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Sean Dillon explains audience intimacy in 'Ring' lecture

Sean Dillon explains audience intimacy in 'Ring' lecture
The Bayreuth Festival Theater in Germany was a key subject in Sean Dillon’s lecture, “Beyond the Mystic Chasm: Wagner Conjures for the Theater,” on April 8 in the Dailey Theatre. Dillon, assistant professor of theater arts, provided guests with a virtual tour of the specially designed opera house created to host Richard Wagner’s opera series, “The Ring of the Nibelung.” /photo by... 

Technology reforms research methods

Technology reforms research methods
Donna Bentley, reference-access services librarian and professor, delivers the lecture, “Designing Web-Based Tutorials to Enhance Students’ Research Skills” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Bentley discussed new ways to assist students in research./photo by Stephanie Arellanes Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Donna Bentley presented the essence of her new research in a lecture for students... 

Creativity easier than ever with new approach

Creativity easier than ever with new approach
Daniel Pink speaks about his book “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” at the Master of Science, Leadership & Management lecture series “Coffee, Cake, and Conversation” on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. He involved the audience, asking for ideas and having members give examples of situations they had experienced in the workplace. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Samantha... 

Kahan urges faculty to publish, not perish

Kahan urges faculty to publish, not perish
Jeffrey Kahan, professor of English, spoke to a small group at his lecture in the West Dining Room on April 6 titled “Publish and Perish: The Rise of Publication and the Fall of the Tenure Track System,” Kahan focused on the process of authoring a book, a significant part of the professional criteria for employment as a university faculty member. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Jose Hernandez Staff... 

Tree falls outside Stu-Han

Tree falls outside Stu-Han
Rachel Gordon, Schelcy Nava and Chantal Croutzel file a police report with La Verne Police Department Officer Marty Weinreb after a large oak branch fell on Croutzel’s Ford Explorer and another car outside the Stu-Han Residence Hall shortly before noon Monday. The owner of the second car, a Ford Mustang, was not present at the scene./photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Panel challenges view of single life

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer A panel of three speakers at Scripps College expressed, using a variety of examples, that people don’t need to be traditionally coupled-up to be happy. The Wednesday event “Being Single, Gay Marriage, and In-Between,” looked at relationships and the pressures society places upon them. “I’m 56, I’ve been single all my life and I love it, except for being singled... 

Haneman talks probate at faculty lecture series

Haneman talks probate at faculty lecture series
Victoria Haneman, associate professor of law, delivered a lecture, “120 Hours Until the Consistent Treatment of Simultaneous Death Under the California Probate Code.” Allen Easley, dean of the College of Law, participated in a discussion during the lecture. The Faculty Research Committee and La Verne Academy sponsored the talk in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Geishas’ identity seen through time

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer “Geisha” means artist in Japanese, but throughout the history its meaning has also been tied to prostitution. The lecture, “Geisha: Artists or Prostitutes,” was given by Gloria Montebruno-Saller at 10:20 a.m. March 31 in the University of La Verne Campus Center Ballroom. Through much research Montebruno-Saller was able to answer the question of what geishas really... 

New approach to getting jobs

Erin Foltz Staff Writer The University of La Verne Career Center is hosting a virtual job and internship fair, which started Monday and ends Friday. Open to students, alumni, and employers, this online forum allows participants to log in from the comfort of their own homes to browse job openings and interact with employers online. “All employers have virtual booths on their own pages with information... 

Cars collide on Arrow Highway

Carly Hill News Editor A head-on collision at the corner of D Street and Arrow Highway occurred on Wednesday at 9:14 p.m. The accident rattled the drivers of both vehicles, though serious injuries were not immediately apparent to the drivers. The accident was between a white Honda Prelude and a blue Toyota pickup. Both vehicles were driven by men who carried no passengers with them officer Chris Fenner... 
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