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CSU San Marcos to run active-shooter drills Jan. 6

North Coast Current

January 4, 2016


Filed under Education, Encinitas, Escondido, Higher Education, LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, North County, Region, San Marcos

California State University San Marcos will run active-shooter training drills Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in conjunction with North County law enforcement, fire and medical agencies, the university has announced. The drills — which include agencies such as the San Marcos Fire Department, San Diego...

A new arena: NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

A new arena: NCAA transition at San Marcos going smoothly, but not without initial hurdles

Patrick Carr

November 6, 2015


Filed under Education, Higher Education, San Marcos, Top Stories

On a hot, sunny day, a breeze whips up a large cloud of dust in a construction lot on the campus of Cal State San Marcos. The curved, grey, unfinished building sits on the lot. It only stands out because there’s a lot of construction going on in the area. Otherwise, the grey blob with some white...

UPDATE: No gunman at Cal State San Marcos

North Coast Current

August 20, 2014


Filed under LATEST NEWS, Law Enforcement, Region, San Marcos

An updated safety alert posted by California State University San Marcos on Aug. 20 states there was no reported gunman on campus after all. As of 9:45 a.m., the campus lockdown was cleared, according to the alert. No weapons were found when authorities contacted the suspect. According to Twitter r...

Growing CSUSM campus enters its 20s

Growing CSUSM campus enters its 20s

Alex Groves

March 1, 2013


Filed under Higher Education, NORTH COAST CAMPUS, San Marcos

At the time of its creation in 1989, CSU San Marcos was the first comprehensive university to be built in the nation in more than 20 years. It couldn’t have come soon enough for many North County community members, who had felt that a university was sorely needed for students in their area for a long...

CSUSM deemed safest university campus in state

January 15, 2013


Filed under LATEST NEWS, Region, San Marcos

For the second year in a row, California State University San Marcos has been scored the safest four-year university in California in StateUniversity.com’s annual Safest Schools report, CSUSM officials announced. “Student safety and campus crime are sometimes overlooked during the college evaluation...

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