CLU in the News Archive

November 2011

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Wednesday
November 30, 2011
Cal Lutheran remembers 'Big Red Machine' manager
California Lutheran University honored the memory of Hall of Fame baseball manager Sparky Anderson Tuesday evening in a program full of baseball lore and warm stories about his ties to the university and the community of Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Wednesday
November 30, 2011
Major League Baseball Hall Of Fame manager Sparky Anderson remembered at Ventura County event
Baseball fans from throughout Ventura County gathered last night at a Thousand Oaks sports complex not for a game, but for an event to remember a huge figure in Major League Baseball.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Tuesday
November 29, 2011
CLU to honor memory of Sparky Anderson
CLU is hosting an event to memorialize the Hall of Fame manager, with proceeds benefiting Anderson's charities of choice — CATCH and the CLU baseball program.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 23, 2011
Fear and want on Rockwell's Thanksgiving menu
With "Freedom from Want," Rockwell painted the most idyllic version of Thanksgiving that most of us have ever seen, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 22, 2011
Change of seasons at Cal Lutheran
Cal Lutheran athletics has officially turned the page on the fall season and is turning its full attention to winter sports.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 21, 2011
Ready, Set, LEGO!
Youngsters from Ventura, Santa Barbara and Los Angeles counties came to Thousand Oaks on Sunday to compete against one another by building robots out of Legos.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 21, 2011
Thanksgiving 2011: Earth calling... SOS
The most important issue that requires immediate attention is climate change -- for it has moved into a frightening phase: Climate disruption.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Sunday
November 20, 2011
CLU football suffers another first-round loss to Linfield
For the third consecutive year, CLU lost to Linfield in the first round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 20, 2011
NCAA Division III playoffs: Linfield 30, Cal Lutheran 27
Football is supposed to be a game of yards, decibels and Richter-scale units, but on Saturday the difference between a Linfield victory and further chaos was about a half inch.
Published in: The Oregonian ( view article )

Sunday
November 20, 2011
West Salem's Steele blocks late FG to preserve Linfield's 30-27 NCAA playoff win
Former West Salem High player Tyler Steele blocked a California Lutheran field goal attempt with 33 seconds left to preserve Linfield’s 30-27 win Saturday against the Kingsmen in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs before 1,552 fans at Maxwell Field in McMinnville.
Published in: Statesman Journal ( view article )

Saturday
November 19, 2011
CLU football team enjoys trip to postseason
Sure, the CLU football team would love to have hosted an NCAA Division III playoff game, but it's not exactly like the Kingsmen are roughing it on the road.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 19, 2011
Linfield faces familiar foe today
Does familiarity breed contempt, as the saying goes? Or does it make it easier to prepare for a football playoff game?
Published in: Statesman Journal ( view article )

Friday
November 18, 2011
A harrowing 'Summer' at CLU
Director Nathaniel Sinnott, who describes his long-standing fascination with Williams and his works in program notes, is clearly keyed into the essence of "Suddenly Last Summer."
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Friday
November 18, 2011
Schools expand master's programs
Through a partnership with the Orcutt Union School District, Thousand Oaks-based California Lutheran University is offering a master's degree in educational leadership.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Thursday
November 17, 2011
Crazy days of summer
California Lutheran University's production of "Suddenly Last Summer" is shocking, symbolic and masterfully brought to life in Nate Sinnott’s “experimental” staging.
Published in: Ventura County Reporter ( view article )

Thursday
November 17, 2011
Russell setting the tone for CLU success
CLU volleyball player Jackie Russell was named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year and selected as a Division III first-team All-American.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 16, 2011
Do standardized tests raise dropout rates?
After the No Child Left Behind Act's passage, the dropout rate trend experienced an unprecedented reversal, writes CLU economist Bill Watkins.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Tuesday
November 15, 2011
Kingsmen controlling third quarter
The Kingsmen (8-1) have outscored opponents 145-7 in the third quarter of games this season.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 15, 2011
Tons of unrecognizable honey
In excess of three quarters of the honey sold in U.S. grocery stores is unrecognizable and would fail to be deemed honey by the United Nations' Codex Alimentarius, European Union and the European Food Safety Authority, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Monday
November 14, 2011
CLU draws familiar opponent in football playoffs
For the third consecutive year, the Kingsmen will be on the road playing Linfield in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 14, 2011
Master's degree program comes to Central Coast
Central Coast educators may soon have access to a master’s degree program through a partnership with the Orcutt Union School District.
Published in: Santa Maria Times ( view article )

