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Kennan fights for justice

Kennan fights for justice
Dan Kennan, senior adjunct professor of sociology, has written the books for two of his courses, including Selected Topics: The 1960s and the Native American Experience. / photo by Ryan Gann Christian Orozco Editorial Director If you have not seen senior adjunct professor of sociology Dan Kennan on campus, you might have seen his face on the corner of Indian Hill Boulevard and Arrow Highway in Claremont... 

Happenings

Art and Grafitti Empowerment The sociology and anthropology department will host “Empowerment Through Art and Grafitti” Friday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. in Sneaky Park and 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Campus Center Ballroom. There will be live music and performances along with a graffiti wall and speakers who will talk about the role of graffiti in society. Piano Festival The music department continues... 

Teaching isn’t ‘work’ to professor

Teaching isn’t ‘work’ to professor
Professor of Sociology Roy Kwon, who is now in his second semester as a full-time professor at the University, earned his bachelor’s degree in 2005 from UC Irvine. He earned his master’s degree in 2007 and doctorate in 2011, both from UC Riverside. Kwon has traveled extensively, not only within the United States, but also to Kenya, South Korea, Hong Kong and Great Britain. While he was in South... 

Happenings

‘Mirandolina’ The theater department will present “Mirandolina: Mistress of the Inn” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Dailey Theatre. General admission is $5 and student admission is $3. ‘Spirit of Ireland’ Michael Ryan and Friends will present “Spirit Of Ireland: An Evening of Music, Song and Dance” at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $15 and student... 

Donahue discusses sea of problems

Donahue discusses sea of problems
Karen Donahue speaks about the imminent issues of population growth and it’s effects on the environment. In her “Law of the Sea: Demographic Determinants of Changes in Ocean Law Over Time” lecture, Donahue focused on the history of maritime advancements in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, from fishing methods to the impact of oil spills on the ocean ecosystem. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Karlie... 

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... 

Sharon Davis reveals goals of delinquents

Sharon Davis reveals goals of delinquents
Sharon Davis spoke on the topic “Get A Job: The Aspirational Dreams and Realities of Incarcerated Delinquent Males.” The Monday lecture, part of the Faculty Lecture Series, focussd on the achievable and unrealistic career goals of juvenile delinquents in the “GenMe “ generation, which includes people born between the years 1982 and 1999. Davis earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees... 

Davis talks writing process, sabbatical

Davis talks writing process, sabbatical
Sharon Davis teaches Sociology of Deviance, Juvenile Delinquency and Senior Thesis. Davis is also developing a class on the sociology of serial killers and mass murderers. She is chairwoman of the sociology and anthropology department. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor Sharon Davis, professor of sociology, has been on sabbatical since February. Although being a professor includes... 

Pi Gamma Mu club comes to La Verne

Carly Hill News Editor Pi Gamma Mu, an international social science honor society, has begun meeting at the University of La Verne, with a new structure and new president. The purpose of the society is to expand knowledge base by introducing members to new intellectual thoughts and scholars, to support critical thinking, to establish a social network and to have fun. “Students should come to this... 
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