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Accreditation extended for athletic trainers

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer The athletic training education program recently received a renewal of its national accreditation for an additional 10 years. The program, which was headed by Marilyn Oliver during the application process, will now hold national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education through 2019, extending its certification from 2001. “This... 

Geoff Keith raises laughter at ULV

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer Comedian Geoff Keith performed at the University of La Verne on Wednesday night in Founders Hall bringing laughs, observations, and insightful conversation. ULV’s Campus Activities Board held the comedy night in correlation with the several Homecoming events of the week. Keith’s comedy has been featured on several television special like “Comics Unleashed,”... 

Keep the Internet free from oppression

Keep the Internet free from oppression
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist The topic of Internet is boring, but it is interesting to see just how many people have practically zero knowledge about it. It seems that most people only know how open a browser and enter in a Web site. In my family, if I asked my father to do something as small as, say, check my online bank account while I’m away, I’m pretty sure his head will explode.... 

'Something Blue' strikes gold

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer Sean Dillon, assistant professor of theater arts, and his partner Curtis Krick celebrated the recent success of their film, “Something Blue.” The film, shot in a mockumentary style, is about a couple getting married. The twist of the story is that a white woman, Jill, is soon to marry Terry, a man part of the fictional blue-skinned polar-race from Antarctica. The... 

Laughing for a good cause

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer Laughs filled Dailey Theatre as Alpha Omicron Pi held its third annual Laughs of Love comedy night on Wednesday. The program, which was titled, “Strike Out Arthritis,” took all proceeds made and put it toward funding for Arthritis research, the sorority’s international philanthropy of choice. “I think it was a successful event,” said Brittney Alarcon, a senior... 

Pollock outlines the future of news

Pollock outlines the future of news
Professor shows signs of optimism about changes in the world of online journalism. Don Pollock, professor of communications, spoke Monday afternoon in the President’s Dining Room about media convergence. He titled his lecture; “Media Convergence: The Future of How We (Will) Get our News and Information.” He spoke about the changes over time in journalism, media, music, and more specifically... 

Preisler simplifies spintronics

Preisler simplifies spintronics
“Quantum Dots and Spintronics,” a lecture by Vanessa Preisler, assistant professor of physics, drew a small audience to the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Preisler outlined research she has done along with Cal State Los Angeles. The event, sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy, was part of a regular series of faculty lectures. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Michael... 

Prison provides an education

Prison provides an education
In his Faculty Lecture Series talk, David Werner says he learns from inmates. David Werner, chairman of the English Department, spoke to a group of faculty and students Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The title of his lecture was “Everything I Needed to Know About Teaching I Learned in Prison.” Werner told stories about his experiences while teaching in correctional facilities, and... 

Concert Review: The Kids get up again

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer The ‘90s died in 2005, as devastated fans learned that the Get Up Kids were calling it quits putting to rest 10 years work as a band. Now, after over four years of being on hiatus, the Get Up Kids have reunited and rocked the Glass House in Pomona on Wednesday night, headlining once again, gaining a positive response from the crowd with an energetic live set. Hailing... 

Discarded trash speaks to the masses at the Claremont Museum of Art

Discarded trash speaks to the masses at the Claremont Museum of Art
William Moreno, the executive director of the Claremont Museum of Art, joins Curator Pilar Tompkins and Angel Villanueva in front of a new exhibition in the museum, “The Ten Pound Ape.” The artwork is constructed from urban debris and littered with throwaways from communities intended to create an interactive and thought-provoking piece of art. / photo by Christopher Guzman Michael Escañuelas Staff... 
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