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Great work of our time

Great work of our time

As the Reformation turns 500, some see the climate crisis as cause for a new one.

They save for school

They save for school

For more than a decade, men’s and women’s water polo players at Cal Lutheran have turned to lifeguarding to offset the costs of study. Some of them go on after college to seasonal side careers. They never look at a beach the same way again.

Scenes from a life unscripted

Scenes from a life unscripted

One of six TV shows on the slate of executive producer Jimmy Fox ’04, United Shades of America was nominated for an Emmy this year and renewed for a second season.

Near equator, real monkeys wear shoulder pads

Near equator, real monkeys wear shoulder pads

A Brazilian who first came to the U.S. for college, assistant professor of biology Anita Stone has returned frequently since 2000 to her own northern region of Brazil to watch squirrel monkeys in the forest. The females there pick their mates, and appear to have a weakness for bulked-out upper bodies.

All my children

All my children

Having a son truly has helped me find empathy for people, including my little girl and boy characters from Japanese cartoons.

Cody Jones’ next five meters

Cody Jones’ next five meters

Junior Cody Jones is a student senator, a double major in marketing communication and psychology, and a Paralympian in javelin who believes his best performances are ahead.

He battles for South Seattle

He battles for South Seattle

Two years ago, the business major and finance wiz founded a community news service for people in the neighborhoods where he grew up.

Stephen Lambdin, Olympian, has heroes

Stephen Lambdin, Olympian, has heroes

On Aug. 20 in Rio de Janeiro, Lambdin will be in a position to appraise his accomplishments in the 22 years since his parents gave in and enrolled him in taekwondo.

Batman and Taylor Swift are here to protect you

Batman and Taylor Swift are here to protect you

Most people have a favorite celebrity or fictional character, and that’s fine by one new faculty member in psychology.

Summers starring Dallas

Summers starring Dallas

When the NFL’s Cowboys made camp in Thousand Oaks, from 1963 to 1989, they also made memories.