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CSUMB is sunsetting the Integrated Studies Special Major

As of May 26, 2017 CSUMB stopped taking incoming ISSM (Integrated Studies Special Major) students, and the major is now being sunset after Spring...

Provost greets students

On Friday, Aug 24th campus was buzzing with excitement as students were checking in and moving into their new on-campus homes. Along with all...

On this day, November 1

1512 The artwork painted by Michelangelo on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was exhibited to the public for the first time. 1604 At Whitehall Palace in...

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...

Ethnic Studies town hall meeting to be held Feb. 20

Students, staff, faculty and the public are invited to attend a Town Hall forum on Tuesday, Feb. 20 to discuss the future of Ethnic Studies...

Honors awarded to more than 500 students

“You are our best,” said President Eduardo Ochoa, at the May 5 Honors Convocation. “We expect great things from you. Keep in touch.” The top...

Curly Velasquez visits CSUMB

“Even if you don’t speak the language, you are still part of the community. Don’t let anyone ever take that away from you,” Curly...

Getting out of the joint

With the new California marijuana law becoming enacted this year, there has been a discourse over how those who were convicted with felony and misdemeanor marijuana...

Listen to The Lutrinae Live every Friday

Every Friday from now to the end of the semester, “The Lutrinae Live” will broadcast live on Ottermedia. Members of The Lutrinae newspaper such...

Frustration over noisy campus construction

Construction on the California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) campus is giving the growing school ample opportunity to expand. However, the future benefits have...

Graduating Student Stories

We asked the majors to put forward names of students who are graduating, who they felt had interesting stories to share. Here are a...

Volunteers needed to be writing coaches

The National Steinbeck Center is presenting 15th annual Steinbeck Young Authors Program’s Day of Writing on Monday, March 5 and needs volunteer writing coaches....

Feedback wanted on new CSUMB Institutional Report

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has been working since Spring 2016 to conduct an institutional self-study and draft a report as part of...

No link between depression and birth control

Women have various options to choose from when it comes to birth control, so they must take into account possible side effects when deciding which medicine...

Chief Lawson addresses safety on campus

In this day and age, many students wonder if their campus is safe from the dangers that unfortunately make headlines all too often. With schools at...

Neon lights themed Midnight Madness 2018

“It looks like in the movies! We don’t have something like that at home,” said Judith Strah and Melanie Fehrembach, third-year German exchange...

The dust settles after the arrival of Lime scooters

It’s been a couple of weeks since we’ve been thrust into the strange fantasy world of convenient and amusing transportation in the form of...

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...

Student Perspectives on newest Supreme Court Justice

“I personally don’t think Judge Kavanaugh is fit to be the Supreme Court Judge,” said Elyse Brian, a junior a California State University, Monterey...

As a student, how do net neutrality laws affect you?

On Sept. 30, 2018 Governor Jerry Brown enacted a law for the state of California to abide by the principles of net neutrality. Just...