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Photographs catch dogs in action

Photographs catch dogs in action
Jeff Burkhart, professor of biology, and Al Clark, associate vice president of academic affairs, discuss Michael Crouser’s “Dog Run” exhibit April 26 in the Carlson Gallery. Burkhart contributed an essay titled “Musings on Dog Run” regarding the emotional connection between dogs interacting with other dogs, as well as the connection between dogs and humans. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Brian... 

Pacific Island artists capture culture

Pacific Island artists capture culture
Rosanna Raymond poses for a picture taken by her friend Chantal Fraser on Saturday in the Harris Gallery. Both women are featured artists in “ATA: An Exhibition of Contemporary Samoan Art,” which focuses on the present by taking the essence of Samoan culture and incorporating it into a contemporary dialogue. / photo by Christian Uriarte Robert Penalber Staff Writer Artists of the Pacific Islands... 

Movie Review: ‘The Raven’ is dreary, weak and weary

Danielle Navarro Staff Writer As one of the pillars of American literature, it would only be fitting for a film about Edgar Allan Poe to be as dark and captivating as his works. Unfortunately, “The Raven” is not that film. “The Raven” is a fictional story about Poe’s final days in Baltimore in 1840. After a murder, detective Emmett Fields discovers that the circumstances are identical to... 

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... 

Happenings

Student Recital A student recital of the voice class will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘Dog Run’ “Dog Run,” an exhibition of black and white photography of a community of dogs by Michael Crouser, is now on display in the Irene Carlson Gallery. Admission is free. The exhibit runs through May 11. For more information, call 909-593-3511, ext. 4281. ‘La... 

Powell’s struggles explored in new play

Powell’s struggles explored in new play
ULV alumnus LaVelle Wilson goes through rehearsal for his first one-man show. “The Agony of Colin Powell” is the final performance of Ralph Saldana’s senior directing thesis. William Cook, professor of English, wrote the fictional dramatic monologue dealing with the internal struggle of the former Secretary of State. / photo by Christian Uriarte Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer A powerful position... 

Morgans celebrated with doo wop harmonies

Morgans celebrated with doo wop harmonies
The Royals, an a cappella group self-appointed as “West coast a cappella at its best,” performs to recognize the contributors to the Morgan Auditorium renovation project. The group sang doo wop hits of the 1950s, helping the audience reminisce about life in La Verne more than a half century ago. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Annunciata Williams Staff Writer The unveiling of new seat recognition plaques... 

Drummers feel the beat

Drummers feel the beat
La Verne students Lauren Medina, Alondra Hernandez, Heather Bland, and Christian Winnewisser play an impromptu concert in Sneaky Park on April 25. Steve Biondo’s West African Drumming class practiced outdoors in preparation for its upcoming concerts May 5 at the Church of the Brethren and May 16 in Morgan Auditorium. /photo by Scott Mirimanian  Read More →

Music Review: Jack White takes baby steps on ‘Blunderbuss’

Amanda Nieto Arts Editor “I want love to walk right up and bite me/ Grab a hold of me and fight me/ Leave me dying on the ground,” sings Jack White on his new single “Love Interruption.” Unfortunately, this cut-throat aggression is not characteristic of the rest of his first solo album, “Blunderbuss,” released Tuesday. Rather than deliver on the hype that his album has generated from critics... 

Poets slam rhymes at CUPSI tourney

Cindy Vallejo Staff Writer The University of La Verne hosted this year’s 12th Annual College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, which went from April 18 to 21. Poetry Slam is a competition format for which teams compete with spoken word. The top four teams competing for this year’s championship were Stanford Univer­sity, UC Berkeley, New York University and Macalester College. After four rounds... 
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