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Kent mixed theater with activism

Steven Kent, who recently retired from his position as the University’s director of theater, died July 12 in his Los Angeles home. He was 74.

Last lecture is musical

Performing “I’m a Rolling Stone” by The Sonics, David Flaten, professor of theatre arts, begins his lecture “‘Less Attitude, More Gratitude’: La Verne Theatre” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

Ghostly past still haunts University

From hearing footsteps when no one is there to feeling cold sensations on a warm day, La Verne community members stay they still sense the University’s haunted history. Specifically some refer to ghosts of Evelyn Marshalt, David Glassa and Jim Henderson – whose ghosts they swear still linger.

Honoring faculty, alumni excellence

The College of Arts and Sciences recognized faculty members for their commitment to excellence Friday at the Alumni Awards in the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center.

Kent closes the curtain at La Verne

Steven Kent, director of theater, gave students, faculty and community members his last “storytelling” rendition of the theatrical and educational work he has done throughout his life Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

Latino play explores East L.A. grief

The theater department explored the struggles of poverty and grief that cholos and cholas face in East Los Angeles in their adaptation of Luis Alfaro’s play “Eletcricidad.”

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