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Lincoln’s speeches

The University of La Verne will host a presentation called “Lincoln’ Speeches Reconsidered” by John Channing Briggs from the department of English at UC Riverside at noon on Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. The event is open to everyone. For more information, call David Werner at 909-593-3511, ext. 4355.

Latina/Latino Retreat

A Latina and Latino retreat will be held Nov. 13 in the Howell Board Room, located on the second floor of the Landis Academic Center. Check-in for the event is from 12:30 to 1 p.m. and the program is from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Students, faculty, staff, mentors and alumni are all welcomed. To RSVP, call Daniel Loera at 909-593-3511, ext.4253.

—Natalie Veissalov

Career opportunities

A free educational seminar on “How to Prepare for Science, Technology, Engin­eering and Math (STEM) Career Opportunities” will be held on Nov. 18 from 5-7 p.m. in Campus Center Ballroom A. To RSVP for the event, contact Melissa Lau at and provide your name, high school and expected graduation date.

Bowling night

The Global Brigades will hold a bowling night fundraiser Dec.1 at Oak Tree Lanes in Diamond Bar from 6-8 p.m. The fundraiser is to raise money for under-served communities in Honduras. For more information please contact Allison Marsh at

—Kevin Garrity

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