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Boyer advocates for missing girls

Boyer advocates for missing girls
At the first Hot Spots lecture of the year, Rev. Susan Boyer, senior pastor of the La Verne Church of the Brethren, spoke about her family’s establishment of the Ekrlesiyar Yan’uma a Nigeria, translated to Church of the Children of the Same Mother of Nigeria. The EYN is working to bring back the girls who were abducted by members of the militant Islamist movement Boko Haram. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Jennifer... 

Faculty debate amuses

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Laughter and “here, here’s” filled La Fetra Auditorium yesterday as students watched their professors debate whether human rights are a luxury only developed countries can afford. Professors Gitty Amini, Bill Cook, Jay Jones, Sean Dillon, Roy Kwon and Jason Neidleman participated in the Hot Spots event put on by the International Studies Institute. Ian Lising, chair... 

Smith and Alvarez analyze sports culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor Head softball coach Julie Smith and Paul Alvarez, director of the Athletic Training Education Program, spoke at the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spots lecture Thursday about the effect of politics upon international sports. The lecture, entitled “International Sports: Athletic Achievement or Political Football?” took place in the President’s... 

Schuster brings focus on international justice

Schuster brings focus on international justice
Marina Schuster, a member of the German Parliament, spoke on “Human Rights and International Justice: A Common U.S.-European Agenda?” Wednesday in the Campus Center. Schuster is a leader in foreign policy and human rights. Her lecture was presented by the Benazir Bhutto and Ahmed Ispahani International Lectureship, and the International Studies Institute. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Clo Hidalgo Staff... 

Amini leads international studies

Mariela Patron News Editor Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September. Amini hopes to continue Marcus’ legacy and focus on increasing ISI’s awareness on campus to provide more funding for the organization. “Dr. Marcus has left it in such great shape,” Amini... 
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