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Commentary: Book banning stains pages

<i> Commentary</i>: Book banning stains pages
Julian Burrell, Associate Editor The debate over book banning is a long-lasting one. The movement of overly concerned parents and other conservative-minded individuals has focused much of its efforts on ridding school libraries of a variety of works from classics like “Catcher in the Rye” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” to more modern favorites like the “Harry Potter” series. However,... 

Happenings

Yoko Ono Exhibit Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s “Year of Peace” exhibition will continue through Dec. 15 in the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit focuses on the ideals of peace and love, and follows the work of Ono and Lennon as solo artists and as a couple. It also includes a selection of Ono’s recent avant-garde art. For more information contact Dion Johnson at djohnson@laverne.edu. ‘Memory... 

News Briefs

Decision Lecture Constance Rossum will hold a lecture on the paired-values approach to decision-making from noon to 1 p.m. Nov. 21 in the President’s Dining Room. EDC Lecture From noon to 1 p.m. on Nov 28, Christine Broussard will hold a faculty lecture on the nongeonomic effects of selected endocrine-disrupting chemicals in the President’s Dining Room. Research Day Faculty and students will... 

Yoko Ono advocates peace through art in Harris exhibit

Yoko Ono advocates peace through art in Harris exhibit
Professor of Art Keith Lord and sophomore Rosana Chavez stamp “Imagine Peace” on large maps in the Harris Gallery on Monday. Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace gallery invites the visitor to contribute to the installation by participating in a giant chess game, or by adding a stamped phrase to the maps, evoking a personal experience for the observer. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Julian Burrell Associate... 

Mrs. Nelson’s bookstore houses big dreams

Mrs. Nelson’s bookstore houses big dreams
Caitlin Ek’s job at Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop is to stock the shelves and make sure that everything is in order. The store, at the corners of Damien and Bonita avenue in La Verne, carries a variety of toys and books for children and teens, including picture books, graphic novels and young adult novels. It also hosts readings by authors and story time for children. / photo by Danielle Navarro Julian... 

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Guest Music Recital Violinist Paul Stein and cellist David Garret will hold a guest recital from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. Students can attend for free, general admission is $8. Student Recital Students in the piano workshop class will perform in Morgan Auditor­ium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 17. Admission is free. ‘Red Noses’ The theater department’s latest production,... 

Happenings

Yoko Ono Exhibit “Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s Year of Peace” exhibition will open Monday in the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibition focuses on the ideals of peace and love, and follows the work of Yoko Ono and John Lennon as solo artists, as a couple in the 1960s. It also includes a selection of Ono’s recent avant-garde art. For more information contact Dion Johnson at djohnson@laverne.edu... 

LV thrashes Beavers’ dam on road

LV thrashes Beavers’ dam on road
On Saturday senior defender Brandon Friedel attempted to shield the ball from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps midfielder Rodrigo Bravo Beneitez at Claremont McKenna College. La Verne made its only goal in the first half of the game, and ended up gored by the Stags 8-1. / photo by Candice Salazar Julian Burrell Associate Editor The La Verne men’s soccer team ventured into enemy territory and managed a shutout... 

La Verne rides glory of WAVE awards success

Julian Burrell Associate Editor Anthony Juarez Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s LVTV-3 Community Television public access station was recognized for its work with two first place awards and five finalists recognized at this year’s Western Area Video Excellence Awards earlier this month in San Jose. The awards go to the best public access television productions in the western United States. “This... 

Happenings

909 Film Festival The 909 Film Festival will feature short films made by young filmmakers who live in or make films set in the 909 area code. The event will take place 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today in Room 212 of the Arts and Communications Building. For more information call 909-593-3511, ext. 4277. Julie Hebert The Theatre Seminar will host writer and director of television, film and theater, Julie Hebert... 
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