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‘Raisin in the Sun’ The theater department’s fall production, “Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, focuses on the financial and personal struggles of a poor African American family in Chicago. The play will run at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with the final performance at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, $8, and $5 for students. Photo Exhibit Photographs... 

Artists make ‘visible’ blends of pop culture

Mariela Patron Staff Writer The Harris Art Gallery showcased drawings from Los Angeles based artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca and Eric Yahnker, which included head shot portraits and artwork that combined pop culture imagery on Sept. 13. The first thing that popped out of the white walls was Yahnker’s colored pencil painting, “Fat Bastard.” “It’s a kaleidoscope... 

Happenings

‘Raisin in the Sun’ The theater department’s fall production, “Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry, focuses on the financial and personal struggles of a poor African American family in Chicago. The play will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 22, and 27-29 in Dailey Theatre. General admission is $10, $8, and $5 for students. ‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris... 

Happenings

Photo Exhibit Photographs from “East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A.” and “Juvenile” by Joseph Rodriguez will be on display in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. The exhibit runs from Aug. 27 to Oct.12. The reception will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 24. ‘Visible’ “Visible” is a group exhibition in the Harris Gallery featuring Los Angeles artists Joel Biel, Patrick Lee, Mark Dean Veca... 

Housing accommodates freshmen

Mariela Patron Staff Writer The dramatic increase in freshman admissions to the University of La Verne and the opening of the much anticipated Vista La Verne dorm are among the major changes at the University this fall. More than 630 freshmen are enrolled as of the start of the fall semester, compared with 524 last year. This increase has caused staff to focus on the specific needs of freshmen along... 

Performers sing the sound of spring

Performers sing the sound of spring
Conductor James Calhoun works through warm up exercises with the Chamber Singers and University Chorale before the start of the Spring Choral Concert in Morgan Auditorium May 11. The performance featured passionate renditions of songs by Mozart and Stevie Wonder, among others. / photo by Zachary Horton Mariela Patron Staff Writer University of La Verne choral and chamber singers came together and sang... 

Students sing classics two by two

Students sing classics two by two
Senior art history major Margo Cash sings “Lasciatemi morire!” from “Ariana” by Claudio Monteverdi during the student recital, May 4 in Morgan Auditorium. Pianist Kevin Wiley from the music staff at Mt. SAC accompanied Cash’s performance. / photo by Zachary Horton Mariela Patron Staff Writer University of La Verne music students showcased their vocal talents to friends and family in a recital... 

Ensemble masters music of Steely Dan

Ensemble masters music of Steely Dan
Mark Masters prepares to conduct his ensemble during sound check for the concert “Everything You Did” in Morgan Auditorium April 26. The concert featured soloists Billy Harper on tenor saxophone, Tim Hagans on trumpet, Gary Smulyan on baritone saxophone, Peter Erskine on drums and Sonny Simmons on alto saxophone. / photo by Warren Bessant Mariela Patron Staff Writer The Mark Masters Ensemble brought... 

Program helps migrant teenagers

Program helps migrant teenagers
Adonay Montes, assistant professor of education and co-director of the Spanish bilingual bicultural certificate program, spoke on migrant youth Monday in the President’s Dining Room. He described ways to help migrant high school students overcome test anxieties. Montes started the program to help better prepare migrant latino students for college. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Mariela Patron Staff... 

Commuter fair draws in a crowd

Commuter fair draws in a crowd
Sophomore Madisyn Grace, a speech communication and psychology major, takes advantage of the free cotton candy provided by the Campus Activities Board during Commuter Day in Davenport Dining Hall on April 12. The CAB event provided free food for commuter students all day at different locations on campus, which included a club fair hosted in Davenport. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Mariela Patron Staff... 
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