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Jonathan Reed takes on pseudo-science

Jonathan Reed takes on pseudo-science
Jonathan Reed, professor of religion and interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, presented “Pseudo-science and Biblical Archaeology: Scholars and the Media” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. His talk, part of the faculty lecture series, addressed accuracy concerns with archeological reporting in the media. Reed has written several books on religion and has been interviewed on ABC’s... 

U.S. not in danger from Japanese radiation

Jesse Evans Staff Writer The meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear Reactor in Fukushima, Japan has brought more devastation to a country already recovering from an earthquake and tsunami. Many feared that the radiation would reach the United States, a small amount of radiation in fact did. However, the levels of radiation that western states have been exposed to are not as high as Japan and there... 

Senior project aims to help Pomona area children

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer On Monday and Wednesday senior communications major Debbie Allison collected donations in the Campus Center for Pomona Hope, a local non-profit organization that provides after-school programs and other support for families in Pomona. For her senior project Allison started a campaign called “Change for Pomona,” which involves fundraising and getting the word out... 

Bullies move online

Jesse Evans Staff Writer Bullying has moved out of the playground and onto the screen, causing cases of cyberbullying to increase in number and severity each year. On April 15 La Verne Police Department Detective Justin Newman gave a lecture to approximately 75 students, alumni and faculty about the danger and harm of cyberbullying, which he defined as the act of being cruel to others by sending or... 

Muslim Student Association provides introduction to Islam

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The Campus Center Ballroom was open to all students and faculty looking to have a better understanding of Islam during the Muslim Students Association’s first official event of the spring semester, titled “Islam 101.” About 19 people, including club members, attended the lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Traditional Arabic food was served before the start of the... 

ASULV officers win unopposed

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The Associated Students of University of La Verne announced their newly elected officials – all of whom ran unopposed – last week. Seven positions were filled following the unsuspenseful election. Officers include Nicholas Andrew Sloot, a junior physics major, starting a second term as ASULV president; Ava Jahanvash, sophomore political science and economics major,... 

Athletes hope to save Ben Hines Field

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor A student-led campaign to save Ben Hines Field began this week and has already met strong opposition from administration. The campaign began on Monday in Davenport Dining Hall where members of the baseball team handed out fliers and asked students to come to their event on Tuesday to sign their petition. Ben Hines Field, which is used for both baseball and soccer, is slated... 

Sculptor Keith Lord crafts his creative growth

Sculptor Keith Lord crafts his creative growth
This yet-to-be-named wood sculpture represents only one facet of the artistic media used by Keith Lord, professor of art. Lord’s mixed media pieces include the use of unusual household items, such as hollowed books used as containers to house miniature sculptures. Recently he has taken a turn toward the use of wood in his work. / photo by David Bess Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor Keith... 

Lecturers explore digital learning

Lecturers explore digital learning
Barbara Nicoll and Nori Murphy spoke about creating digital learning environments Monday in the President’s Dining Room. As part of the Faculty Lecture Series, Nicoll, professor of education and director of child development graduate programs, and Murphy, instructional technology and multimedia specialist, presented the findings of a research survey that compared the change of educators’ attitudes... 

Mark McKergow gives the skinny on big goals

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer The Campus Center Ball­room was filled with anxious and excited guests waiting for Mark McKergow to give his lecture on “Rutenso; The Art of Thriving in a Time of Constant Change.” McKergow is an author and the co-director of “The Centre for Solutions Focus at Work,” which helps consult people and businesses on almost every continent of the world. Students, faculty... 
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