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‘Every Mind Matters’ in the media

‘Every Mind Matters’ in the media
Lauren Creiman moderates her senior project event “Every Mind Matters: Changing Media Treatment of Mental Illness” April 24. The presentation was part of Creiman’s senior project for her double major in journalism and speech communication. / photo by Julian Burrell Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor The perceptions of mental illnesses from the media and society were discussed at “Every Mind Matters:... 

Senior project sparks inspiration

Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor A six-foot black box sits in the middle of Sneaky Park while curious passersby walk inside to find a mirror box with inspiring messages. This interactive installation, “Don’t Look,” is the senior project for Ariana Harris, senior theater major and working artist. It is a performance art piece with the audience being the performers. “I was inspired by Georgi Paro’s... 

‘Baltimore Waltz’ explores misconceptions

‘Baltimore Waltz’ explores misconceptions
Anna, played by Stephanie Aguilar, continues her European tour of promiscuity as she attempts to flirt with a German student activist. The scene, took place in a tavern during the dress rehearsal of the Dailey Theater’s performance of “The Baltimore Waltz.” The show ran last weekend. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Christina Collins Burton Editorial Director Laughter, gasps and sobs are all that... 

Thesis looks at cosmetic surgery

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Senior sociology major Mary McCool believes there is a correlation between cosmetic procedures and age, ethnicity, religion and self-esteem. McCool’s intrigued interest in this topic inspired her senior thesis. The initial idea came from hearing news reports of girls receiving breast implants from their parents as a high school graduation present and of children receiving... 

Senior project tackles childhood obesity

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer The increasing childhood obesity epidemic was the impetus for communications major Cheryl Regan’s senior project. Regan started her own campaign to promote a healthy lifestyle for children. “Play to Live” encourages children and their parents to partake in healthy living. “I chose this project because I feel that more kids are inside after school playing video... 

Senior project aims to help Pomona area children

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer On Monday and Wednesday senior communications major Debbie Allison collected donations in the Campus Center for Pomona Hope, a local non-profit organization that provides after-school programs and other support for families in Pomona. For her senior project Allison started a campaign called “Change for Pomona,” which involves fundraising and getting the word out... 

Pinup project supports veterans, current troops

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Gina Elise, founder of the organization Pinups for Vets, is making difference through creating a World War II era pin-up calendar. That is why when Jennahway Huerta, senior public affairs major, learned Elise needed some public relations help, she jumped at the opportunity, and parlayed this good cause into a public affairs senior project. Elise, a UCLA graduate, began the... 

Recession is the main topic for a senior project

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer A group of graduating journalism students decided to create a website that is based on research and experiences on the complex issues of the current recession and its local effects. All students graduating from the University of La Verne are required to do a senior project in their major based on what they have learned throughout your college career. “Recession Realities:... 
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