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Commentary: I have not stopped believing

<i>Commentary</i>: 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

<i>Commentary</i>: 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... 

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... 

Commentary: Getting around with Google

Commentary: Getting around with Google
Kristen Campbell, News Editor Google Maps is a great help to anyone needing directions walking, driving, using public transits, and now, bicycling. My experience has always been an easy and efficient one, until I started playing around with the Web site. While perusing summer vacations, I was curious how far Honolulu was from my house, so I pulled up Google Maps and got directions, thinking it would... 

CAB sponsors St. Patty's lunch

Kristen Campbell News Editor Davenport Dining Hall was active with hungry students and faculty with bluegrass Celtic music playing March 10 at the St. Patty’s Day Celebration put on by the Campus Activities Board. The afternoon opened with Sligo Rags, the event’s band, warming up to give the guests a taste of the performance to come. “At last year’s celebration, the band was a hit, so we decided... 

News Briefs

Haiti Appeal Following the earthquake in Haiti, a group of ULV faculty, administrators and staff formed a group, the Haiti Relief Committee. This committee asks people to donate at least $10 for a hygiene kit, which includes daily toiletries needed by Haitians. Please make all checks to “University of La Verne” and drop it off at the front desk of the Campus Center by March 19. An event to raise... 

Jewish musical traditions on display at ULV

Jewish musical traditions on display at ULV
Noreen Green, director of the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony; Cantor Marcelo Gindlin of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue; and Adam Del Monte, jazz guitarist and adjunct professor at USC, perform “Musical Traditions of the Sephardic Jewish Community” on Wednesday. Professor of Music Reed Gratz and his son, Joachim, sing along in the audience. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Kristen Campbell News... 
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