Author Archive

Contreras reaches out to students

Contreras reaches out to students
Following a post-doctoral assignment at the University of Arizona, Heidy Contreras has come to the University of La Verne as a new assistant professor of biology. Over the summer, Contreras was awarded an American Physiological Society Research Recognition Award from the Compar­ative and Evolutionary Physiology section of the APS. Contreras’ research focus is to better understand how organisms... 

FLEX students become biology teachers

During her Wednesday Biology 101 course, Assistant Professor of Biology Heidy Contreras explains sexual reproduction to freshmen in her FLEX program class. The class traveled to De Anza Middle School in Ontario to instruct outreach activities based on exercise physiology. The initiative was sponsored by the American Physiological Society. Students from Contreras’ class were in charge of running physical... 

Happenings

‘Site’ The Harris Art Gallery presents “Site,” an exhibition featuring web design art from Chad Attie and Bettina Hubby. The exhibition will run through Dec. 4. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. ‘Urinetown: The Musical’ The theatre arts and music departments present “Urinetown: The Musical,” directed by three-time Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award winner... 

Happenings

‘Dissent’ The Carlson Gallery presents a collaborative project between photography and writing. Students from Sean Bernard’s Writing 307 class will write an accompaniment to photographs by 22 alumni of the photography department. The exhibit will run through to Dec. 7. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. ‘The Soul Level’ The Sunday music concert series returns... 

Fingers breeze through movements

Mariela Patron Staff Writer The music department presented a faculty recital featuring Danielle Rosaria Cummins on violin, Benjamin Coyte on cello and Vernon Snyder on piano who played a sonata and trio Friday in Morgan Auditorium. The violin sonata was by German composer Johannes Brahms and the Piano Trio by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. In the first movement, “Vivace ma non troppo,” Snyder began... 

Holden shares Democratic beliefs

Mariela Patron Staff Writer Democratic candidate for State Assembly Chris Holden of Pasadena discussed his political platform and talked about the importance of voting in an intimate meet and greet with about six students last week in the Campus Center. Holden expressed his interest in getting to know voters on a personal level, which is why he thought it was important to come to the University and... 

Happenings

Faculty Recital The next faculty recital will feature Danielle Cummins on violin, Benjamin Coyte on cello and Kevin Mills on piano. The recital starts at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘Alumni Allegories: Dissent’ The Carlson Gallery presents a collaborative project between photography and writing. Students from Sean Bernard’s Writing 307 class will write a written... 

Art helped author exit gang life

Art helped author exit gang life
Luis Rodriguez, author of “It Calls You Back,” talked about how he learned from his mistakes and overcame obstacles during his lecture Oct. 4 in Morgan Auditorium. Rodriquez’s book, “It Calls You Back,”  is the One Book, One University choice for the freshman class this year. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Mariela Patron Staff Writer Author and former gang member Luis Rodriguez talked about... 

Students still shopping Amazon, despite tax

Students still shopping Amazon, despite tax
Senior Mail Center Clerk Rosie Fonseca sorts incoming mail for online purchases for faculty and students. After years of not having to pay sales tax, online retailers such as Amazon have begun to collect sales tax on California sales, starting Sept. 15. The new tax will affect many University of La Verne students who buy or rent textbooks and other items online. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Mariela Patron Staff... 

Happenings

‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris Gallery featuring Los Angeles artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca and Eric Yahnker. Veca and Yahnker draw upon pop culture figures to create visual absurdities, while Lee and Biel focus on head shot portraits. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The exhibit runs through Thursday. ‘The Romancers’ For... 
Copyright © 2009 Campus Times. All rights reserved.
Designed by Theme Junkie. Powered by WordPress.