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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The purpose of the La Verne Academy’s Monday noon lecture series is to offer the opportunity for faculty to present findings of their scholarly research and promote a thoughtful critical review and discussion of those findings from those present. It appears that some of the remarks and inferences made to Dr. Cook’s presentation (“‘Palestine’ lecture sparks debate,” April 17)... 

‘Palestine’ lecture sparks debate

Jennifer Jackson Assistant Editor William Cook, professor of English, spoke about “Sir Richard Catling and Palestine Today” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. During his sabbatical last year, Cook went through archives to discover Catling, who was an assistant-inspector-general with the Palestine police, and studied his role in mid-20th century Palestine. “What interested me wasn’t (Catling)... 

‘Corrie’ presents a voice for peace

‘Corrie’ presents a voice for peace
Samara Frame portrays title character Rachel Corrie on Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. The play is based on the journals and emails of Corrie during her membership in the International Soli­dar­ity Movement, a group dedicated to the support of the Palestinian cause through nonviolent protests. The play has been pulled or postponed from many venues because of its controversial political content. Its... 

Talk tackles historic conflict

Talk tackles historic conflict
Bill Cook, professor of English, discussed the diminishing amount of Palestinian land in Israel, West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom A. Cook encouraged his audience of faculty and staff not to simply take his word about Palestine, but to research the truths about its people and their rich history for themselves. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Branden del Rio Editor in... 

William Cook talks Palestine

William Cook talks Palestine
William Cook, professor of English, discusses the issues in the Middle East during the lecture “Light from the Darkness: ‘Top Secret’ files from the Bowels of Rhodes House” on Monday. Cook has published a book on the topic called “Tracking Deception: Bush Mid-East Policy.”/photo by Garrett Gutierrez Tennille Wright Staff Writer Introduced as a “local radical,” William Cook, professor... 

Cook shines light on Palestinians

Cook shines light on Palestinians
A proponent of social justice, William A. Cook, professor of English (in the University of La Verne’s Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography) regularly contributes to political media outlets such as Counterpoint and Countercurrent. When Cook isn’t in the classroom, he spends his time writing and cartooning on social justice issues./photo by Rafael Anguiano Kevin Garrity Editor in Chief Professor... 
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