CLU in the News Archive

November 2010

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Tuesday
November 30, 2010
Rider's milestone not a solo journey
For Cal Lutheran men’s basketball coach Rich Rider, the best part about notching career victory No. 400 wasn’t having the spotlight shine on him.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 30, 2010
What are whales telling us about the earth?
The message from Star Trek IV -- The Voyage Home -- that in order to save the Earth whales must be protected -- seems more valid now than ever before, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Monday
November 29, 2010
Book by CLU teacher a finalist for literary award
Gregory Orfalea believes if Americans understood more about Arab history and culture, the United States might not be in the political situation it is internationally.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 28, 2010
Alaskan polar bears and missing sea ice
MSNBC anchor Richard Lui asks CLU biologist Reese Halter about the new critical habitat in Alaska created by the federal government to protect the threatened polar bears.
Published in: MSNBC ( view article )

Saturday
November 27, 2010
CLU colleagues learn how to help Kingsmen mascots
Two professors at California Lutheran University learned being a mascot is a lot tougher than it seems when they went to mascot camp.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 24, 2010
At least Port Hueneme avoided being invaded
For the past five years, the Ventura Local Agency Formation Commission website featured a map of Ventura County that situated Port Hueneme about 10 miles southeast of its actual location.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 24, 2010
Giving thanks for bees
This year, I give thanks in particular for three very special people in my life and 1.8 trillion honeybees that directly account for a quarter of a trillion dollars of commerce, worldwide, annually.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Tuesday
November 23, 2010
Spangler's branches extend quite far
Thousand Oaks High graduate Robbie Spangler is not only a soccer player, but a business owner, a high school coach and an honors student.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 21, 2010
CLU's nemesis strikes again
For the second straight season, 16th-ranked CLU suffered a first-round loss to No. 8 Linfield in the NCAA Division III playoffs in McMinnville, Ore.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 21, 2010
Lamson scores 4 TDs for Linfield in playoff opener
Eric Hedin was a one-man wrecking ball on defense and Simon Lamson scored four times to lift No. 8 Linfield to a 42-26 victory against No. 16 California Lutheran in the opening round of the NCAA Division III playoffs Saturday at Maxwell Field.
Published in: Statesman Journal ( view article )

Sunday
November 21, 2010
NCAA Division III playoffs: Linfield 42, Cal Lutheran 26
There was no lack of motivation for Linfield on Saturday in its NCAA Division III playoff opener.
Published in: The Oregonian ( view article )

Saturday
November 20, 2010
CLU, Linfield ready to do battle again
The Cal Lutheran football program is no longer just happy to be there.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 20, 2010
Linfield back on its turf for Cal Lutheran rematc
At least two factors seem to be in Linfield’s favor as the Wildcats begin the Division III playoffs against Cal Lutheran.
Published in: Yamhill Valley News Register ( view article )

Saturday
November 20, 2010
Linfield hosts Cal Lutheran in playoffs
Linfield College hosts California Lutheran at noon today in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Published in: Statesman Journal ( view article )

Thursday
November 18, 2010
Bend region facing slow growth, economist says
Oregon's economy is growing, a regional economist said Tuesday, but at a slow pace that will likely continue into next year.
Published in: Bend Bulletin ( view article )

Thursday
November 18, 2010
Different religions, same message
An interfaith service was held Wednesday at California Lutheran University to mark International Education Week at the private university in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 17, 2010
Doctoral student leads program to open doors to 4-year institutions
California Lutheran University doctoral student Francisco Dorame has won him one of five Examples of Excelencia awards given nationwide.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 17, 2010
The economic forecast looking better
Many Americans are asking the question today of have we reached the bottom of the economic recession. Private economic analyst Bill Watkins is sounding more optimistic.
Published in: KBND News/Talk 1110 ( view article )

Tuesday
November 16, 2010
Glimmer of good news
Inn a small, exclusive meeting Tuesday, the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting presented some good news regarding the economy.
Published in: KOHD News ( view article )

Tuesday
November 16, 2010
Kahovec joining Ostrander at nationals
Ray Ostrander won’t be flying solo to nationals this year.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 16, 2010
Neonictinoids: Destroying the web of life
Recent research from the University of London shows that a bumblebee's tiny brain is able to solve complex mathematical problems giving further credence to why Mayan Shamans revered bees and their intelligence, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Monday
November 15, 2010
CLU draws a familiar playoff opponent
The Cal Lutheran football coaches won’t have to dig very deep to produce a scouting report for the team’s first opponent in the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 15, 2010
CLU falls to top-ranked Emory in five sets
To be considered among the best, the Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team knew it had to face the best.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 14, 2010
CLU earns a special home win
The Cal Lutheran football team knew it was playing for much more than itself on Saturday afternoon.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 14, 2010
CLU spikes another Texas opponent
The 20th-ranked Regals completed their Texas two-step through the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championships on Saturday with a 25-15, 25-14, 25-27, 25-23 regional semifinal victory over No. 21 Southwestern (Texas) at Emory University in Atlanta.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 14, 2010
Redlands boots CLU again at the worst time
The Cal Lutheran women’s soccer team was determined not to let it happen again.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 14, 2010
The final moments of Cal Lutheran's Mt. Clef Stadium
The memories during the last game at Cal Lutheran University's Mt. Clef Stadium mounted by the minute Saturday.
Published in: Los Angeles Daily News ( view article )

