CLU in the News Archive

February 2010

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Stories
Friday
February 26, 2010
Party lines
"The Party of the Year: An Operetta Review" is an original production at California Lutheran University featuring scenes from popular operettas.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
February 25, 2010
Minority no more
From scholars to entertainers and politicians, five prominent African Americans define Ventura County’s new black history.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Thursday
February 25, 2010
New Feminist Cause: Men's Health
It may be that men's health policy is an issue for the feminist cause.
Published in: KSRO 1350 AM ( view article )

Tuesday
February 23, 2010
A unisex vaccine against cancer
Since HPV is an "equal opportunity infector," the vaccine should be equally available and affordable regardless of gender, argues Adina Nack, a respected sexual health researcher and medical sociology professor at California Lutheran University in "Why Men's Health Is a Feminist Issue," an article she's written for the Winter issue of Ms., now on newsstands.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Tuesday
February 23, 2010
Cal Lutheran gets $5 million for stadium from Ventura County developer
California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks will be getting a new 3,000-seat football stadium, thanks to a $5-million donation from Ventura County real estate developer William Rolland.
Published in: Los Angeles Times ( view article )

Tuesday
February 23, 2010
Cal Lutheran receives $5 million for new stadium
A prominent Conejo Valley resident and Ventura County real estate developer has donated $5 million for a new football stadium at California Lutheran University.
Published in: San Fernando Valley Business Journal ( view article )

Tuesday
February 23, 2010
CLU gets $5 million donation for new football stadium
When Ben McEnroe was being recruited to play football at California Lutheran University nearly 20 years ago, the coaches told him a new stadium would be built by the time he was a senior.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
February 23, 2010
Kingsmen face a crucial basketball game tonight
There is plenty at stake for CLU tonight when the Kingsmen host two-time defending champion Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (19-5, 11-2) in the regular-season finale at 7:30 p.m.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
February 21, 2010
CLU educator to receive Scandinavian recognition
Fred Tonsing has counted, and he figures he’s taught 6,500 students during his career as a professor of religion and Greek at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
February 20, 2010
Why men’s health Is a feminist issue
As new uses are approved for the so-called cervical cancer vaccine, women learn once again how intimately their well-being is tied to men’s.
Published in: Ms. Magazine ( view article )

Friday
February 19, 2010
A running start and fast friends for first-generation transfer students
To a first-generation student who transferred from a community college, navigating a university may be formidable.
Published in: The Chronicle of Higher Education ( view article )

Wednesday
February 17, 2010
Aaron Sorkin desperately needed on the set
President Barack Obama delivered a scintillating State of the Union speech Jan. 27, but the best-selling author of “The Audacity of Hope” offers little hope to Americans fed up with the pork-and partisan politics-ridden healthcare plan that’s been distracting the chief executive from a belly-up economy, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
February 17, 2010
Hurricane Katrina: Covering the media in New Orleans
Right after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, Russell L. Stockard Jr. learned that his 80-year-old father was missing.
Published in: Amigos 805 ( view article )

Tuesday
February 16, 2010
McPadden answers call to be Regals tennis coach
Vanessa McPadden was just looking for someone to hit with. She never imagined she would find a job.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
February 15, 2010
CLU comedy night to aid Shakespeare school tour
Joe Lupanow of Oxnard wants more students to hear the words of William Shakespeare spoken by professional actors.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
February 14, 2010
Admissions officers work to decide on applicants
n a stark, cramped room decorated with only a clock, two college admissions counselors sit at a table across from each other, a stack of 24 manila files between them. They’re deciding who will get into California Lutheran University this fall and who will not.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
February 14, 2010
CLU earns crucial win over Pomona-Pitzer
The Cal Lutheran men’s basketball team is saving its best for last.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
February 13, 2010
Facebook privacy issues addressed
On Thursday, California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks hosted a presentation on privacy management in social networking environments led by Dr. Miriam Metzger, an associate communications professor at UC Santa Barbara.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
February 13, 2010
The $1 billion Valentine tree
This year as Valentine's Day approaches consider, for just one moment, where that scrumptious chocolate came from, writes CLU conservation biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Santa Monica Daily Press ( view article )

Friday
February 12, 2010
Asset Allocation: My grandfather had It right
“Invest money you can’t afford to lose in bonds and cash, but invest in stocks only money you can afford to lose 50 percent or more of.” This was one of the investing lessons taught to me by my grandfather, a stockbroker during the Great Depression.
Published in: CBS MoneyWatch ( view article )

Friday
February 12, 2010
CLU gives up its share of first
CLU is 17-5, 9-2 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after having a seven-game win streak snapped.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
February 12, 2010
Harmonious homecoming
Jim Bessey, Bill Ewing, Karsten Lundring and Bryan Spafford, members of the original men’s quartet at California Lutheran University, still sing for fun, and will reunite on Saturday as one of the alumni acts performing at “The Early Years: A Tribute to CLU’s 50th Anniversary” concert.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
February 10, 2010
UCSB professor to discuss privacy, Facebook
With the rise in popularity of such sites as MySpace and Facebook prompting new concerns about personal privacy on the World Wide Web, an associate professor at UCSB will present "Privacy 2.0: Managing Privacy in Social Networking Environments" Thursday at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
February 9, 2010
Full roster gives softball team the depth to contend
Cal Lutheran softball coach Debby Day is never sure how many players she will have on the roster until the first day of practice.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
February 8, 2010
Colleges try new ways to curb alcohol abuse
Last year, CLU received a $30,000 three-year grant from the NCAA aimed at involving athletes in programs to reduce alcohol abuse.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
February 7, 2010
California's redistricting future is now
More people of color, women and working-class members needed
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
February 7, 2010
CLU clinches spot in conference tourney
The Cal Lutheran women’s basketball team took care of business early — in more ways than one.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
February 4, 2010
KCLU-FM wins 5 Golden Mike Awards
Ventura County public radio station KCLU-FM (88.3) has won five Golden Mike awards for broadcast journalism excellence from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
February 3, 2010
Chasing a dream aboard a 43-foot catamaran
If you have ever read “Wind in the Willows,” you will recall Ratty musing, “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats," writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
February 2, 2010
Taking a glimpse at a parched world
At the end of the day, if each of us lend a helping hand, both at home and at work, and conserve water, we can obviate businessman and inventor Benjamin Franklin's warning "When the well is dry, we know the worth of water."
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
February 2, 2010
St. Bonaventure grad Whitley getting up to speed
Erica Whitley never felt completely comfortable playing at a slower pace during high school.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
February 1, 2010
CLU student witnesses the devastation in Haiti
A 22-year-old senior at California Lutheran University returned recently from Haiti, where he was documenting the work of medical teams helping in the relief effort.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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