CLU in the News Archive

October 2008

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Stories
Thursday
October 30, 2008
Getting in on the ACT
Moorpark Unified School District's Project ACT, which stands for Active Collaborative Teaching, involves a partnership between the district and professors and students at California Lutheran University, who will train elementary school teachers in dramatic techniques they can incorporate in all subject areas.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
October 29, 2008
Cal Lutheran notebook: Men's soccer team learns crucial lesson
The Kingsmen suffered their first loss to Caltech in school history.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
October 26, 2008
Defense carries CLU to 16-7 win over Chapman
The Kingsmen throttled a potent Chapman offense, scored the game's first touchdown and essentially dominated the proceedings from start to finish as CLU ran its winning streak to five, beating the visiting Panthers 16-7 in a non-conference game Saturday at Mount Clef Stadium.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
October 26, 2008
Sanctuary supporters detail their efforts
Three leading supporters of the New Sanctuary Movement in California spoke about their efforts to protect undocumented immigrants and to lobby for immigration reform at an event at California Lutheran University co-hosted by the Ventura County Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (VC CLUE) and CLU's Center for Equality and Justice on Saturday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
October 26, 2008
Why I'm voting no on 8
Our civil liberties are at risk, but only if Proposition 8 succeeds, writes CLU instructor Victor Dorff.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
October 25, 2008
Appreciation of world urged
The future of Lutheran education lies in students' gaining a "passionate appreciation of the world," a church leader told people gathered Friday for Founders Day at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
October 23, 2008
Inside the (black) box
Student-produced plays will launch CLU's new theater.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Wednesday
October 22, 2008
Amgen 'one shining light' in market, official says at CLU
Amgen Inc.'s history and future were the focus of the vice president of research and development's talk at California Lutheran University on Tuesday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
October 22, 2008
Cal Lutheran notebook: Men getting used to longer 3-pointers
If you attend a basketball game at Cal Lutheran this season, there really are two 3-point lines on the court at the Gilbert Sports & Fitness Center.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
October 22, 2008
CLU women's soccer coach Nancie Moskowitz, son bonded by soccer
Nancie Moskowitz's position as CLU women's soccer coach has presented the conflict of missing her son Josh's games for the CLU men — until a solution worked this season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
October 21, 2008
Filmmaker looks at death of electric car program
High gas prices have automakers scrambling to get electric vehicles on the consumer market. But a few years ago automakers shut down an electric car program that had thousands of vehicles on California's streets. KCLU talks with a documentary film director who investigated the death of the electric car effort in the 1990s before his appearance at California Lutheran University.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Monday
October 20, 2008
Rev. Alexia Salvatierra discusses the New Sanctuary Movement
Salvatierra and others will lead training sessions and discuss their efforts to keep families together by sheltering undocumented immigrants who have children who are American citizens during “… and Justice for All! Immigrant Rights and the Sanctuary Movement” at California Lutheran University.
Published in: KKZZ ( view article )

Sunday
October 19, 2008
CLU earns a victory, but it's one-sided
The California Lutheran University football team's offense struggled most of the day, but the defense was on the top of its game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
October 19, 2008
Eye on the environment: Work under way to make plug-in cars truly clean
Chris Paine, the director of the 2006 film "Who Killed the Electric Car," will speak at a showing of the documentary Tuesday at California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
October 19, 2008
Single mother Megan Donohue fears a mountain of debt
As one of many county residents affected by the country's financial problems, Megan Donohue is taking a break from graduate school at California Lutheran University this year.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
October 18, 2008
Aina Abrahamson: was CLU librarian in 1962
One of the original librarians at California Lutheran University — a woman who loved music, travel and Scandinavian culture — has died.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
October 15, 2008
Cal Lutheran Notebook: Soccer team fights through rash of injuries
The silver lining behind the stress fractures, bronchitis, ligament strains, broken ribs and concussion suffered by the women's soccer team is that the younger players have gained experience and the Regals are showing signs of coalescing.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
October 13, 2008
Undergraduate research benefits students and professors
CLU and colleges nationwide are giving undergraduates more opportunities to delve into research, once the nearly exclusive realm of graduate students and professors.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
October 12, 2008
Kingsmen finding a winning formula
The offense provided many big plays and the defense was also solid as CLU routed Pomona-Pitzer.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
October 10, 2008
Teacher honored for excellence
To move is to learn in Michael McCambridge's class.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
October 9, 2008
An eye for alchemy
The philosophical ideas of ancient scientists inspired art professor Michael Pearce's new CLU show.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
October 8, 2008
CLU Notebook: Adams enjoying new role
After switching from wide receiver to running back in his first year, Antoine Adams has moved into the starting role this season and is providing CLU with a steady balance to its passing attack.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
October 6, 2008
'First lady of CLU' a centenarian
Ethel Beyer was honored last month at a private reception at CLU not only for her longevity but also for her role in establishing the campus.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
October 6, 2008
CLU defense shines in Whittier victory
Behind another strong effort from its defense, CLU opened Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play with a 32-7 victory over Whittier College.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
October 6, 2008
Local researcher takes on stigma of non-curable STDs
Nobody wants to talk about it. But tens of thousands of South Coast adults are living with non-curable STDs. KCLU talks with a local professor who has written a groundbreaking book that tries to tackle some of the often self-imposed stigmas of living with STDs.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Sunday
October 5, 2008
Meet: Al Kempfert: Kempfert retires from UM after 31 years
In September, the 64-year-old was inducted into his alma mater Cal Lutheran's Hall of Fame for his accomplishments in three sports - baseball, basketball and football.
Published in: The Missoulian ( view article )

Sunday
October 5, 2008
Professor to survey Scandinavian crime novels
Mystery fans will have an opportunity to learn about international crime fiction at 7:30 p.m. Friday when R. Guy Erwin, professor of history and religion at California Lutheran University, presents "Murder Most Nordic," a slide lecture highlighting the best of modern Scandinavian crime novelists and their books.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
October 5, 2008
Whittier Poets 7, Cal Lutheran 32
In a game played in intermittent rain and marked by a 15-minute power failure in the fourth quarter, the visiting Cal Lutheran Kingsmen defeated the Whittier College Poets, 32-7, in their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Confernce opener at Newman Field Saturday night.
Published in: San Gabriel Valley Tribune ( view article )

Friday
October 3, 2008
Schools receive grant to incorporate drama into curriculum
Moorpark Unified School District and California Lutheran University will work together to create a model program where teachers utilize drama techniques as a teaching strategy in all subject areas.
Published in: Acorn ( view article )

Thursday
October 2, 2008
Economic woes deepen region's affordable home crisis
Buying a home has been difficult, if not impossible for many families on the South Coast for years. The nation's housing and economic woes have made the situation even worse. KCLU was on hand as School of Business Dean Chuck Maxey and other local leaders talked about the new wrinkle in an old crisis at a conference at CLU.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Wednesday
October 1, 2008
Cal Lutheran Notebook: Kahovec takes to college right away
Toccoa Kahovec was CLU's top finisher in its three non-conference meets, and will try to continue the pace when the Regals compete in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Multi-Duals on Oct. 18 and the SCIAC Championships on Nov. 1.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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