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Convocation speakers call for unity, exploration

Convocation speakers call for unity, exploration
New president Devorah Lieberman received a warm welcome at her first Convocation on Sept. 1. Lieberman spoke of her educational journey and her excitement over her new position. her speech “We Are All LEOs!” highlighted values she wishes to focus on this year. / photo by Danielle Navarro Karlie Bettencourt Copy Editor Convocation speakers marked the official beginning of a new academic year, encouraging... 

West African music celebrates a culture

West African music celebrates a culture
Steve Biondo, music department coordinator, leads the West African Drum Ensemble during a concert Thursday in Morgan Auditorium. The students of the West African Drumming class of fall 2010 performed 12 songs. The songs displayed various traditions from the different regions of West Africa. / photo by Warren Bessant Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s West African Drum... 

La Verne Library hosts classical guitar concert

Karlie Bettencourt Associate Arts Editor The meeting room in the La Verne City Library was filled with the classical guitar music of two music doctoral students from the University of Southern California on Saturday afternoon. Dmitry Koudymov and Brian Barany entertained about 40 people that crowded into the meeting room to give a free concert that lasted an hour. “We have to perform for our degree,”... 

Happenings

‘The Power of Hope’ The Theater and Community class will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Dailey Theatre. The theater pieces address issues that the students found needed to be addressed on stage. Admission is free. Singing Workshop The singing workshop class will be performing student selected pieces at 5 p.m. on Tuesday. The performance will be in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Musical... 

Choir fills Chapel with heavenly voices

Choir fills Chapel with heavenly voices
The chapel was filled with the sounds of praise on Friday as James Calhoun, assistant professor of music, presented an evening of gospel music performed by the La Verne Gospel Choir, featuring guest soloist Vickilyn Reynolds. She is a singer and actress whose credits include the role of Chris Tucker’s mom in the film “Friday” and a co-starring role on the CBS sitcom, “Sugar & Spice.”... 

Future teachers get sober advice

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Four local elementary and middle school educators from the Pomona, Monrovia and Bonita unified school districts supplied students with valuable information about how to get hired as a teacher or a counselor during an event called “Future Career Preparation in Education.” The event took place on April 25 with and offered the 12 future educators attending two hours of... 

Panel looks at Middle East issues

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer A faculty panel discussed the past, present and future of Lebanon, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries currently dealing with corruption and revolt. The discussion, “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges,” part of the Hot Spots speaker series a crowd of about 50 to the President’s Dining Room last week. Panelists Jason Neidleman, Issam Ghazzawi, Yousef... 

Happenings

‘The Screens’ The theater department will present the play “The Screens” by Jean Genet at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday. There will also be performances at 7:30 p.m. May 12 to 14, and at 2 p.m. on May 15. For reservations call the box office at 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Prism Review There will be a Prism Review launch party at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Harris Art Gallery. There will be... 

Auditorium lets L.A. Opera voices ring

Karlie Bettencourt Associate Arts Editor The L.A. Opera Domingo-Thornton Young Artists filled the Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium with voices that continued to ring through the room long after the singers finished their final notes on April 16. The performance consisted of nine arrangements from a variety of famous operas including Faust, Peter Grimes and Der Rosenkavalier. “I had a really great... 

Happenings

Gospel Choir Concert The University of La Verne gospel choir will have a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday in the University Chapel. Admission is free but seating is limited. Alumni Concert There will be a La Verne Alumni Concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘Eyes on the Ball’ “Eyes on the Ball,” an exhibit of University of La Verne alumnus Alex Gallardo’s photojournalism... 
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