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Campus and community news for the week of April 15, 2011.

Zandra Wagoner makes plans for chaplaincy

Zandra Wagoner makes plans for chaplaincy

Newly appointed University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner has had many experiences while on campus and feels ready to bring her plans for the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life into action.

Matt Witt leads design team to semifinals

Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, is heading a design team, which entered in the National Ideas Competition for the design of the nation’s most symbolic space – the Washington Monu­ment grounds.

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity

Even with the new dorm scheduled to open in Fall 2012, University of La Verne housing could still have a tough time keeping pace with enrollment if enrollment continues to grow as it has for the past few years.

No election this year for LV council, mayor

After determining that no seats would be contested, the city of La Verne canceled its scheduled city council and mayoral elections that had been scheduled for March 8 of this year.

More to ‘Rango’ than smoking

More to ‘Rango’ than smoking

“Rango,” the animated children’s film, has been sparking controversy even before it opened due to the amount of smoking in the movie and the effect it may have on children. Critics of the movie say that it influences children to take up smoking because the characters smoke excessively.

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N.Y. Times: Fire McKinley

From the earliest days on the job, journalists are taught to report honestly and adhere to a specific code of ethics. One would assume that a reporter for the New York Times would be especially well-rehearsed in following these codes. However, New York Times reporter James C. McKinley proved this assumption wrong in his recent article titled “Vicious Assault Shakes Texas Town.”

Commentary: Where has the real news gone?

<i>Commentary</i>: Where has the real news gone?

Two weeks ago one of my communications professors commented that his news quizzes, which cover the top 10 names in the past week’s news, usually have one recurring name throughout the semester and was hoping Charlie Sheen would be removed very soon. That comment got me thinking about the media’s story priorities.

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