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Art helped author exit gang life

Art helped author exit gang life
Luis Rodriguez, author of “It Calls You Back,” talked about how he learned from his mistakes and overcame obstacles during his lecture Oct. 4 in Morgan Auditorium. Rodriquez’s book, “It Calls You Back,”  is the One Book, One University choice for the freshman class this year. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Mariela Patron Staff Writer Author and former gang member Luis Rodriguez talked about... 

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life
Photographer Joseph Rodriguez, right, tells the personal stories behind his photographs during a panel discussion Monday in Morgan Auditorium. He was joined in the discussion by Associate Professor of English David Werner, Professor of Sociology Sharon Davis and Professor of Religion Richard Rose. Rodriguez’s exhibit “Homegrown” features 51 photographs in the Carlson Gallery in the ground floor... 

Gay athletes find ‘Fearless’ way to speak up

Christian Orozco Sports Writer Students and student athletes filled Villalobos Hall at Whittier College on Tuesday to hear Jeff Sheng, the creator of “Fearless,” speak. Sheng’s “Fearless” is a photography and video project about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes on high school and college sports teams. Sheng began by showing the audience the numerous tennis trophies that he... 

Coles promotes studying abroad

Coles promotes studying abroad
Julius E. Coles, the former president of Africare, speaks to the University of La Verne honors students in the Campus Center Ballroom on Tuesday about the trials and efforts of his youth as an international traveler. Coles, a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, was given the Princeton-in-Africa Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009, and has spent more than 28 years in United States Foreign Service. / photo by Mitchell... 

Cousteau champions environment

Cousteau champions environment
Celine Cousteau speaks to students and faculty about making a difference in the world through volunteering April 27 in Morgan Auditorium. Cousteau is a photographer and host for documentaries on the Discovery Channel and PBS. She is also the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization CauseCentric Productions. / photo by Candice Salazar Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Celine Cousteau,... 

Middleton talks genetic diversion

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Kevin Middleton, associate professor of biology at Cal State San Bernardino, presented three research topics to explain the working physiology of animals. His research looked at lab mice, penguin feathers and bat bones. Middleton used an example of a bicycle’s construction by saying that the similar materials can be put together to make something different but still... 

Paloma lectures on Spanish-Jewish experience

Paloma lectures on Spanish-Jewish experience
Vanessa Paloma, an internationally known performer, scholar and lecturer, spoke Thursday in the Campus Center about Sephardic Jewish music and culture during the “Golden Age,” an era that witnessed the expulsion of Jews from Spain. The Sephardic Jewish culture emerges from Spanish, Portuguese, North African and Middle Eastern descendants. / photo by Cameron Barr Robert Penalber Staff Writer Internationally... 

Sam Goetz shares Holocaust survival story

Sam Goetz shares Holocaust survival story
Sam Goetz told several stories about survival and hiding from the Nazi army, and read passages from his memoir titled “I Never Saw My Face” in the Campus Center on Feb. 23. He was only 11 years old when he was taken into a Nazi concentration camp in Poland. Goetz is the uncle of Jozef Goetz, professor of computer science, who invited his uncle to speak on campus. / photo by Candice Salazar Robert... 

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean and professor of law at the UC Irvine College of Law, spoke on “Formalism Without a Foundation, Stern vs. Marshall” at the University of La Verne College of Law on Feb. 2. Chemerinsky’s remarks dealt with the Supreme Court’s limitation on the ability of bankruptcy courts to decide certain specific issues. His expertise includes constitutional law, federal practice, civil... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am so proud to be at a school that takes the time to recognize our veterans, without whom many of us would not be here. Thank you, thank you to CAB, ASULV, Barbara Mulligan, Paul Alvarez, Mike Nunez and all others who were a part of honoring our very worthy veterans. Janis Dietz Professor of Business Administration   Dear Editor, While I applaud the recent lecture by New Testament... 
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