CLU in the News Archive

November 2009

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Stories
Monday
November 30, 2009
CLU women beat defending champs
The Regals upset defending national champion George Fox of Newberg, Ore., 54-48 in a non-conference game at the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 29, 2009
CLU to celebrate season with events from many cultures
From Kwanzaa to Hanukkah, celebrations abound at California Lutheran University through December as the community gathers to participate in a variety of treasured traditions.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 25, 2009
Fill cornucopia with gratitude, love, hope, joy
If you find yourself stumped when it’s your turn to pipe up, you can always express appreciation to President Abe Lincoln for giving the entire nation the day off, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 24, 2009
CLU identifies an area where it needs to grow
Ben McEnroe has seen the future of the Cal Lutheran football team — the future he wants to achieve, at least — and it looks more than a little like what he saw on the other side of the field in Saturday’s 38-17 playoff loss at Linfield.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 23, 2009
CLU football: Wrapping up, looking ahead
CLU head coach Ben McEnroe reviews the 2009 season and looks ahead to 2010.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 22, 2009
Act as if it mattered
In our efforts to shape students who can critique the world around them, have we abandoned a focus on encouraging them to act in the world, asks political science professor Jose Marichal.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 22, 2009
CLU loses by familiar formula
A strong running game and stout defensive work has been Cal Lutheran’s recipe for success and a berth in the NCAA Division III football playoffs. On Saturday, that formula was executed to perfection — by host Linfield College.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 22, 2009
CLU to observe World AIDS Day with talks, film, more
Successful strategies in response to HIV in resource-limited countries will be the focus of a talk during Ventura County’s World AIDS Day 2009, an event at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks that offers a series of events exploring the epidemic both locally and globally.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 22, 2009
Linfield earns 2nd home playoff game with win over Cal Lutheran
Linfield earned its spot in the second-round NCAA Division III playoff game by dispatching Cal Lutheran 38-17 on Saturday in McMinnville.
Published in: Yamhill Valley News Register ( view article )

Sunday
November 22, 2009
NCAA Division III playoffs: Linfield 38, Cal Lutheran 17
Linfield had to rummage around in its arsenal a little more than usual Saturday, but the fifth-ranked Wildcats had more than enough weapons to blow by Cal Lutheran 38-17 in the first round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs.
Published in: The Oregonian ( view article )

Saturday
November 21, 2009
Ground game must keep CLU on the move
The success of the running game has been one of the defining factors in Cal Lutheran’s football season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 20, 2009
Stage is a world at CLU's theater
California Lutheran University not only brings production of "Pericles" literary zest, spearheaded by director and theater professor Michael J. Arndt, but superior technical work beginning with the sparse but inspired thrust stage setting by its new theater arts design professor Nate Sinnott.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 20, 2009
The Kingsmen that could
For the very first time in their league, the Cal Lu Kingsmen are officially the outright champions of the Southern California Intercollegiate Conference.
Published in: NBC Los Angeles ( view article )

Thursday
November 19, 2009
CLU salutes international students
California Lutheran University held its annual International Chapel Service on Wednesday as part of International Education Week, celebrating the diversity of its 211 foreign students from 37 countries.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
November 19, 2009
http://www.vcstar.com/news/2009/nov/19/mcenroe-values-clus-tradition/
Ben McEnroe had a vision for the Cal Lutheran football team that involved CLU’s legacy as well as its future, one in which moving forward went hand in hand with looking back.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 18, 2009
Bioethics expert says big progress in field could be at hand
He's considered to be one of America's leading bioethics experts ... and he says there may be some big breaks in the controversy that's surrounded the subject.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Wednesday
November 18, 2009
CLU able to go on the offensive with Toilolo
Two events defined Jericho Toilolo’s first year as Cal Lutheran’s starting quarterback: He had a couple of phenomenal games, and he very nearly died because of an injury.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 18, 2009
Private schools take on UC
Thousands of other students might have jumped at the chance to attend the University of California-Los Angeles, but not Michael Rodriguez. He passed up his UC acceptance last year to attend California Lutheran University, a less well-known but more intimate private campus.
Published in: Monterey County Herald ( view article )

Tuesday
November 17, 2009
CLU men hope experience will take them far
As far as experience goes, the Cal Lutheran men’s and women’s basketball teams are polar opposites this season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 17, 2009
Ft. Hood shooting: an act of terrorism
Whether committed by a lone gunman or orchestrated by a subservient group, it is terrorism, with an apparent radical Islamic tone, writes political science professor Robert J. Meadows.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 16, 2009
CLU takes step back while going forward
CLU will end its 27-year playoff drought by facing Linfield College of McMinnville, Ore., on Saturday at noon in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs — the same Linfield that was the opponent the last time CLU reached the postseason, in the 1982 NAIA playoffs.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 16, 2009
State cuts give private colleges an edge
Michael Rodriguez passed up his UC acceptance last year in order to attend California Lutheran University, a less well-known but more intimate private campus in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Los Angeles Times ( view article )

