During a recent seminar presented by writer, philosopher and La Verne alumnus Jon Hall, titled “Toward World Understanding: The Awakening of Gladdys Muir,” students were given a glimpse into the life of Gladdys Muir, a former La Verne professor who was a prominent figure in the Brethren movement and a peacemaker in society.
University of La Verne staff and faculty introduced “An Artful Reframing,” a collaborative effort to reflect on the University's history and shine a light on previously underrepresented voices, before about 25 community members in the Campus Center Ballroom Monday, with 19 more who joined via Zoom.
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."
Professor of History Kenneth Marcus talked about a European Jewish composer who fled Nazi Germany and settled in Los Angeles during his presentation “Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism,” at noon Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the faculty lecture series.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
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.