Browsing Archive

March, 2017

See Pages 4-5 of the April 2017 issue for details. (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)
Campus Highlights

Some assembly

March 17, 2017

Computer science students are going back to building things.… Read More

Photo by David Grannis
Features

A dry spell to remember

March 16, 2017

Ramifications of and local responses to California’s worst drought in a millennium are the subject of a documentary by two students and a professor. … Read More

Photo by Brian Stethem '84
Features

No walls in sight

March 16, 2017

One of 10 U.S. recipients of the first-ever GoFundMe Scholarships, sophomore Sandy Gonzalez knows the value of a good opportunity. … Read More

Photo by Brian Stethem '84
Features

Have to have faith

March 16, 2017

Senior Mehak Sachdev is helping peers to grapple, in the most personal way, with our polarized politics.… Read More

Freshman Hector Rodriguez tutors students. (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)
Features

Right answers

March 16, 2017

For 16 years, Cal Lutheran students have been the lifeblood of a program that boosts college prospects for kids in public housing. … Read More

Photo by Brian Stethem '84
Campus Highlights

Food for worms

March 16, 2017

Vermicomposting is the latest piece of a strategy to discard less and grow more on campus – toward a food system we can live with. … Read More

Senior Nathaniel Thompson helps a group of entrepreneurs settle on a startup to pitch. (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)
Campus Highlights

Shark pup tank

March 16, 2017

A few undergraduate students who hope they’ll never work for anyone else are passing that goal along to fourth- and fifth-graders.… Read More

Brittany DeValk (left) transferred to Cal Lutheran and Samuelson Aquatics Center from a liberal arts college in Maryland; her Minnesota twin siblings, Brandon and Brianna, came straight from high school. (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)
Sports

Family stays close, on land

March 16, 2017

Two of the siblings swim in separate events, and one’s a diver. All are staying for the academics.… Read More

Communication professor and attorney Sharon Docter argues in a recent, award-winning paper that journalists and bloggers should receive identical protections under libel laws. (Photo by Brian Stethem '84)
Q&A

First, let’s sue all our enemies

March 16, 2017

While on the campaign trail, the current American president threatened defamation suits against women who accused him of sexual assault and promised to “open up” libel laws affecting journalists. Do we have… Read More

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Vocations

Please call your bank

March 16, 2017

In order to empower others, privileged people need to work with our oppressed brothers and sisters. We can start by refusing to finance the pipeline that endangers drinking water at Standing Rock.… Read More