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Students were captivated Tuesday night in the Athletic Pavilion by guest speaker Aaron Cooksey as he told his devastating life story.
Community news briefs for the week of Oct. 22, 2010.
Last week Los Angeles Times columnist and author of the “The Soloist” Steve Lopez spoke to students and faculty in the Campus Center.
What once appeared as inexplicable phenomena – such as how snowflakes are formed or why stars form certain patterns in the sky – will be explained through math and physics now that the University of La Verne has been awarded a $250,000 grant to fund a Complex Dynamical Systems Laboratory.
Teri McMurtry-Chubb, assistant professor of law and director of legal writing, presented her research in the lecture titled “Race Unequals and Social Betters: The Contractual Construction of Race and Class Among White Overseers and Planters in the Antebellum South.”
The city of La Verne holds its farmers market on Thursdays throughout the summer months on D Street on the east side of the University of La Verne. The market’s run has recently been extended to December and discussion to let it go year-round is ongoing.
University of La Verne fraternity Phi Delta Theta is doing its part to spread the word about breast cancer around campus this week.
Campus and community news for the week of Oct. 15, 2010.
On Wednesday storm clouds blanketed La Verne, bringing rain and cold weather to Southern California. Within one week Southern California went from daytime highs exceeding 100 degrees to temperatures in the low-to-mid 60s.
Introduced as a “local radical,” William Cook, professor of English, presented his lecture, “Light from the Darkness: ‘Top Secret’ files from the Bowels of Rhodes House,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.