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Students take part in a soul journey

Students take part in a soul journey
University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner leads the campus interfaith organization Common Ground on a Souljourn trip to the Jain Center of Southern California in Buena Park Sunday. A wooden temple sits in the middle of the main entrance. The guide leading the group explained the structure is a replica of the Jain Temple of Palitana Mountain in Gujarat, India. It was displayed in the former Castaways Casino... 

Latin history inspires music

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Latin American history and harmonies of string instruments echoed the halls of Balch Auditorium at noon on Friday at Scripps College. The departments of music at Pomona and Scripps College presented “Music of Latin America,” a concert of mid-nineteenth century to late twentieth century pieces by famous Latin American composers. Performers included Rachel V. Huang (Scripps)... 

Viewers enter a realm of ‘Scientific Magic’

Viewers enter a realm of 'Scientific Magic'
Junior Brittney Britt and Professor of Humanities Alfred Clark discuss how the razor etchings on “The Falls III (Triptych)” create a three dimensional effect Tuesday during the Harris Gallery reception for “Scientific Magic.” The installation features Sarah Cromarty and Christopher Russell’s mixed media collaboration. Cromarty’s sculptural paintings and Russell’s photography parallel... 

Delgado discusses racial tensions in Ferguson

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor “Do black lives matter? Ferguson as a Window to Race in the United States” was the topic of discussion Thursday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the monthly Hot Spots lecture series. Hector Delgado, professor of sociology, addressed the issue of racial discrimination toward the black community by focusing on events in Ferguson, Missouri. “There is disparity... 

Conference stresses issues of sex trade

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Issues of sexual exploitation and the sex trade in San Bernardino County were addressed at the Human Trafficking: Issues of Gender Inequality conference March 14 at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario. Co-sponsored by the College of Law and Women on the Move Network, the conference held a panel that educated the audience on the risks and factors of human trafficking... 

‘Fire and Ice’ glamorizes formal in old Hollywood

‘Fire and Ice’ glamorizes formal in old Hollywood
Madison Orange, a glow light dancer from the Dancing Fire company, performs at the Fire and Ice Winter Formal last Friday. The Dancing Fire, headquartered in Hollywood, offers a variety of classes ranging from belly dancing to fire dancing. In addition, the company offers DJ services. For the rest of the night, Orange showed off her skills on the side of the dance floor as students continued to dance.... 

Supplements should be consumed cautiously

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor The dietary supplement industry is booming with reported sales reaching $13 billion in 2013, but there is a common public misperception on how these supplements really affect human bodies. According to the Food and Drug Administration, dietary supplements are intended to add further nutritional value to the diet and can be in tablet, capsule, softgel, liquid or powder form. Vitamins,... 

Group shares blooming passion for camellias

Don and Marilee Gray attend the 68th annual Camellia Show on Saturday at the La Verne Community Center as competitors. The Grays are very involved with the Pomona Valley Camellia Society. Unfortunately, the Grays did not win this year. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Varieties of camellia flowers were proudly on display at Pomona Valley Camellia Society’s 68th annual camellia... 

Bird songs take audience on flight

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Classical and contemporary songs about birds, titled “Bird Songs – Flights of Avian Fancy” were sung with glee at noon last Friday at Scripps College. The performance was harmonized and presented by five faculty members: Anne Harley (soprano), Charles Kamm (tenor and harpsichord) and Rachel Huang (violin) from Scripps College, Ellen Rentz (soprano) from Claremont Mckenna... 

Domestic art illustrates Bauhaus history

Domestic art illustrates Bauhaus history
Junior theater major Alexander Freitas attended the reception for “Nowhaus: Domestic Objects in the Modernist Tradition” at the Harris Gallery Tuesday. Curated by Dion Johnson, art gallery director, and Jon Leaver, associate professor of art history, the show consists of work described as functional and aesthetic./photo by Bailey Maguire Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Walking into Harris Gallery’s... 
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