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Poetry Reading The modern languages and creative writing department presents a poetry reading by poet Karen An-Hwei Lee at noon Thursday in the Chapel. Lee will be reading from her latest book of poems, “Phyla of Joy.” Admission is free. Gospel Concert The music department presents “Gospel Fusion: Gershwin and Beyond” at 8 p.m. on April 29 in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is a $20 recommended... 

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‘Colorforms’ The West Gallery in the Campus Center hosts “Colorforms,” a solo exhibit of paintings by Megan Madzoeff. The show runs through April 19. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by appointment. The closing reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Carlson Gallery The Carlson Gallery presents photographers Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman’s exhibit... 

Graffiti serves as form of activism

Graffiti serves as form of activism
On the cusp of spring break, sophomore art major Jourdan Simmonds, creates his anarchy themed graffiti piece for the event “Empowerment through Art and Graffiti” in Sneaky Park on March 15. Simmonds, from Ewa, Hawaii, is a member of the basketball team, playing point guard and shooting guard. The event was the second annual hosted by the anthropology department. / photo by Zachary Horton Katie... 

Audience gets into the Irish spirit

Audience gets into the Irish spirit
Adjunct Professor of Music Michael Ryan performs at the “Spirit of Ireland Concert: An Evening of Music, Song and Dance” Saturday. The night featured the band Craic Haus, who joined him in playing traditional and contemporary Irish songs. / photo by Christopher Mora Katie Madden Arts Editor The sounds of lively and traditional Irish tunes filled Morgan Auditorium as Michael Ryan and Friends presented... 

Bon Appétit employees to unionize

Bon Appétit employees to unionize
On Tuesday afternoon, a group of students, professors and supporters marched into Davenport Dining Hall in support of Bon Appétit employees fighting to get what they were promised by management. Bon Appetit employee Jessica Alberts speaks to company accountant Mary Whitten, asking to talk to the manager, who is hiding in a back room. This was the second delegation held for Alberts to support her as... 

Commentary: Confessions page strays from original purpose

<i>Commentary</i>: Confessions page strays from original purpose
Katie Madden, Arts Editor By now most students have seen, or at least heard of, the ULV Confessions page on Facebook. After being banned twice, it looks like the third installment of the confessionals will be alive for a bit longer due to stricter regulations set by the anonymous administrator. It has been disheartening to see just how cruel, intolerant, misogynistic, and downright illiterate students... 

Concert Review: ‘Cold War Kids’ rock indie in O.C.

Katie Madden Arts Editor Long Beach indie rock group Cold War Kids performed at The Observatory in Santa Ana last Thursday. The show began as the openers, LA.-based Superhumanoids took the stage. Their lush electronic and experimental sound, paired with the lead singer, Sarah Chernoff’s ethereal voice put the audience into a dreamy, blissful state. However, when the band asked the audience if they... 

LV publications left in good hands

LV publications left in good hands
Junior Journalism Major Christian Orozco is editor-in-chief of the Campus Times; and Senior Journalism Major Alex Forbess is editor-in-chief of La Verne Magazine this semester. Orozco is a big Oakland Raiders fan and an In-N-Out enthusiast. Forbess is a star cross-country runner, who loves to cook and bake. It is the first time for both men serving as editors in chief. / photo by Zachary Horton Katie... 

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Theater Auditions The Theater Department will hold auditions for Shakespeare’s “The Mer­chant of Venice,” 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. today in Dailey Theatre. There will also be auditions for Voices and 11 Directing Class Projects. Auditions are open to everyone. Book Signing and Lecture “Smashed” author Lisa Luedeke will hold a presentation about her debut teen novel at 4 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Campus... 

Mike Sacoto finds peace in track

Mike Sacoto finds peace in track
Other than his life on the track, Mike Sacoto, senior movement and sports science major, enjoys drawing people and things around him. Sacoto hopes to attend graduate school at La Verne. He also aspires to continue as a track and field coach. / photo by Jessica Harsen Katie Madden Staff Writer Six months after graduating with his bachelor’s in movement and sports science, 25-year-old Michael Sacoto... 
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