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Author explores family history in ‘Alex’s Wake’

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor A journey of love, loss and hope was told by author, host and classical music programmer Martin Goldsmith on his novel, “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance” at the Kristallnacht lecture Sunday in the Campus Center. The event was held in remembrance of Kristallnacht, or “The Night of Broken Glass,” which happened Nov. 8, 1938 and... 

Gender equality takes center stage at Model United Nations lecture

Assistant Professor of Political Science Juli Minoves-Triquell jokes with Claudia Fritsche, ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein. The two worked together for the United Nations about 20 years ago. Minoves Triquell said Fritsche is an inspiration in politics because of her willingness to negotiate. During his time at the UN, Minoves Triquell served as Ambassador Permanent to Andorra. Fritsche... 

Nazario discusses immigration

Nazario discusses immigration
Freshman business major Rudy Murillo asks Pulitzer Prize winner Sonia Nazario for an autograph. Nazario was the guest speaker at this year’s One Book, One University reading event. She presented her book “Enrique’s Journey” Oct. 2 in Morgan Auditorium and again later that day at the Church of Brethren. The book is about a boy from Honduras who travels from Tegucigalpa to the U.S. to locate... 

Bartletti turns lens to immigration struggles

Bartletti turns lens to immigration struggles
Before the start of the lecture, the featured photojournalist Don Bartletti, chatted with the author of one of the exhibition reflection essays, Dr. Adrian Vazquez, Assistant Professor of Public Administration. The lecture presented the reasons people leave their home countries in Latin America. Reasons include poverty, gang violence and the search for parents who left them behind to come to the United... 

Speaker makes a ROAR at lecture

Speaker makes a ROAR at lecture
Karen Dawn, an animal rights activist, discussed the various topics in her book, “Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals,” at an event hosted by the Reaching Out for Animal Rights club Monday in the Campus Center. Dawn exposed how animals are really treated in American zoos, factory farming and the entertainment industry and why people should be more conscious about what they... 

Assemblyman supports education

Assemblyman supports education
State Assemblyman and Majority Whip Chris Holden, D-Claremont, spoke about his many political goals and plans including creating public transportation to link the Inland Empire to the Los Angeles International Airport. Holden’s April 11 talk was co-sponsored by the The University of La Verne College Democrats and the Democrats of the Claremont Colleges. / photo by Stephanie Ball Kristine Delgadillo Staff... 

‘Out of Rubble’ stands against war

‘Out of Rubble’ stands against war
Susanne Slavick talks about her art for the Visual Exchange: Lectures in Visual Culture program on Wednesday in the Art and Communications Building. She displayed several pieces of her work as well as contributions from other artists based on their outlooks on the aftermath of war. / photo by Keenan Gilson Karla Rendon Arts Editor The department of art and art history welcomed curator Susanne Slavick... 

Speaker adds Hart to alcohol talk

Speaker adds Hart to alcohol talk
ASULV held an alcohol awareness event featuring speaker Lori Hart March 6 in Morgan Auditorium. A former Alpha Omicron Pi, Hart speaks to sorority and fraternity members across the country. She managed to keep the audience engaged and even laughing, even though the topic was that dangers of alcohol and how to drink responsibly. / photo by Stephanie Ball Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer ASULV alcohol awareness... 

Class discusses Cameroon growth

Katie Madden Editorial Director Advocacy through education and specialized skill training is helping transform the diverse but struggling African country, Cameroon. Representatives from the Dale Kietzman University, including University President Andre Talla and Adjunct Professor Midge Crossan presented the benefits of the school to La Verne Adjunct Professor Thomas Allison’s Advocacy class Feb.... 

Jim Brutle speaks to LV College Republicans

Jim Brutle speaks to LV College Republicans
Former State Sen. Jim Brutle, chairman of the California Republican Party, addresses the audience at a presentation hosted by the University of La Verne College Republicans Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. Brutle spoke on various topics and discussed his vision of the future of the Republican Party in the 2014. / photo by Austen Beck  Read More →
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