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As I read through last week’s issue, the following statement in Mark Acosta’s movie review (“11/9’ critiques new political climate,” Sept. 28) caught my attention: “Nov. 9, 2016, marked a turning point in American history with the election of Donald Trump as president.”
In a unanimous and unprecedented decision, the California State Board of Education has rightly voted to include minority history, particularly LGBT history, in the mandatory public school curriculum across the state. The law will educate students as early as second grade on LGBT history, the community’s civil rights struggles and contributions to society.
Cinco de Mayo may have just been celebrated Thursday, but the excitement for “Drinko de Mayo” has surfaced the Internet for weeks in anticipation.
Professor and Librarian Emeritus Marlin Heckman gives a detailed timeline of how Lordsburg Hotel transitioned to University of La Verne at “The Lordsburg Hotel: Its Rise and Demise,” a presentation sponsored by the La Verne Historical Society.
Georgia’s Stone Mountain used to be the meeting site of white supremacy group the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1900s, but if a new proposal passes, a tower that includes a bell with the line, “Let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia,” from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech will […]
“How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself Against the Badasses Who Ran This Country” is a humorist’s guide to battling the mostly brave and some wimpy presidents who made our country great.
The President’s Dining Room reached its capacity last Thursday as students, faculty and members of the community gathered for the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spot lecture series, “The Exile of Benjamin Britten.”
A decade later, 9/11 has begun to evolve from a current event to part of American history. Right now only 21 states mention the terror attacks of Sept. 11 in their educational standards, some provide lesson plans, but their teachers are not legally required to follow them or even teach it at all.
This spring students had the opportunity to relive a little recent history as the sociology-anthropology department offered a new class – The 1960s.