Finals week fever

Even in the movies, finals week in college was depicted as something nightmarish and terrifying. For the most part, they’re not all that far...

Cookies kicking off the holiday season

On Dec. 4, A’viands Dining Services hosted a cookie decorating event in the Dining Commons from 4-7 p.m. The event was a fun way...

Winter break essentials

With winter break fast approaching, it can be overwhelming to simultaneously study for finals and plan what you will do with the next class-free...

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...

Real Food comes to CSUMB

Real Food is defined as food that truly nourishes everyone: producers, consumers, communities and the earth. The Real Food Campaign was birthed on a...

Research and intellectual curiosity at CSUMB

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is the second youngest and second smallest of the 23 member statewide university system, but its research presence...

Retention rates improving for CSUMB

California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Institutional Assessment and Research has released its annual report, which covers the retention rates of students attending CSUMB...

The Benefits of Singing for College Students

The fall semester at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is coming to an end, and students are finalizing choices for the upcoming term....

Community building initiatives

Among the 106 clubs available at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) for student participation - academic, Greek, sports, dance and music groups -...

College flu season

Update (November 29): We indicated there would be a flu shot clinic on campus on Dec. 12. This is incorrect. The flu shot clinics were...

Samuel Poplack’s wholesome mission to reassure students

Samuel Poplack, a senior here at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), began a wholesome mission across campus to spread comfort to students by...

Fun with furry friends

On Nov. 15, the Resident Housing Association (RHA) of California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) hosted the “You Goat to be Kidding Me” petting...

Goodbye Vision mural, hello new Otter Student Union

On Oct. 25, the Vision mural began to be demolished to make way for the new Otter Student Union building (OSU). The following question...

Winter housing

For the first time since opening, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is restricting access to students living on main campus during winter break...

Honoring veterans

Starting Tuesday, Nov. 13, a “Wall of Heroes” will be on display in the Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library lobby. The Wall of...

International week celebrations

The week of Nov. 13 at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is loaded with activities highlighting and celebrating CSUMB’s international programs and offerings....

New smoking and alcohol use policies

The Academic Senate of California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has voted on and established new policies regarding smoking and alcohol consumption on campus....

Interview with Anisa Mehdi

Anisa Mehdi - award-winning journalist, film producer, educator and international champion of civil rights - is the keynote speaker at California State University, Monterey...

CSUMB’s pumpkin carving contest

On Oct. 25, students at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) were able to show off their artistic talent with a pumpkin carving contest...

History of the Vision Mural

Due to the removal of the California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) Vision mural, The Lutrinae saw it fit to address the history behind...