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Talented Young Authors meet CSUMB students

Take advantage of the many opportunities for professional experience while at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), one of...

How to be a green student

Spring semester has begun here at California State University, Monterey Bay. With the new release of “Tidying up with...

Non-traditional warriors

This article contains content only available on our website. To continue reading from the print version, click here. “I saw...

Escapism

You don’t know how long you’ve been here, but you know that it’s been a long time. The days all...

Questions & Arachnids

When I think about fear, I think of my irrational fear of spiders If fear is the natural reaction to...

Meditation, and how it changed my brain

Anxiety. We all know the feeling, we’ve all been in the mindset. We’ve all heard of pills and therapy...

Photos by Nancy Smith

Author Biography As you can tell, I mostly enjoy taking photos involving nature. I love going to new places and...

Affinity Graduation celebrations

The Affinity Graduations honor the accomplishments and experiences of CSUMB graduates who come from historically marginalized backgrounds. The eight...

Graduating Student Stories

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

UROC Mentor of the Year Award: Dr. Danielle Burchett, Assistant Professor...

Dr. Danielle Burchett, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at CSUMB, is...

California’s controversial water bill

How far would you go to establish a legacy? Perhaps establishing something that will be around for future generations,...

Faith on campus

You’re walking around campus, and spot a chalk drawing that reads, “Come Check Out Cru!” Do you ever wonder...

Real Love

Late at night, when he closed his eyes, that’s when his imagination really felt like it belonged to itself....

United Multicultural Allies host a festival

On Wednesday April 18th, the school of World Languages and Cultures hosted a campus-wide multicultural festival at the main...

Project Rebound at CSU Monterey Bay

The Monterey Bay Justice Project (MBJP) is advocating for a Project Rebound chapter at California State University, Monterey Bay...

OtterFAQs Desk

The first day in a new school can be challenging for many students. Some can feel lost because they...

Struggles of being vegan at CSUMB

Going vegan has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. It has opened my eyes to...

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...

Dating and hook-ups

It’s kind of hard to concentrate on anything when all you can think about is BOYS. Yes, this is...

What is POTS?

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