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Laureate speaks out for poetic truth

Laureate speaks out for poetic truth

California Poet Laureate Al Young gave a lecture titled “Can Poetry Save our Planet?” in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday.

Chief justice touts law degree’s value

Chief justice touts law degree's value

Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chief justice of the California Supreme Court, answered questions before an audience of about 150 at the La Verne College of Law on Monday.

Composer changes film meaning with music

Ivan Capillas, composer of music for films and visual media, traveled from Spain to Hollywood and finally to the University of La Verne to talk about his work on Nov. 19 in the Campus Center.

Gurock recalls Kristallnacht

Gurock recalls Kristallnacht

Jeffrey S. Gurock, professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University, spoke about the ways Jewish Americans in New York reacted to the Holocaust.

Poet takes students through her life

Maggie Nelson, author, poet and art critic visited La Verne to speak about novels, life and her journey as a writer.

Talk links pollution, climate change

To celebrate World Food Day, ASULV President Ava Jahan­vash brought to campus a Ugandan farmer to talk about the issues of climate change and food security.

Art helped author exit gang life

Art helped author exit gang life

Author and former gang member Luis Rodriguez talked about his struggles to overcome heroin and alcohol addiction as well as his family struggles after abandoning the Las Lomas gang.

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life

Photojournalist Joseph Rodriguez spoke Tuesday in the Morgan Auditorium about photographs he took for “East Side Stories,” a book about gang life in Los Angeles.

Gay athletes find ‘Fearless’ way to speak up

Students and student athletes filled Villalobos Hall at Whittier College on Tuesday to hear Jeff Sheng, the creator of “Fearless,” speak.

Coles promotes studying abroad

Coles promotes studying abroad

The limited education of American students was thrust into the minds of the audience as Julius Coles spoke about his experiences of learning abroad Tuesday.

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