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Transformer explosion causes evacuations, power outages

A transformer at the Oaks residence hall parking lot behind Barkley Building blew up in two explosions Thursday afternoon causing power outages and evacuations across the east side of campus.

Calhoun livens lecture with music

Calhoun livens lecture with music

James Calhoun, director of choral activities, showed how gospel music became the lively music it is today by explaining the evolution of spirituals starting from the 18th century.

Amini leads international studies

Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September.

Downtown welcomes new business

Downtown welcomes new business

Bebe’s Family Hair Design opened last month in Downtown La Verne, replacing a past salon in the same establishment giving it a new look and owner.

Counseling center gets new home

Rick Rogers, director of the counseling center, will resign, effective June 30. This brings change to the counseling center, as it will now be reporting to the division of student affairs instead of the psychology department.

Commentary: Media outlets: Stop objectifying women

<i>Commentary</i>: Media outlets: Stop objectifying women

Compared to past decades, women are now reaching new levels professionally as well as being further acknowledged for their capabilities and accomplishments. However, media outlets have been limiting the way women are represented intellectually by focusing on their looks and wardrobe in interviews.

Tuition to rise to $35k for ’13-’14

Traditional undergraduate tuition will be raised another 4.9 percent for the 2013-2014 academic year, University officials announced last month.

Haydn’s music expansion exposed

Haydn’s music expansion exposed

Kathleen Lamkin, professor of music, discussed her discoveries made during her sabbatical regarding the duplication of Austrian composer, Joseph Haydn’s music, in Central Europe during the 17th century on Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

Students oppose idea of weapons on campus

In light of recent violent attacks against public schools and college settings, lawmakers have questioned whether having designated officials carry guns on campus would help reduce violence.

Teenagers get ‘Smashed’ in young adult novel

Lisa Luedeke, author of the young adult novel, “Smashed,” signed books and discussed the process she went through to write her book at the Campus Center Ballroom on Wednesday.

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