CLU in the News Archive

October 2006

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Stories
Tuesday
October 24, 2006
CLU looks to start another win streak
Homecoming week is always filled with added distractions for the Cal Lutheran football program. But the Kingsmen were provided an unwanted reason to stay focused when their 11-game winning streak was snapped last weekend in a 30-27 double-overtime loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
October 24, 2006
Diversified Fun
Confluence of Norwegian players to Cal Lutheran soccer team's melting pot
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
October 24, 2006
Olson, second president at Cal Lutheran, dies
Raymond Olson, the second president of California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, died peacefully Saturday, his family said Monday. He was 96.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
October 20, 2006
Paralyzing crash sets CLU alum on new course
Don Krebs was racing on water skis at 100 mph when life threw him overboard. A boat's wake catapulted him headfirst into the water, and the impact paralyzed the 22-year-old world class racer.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
October 19, 2006
Quite a site
Stephen Wheatly toed the freethrow line with a onceinalifetime opportunity at stake. The ink had just dried on the new Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center's occupancy permit and Wheatly, California Lutheran University's vice president of advancement, was about to hoist up the first shot in the history of the state-of-the-art gymnasium.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Thursday
October 19, 2006
Retired minister recalls the early days at Cal Lutheran
On Sept. 24, 1957, Richard Pedersen officially turned over 130 acres of farmland in north Thousand Oaks to the Lutheran Church so it could build its first college in Southern California. But long before that worthy gesture, retired Lutheran minister Luther Olmon remembers a large chunk of land in Playa del Rey that was to be the site of the first Lutheran college in the Southland.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
October 19, 2006
Spurlock won battles on and off the field
David Spurlock figured it was just a bad stomachache that would go away in a few hours. But Jerry Palmquist sensed something more serious was wrong with his freshman teammate.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
October 17, 2006
Private T.O. pool may go public
The chain-link fence that encircles development on California Lutheran University's north campus shields few secrets about the private institution's latest endeavor.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
October 10, 2006
Oxnard author to speak on money's link to happiness
Some think wealth is synonymous with happiness. It means having the big house, posh vacation spot and fancy car without having to stress about money.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
October 7, 2006
'If I give up, I've lost hope'
Nick Vujicic, a man born without limbs, spoke from a tabletop in Samuelson Chapel at California Lutheran University on Friday. He had been carried there by an aide.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
October 6, 2006
Big dreams on campus
California Lutheran University's new president, John Sladek, faces a number of challenges, including making sure that the university continues to grow while maintaining its identity.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
October 1, 2006
Reflections of 9/11 bringreality of violence to life
Fall term had scarcely begun at California Lutheran University, and already I was clearing my schedule so that I could spend the week of Sept. 11 in Montreal. It was the fifth anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center, and a global congress of the world's religions had been organized in this charming Canadian city. I was excited.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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