reminder of the annual festival's environment. The first Friday welcomed an exciting realm of bands and artists including Dillon Francis, Passion Pit, Modest Mouse, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, Earl Sweatshirt and more. Dillon … [Read more...] about Until next year Coachella!
By Jacqueline Scholten |Staff Writer| Gusts of 50-plus miles per hour ripped through CSUSB forcing officials to shut down the campus Jan 27. “I was so scared driving to school this morning. A truck blew over and there were crates all over the 210 freeway,” said student Renee Etcheberria. The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning beginning at 6 a.m. Friday morning till Saturday 3 p.m. “Street signs being blown off, trees being uprooted, students falling over, cars swerving” says Ryan Larson. An email was sent out at 10 a.m. informing students that once their first class was over they would be dismissed for the day. Many students excitedly rushed from their … [Read more...] about High winds cause campus closure
CSUSB is experiencing intense wind today. The campus has continually been placed on either High Wind Advisory or the more severe High Wind Alert by University Police. With a high gusting wind of 55 mph being measured at 1:00 a.m. this morning, there have been further gusts above 40 mph (as of 11:a.m.), with an avergae gusting speed of above 30 mph (as of 11:a.m.) according to the CSUSB weather station. The Chronicle advises students to follow CSUSB wind alerts as they are issued by University Police. As established by CSUSB's wind policy the two alerts given today are defined below. High Wind Advisory: 25-31 mph. Effect: Will experience some difficulty walking. Continue previous … [Read more...] about Wind Alert for CSUSB
By Angelina Garibay Staff Writer Jocelyn Pascual is walking about on campus in crop leggings, a t-shirt with a thin sweatshirt and flip-flops on a 48 degree day. “It was warm in Chino and the sun was out when I left,” said a shivering Pascual. Other students have the opposite problem, it’s freezing cold in their hometown, like Wrightwood, and then it’s hot at school. Since the university seems to have its own special climate because it is located up against the foothills the temperatures vary greatly just a few miles away. Sometimes the wind is so fierce you feel like you are in a wind tunnel being blown about with your hair standing on end. There is a solution for this … [Read more...] about Weather at CSUSB made easy