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21-year-old loses part of leg after hit and run

“The victim was flung from the motorcycle and suffered traumatic injuries to his leg,” said the Seaside police department after 21-year-old Alex Danylo was...

What is POTS?

Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is an autonomic nervous system disorder that affects 1 in 100 teens and 1 to 3 million people in...

Otters in the “Shark Tank”

This past Friday through Sunday, Cal State University, Monterey Bay hosted the sixth annual Startup Weekend for the Monterey Bay area. Taking place every...

Beth Piatote (Nez Perce), March 8

The first event for the annual Writers from the Edge series will take place on Thursday, March 8. Dr. Beth Piatote, a professor at UC Berkeley, will...

Drake Bell Interview

“We have some snakes in the audience. I’m hearing a lot of hissing” Drake Bell said when he stopped halfway through playing his iconic...

Groundbreaking on the new Otter Student Union

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) held a ceremonial groundbreaking in honor of the new Otter Student Union on April 16, as construction will...

Parking lots disappear to make way for new buildings

You are innocently walking through the parking lot near the Chapman Science Center toward the Library. You hear the hum of an engine and...

Student journal published to library’s Digital Commons platform

On Thursday, April 3, the California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)  Library and faculty from the School of Social, Behavioral and Global Studies signed...

CSUMB’s first Pre-Law Club

Calling all Pre-Law students! California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has a new Pre-Law Club (PLC). Prior to the club, there were only a few resources...

Social and Behavioral Sciences student wins academic award

Melissa Montellano, a California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)  junior majoring in the Social & Behavioral with concentrations in Sociology and Geographic Information Sciences...

California’s controversial water bill

How far would you go to establish a legacy? Perhaps establishing something that will be around for future generations, and every time it’s seen...

New OSU director full of experience, energy, excitement

Chelsea Buffington took the helm of the Otter Student Union (OSU) as director in December. She brings with her a considerable amount of experience...

Algorithms of Oppression

“As today’s speaker, Safiya Umoja Noble, writes in her new book, Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism, and I quote, ‘We are...

Leslie Williams is our new Dean of Students

This March, the Otters welcomed a new member to our raft, Leslie Williams, the new Dean of Students. She comes to Monterey from the...

An inside look at Ottermedia

Creativity, music, and interesting talk shows all come together with the help of one club, Ottermedia (one word). This student ran organization helps students...

In the Ords: CSUMB’s new Literary-Arts Journal

Toni Morrison once said, "If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it."...

The impact of SB54 in Monterey County

In 2017, Monterey County cities actively passed sanctuary city policies after the election of President Donald Trump. Now California has made its own move...

César Chávez Day March 31

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Civil Rights labor leader and activist César Chávez. March 31 is César Chávez Day at the federal...

NAACP Black History Month meeting

Last Thursday, the Monterey Bay chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted their 7th annual Black History Month meeting...

The umbrella that frightened many

It was a grey, rainy Tuesday morning on March 13, and news of the recent tragedies suffered at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland,...