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Transformer explosion causes evacuations, power outages

A transformer at the Oaks residence hall parking lot behind Barkley Building blew up in two explosions Thursday afternoon causing power outages and evacuations across the east side of campus. Both the Barkley Building and the Barkley Annex were evacuated, Matthew Luna from the ULV Evacuation Team said. “We were right in the middle of class and then we heard something, and I looked out the window... 

An-Hwei Lee fills Chapel with ‘Joy’

An-Hwei Lee fills Chapel with ‘Joy’
Karen An-Hwei Lee shares poetry from her book, “Phyla of Joy,” at a poetry ready on April 25 in the  Chapel. The poems look at the joy of simple things with a focus on prayers, dream-like worlds and the intimate beauty of small moments. Lee described writing as an act requiring discipline while being therapeutic at the same time. Lee lives and teaches in Southern California. / photo by Chelsea... 

Student shares Mexican traditions

Katie Madden Arts Editor Students, faculty and members of the International Student Organization gathered to discuss the culture, history and traditions of Mexico at the ISO’s lecture series, “Focus.” Dia Romero, a junior international business and language major and member of ISO, gave a presentation about her home country to an intimate audience in the Campus Center April 12. Romero began her... 

Happenings

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... 

Happenings

‘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... 
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