After months of social distance and isolation, University of La Verne students and faculty got together to celebrate and affirm the bonds of the community on Nov. 5 over Zoom.
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The University of La Verne took the annual Scholarship Gala – traditionally a black tie dinner event – to a virtual realm this year, and still raised $605,000 in donations for the scholarship fund, exceeding the goal of $100,000 for Saturday’s event.
“Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege” explored themes of racial injustice and what the trauma of growing up black in America looks like, with an audience and actor “talk-back” panel following each performance.
Self-taught artist Gary Brewer, one of four displayed in the “Secret Garden” exhibit, spoke about his connection to nature through painting and art on Thursday in the Harris Gallery to a crowd of about 20 students, staff and faculty members.
A surplus of talent filled the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre at the Open Mic Night on Tuesday.
A bill being considered by state legislators could help reduce the discrimination in schools and the workplace associated with natural African American hairstyles.
The play “Machinal” tells a story of heartbreak and despair as a young woman feels trapped, unable to free herself from people in her life that smother her with unwanted “love.”
Acclaimed mixed-media artist Phoebe Beasley presented her survey of artwork “Unsung Requiem: Lost Then Found” in the Harris Gallery with a reception and talk.
Following the recent New Zealand mass shooting, Hijab Day, originally a Women’s History Month event, evolved to support the Muslim community during a time of mourning March 28 in the University Quad.
The University of La Verne’s interfaith organization, Common Ground, held a “Dialogue Dinner about Death” Wednesday night in the Hanawalt House.