CLU in the News Archive

September 2009

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Stories
Wednesday
September 30, 2009
Low-tech ballots still the safest way to vote
It’s time for Congress to step up and just say no to the direct-recording electronic voting machine, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
September 26, 2009
CLU kicks off 50th anniversary celebration
Students at California Lutheran University gave a new twist to their annual tradition of painting the rocks that spell out the initials CLU on the ridge overlooking the Thousand Oaks campus.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
September 25, 2009
Cinemagic lifeline
'My Suicide' film reaches out to teens whose lives have turned upside down.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
September 25, 2009
Local banking leaders talk about the state of the industry
It's been a shaky year for the banking industry with nearly 100 institutions folding and hundreds more in trouble. However, financial institutions have been making a comeback in recent months. KCLU's Lance Orozco talks to some local banking leaders about the state of the industry.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Wednesday
September 23, 2009
Local community bank benefits detailed
Ventura County bank leaders called for regulatory reform and asked local residents to get to know their community banks during a panel discussion on the financial meltdown and future of banking Tuesday at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
September 22, 2009
CLU Forum: Bank chiefs see few green shoots
It’s too early to say if the Tri-Counties are in the recovery phase, according to four top regional bank chief executives who spoke at a Sept. 22 forum at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley hosted by California Lutheran University.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Tuesday
September 22, 2009
Youth leading soccer charge
With a 4-1 record, CLU is off to the program’s best start since 1998.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
September 20, 2009
CLU leaves little doubt in dominating victory
Offense, defense and special teams all score in a rout of Pacific Lutheran.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
September 19, 2009
CLU seeks win in home opener
Brian Stuart has never played a home-opening football game at Cal Lutheran.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
September 18, 2009
Award-winning author reflects on war
Pulitzer Prize nominee Tim O'Brien, author of "The Things They Carried," will be appearing on the campus of California Lutheran University, Thursday, Sept. 24.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Thursday
September 17, 2009
Best person to talk to about sex
When Dr. Adina Nack was diagnosed with cervical HPV at age 20, she initially thought that her life was over.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Thursday
September 17, 2009
Rond sees a big change with water polo team
Cal Lutheran men’s water polo coach Craig Rond says this season’s team has “by far the best team chemistry we have ever had.”
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
September 16, 2009
Do phone push polls stink? You bet your bippy
Richard Nixon was one of the first politicos to employ the push poll, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
September 16, 2009
CLU gets $100,000 grant from Edison
The Upward Bound programs at California Lutheran University have received a $100,000 donation from Southern California Edison.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
September 16, 2009
Sculptor to spend month at CLU creating campus art
Paul Lucchesi, a figurative sculptor and painter inspired by Italian Renaissance and baroque sculpture, will spend a month in residence at California Lutheran University using the Kwan Fong Gallery of Art and Culture as his studio to create a sculpture that will become a permanent part of the campus while highlighting CLU’s 50th anniversary.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
September 12, 2009
CLU aiming for right mix of youth, experience
In giving freshmen every opportunity to earn starting jobs — an approach that has 11 first-year players on the team’s two-deep roster for today’s season opener at Willamette (Ore.) — CLU coach Ben McEnroe is clearly borrowing from the philosophy that has helped Pete Carroll return the Trojans to national prominence.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
September 10, 2009
Volleyball freshmen thriving
Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball coach Kellee Roesel expected her incoming freshmen would barely survive the first week of practice.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
September 9, 2009
CLU on solid footing
Frank Marino is only sliding over one spot on the bench, but his new title brings a host of new responsibilities.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
September 7, 2009
An extra point to the story
Jackson Damron’s story is so unlikely — from college student with no football background to preseason All-American kicker — that it doesn’t really need embellishment.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
September 3, 2009
CLU starts semester with largest student body ever in T.O.
California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks started fall-semester classes Wednesday with its largest student body ever.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
September 3, 2009
More than 1,000 helping hands
Approximately 550 freshmen and transfer students from Cal Lutheran University’s You Got Served program dispersed into the arundo jungle of the Ventura River bottom to pick up trash from more than 20 homeless camps in the 5th annual river clean-up on Monday, Aug. 31.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Wednesday
September 2, 2009
A positive attitude counts when sculpting sand
In addition to adopting an upbeat attitude, positive people are more willing to admit they don’t have all the answers, observes communication professor Beverly Kelley at a sand sculpture contest.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
September 1, 2009
CLU sends students out to clean up debris
Wearing blue jeans and armed with gloves and masks, more than 600 freshmen and transfer students from California Lutheran University descended Monday into the Ventura River bottom to remove trash and abandoned items.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
September 1, 2009
Pacifica High grad chooses CLU over professional soccer
Raul Yepez is the first from his family to attend a four-year university and the first player from Pacifica to play on the CLU men’s soccer team.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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