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Chamber Music class provides entertainment

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Sounds of the Americas were heard last Friday afternoon in the University Chapel as the Chamber Music class provided entertainment from vocal to instrumental performances as part of their Spring recital. The performance, hosted by the ULV Music Department and music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon, featured an array of selections that involved the students and some faculty members... 

Prism Review goes to print

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Writing aficionados, creative writing students and supporters united at the Harris Art Gallery last Thursday evening for a night dedicated to the 12th edition of Prism Review. The publication is a ULV student-based compilation of many literary works that comes out annually. The Night included a reading of featured students and faculty reciting their favorite pieces as well... 
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Martial arts demonstration promotes wellness

Martial arts demonstration promotes wellness
Students were treated to a tutorial in defensive martial arts Wednesday in Sneaky Park. Sparring partners Nikki Horton and Brett Aldrich demonstrate how to use Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to fend off attackers while applying advanced submission techniques such as the arm bar, triangle hold and guillotine. Guests also learned how to break grips and execute hip throws. / photo by Christopher Guzman Jose Hernandez Staff... 

Morecki-Oberg reflects on teaching

Morecki-Oberg reflects on teaching
While on sabbatical, Carol Morecki-Oberg, professor of education, found time to continue her research but also reflect on her experiences as a teacher. Her lecture, “Inward Travels Through a Sabbatical,” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room outlined how she used her sabbatical as growing process to return as a better teacher. The lecture raised questions of whether college professors are... 

Politics, multiculturalism and corruption considered

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Military, government, academia high-ranking officials and policymakers united for the common interest of law in post-conflict states – in this instance, Afghanistan. The panel discussion, “Constitutions, Multicultural Democracies and Citizenship,” took place last Friday morning at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel, featuring four speakers each touching on different aspects... 

Technology reforms research methods

Technology reforms research methods
Donna Bentley, reference-access services librarian and professor, delivers the lecture, “Designing Web-Based Tutorials to Enhance Students’ Research Skills” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Bentley discussed new ways to assist students in research./photo by Stephanie Arellanes Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Donna Bentley presented the essence of her new research in a lecture for students... 

Kahan urges faculty to publish, not perish

Kahan urges faculty to publish, not perish
Jeffrey Kahan, professor of English, spoke to a small group at his lecture in the West Dining Room on April 6 titled “Publish and Perish: The Rise of Publication and the Fall of the Tenure Track System,” Kahan focused on the process of authoring a book, a significant part of the professional criteria for employment as a university faculty member. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Jose Hernandez Staff... 

Exhibit explores accidental art

Exhibit explores accidental art
Drawn in by the art that was on display in the Harris Gallery, Al Clark, associate vice president for academic affairs, questions Artist Curtis Stage about the techniques and processes he uses to create his work of art. The Harris Art Gallery is currently showcasing the work of Stage, a Los Angles based artist. His exhibition, “Side Effects I Didn’t Expect,” combines photographs with strong graphic... 

Romanian government restricts art

Romanian government restricts art
Gabriela Capraroiu’s research focuses on literature. Gabriela Capraroiu, assistant professor of modern languages, delivers her lecture, “Montage: Visions of Romanian Modernism, 1918-1939” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Unlike other lectures, Capraroiu did not include visual aid so to bring audience members closer to “the words of the speech.” The lecture was sponsored by the... 

Alumna honors Cesar Chavez

Alumna honors Cesar Chavez
Carmen Dominguez Nevarez shared stories and ideas with guests in the President’s Dining Room during her book signing Tuesday. The book emerged as she worked on her autobiography, and discovered she could expand her work into another piece, “Inland Empire Paves the Way for Cesar E. Chavez.” The book focuses on the time she spent working with Chavez in San Bernardino during the 1950s. Nevarez... 
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