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Calderón advocates social justice

José Calderón, professor emeritus of sociology and Chicano and Latino studies at Pitzer College, brought faculty members to tears as he discussed his book, “Lessons From an Activist Intellectual: Teaching, Research, and Organizing for Social Change” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

Student gives back to community

Junior criminology major Abril Camarena was recognized as the 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by the Campus Compact for her dedication and commitment to social activism.

Honorees embody ‘Spirit of La Verne’

Sharon Cruz-McKinney, director of community relations and outreach in the office of admissions, took home the Spirit of La Verne Award Tuesday at the La Verne Church of the Brethren.

Rally enlightens on the missing 43

Nearly 60 supporters rallied at noon Wednesday in Sneaky Park to raise awareness and offer solidarity for the 43 college students from Mexico who went missing recently.

Dancing to diversity’s beat

The Latino Student Forum and Black Student Union had its third annual “Two Beats, One Rhythm” event on March 28 at the Campus Center, where both cultures came together as one.

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