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Watergate editor shares Kristallnacht memories

Katie Madden Copy Editor A large group of faculty, alumni, and students attended Harry Rosenfeld’s lecture, “From Kristallnacht to Water­gate: Memories of a News­paper­man,” Sunday in the Campus Center. This was the third annual lecture at the university commemorating Kris­tall­nacht or the “Night of Broken Glass.” Rosenfeld has led a long and successful career in journalism and is best... 

Composer Britten commemorated for bravery

Alana Glenn Staff Writer The President’s Dining Room reached its capacity last Thursday as students, faculty and members of the community gathered for the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spot lecture series, “The Exile of Benjamin Britten.” The lecture centered on the life and legacy of British composer Benjamin Britten, who was exiled from home due to his conscientious objection to war. Britten... 

Sanders stresses conservation

Sanders stresses conservation
Cathy Irwin, associate professor of writing, introduces speaker Scott Russell Sanders, an award-winning author, as a part of the One Book, One University series sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Oct. 10 in the Arts and Communications Building. Sanders discussed the importance of conservation over consumption, a topic that he covers in his book “A Conservationist Manifesto,” published... 

Johnny Cupcakes bakes business

Johnny Cupcakes bakes business
Johnny Earle, known professionally as Johnny Cupcakes for his clothing brand, speaks about his business journey Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. Johnny Cupcakes advertises itself as “An Unordinary Bakery” because it sells t-shirts, not cupcakes. / photo by Celine Dehban Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Associated Students of the University of La Verne hosted its first lecture of the semester with guest... 

Englander talks issues with sea level rise

Englander talks issues with sea level rise
Don Pollock, professor of communications, introduces speaker John Englander, an oceanographer, on Oct. 3 in the Arts and Communications Building. Englander discussed sea level rise and the impact on coastal areas, which he addresses in his book “High Tide On Main Street” published in 2012. / photo by Nicole Ambrose  Read More →

Kolbert discusses climate

Kolbert discusses climate
Elizabeth Kolbert is the author of the 2013 Freshman La Verne Experience book “Field Notes From A Catastrophe.” After the lecture, Miranda Chavez and Gaby Moura-Hayes, both freshmen, lined up to get their books signed in the Morgan Auditorium. / photo by Uyen Bui Cody Luk Staff Writer Freshman students learned about climate changes first-hand from Elizabeth Kolbert, the author of “Field Notes... 

Hurst shares obstacles for students’ future

Hurst shares obstacles for students' future
Ron Hurst, adjunct professor of business, speaks about some of the obstacles students will face on their career paths after graduation in his speech “Beyond the ULV Walls” Monday in the Campus Center Ballroom. ASULV hosted the event. One of the dangers Hurst warned about are the “ animals” that students will encounter as they set out on their career paths – people who are willing to do anything... 

Professor brings chemistry to lecture

Professor brings chemistry to lecture
Greg Beran, assistant professor of chemistry at UC Riverside, presents his research, "Molecular Crystal Polymorphism: Can We Predict How Molecules Pack Together in Solids?" in the Science Seminar class May 1. One example Beran used was chocolate bars. Cocoa butter has six polymorphs, the most desirable being Metastable Form V, which has a glossy appearance, is crisp and melts at 34 degrees... 

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... 

Patel delivers Fasnacht Lecture

Patel delivers Fasnacht Lecture
Eboo Patel encouraged students of all religious backgrounds to stand up for their beliefs at La Verne’s annual Fasnacht Lecture, titled “Standing Your Sacred Ground.” He explains how his upbringing led him to establish the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based organization striving for interfaith cooperation. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →
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