California Poet Laureate Al Young gave a lecture titled “Can Poetry Save our Planet?” in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday.
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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.
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.
Jeffrey S. Gurock, professor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University, spoke about the ways Jewish Americans in New York reacted to the Holocaust.
Maggie Nelson, author, poet and art critic visited La Verne to speak about novels, life and her journey as a writer.
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.
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.
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.
Students and student athletes filled Villalobos Hall at Whittier College on Tuesday to hear Jeff Sheng, the creator of “Fearless,” speak.
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.