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Commentary: Being conscious of what you eat takes work

<i>Commentary</i>: Being conscious of what you eat takes work
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief As hopefully everyone knows, obesity is a national epidemic and sadly the bad eating habits have been passed on to younger people, including children. In a time of economic crisis, people are working multiple jobs to pay the bills and therefore overlook healthy eating as a part of their busy day. It has become more convenient and cheaper to run over to McDonald’s... 

News Briefs

Faculty Lecture Series The Faculty Lecture Series will continue at noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room with Marilyn Oliver’s “A Sabbatical Saga: Frustrating, Formative, Ful­filling (and Dartfish Thrown in for Fun).” On Oct. 25, Sean Bernard will present “Gold into Straw: Basque Immigrant Research Spun into Fiction.” On Nov. 1, Yousef Daneshbod will present, “The Geometry of... 

Commentary: Little things can mean everything

<i>Commentary</i>: Little things can mean everything
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief I should be considered a superhero. No, seriously. I am not even being arrogant when I say that. At nearly 19 years old I realized I give a lot of myself for the benefit of those who need things more than I do. This all started March 2009, during my senior year of high school. As most other high schools, my school’s Associated Student Body would hold about three... 

Commentary: Not like the movies

<i>Commentary</i>: Not like the movies
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief The typical college experience is depicted in movies as the most exciting time of any person’s life full of parties, Greek life and experiencing new things. The depiction is pretty accurate, especially the extreme drug and alcohol use, and the open sex lives. However in my case, I make movies look like liars. I do not drink, I do not use drugs, illegal or legal,... 

Commentary: The end of an addiction

<i>Commentary</i>: The end of an addiction
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief Access to more than 500 million profiles of people around the world is just a click away on Facebook. From photos of family vacations and college parties to up-to-date statuses, almost anyone can view what Facebook users have to say. Of course, everyone knows the security and privacy issues an online social network presents, and a lot of users take the precautions... 

Commentary: A reflection on lessons learned

<i>Commentary</i>: A reflection on lessons learned
Kristen Campbell, Editor in Chief After being asked to apply numerous times, I finally gave in and volunteered 10 days of my cherished summer vacation to be a girls’ camp counselor in July. Little did I know these days would become the most enlightening part of my summer. I arrived at Sacred Heart Girls’ Camp in Big Bear on July 23 to the smiling faces of college women who would soon become my... 

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus jump starts ULV campus

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus jump starts ULV campus
Bands bring down the house in largest concert in school history The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus – Duke Kitchens on guitar, Jon Wilkes on drums, Joey Westwood on bass, Ronnie Winter, lead singer and Matt Carter on guitar – headline LaVernapalooza in the Athletics Pavilion on May 14. The event was hosted by members of CAB, ASULV and Phi Delta Theta fraternity. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Kristen... 

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.... 
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