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Alumnus shares Gladdys Muir’s accomplishments

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.

La Verne reflects on its artful past

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. 

Students tackle environmentalist philosophies

Students from different colleges and countries gathered to discuss different approaches to create an ecological civilization at the second International Youth Forum in Pitzer College last Friday.

Letters to the Editor

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."

Whitney pushes Boy Scouts reform

Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership Rich Whitney talked about how the Boy Scouts’ leadership structure can be improved Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

Marcus discusses exiled composer

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.

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