Dr. Steve Sayles, University of La Verne professor emeritus of history, died on Sept. 1 following a series of heart issues. He was 73.
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A blend of music, comedy and drama filled Dailey Theatre as a crowd of 50 attended the opening night of “Vietgone” on Thursday. Focusing on his parents’ love story set in the 1970s, playwright Qui Nguyen challenges Asian stereotypes,showing multiple perspectives of Vietnamese immigrants escaping the treachery of war.
The Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall is lined with black-and-white photos of the war in Vietnam, along with Nick Ut’s most famous photo, ‘Napalm Girl,’ as part of his collection, “Forty-Two Years and the Frequent Wind: Vietnamese Refugees in America.”
Steven Kent, who recently retired from his position as the University’s director of theater, died July 12 in his Los Angeles home. He was 74.
This spring students had the opportunity to relive a little recent history as the sociology-anthropology department offered a new class – The 1960s.
The Vietnam Memorial Wall is one of the most visited monuments of the United States. On May 1, a replica of the famous wall found a temporary home at Miller Park in Fontana.
Nick Ut, a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, came to the University of La Verne Tuesday to talk about his work and experiences.
Every now and then we are given the chance to draw upon the past for wisdom. It is in these moments that we gain insight on how to handle the present and plan for the future.
“Apocalypse Now” is a cinematic gem. Released in 1979 and re-released in 2001 with “Apocalypse Now Redux,” this masterpiece stars Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando and is set during the Vietnam War.
Nick Ut, a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, was the guest in Randy Miller’s Public Relations Methods class Wednesday.