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Romanian government restricts art

Romanian government restricts art
Gabriela Capraroiu’s research focuses on literature. Gabriela Capraroiu, assistant professor of modern languages, delivers her lecture, “Montage: Visions of Romanian Modernism, 1918-1939” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Unlike other lectures, Capraroiu did not include visual aid so to bring audience members closer to “the words of the speech.” The lecture was sponsored by the... 

Model U.N. sheds light on human trafficking

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer There are 12.3 million children, women and adults being exploited for labor and sex in the human trafficking business and the Model United Nations members on the University of La Verne campus decided to spread the word on this issue. A lecture on the awareness of human trafficking was given Thursday in the Presidents Dining Room as a part of the Hot Spots lecture series,... 

Protest marks Iraq war's eighth year

Organizers plan to continue the weekly Claremont rallies until the war ends. Debbie Allison Staff Writer Signs bearing messages like “Peace not war,” “War is not pro-life” and “War is not the answer” were held aloft by more than 70 protesters at a war rally in Claremont last Friday. The rally marked eight years since the invasion of Iraq under the Bush Administration. Though last week was... 

Alumna honors Cesar Chavez

Alumna honors Cesar Chavez
Carmen Dominguez Nevarez shared stories and ideas with guests in the President’s Dining Room during her book signing Tuesday. The book emerged as she worked on her autobiography, and discovered she could expand her work into another piece, “Inland Empire Paves the Way for Cesar E. Chavez.” The book focuses on the time she spent working with Chavez in San Bernardino during the 1950s. Nevarez... 

Hector Delgado talks race, gay marriage

Hector Delgado talks race, gay marriage
Hector Delgado, associate professor of sociology, is an active member of the American Sociological Association. Delgado earned the bachelor of arts degree at Temple University, and the master’s of arts degree and doctorate at the University of Michigan. Delgado enjoys golf, outdoors and spending time with his family. Although he describes himself as an agnostic, Delgado enjoys the La Verne Chapel... 

Catch lectures on iTunes

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer In an effort to showcase all that the University of La Verne has to offer, the Faculty Lecture Series in now available in iTunes. Since the beginning of this semester, Director of the Institutional Review Board Fred Yaffe has received funding to record and produce the series. “We haven’t done anything like this at La Verne,” Yaffe said. “Al Clark  (associate... 

Race is still a barrier to education

His grandmother’s struggles inspire Cleveland Hayes. Carly Hill News Editor Cleveland Hayes, assistant professor of education, spoke from the heart Monday focusing on the experience of his grandmother, an African American school teacher working in the heart of the Jim Crow South. As part of the faculty lecture series, Hayes’ talk, “Why I teach: An analysis of one mid-20th century Mississippian... 

Pi Gamma Mu club comes to La Verne

Carly Hill News Editor Pi Gamma Mu, an international social science honor society, has begun meeting at the University of La Verne, with a new structure and new president. The purpose of the society is to expand knowledge base by introducing members to new intellectual thoughts and scholars, to support critical thinking, to establish a social network and to have fun. “Students should come to this... 

Commentary: World Series could be deja vú in 2010

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer The clocks have been turned forward and the temperature has begun to rise which can only mean one thing, spring is here, and with the start of spring comes the start of America’s favorite pastime, baseball. With spring training all but over, all 30 Major League teams are putting together their 25-man rosters, and with opening day comes a clean slate, a chance to forget about... 

Bartelt speaks on gender, race issues

Erin Foltz Staff Writer John Bartelt, associate professor of education and technology, gave a lecture for the Colloquium Series on Diversity entitled “Gender, Identity, & Sexual Roles” on March 11. The speech focused on ways, both on and off campus, that people can be more accepting and tolerant of people from different sexual categories and identities. Bartelt compiled the information presented... 
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