When University of La Verne Communications professor Scott Essman woke up on March 9, he thought he was in for a normal day as a professor. Little did he know he was about to start a battle fighting the virus that has wreaked havoc across the globe.
Of the 10 student films Don Pollock, professor of communications, submitted to the Inland Empire Media Academy International Film Festival, eight were showcased Saturday and Sunday at San Bernardino Valley College.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.