The nineteenth academic year of California State University San Marcos.
University Archives in the CSUSM Library
The first issue of the fall 2008 semester (Vol. 20, No. 1) features a letter from the editor and announcement of a Welcome Week calendar. On the technology front, students were moved to Gmail and see a new look to the campus website.
Vol. 20, No. 2 covers the political scene with the choice of Barak Obama as presidential candidate and John McCain's choice of Sarah Palin as his running mate. Other items of interest are scholarships offered by the bookstore and the status of…
Vol. 20, No. 3 features the unveiling of the Tukwut statute in the courtyard outside Cougar Central, follows up on presidential candidate nominations, and announces the Brain Tumor Walk. The opening of Big Cat food court as a replacement to the Dome…
Vol. 20, No. 4 memorializes the passing of Professor Tom Wahlund, notes the efforts on emergency preparedness, Rush Week activities, and comments on the Amethyst Initiative to lower the drinking age.
With the semester underway, the Pride turns its attention to the CFA's stance on the CSU budget, Peace Day, Educational Effectiveness Review, and the implementation of University Crime Stoppers.
Vol. 20, No. 6 has several articles on the Presidential race and the American Democracy Project, but leads with a look at local Native Americans and American Indian Day.
Politics is the focus of Vol. 20, No. 7 with a look at the vice-presidental debate, students attending a Palin rally, voter guide, and a review of the latest Pizza and Politics event. President Haynes will be holding another student open forum this…
Vol. 20, No. 8 continues election and political event coverage, including voter registration and the debates. Other news is the elimination of the Family PACT program from Student Health Services and a preview of International Education Week.
The one year anniversary of the San Diego County fires is observed in Vol. 20, No. 9. Other articles cover the events of International Education Week and the progress of the Educational Effectiveness Review for WASC.
Vol. 20, No. 10 continues election and political coverage with one week left to the elections. ASI prepares for the Alternative Spring Break in 2009 and more budget cuts are forecast. Starbucks' pricing is the focus of an article.
The Mr. Alpha Chi fund raiser will be benefiting alumna with breast cancer in Vol. 20, No. 12. A protest is organized against Proposition 8, prospective students and their families attend Preview Day, and the campus will participate in the Great…
Vol.. 20, No. 11 announces Obama's win, Pizza and Politics looks at immigration, and the CSU budget gets hit with a sizable cut.
Vol. 20, No. 12 (this issue should be No. 13 of Vol. 20) announce a graduation reception for fall COAS graduates, the winner of Mr. Alpha Chi and the Women's Studies activism project presentations.
Vol. 20, No. 14 remarks on World AIDS Day, the President's open forums, and the first meeting of the MIS Society for CoBA students. Dr. Soheila Jorjani is this year's Brakebill Award winner.
Volume 21, number 1 of The Pride. This issue introduces the new title of the independent student newspaper and staff. The issue also includes stories of the Sprinter line and President Obama's inauguration.
Volume 21, number 2 of The Pride. The issue includes extended articles about the 2009 inauguration of President Obama and campus parking fees.
Volume 21, number 3 of The Pride. The issue includes extended articles about Black History Month. Other stories are about RecycleMania, congressional internships, and Spring Break activities.
Volume 21, number 5 of The Pride. The issue includes extended articles about the recession, high tuition fees, and personal finance.
The front page of Vol. 21, No. 6 looks at the planning process for the Student Union building. Additional articles report on undocumented students, ROTC on campus, and student aid.
Vol, 21, No. 7 reports on Women's History/Herstory Month, life as a Resident Advisor, and the open forum on ROTC. Readers learn about the history of Mardi Gras in this period before spring break.
Vol. 21, No. 8 reminds readers that Amber Dubois continues to be missing, interviews ASI President Alexander Hoang, what to do in case of a car accident, and continues the column "Sex 101!"
This issue (Vol. 21, No. 9) is devoted to Women's Herstory/History Month. A number of female faculty and staff are interviewed to learn about what influential women role models they had and the Women's Center-sponsored activities are outlined.
Vol. 21, No. 10 interviews the ASI candidates, places to go for Spring Break, advice on sun precautions, and the column "Bill of Rights" addresses the use of four letter words as a language crutch.
Vol. 21, No. 12 reports on the ASI election, with the President not yet decided. Student health in alcohol awareness and stress management are also featured, with a report on the candlelight vigil for Cesar Chavez's birthday.
This issue of the Pride, Vo. 21, No. 12 reports on the Alternative Spring Break working with Habitat for Humanity, upcoming job fair and International Fair, new CoBA business societies, and a local attempted robbery.
Vol. 21, No. 13 reports on Earth Day and the International Fair, and announces that CSUSM has achieved Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) status.
This issue of the Pride includes coverage of the Tukwut Leadership Night, an update to the ASI elections with the announcement of the winner for president, and swine flu-related health advice. The controversy over the Miss USA pageant is also…
The final issue of Spring 2009 (Vol. 21, No. 15) looks at Commencement preparations at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Other stories include student fundraising for a staff member's son's health needs, AIDS in Africa, a fall enrollment update, and the…
Volume 21, No. 4 focuses on Valentine's Day observance and customs, a short article on lessening your environmental impact, student dance group, and Black History Month.