CLU in the News Archive

January 2008

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Stories
Thursday
January 31, 2008
Corporate leaders schooled on higher education needs
About 160 community leaders gathered on Tuesday in a meeting room in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center at California Lutheran University to listen to three college presidents discuss the challenges facing higher education.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Thursday
January 31, 2008
Wilson questions casinos' aid to state
Former California Gov. Pete Wilson reasserted his opposition to Indian casino gambling during a speech at CLU as he predicted the state budget won't see significant new revenue from four Indian gambling propositions on Tuesday's ballot.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
January 30, 2008
College leaders see challenges in funding, access
Equal access to university and adequate funding will remain challenges as the economy falters, local college presidents said Tuesday at the California Lutheran University Corporate Leaders Breakfast.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 25, 2008
Guess who's back in town?
Columnist discusses ex-Gov. Pete Wilson's plans to visit CLU for a private talk.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 24, 2008
Bigger than hip-hop
Activist Rushay Booysen is coming to CLU to discuss the role of music in healing post-apartheid South Africa.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Thursday
January 24, 2008
CLU panel to study president applicants
California Lutheran University will take another step in its search for a new president when a committee reviews applications Friday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 24, 2008
U.S. water polo teams to take on Canada this Saturday at Rio Mesa
The men's team is practicing at CLU and Oaks Christian in preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Tuesday
January 22, 2008
Colleges expand language offerings to meet global demand
As the world's economy goes global, California Lutheran University and other colleges are following suit, adding classes in languages rarely taught even five years ago, particularly Arabic, Chinese and Japanese.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 20, 2008
Time to deal with debt
Professor Somnath Basu warns that a serious retirement-planning crisis is looming in the U.S. unless Americans put an end to mindless consumption.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
January 20, 2008
Understanding beats high test scores
After watching a space shuttle launch, math instructor Victor Dorff reflects on how a solid foundation of established knowledge and a creative approach to accomplishing goals are still the essential elements in successful innovation.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 18, 2008
Olympians in training need hosts
Team USA water polo athletes need housing in Ventura County as they prepare for the Summer Olympics in China with daily practices at California Lutheran University and Oaks Christian School.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 18, 2008
Therapy leads artist in new directions
When Terry Spehar-Fahey started therapy for depression in December 2004, she never dreamed it would lead her in new directions in her artwork as well as in her life, including a new career for her at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 17, 2008
CLU exercise tests efficiency and effectiveness of public safety agencies
The Ventura County Sheriff's Department, the Ventura County Fire Department, Los Robles Hospital and CLU campus officers organized a drill for emergency responders to help different agencies coordinate their efforts for the worst-case scenario.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Thursday
January 17, 2008
CLU hot and cold, but gets a victory
To understand the offensive inconsistency of the Cal Lutheran men's basketball team Wednesday, you need only know this: At one point, CLU made nine consecutive field-goal attempts — then missed its next 10.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 17, 2008
Monterey magic
The revered jazz festival's 50th anniversary tour comes to CLU for the only free show on its 10-week, 22-state tour.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
January 16, 2008
Virginia Tech shootings spur CLU drill
In response to the shooting rampage that left 33 people dead at Virginia Tech last year, California Lutheran University mounted a massive drill Tuesday to test its ability to react to a campus shooting.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
January 12, 2008
CLU turns focus to SCIAC play
These are heady days for the Cal Lutheran men's basketball team.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 11, 2008
Tears for Iris Chang
As the movie "Nanking" opens, CLU professor Victor Dorff mourns for his friend who paid the ultimate price for telling the horrible story.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
January 10, 2008
Quiet powerhouse
California Lutheran University honored elementary school counselor Ana Alvarez for her all-inclusive approach to educating kids that includes outreach to parents.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
January 4, 2008
Professor adds cultures to classes
CLU educator Eva Ramirez's fascination with world travel enriches her students' understanding of language and literature.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
January 2, 2008
CLU pulls off upset of national power
Sophomore Mychal Owens had 21 points and sophomore Andy Meier added 17 points and 11 rebounds as Cal Lutheran produced one of the biggest wins in its program's history, knocking off Wisconsin-Stevens Point, ranked No. 3 in the nation by D3Hoops.com, 72-70 in overtime Tuesday night at the Gilbert Center.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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