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Commentary: Be ready for me, journalism industry

<i>Commentary</i>: Be ready for me, journalism industry
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief I obviously have chosen to attend the University of La Verne to receive a degree in journalism. I went into this knowing the industry is known to be dying. However, if a writer has the will or the way to get into it, they will thrive and work doing something they love to do. Thriving in the industry as a writer with a strong mind is something I have always dreamed... 

Various talents featured in Pomona art walk

Various talents featured in Pomona art walk
The walking gallery, curated by Megan Flanders of Cal State San Bernardino, is dedicated to helping artists get their work displayed to the world. The group met Saturday during the monthly Pomona Arts Colony art walk, as the streets filled with pedestrians looking to visit the many art galleries that open their doors for the event. / photo by Christopher Guzman Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief Surrounded... 

Issam Ghazzawi gives insight into economy

Issam Ghazzawi gives insight into economy
Professor Issam Ghazzawi has been teaching at La Verne for more than 10 years in the College of Business and Public Management. He keeps his schedule full as an adviser for the Muslim Student Association, the Saudi Student Associa­tion and Students in Free Enterprise. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief Born and raised in Lebanon, Issam Ghazzawi, associate professor of management,... 

Commentary: Marriage is meant to be religious

<i>Commentary</i>: Marriage is meant to be religious
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief During one of our weekly editorial board meetings, we were discussing what we would like to put into our “New Governor Wish List.” All of the editors present, excluding me, said to ask our new Gov. Jerry Brown to support gay marriage. I used my veto and said I would not risk my conservative beliefs and did not agree to place the wish on our list. After much unappreciated... 

News Briefs

Faculty Lecture Series Valerie Jordan’s lecture, originally scheduled for Monday, “State-by-State Varia­tions in Mental Health Regu­lations,” has been postponed. The next lecture will be held at 12:03 p.m. on Nov. 22 in the President’s Dining Room. Ian Lising will present, “Across the House: The Art and Science of World Universities Champion­ship Debating.” Javelin Throwers Can you... 

Downtown event makes Halloween safe

Downtown event makes Halloween safe
LVTV’s Jennifer Barlow and Taline Baghdadlian interview and hear jokes from Nathan and Rebecca Keeler at the annual Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday in Mainiero Square. This is LVTV’s second year participating in the downtown trick-or-treating event. It offers a safe area for kids to go trick-or-treating and to be featured on live television. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Kristen Campbell Editor... 

Commentary: There’s more to life than your cell phone

<i>Commentary</i>: There's more to life than your cell phone
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief As of July, I finally entered the 21st century of technology; I got my first cell phone. Yes, be shocked. I constantly heard throughout high school and my freshman year of college comments of astonishment whenever I would say I did not have a cell phone. My friends and classmates were obsessed with their phones and would be near a heart attack if they misplaced it... 

Sean Dillon talks about his life’s work

Sean Dillon talks about his life's work
Professor of Theater Arts Sean Dillon believes in a direct and truthful critique of his students work in class. Because of this honest approach and the many different class that he teaches, Dillon as developed strong relationships with his students. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief As assistant professor of theater arts at the University of La Verne, Sean Dillon has devoted... 

Admissions may raise standards with minimum SAT requirement

Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief Pending the approval of the Provost and Enrollment Management, the minimum SAT score requirement for admission to the University of La Verne could be 850, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Currently the University of La Verne has no minimum SAT requirement for student admittance. However, on Oct. 5 the College of Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly approved a motion “to encourage... 

Commentary: Call me a crazy Catholic

<i>Commentary</i>: Call me a crazy Catholic
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief I am a devout conservative Catholic and have been for the past 19 years today. I was baptized a Maronite Catholic at nearly 4 months old and have grown in my faith ever since then. Throughout the years, I have been taught about what the religion believes and I have also done my own research where the teachings lacked. Yes, the Catholic Church seems to always be in... 
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