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Documentary shows hidden China

Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Every Friday night, the Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion club shows a movie meant to inform students, faculty and staff on topics that affect the planet and spark conversation. ‘The Heart of The Dragon’ was featured Nov. 20 in the Arts and Communications Building to show “the last hidden world of China,” as described by the narrator. This episode in the... 

Clark lectures on global warming

Clark lectures on global warming
Professor of Humanities Al Clark gives a presentation Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room regarding the San Gabriel Watershed and the effects of global warming. Clark gave brief suggestions on ways to conserve our resources, such as turning the faucet off as we brush our teeth. / photo by Gabriel De Alba Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer Professor of Humanities Al Clark discussed his upcoming book,... 

Movie night shows society’s apathy

Camila Rios Staff Writer The Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service club, better known as SEEDS, hosted a movie night on Friday, showing the comedic science-fiction film “Idiocracy” in room 212 of the Arts and Communications Building to an intimate group of approximately 10 people. “Idiocracy” is a film about two people who are sent 500 years into the future due to a military... 

Planet Rehab fights for environmental awareness

Planet Rehab fights for environmental awareness
Gary Mitchell feeds his goats Gaia and Calliope carrots, one of their favorite vegetables, at Planet Rehab in San Dimas. Mitchell started the sanctuary in 2002, in hopes of educating people about how the environment is affecting the animals. Mitchell now has over 350 different animals in his backyard, including ducks from China to birds from Australia. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Brooke Grasso Metro... 

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Fasnacht Lecture Rabbi Eric Yoffie will deliver the fall 2015 Fasnacht Lecture, “Immigration, Israel/Palestine, Sexual Identity: Finding Solutions Through Interfaith Dialogue,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in Morgan Auditorium. ‘Idiocracy’ Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion (SEEDS) and the La Verne Community Roundtable for Sustainable Solutions will screen the film “Idiocracy,”... 

Sanders discusses ‘Conservationist Manifesto’

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Freshmen and faculty listened to renowned author Scott Russell Sanders answer critical questions about mankind’s responsibility to the preservation of the earth during two lectures on Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium. Sanders was invited to the University to discuss his book “A Conservationist Manifesto,” which has been chosen for the One Book, One University program,... 

Group marches against Monsanto

Celene Vargas Arts Editor A group of about 20 peaceful protesters marched Saturday in Pacific Palisades to show their disapproval of Monsanto and the recent passing of the California Seed Bill that prohibits anyone from sharing seeds past a three-mile radius from their source. “Large agricultural firms are doing what American firms do, which is to get a greater market share,” said University... 

Little photographs big issue in L.A.

Little photographs big issue in L.A.
Photographer Jennifer Little snaps picture of students visiting her exhibit, “100 Years of Dust: Owens Lake and the Los Angeles Aqueduct,” Oct. 1 in the Carlson Gallery. Little stands in front of her photograph, “Intersection of the Los Angeles & California Aqueducts, Neenach, CA,” depicting the separation of the two different water sources, the former serving only the Los Angeles area... 

Scientist highlights climate issues

Scientist highlights climate issues
Josh Fisher of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory talks about climate change in a presentation that took place at the Holy Name of Mary Parish in San Dimas. The event “Caring for Our Common Home” was held on Sept. 24, the same week Pope Francis made his historic visit to the United States. The presentation was an effort by members of the church to learn more about the topic and to reflect on Pope Francis’... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 8: Earth Week

  The University of La Verne celebrated Earth Week this week, a series of environmentally conscious events including the grand opening of the new University garden. We spoke with students and faculty alike about the University’s commitment to sustainability, as well as tips for being environmentally conscious.  Read More →
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