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LV alum to run for state Assembly

Kristen Campbell News Editor University of La Verne alumnus and West Covina city council member Roger Hernandez is running for the 57th District California Assembly seat this November. The Democrat would replace Ed Hernandez, who is running for state Senate. The 57th District of California includes nine complete cities and portions of others all within the east San Gabriel Valley, and represents roughly... 

Kent envisions a cultured America

Kent envisions a cultured America
Steven Kent’s influence on the theater spreads over several states and countries. He serves not only as the director of theater at the University of La Verne but also contributes to several different theater projects including Junebug Productions, with whom he has directed six plays. He has directed plays for the Manhattan Theatre Club and the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb, among many others.... 

On the Calendar

Prism Review Launch Party A launch party for this year’s issue of La Verne’s literary journal, Prism Review, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 13 in the Harris Art Gallery. Staff members will read their favorite pieces and refreshments will be served. Academic Regalia Sale All graduating students can purchase their academic regalia through the Commencement Services Office from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.... 

Commentary: I have not stopped believing

Commentary: I have not stopped believing
Kristen Campbell, News Editor Singing, acting, playing piano and, of course, writing are basically my passions in life. Without any one of those, I know I may just go insane with boredom. I have always had two major dreams in life: one, to become a journalist at a newspaper or magazine and two, to pursue acting and singing. When I was in high school, I spent three years in journalism and theater, both... 

Class of ’14 gets taste of La Verne

Class of ’14 gets taste of La Verne
Melissa Molinaro of Wilson High School in Hacienda Heights, with her parents Tom and Theresa, talk with Ian Lising, assistant professor of speech and debate, about La Verne’s debate team at the Spotlight Weekend club fair Saturday in the Quad. Spotlight Weekend is a two-day event for accepted students to gather all the information they need about ULV and have an experience of student life by spending... 

Commentary:Opera is no longer intimidating

Commentary:Opera is no longer intimidating
Kristen Campbell, News Editor Five and a half hours of opera in pure German is not how I usually spend my Wednesday afternoons, but I made an exception on March 31. Being on the Campus Times staff, I hear about everything that is happening on campus, including “The Ring” lecture series. When I found out “The Ring” is a series about four extremely long operas, I was completely turned off to... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Baseball, April 10 (Game 1) La Verne — 8 Claremont-M-S — 2 Baseball, April 10 (Game 2) La Verne — 13 Claremont-M-S — 4 Softball, April 11 (Game 1) Cal Lutheran — 2 La Verne — 7 Softball, April 11 (Game 2) Cal Lutheran — 8 La Verne — 7 Women’s tennis, April 10 La Verne — 2 Whittier — 7 Schedule Friday Baseball @ Redlands, 3 p.m. Women’s tennis in SCIAC tournament... 

News Briefs

Afghanistan Symposium From April 15 to April 17, the University of La Verne College of Law is holding a symposium entitled, “What Makes States Successful? Afghanistan and the Future of State Building,” at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel. One of the hardest challenges of our time is to create effective procedures to assist the peoples of failed states through generous assistance and then to a way... 

Haitian film exposes deeper issues

Haitian film exposes deeper issues
Alan Hernandez, Ashley Contreras and Angie Anderson helped assemble hygiene kits in the Campus Center Ballroom on Monday as a part of the Haiti Earthquake Relief Benefit. The towels, soap, toothbrushes, bandages and nail clippers were donated from the University of La Verne, the Church of the Brethren and several local businesses. After assembling the kits the participants watched a film by documentarian... 
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Commentary: Haiti still needs attention

Commentary: Haiti still needs attention
Kristen Campbell, News Editor I know what you are all thinking, “The United States is already in Haiti helping the citizens after the earthquake. Why are you writing this article?” After attending the screening of “Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy,” I was writing my article to report on the event and I found myself wanting to put my own opinions into the article, which... 
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