Nearly every seat in the Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium was occupied Wednesday night as Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen discussed his newest book, “The Refugees,” the University’s “One Book, One University” selection this year.
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The University of La Verne held a panel discussion on Islamophobia Wednesday to consider discrimination that Muslim communities face today in America, as part of the One Book, One University event.
The staged reading of the book “Citizen: An American Lyric” by Claudia Rankine, directed by Shirley Jo Finney and performed by theater department students, ended its four days of performances Sunday.
Freshmen and faculty listened to renowned author Scott Russell Sanders answer critical questions about mankind’s responsibility to the preservation of the earth during two lectures on Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium.
Central American immigrants encounter many dangerous situations for a chance at a better life in the United States and journalist and author Sonia Nazario has braved the same dangers to bring one boy’s story to the public.
Campus events for the week of Sept. 26, 2014.
Cathy Irwin, Associate professor of Writing, introduces speaker Scott Russell Sanders, an award-winning author, as a part of the One Book, One University series sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences October 10 in the Arts and Communications Building.
Freshman students learned about climate changes first-hand from Elizabeth Kolbert, the author of “Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change,” during two lectures Wednesday at the Morgan Auditorium.
The debate team celebrated the University’s “One Book, One University” program in the ACB Sept. 12, showcasing an open debate regarding the idea that humans are not responsible for global warming.
Author and former gang member Luis Rodriguez talked about his struggles to overcome heroin and alcohol addiction as well as his family struggles after abandoning the Las Lomas gang.