Sunday
November 14, 2010
Why we play the game of football
Division 1AA, 2, 3 and NAIA athletics are available to those of us who still love the game of football and desire to pursue a college degree while still playing NCAA football, writes CLU athlete Sean Post.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 13, 2010
CLU's first-round win in NCAAs a thing of beauty
If the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championship becomes a beauty contest, Cal Lutheran wants to score victories on and off the court.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 13, 2010
Kingsmen to play last game at Mount Clef Stadium today
The California Lutheran University football team plays its final home game ever at Mount Clef Stadium.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 12, 2010
Bauer made his choice for Chargers
Hank Bauer’s career choices have always been guided by one principle — do what makes you happy.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 12, 2010
Camarillo set to prosper in economic recovery, expert says
The past three years have marked the worst economic downturn for Camarillo since it became a city in 1964, said economist Bill Watkins at the 10th annual Camarillo Economic Outlook Luncheon on Nov. 4.
Published in: Camarillo Acorn ( view article )

Friday
November 12, 2010
Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard' blooms again at California Lutheran University
Seen through a mist shrouding Russian provincial life of a century ago, Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” captures snapshots of the unwitting decay of landowners’ sway as enterprising upstarts jar the gentle world fashioned in earlier times.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 12, 2010
Ex-CEO shares Trader Joe's secrets
Speaking in Thousand Oaks on Nov. 9, former Trader Joe’s CEO John Shields offered up business advice and anecdotes from his thirteen years spent heading up what Fortune magazine recently called “the hottest and most secretive retailer in America.”
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Thursday
November 11, 2010
Exline's recovery helps fuel CLU's run
Having made an amazingly swift recovery, Erin Exline will be in the lineup on Friday afternoon when CLU (27-3) plays Hardin-Simmons (Texas) in the first round of the NCAA Division III Women’s Volleyball Championships at Emory University in Atlanta.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 10, 2010
Australian locust thrive, Rocky Mountain ones disappear
A plague of locusts of biblical proportion has hatched and is growing as Australia, the fourth largest grain exporter, has gone form 13 years of bone-dry drought to the wettest September since the inception of record keeping in 1860, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Wednesday
November 10, 2010
Carnegie: America's first 'Friend of the Library'
On this very day in 1911, Andrew Carnegie established a corporation for scholarly and charitable works, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 10, 2010
Ex-CEO explains secrets of success of Trader Joe's
A former CEO of Trader Joe’s revealed some secrets Tuesday at a California Lutheran University event, among them that founder Joe Coulombe sold the business in 1979 for $7.5 million.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 9, 2010
Barta and CLU a perfect match
As far as recruiting visits go, the one taken by Jordan Barta isn’t likely to appear in any how-to manuals.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 9, 2010
CLU gets a break in women's soccer
Not only did the Regals (18-2-1) make the tournament, they were the only school in the 63-team field to receive a first-round bye and will host a second-round game on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 7, 2010
Cal Lutheran nets another victory
Top-seeded CLU defeated No. 3 La Verne 25-20, 25-19, 25-19 on Saturday night to capture its first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament title at Gilbert Arena.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 7, 2010
CLU leans on defense to hold off Chapman
Cal Lutheran sophomore defensive back Broc Galbreth had a premonition he was about to make a big play.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 7, 2010
CLU symposium's focus is putting arts in schools
Educators, artists and school administrators gathered at California Lutheran University on Saturday for the Arts and Learning Symposium, a discussion of how to integrate arts programs into school curriculums.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 6, 2010
Bees: The new terrorism tool?
Bees are accurate 98 percent of the time, explains CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: MSNBC ( view article )

Saturday
November 6, 2010
CLU extends win streak to 26 in SCIAC semifinals
Just in case the Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball team was getting a little too comfortable, Pomona-Pitzer delivered the Regals a wake-up call.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 6, 2010
CLU set to take on Chapman today
The statistics suggest complacency could be the biggest opponent for the Cal Lutheran football team.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 6, 2010
CLU's community garden to supply food, sustainabilty
California Lutheran University is building a community garden, expanding its efforts to create an environmentally sustainable campus.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 5, 2010
Camarillo's future is bright, economist says
Camarillo is poised to turn the corner after experiencing its worst economic downturn since its incorporation in 1964, a local economist said Thursday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 5, 2010
SCIAC tourney title could be big for CLU
The success of the Cal Lutheran women’s volleyball program this season stems largely from staying focused on the present.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
November 4, 2010
CLU booted on home turf
The fourth-seeded Bulldogs upset top-seeded CLU 2-0 in the semifinals of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at West Field.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 3, 2010
Incorporating the arts into all classes topic of symposium
California Lutheran University will present a free symposium on infusing art into education Saturday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 2, 2010
Bees: Man's best friend, provider and protector
CLU biologist Reese Halter reports on a marvel of nature that has a crucial part to play in our diet, health and security.
Published in: The Telegraph ( view article )

Tuesday
November 2, 2010
Saving the ancient pines by reducing our global footprints
Although placing a dollar value on wild ecosystems may seem trite, it is actually the first step towards global conservation, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Tuesday
November 2, 2010
Success in the air this fall
The CLU athletic department is in the midst of one of the most successful seasons in school history.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 1, 2010
Lego tournament pits 9- to 14-year-olds in building robots
Carefully eyeballing each angle, Robo Warrior Luke Manzitto released his robot into a maze of medical missions that included repairing broken bones, replacing white blood cells, and mapping nerve vessels.
Published in: Los Angeles Daily News ( view article )

Monday
November 1, 2010
Students try out their Lego robots at a CLU tournament
If U.S. students are lagging their foreign counterparts in science as studies indicate, it certainly wasn’t evident at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks on Sunday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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