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May 22, 2024

Meredith Conroy, professor of political science and a 538 contributor, joined 538 staff writers and fellow contributors on a live blog following May 21 elections in Georgia, Idaho, Oregon, Kentucky and California.

Among her takeaways, Conroy wrote:...

May 21, 2024

The Coachella Valley is beaming with pride following news that Indio native and CSUSB alumna Abi Carter is the newest "American Idol" winner, with one city official calling her a "beacon of hope for a lot of youth in our community" for her relentless...

May 21, 2024

Ellen Weisser of Redlands will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at its spring commencement, scheduled for May 18. Weisser is a philanthropist and long-time supporter of California State University, San Bernardino. She has been named the...

May 21, 2024

Abi Carter, winner of “American Idol’s” 22nd season and a graduate of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, was joined by runner-up Will Mosely to talk about their experience on the reality music competition show.

May 21, 2024

From performing at VillageFest in Palm Springs to becoming the American Idol, here is a look back on Indio-native and CSUSB alumna Abi Carter’s journey and how she became a beacon of hope for others here at home. Carmela Karcher has the story.

May 21, 2024

The city of Indio Tuesday is celebrating one of its own, the winner of "American Idol." Abi Carter, a graduate of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, won Season 22 of the popular singing competition television series Sunday night. She became the first...

May 21, 2024

Luke Bryan's gut instinct about “American Idol” season 22 winner Abi Carter, a graduate of the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus, was right from the very beginning. "He came up to me last night [after the finale] and he was like, ‘I think this is the first...

May 21, 2024

As one of the “California Gurls” is crowned the winner of “American Idol” Season 22, another is closing her chapter on ABC’s reality singing competition. Abi Carter, a 21-year-old musician from Indio and a CSUSB alumna, was declared the victor on...

May 21, 2024

CSUSB is celebrating its graduating class of 2024. The first commencement took place Friday morning at Toyota Arena in Ontario. More than 3,100 students from both the San Bernardino and the Palm Desert campuses are expected to walk the stage.

May 21, 2024

The “Spirit of Polynesia” was on full display as the Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus celebrated its hospitality management program on April 27 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa Indian Wells.

May 20, 2024

Abi Carter, a 2023 psychology graduate from the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus from Indio,  won the popular vote to become the "American Idol" Season 22 champion during Sunday night's finale.

May 20, 2024

Season 22 "American Idol" winner Abi Carter, a CSUSB Palm Desert Campus alumna, has shared a few thoughts on Instagram about her crowning moment. "HOW IS THIS EVEN POSSIBLE!??!?!?!? I couldn't have imagined winning #americanidol when I started this...