Photo by Brian Stethem '84
Campus Highlights

Lacrosse goals

July 23, 2019

Swept up in the sport’s rapid West Coast expansion, the university assembles a Regals squad for spring 2020.… Read More

Compared with previous missions aboard the mock spacecraft at Johnson Space Center in Houston, HERA 18 allowed its crew less privacy and less free working space. Rod Borgie ’93 is second from the left. (NASA photo)
Alumni News

Voyage to Phobos, moon of Mars!

July 23, 2019

Under constant watch, a crew of four navigates space from Houston. Will Rod Borgie '93 conquer fear and the unknown?… Read More

Nikki Notthoff '19 created the Mars Travel Space Branding Project for a fake space agency.
Campus Highlights

Are we there yet?

July 23, 2019

This year’s multimedia graduates offer retro takes on the Space Age.… Read More

This photo was snapped on May 2 from a drone hovering northeast of Swenson Science Center, shortly after the structural steel beams and columns were stood up and bolted into place. (By Michael DeTerra)
Campus Highlights

Science building’s bones

July 23, 2019

Erecting the steel frame was one of the quickest phases in the estimated 19-month construction of Swenson Science Center, and also one of the most important for the scientific research and teaching… Read More

This year, Sheckley’s daughter Breda enters the third grade at Up Academy, and her son Keller starts kindergarten. Their dog’s name is Harold. (BrianOrlovPhoto.com)
Features

What to study as machines grow smarter

July 23, 2019

Our school is poised to be part of a change in which all people are viewed as capable, valuable and able to contribute meaningfully in the world.… Read More

Darrin Peschka (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)
Alumni News

Not in Kansas

July 23, 2019

Darrin Peschka is the second consecutive MPPA graduate to run the Ventura County Star's newsroom, and the first woman.… Read More

Dan Tillapaugh (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)
Q&A

Men missing, not all gone fishing

July 23, 2019

The original beneficiaries of college, men now lag behind women in enrollment, and the gap is gradually widening. But a 50-50 gender balance wouldn’t address deeper issues, says associate professor of counselor… Read More

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Campus Highlights

New light on art

March 11, 2019

In a spring chemistry course, undergraduates are learning how to uncover forgeries, predict aging, attribute work to a specific artist, preserve ailing pieces and work with restorations.… Read More

Eric Harris (Jonathan Irwin) checked off issues on a psychological evaluation: “Anger, anxiety, authority figures, depression, disorganized thoughts, homicidal thoughts, jealousy, loneliness, mood swings, obsessive thoughts, racing thoughts, stress, suspiciousness…oh and… (a final check) …temper.” (Photo by Brian Stethem ’84)
Q&A

Waiting for columbinus

March 5, 2019

Too young to remember the massacre in Colorado, the cast of this year’s Mainstage theater production has come of age in the shadow of Sandy Hook, Charleston, Orlando, San Bernardino, Route 91,… Read More

Echo sports editor Brooke Stanley (left), editor in chief Dakota Allen and news editor Olivia Schouten won first place for breaking news in the 2019 California College Media Awards. The newspaper staff took four awards for writing and one for a photo by Arianna Macaluso.
Campus Highlights

Echo journalists rise to the moment

March 5, 2019

Unlike other journalists at the scene of the mass shooting, Dakota Allen and Olivia Schouten recognized faces they saw coming out of the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks. They won’t… Read More