Sunday
November 15, 2009
Different theater, same senseless follies
On Veterans Day at California Lutheran University, four foot soldiers of the Cold War shared the lessons of Vietnam.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 15, 2009
Re-berth for CLU
With a 27-point outburst, the Cal Lutheran football team ended a 27-year drought.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 14, 2009
CLU comes up short in regional semifinal
In a span barely exceeding 24 hours, the Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team experienced the glory and agony of what a five-game match has to offer.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 13, 2009
Areté vocal group impressive in its CLU debut
With an arresting debut concert, the new professional vocal ensemble Areté brought fresh voices and works to California Lutheran University’s Samuelson Chapel on Sunday afternoon.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 13, 2009
Calabasas biotech entrepreneur credits Amgen experience
Entrepreneur Keith Leonard told the crowd at the Corporate Leaders Breakfast at California Lutheran University on Thursday that he had to ask himself, “Can I tolerate, or even enjoy, massive uncertainty?”
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 13, 2009
Wilson has things covered for CLU
It seems there’s one word to best describe Derek Wilson and that word is “dynamic.”
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
November 12, 2009
CLU not just happy being selected, wants to get back to Elite Eight
No matter how much she thinks her Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team deserves a spot in the NCAA Division III Championships, Kellee Roesel can never rest easy unless the Regals secure an automatic bid.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 11, 2009
'Tar wolf' less hateful, but moral still rings true
If I were to say that President Barack Obama’s feud with Fox News is proving to be a “tar-baby” situation for him, I could find myself at the center of an excrement storm of such intensity, I might be forced to forfeit my position as a journalist, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 10, 2009
Ride to national title was a solo act
Blake Carney competed in the USA Cycling National Collegiate Mountain Bike Championship in Lake Tahoe on Oct. 16-18, and won the Division 2 men’s Four-Cross title.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 9, 2009
California’s Clean Energy Future
This edition of "On Point with Tom Ashbrook" was pre-recorded in front of a live audience and hosted by member station KCLU in Thousand Oaks, California, on Saturday evening, Nov. 7, 2009.
Published in: National Public Radio ( view article )

Monday
November 9, 2009
Nation’s jobless numbers evidence of “busted” financial sector, local economist says
Unemployment stayed unchanged at 10%. Not one to toot his own horn, economist Bill Watkins was among the few who forecast that very number.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 8, 2009
CLU avoids trap with 45-3 win
CLU improved to 7-1, 5-0 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic and can claim an outright title — and its first NCAA Division III playoff berth — when it hosts Redlands next week to conclude the regular season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 8, 2009
High recidivism at V.C. jail: A sign of inadequate follow-up treatment
Lack of continuity and consistency of treatment between the county’s sheriff’s, probation and Behavioral Health departments has been a major impediment to reducing the revolving door of mentally ill offenders from jail to community and back to prison.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 8, 2009
Scientist-author to give pair of lectures at CLU
Gregory Pence, author of “Who’s Afraid of Human Cloning?” and “Cloning After Dolly: Who’s Still Afraid?” will speak twice on Monday in Samuelson Chapel at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 6, 2009
Up and down life's dial
Tom Ashbrook, who's bringing his 'On Point' radio show to T.O., has led a life rife with variety
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
November 5, 2009
When the game stops
Soccer has helped Mayra Virgen begin to heal and work through the grief of losing her mother.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 3, 2009
College applicants connect through social networking
It’s time to apply to college, and many of today’s applicants are no longer relying on information spoon-fed to them in glossy brochures or upbeat campus tours to choose their ideal campus.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 3, 2009
Playing together strengthens bond of brothers
Once Brian and Brandon Gross decided to play water polo in college, they knew they only wanted to play for one coach.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 2, 2009
Professor to speak in favor of modified foods, stem cells
Gregory Pence, a medical school and philosophy professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham who is internationally known for defending cloning and genetically modified food, will speak next week at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 1, 2009
CLU puts itself in position with 24-14 win at Occidental
You’ve got the beat the champion before you can be the champion.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 1, 2009
Men's basketball team has played waiting game
The Kingsmen opened their season on Nov. 20, and haven’t played a game since.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 1, 2009
Seniors benefit from CLU's fall prevention program
Martha was an avid hiker and a generally healthy person, but maintaining her balance was starting to become an issue. Then in the summer of 2007, Martha was recruited along with 34 other seniors to participate in a California Lutheran University research project.
Published in: Your Health Connection ( view article )

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