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Writers Archives: Layla Abbas

Gender studies explored

The University of La Verne’s gender studies minor attracts a handful of students each year while national interest in women’s and gender studies has been on a steady increase over the past 27 years.

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Son jarocho blends cultures

Speaker and musician Arturo Martinez reminisced about the colorful vibrant houses, children flying kites by the water and the musical feel of his hometown, Veracruz, Mexico. He shared his paintings of Veracruz, a state in the Gulf Coast region of Mexico, to a small group on Sunday at the dA Center of the Arts in […]

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Artists translate true meaning of world poetry

The first night of International Poets and Artists at La Verne attracted roughly 50 people Thursday in the Harris Gallery for a night of Spanish to English poetry translations from two international poets. Fernando Valverde Rodriguez, from Granada, Spain, and Alí Calderón, from Puebla, Mexico, shared some of their poems and held an informal discussion […]

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