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Effects of atomic bomb still felt

Effects of atomic bomb still felt
Gloria Montebruno Saller of the modern languages department points out the blast-radius of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II. Saller’s lecture was titled “Atomic Bomb Survivors’ Oral Histories: Preserving the Memories of August 6, 1945.” If a person lived or was in utero, within a certain distance from the bomb or entered the most radioactive areas within two weeks of... 

Chris Williams and company jazz up the Morgan

Chris Williams and company jazz up the Morgan
Paying tribute to Ray Charles, jazz vocalist Chris Williams and friends perform “Hallelujah, I Love Her So” to close the first Sundays at the Morgan event Sept. 7. Williams, who grew up in the Pentecostal faith, had a childhood similar to that of Ray Charles. Williams said he connected with Charles, who “…was kind of a rebel for writing this song because he was not allowed to say Hallelujah... 

Clark steps back to faculty track

Clark steps back to faculty track
Avid traveler, study abroad director and professor, Al Clark has many memories of traveling to and living in Italy, Greece, England and France. Paris is a favorite destination he says because “there’s just something magical about it.” Clark recently ended his time as associate vice president of academic affairs and is now a full-time faculty member in the humanities. Photo by/ Sonora Hernandez Cody... 

Faculty and staff honored for service

Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer Shane Rodrigues, Stacey Darling-Novak, Brian Tresner and Al Clark were among the many faculty members who were honored at the Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony last Friday. Members of the La Verne community received honors ranging from years of service to Employee of the Year. In all, 75 people were honored for their years of service, ranging from five to 35 years. Fourteen... 

Most students prefer quiet solitude to prepare for finals

Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer With finals week approaching, students were asked what their preferred method of studying was in a recent informal survey. Among the surveyed group of 15 students, eight said they prefer to study by themselves in a quiet environment. Four said they can listen to a medium to low level of music while studying by themselves and three said they do not mind studying by themselves... 

Faculty question Clark’s equation

Faculty question Clark’s equation
Alfred Clark, associate vice president of academic affairs, speaks about “A Formula for Sustainability” at the faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The next faculty lecture will take place April 28. / photo by Keenan Gilson Liz Ortiz Staff Writer University of La Verne faculty members criticized Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Alfred Clark’s equation for sustainability... 

University mourns the loss of Judith Stillwell

Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor The University remembered Judith Stillwell, former director of special projects, in a memorial service held in Morgan Auditorium on Monday. Ms. Stillwell died at the age of 69 on Jan. 19 in Trenton, N. J. “She was a sweet, bright, lady,” said ULV’s Chief Financial Officer Avo Kechichian. “She was a gem. She was one of those rare individuals you can not replace,”... 

Faculty share their teaching savvy

Faculty share their teaching savvy
Jaye Houston, interim director of community service, presented “Teaching Community Service Online: From ‘No’ to ‘Yes!’” at the Celebration of Teaching Nov. 14 in the Campus Center. Houston discussed how teaching community service online is as beneficial as a face-to-face experience, despite most people’s negative views about the online instruction. Naomi Watkins, associate professor of... 

Zhao explains Jewish influence on Chinese music

Zhao explains Jewish influence on Chinese music
Pianist Grace Zhao presents “In a Remote Place” Monday in the Presidents Dining Room. Zhao graduated from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and completed her doctorate in musical arts. / photo by Jessica Harsen Karla Rendon Assistant Editor Simple piano lessons from Jewish composers Wolfgang Fraenkel and Julius Schloss, turned China’s classic folk musician, Sang Tong,... 

Video game displays social issues

Video game displays social issues
Jolivette Mecenas, associate professor of writing and director of the writing program, presents “Video Games as Civic Discourse? Protesting the Tijuana/San Diego Borderlands in the Digital Art of Coco Fusco and Ricardo Dominguez,” Monday. In her lecture, Mecenas explains how two digital artists are using a video game they created to protest a border dispute. / photo by Hunter Cole Amanda Larsh Staff... 
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