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Defining what La Verne has always done

Jason D. Cox Senior Editor For more than 120 years, University of La Verne students have taken part in an inexplicable shared culture. It has always been here. It has evolved just as the people involved in it have, but until now, it had not been named. The “La Verne Experience,” such as it is now, is an initiative to define the experience common to all who have studied at any of the University’s... 

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Student film festival The communications department will host its annual student film festival with two screenings on Friday. The first screening, beginning at 3 p.m., will feature videos produced by communications students during the spring semester. The senior film screening will follow at 6 p.m. Both screenings will be in the Arts and Communi­ca­tions Building, room 212. ‘Material Substance’ The... 

Law school ABA bid begins again

Jason D. Cox Senior Editor  The University of La Verne College of Law regained provisional accreditation from the American Bar Association on March 26, marking the start of yet another multi-year multimillion dollar attempt to achieve full ABA accreditation. After more than 10 years, three deans and more than $20 million, accreditation still remains just out of reach for the college, which now needs... 

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Spring Choral Concert The University Chorale and Chamber Singers will perform their Spring Choral Concert, conducted by Assistant Professor of Music James Calhoun, at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Morgan Auditorium. The music department suggests a $5 donation from community members, free for students. Voices of Revolution Speech communication students in the Voices of Revolution class will deliver original... 

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Student Recital A student recital of the voice class will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘Dog Run’ “Dog Run,” an exhibition of black and white photography of a community of dogs by Michael Crouser, is now on display in the Irene Carlson Gallery. Admission is free. The exhibit runs through May 11. For more information, call 909-593-3511, ext. 4281. ‘La... 

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Contemporary Samoan Art Harris Gallery will host “ATA: An Exhibition of Contempor­ary Samoan Art.” From 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, opening day will feature previews of new films from Aotearoa-New Zealand and the Samoa Islands. A media and performance panel discussion will follow the previews. For more information contact Dion Johnson at djohnson@laverne.edu or 909-593-3511, ext. 4273. ‘Dog Run’ “Dog... 

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‘The Agony of Colin Powell’ The last performance of Ralph Saldana’s senior directing thesis, “The Agony of Colin Powell,” starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Dailey Theatre. Written by Professor of English William Cook and starring Lavelle Wilson, the play is a dramatic monologue in one act portraying the spiritual and emotional pain of a man in conflict. Tickets are $5 for general admission and... 

Cal Grants could be slashed

Jason D. Cox Senior Editor While a student at La Verne, student employment coordinator Robbyn Gibson received a Cal Grant for two years. Since then she has taken several opportunities to express her opposition to the Governor’s proposed cuts to Cal Grants, by attending the Association of Indepen­dent California Colleges and Universities’ Student Day rallies, held in Sacramento. Last month, Gibson... 

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‘Rachel Corrie’ The Will Geer Theatri­cum Botanicum will perform “My Name is Rachel Corrie” at 8 p.m. April 14 in Morgan Auditorium. The play is the true story of idealistic, 23-year-old American student Rachel Corrie and her emerging sense of social and political justice. For more information, call 909-593-3511 ext. 4552. ‘The Agony of Colin Powell’ Dailey Theatre will host performances... 

Happenings

‘Rachel Corrie’ The Will Geer Theatri­cum Botanicum will perform “My Name is Rachel Corrie” at 8 p.m. April 14 in Morgan Auditorium. The play is the true story of idealistic, 23-year-old American student Rachel Corrie and her emerging sense of social and political justice. For more information, call 909-593-3511 ext. 4552. ‘The Agony of Colin Powell’ Dailey Theatre will host performances... 
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