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On top of California’s deepest concern

On top of California’s deepest concern

During dry years, farms and cities depend even more than usual on sources of water far beneath our feet. Graduates of Cal Lutheran’s geology, MBA and public policy programs are working to keep fresh water in the ground now and for the future.

You can’t miss this

You can’t miss this

In an example of how our sports teams use H2O to heal, 20 guys at a time run in place on a Sunday in a shallow dormitory pool. The athletic trainers call this spectacle aquatic recovery therapy. This season for the football team, it’s mandatory.

Race to the well’s bottom

Race to the well’s bottom

Conflicting laws and perverse incentives drive farmers and other Californians to use more water, particularly when we have less to spare. “Yeah,” says a Cal Lutheran economist, “it’s messed up.”

Reflections on liquid

Reflections on liquid

My real connection to water comes through my use of glass. Glass is my medium, and water is its mate.

Crushing on grapes

Crushing on grapes

The business of wine exerts a powerful pull on those who go near it.

Wine’s a marvel. The Bible tells me so.

Wine’s a marvel. The Bible tells me so.

Knowledge of winemaking comes in very handy in my work as a pastor, which really shouldn’t come as a surprise.

The commencements of Fortunate Hove

The commencements of Fortunate Hove

For a girl exposed to all of the dangers of war, education meant everything. That much has not changed since she left Zimbabwe.

How three Kingsmen got their colors

How three Kingsmen got their colors

Soccer and Cal Lutheran have made a difference to lifelong teammates who first donned the jerseys at age 8. Each is the first in his family to attend college.

World Class: Caroline Cottom ’64

World Class: Caroline Cottom ’64

To win one of the greatest political fights of an era, Caroline Cottom learned…to love unconditionally.

World Class: Al Stone ’64

World Class: Al Stone ’64

By age 37, Al Stone had all the experience he needed to lend a hand as Managua, Nicaragua, responded to the devastating 1972 earthquake.