Monday
November 14, 2011
Regals bound for Elite Eight
Behind the powerful kills of Kylie McLogan and the excellent blocking of Casy McWhirk and Lesley Smith, third-seeded CLU upset top-seeded Colorado College 26-28, 25-13, 25-21, 25-18 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Division III regional final at Gilbert Arena.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 14, 2011
Ventura County-educated journalist returns to county to talk about experiences In Mideast
Steve Hall recently returned to Ventura County to talk at his alma mater, California Lutheran University, about some of his experiences, and observations.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Sunday
November 13, 2011
CLU awaits playoff pairing after rout
CLU exploded for a program-record tying 70 points as the No. 8 Kingsmen cruised to a 70-20 victory over Occidental on Saturday afternoon at Jack Kemp Stadium.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 13, 2011
CLU hosts robotics tournament
Kelli McKay interviews CLU physics instructor Bob Rumer about the FIRST LEGO League Robotics Qualifying Tournament.
Published in: KVTA ( view article )

Sunday
November 13, 2011
Regals win, set matchup with Colorado College
Third-seeded CLU sent a second team packing on Saturday night, defeating seventh-seeded Chapman 25-21, 26-24, 25-22 in the NCAA Division III regional semifinal at Gilbert Arena.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 12, 2011
CLU can clinch another outright SCIAC title
No. 8 CLU (7-1, 5-0) has a chance to secure its third straight unblemished SCIAC record this afternoon against Occidental (5-3, 3-2) at Jack Kemp Stadium.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 12, 2011
CLU volleyball advances in Div. III tournament
The Regals had to dig deep to rally for a victory on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament at Gilbert Arena.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 11, 2011
CLU economist reviews trends
Bill Watkins of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California Lutheran University talked about current economic trends at the latest in a series of seminars called the Apartment Investor Academy.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 11, 2011
Full recovery to take years
Economist Bill Watkins delivered a cautiously optimistic economic forecast for the city during a Nov. 3 luncheon at Spanish Hills Country Club in Camarillo.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 11, 2011
Inmate release has law enforcement working together
On Nov. 3 Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean joined officials from the district attorney’s office, public defender’s office and probation department in a panel discussion on the effects of the new law on the county.
Published in: Camarillo Acorn ( view article )

Friday
November 11, 2011
Leaders hear L.A.'s goals
Los Angeles County has a plan to compete in the globalization age that was shared Thursday with corporate and civic leaders at an event sponsored by California Lutheran University.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
November 10, 2011
Cal Lu's rise is just a start
Frank Marino believes Cal Lutheran is on target for something big in women's soccer, and if it doesn't happen this year, well, check back next fall.
Published in: ESPN LA ( view article )

Thursday
November 10, 2011
Campus to stage Williams drama
A new treatment of Tennessee William's "Suddenly Last Summer," a dark exploration of insanity and desire, will offer theatergoers a surreal and provocative experience, said the director of the production to be staged at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
November 10, 2011
CLU football team enjoys trip to postseason
Sure, the CLU football team would love to have hosted an NCAA Division III playoff game, but it's not exactly like the Kingsmen are roughing it on the road.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
November 10, 2011
County jail system being readied for influx of state prison transfers
On Nov. 3 Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean joined officials from the district attorney’s office, public defender’s office and probation department in a panel discussion on the local ramifications of AB 109.
Published in: Thousand Oaks Acorn ( view article )

Wednesday
November 9, 2011
Dingman leaving on her terms
Moorpark High graduate Jess Dingman wanted this season to be her final season at CLU.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 9, 2011
Teachers learn the art way
Integrating the arts into core academic subjects was the focus of a free workshop hosted by the department of teacher education at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
November 9, 2011
Writing off any hope of remaining anonymous
Now let's turn to another "Anonymous," namely the recently released film that speculates on the actual identity of the author of various plays and sonnets credited to William Shakespeare, writes CLU communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
November 8, 2011
CLU to host Div. III soccer, volleyball regionals
One week after hosting the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournaments, the Cal Lutheran women's soccer and volleyball teams will be hosting the NCAA Division III regionals this weekend.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Monday
November 7, 2011
7 billion people need bees
My biology and environmental students at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks and I are miffed at why the issue of our food chain being perilously close to collapsing is not front and center in DC, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: The Huffington Post ( view article )

Monday
November 7, 2011
Man whose career spanned from espionage to Hollywood movies to speak In Ventura County
KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with Ib Melchior, who’s speaking at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks Nov. 13 as part of a Scandinavian speakers series.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Sunday
November 6, 2011
A real primary concern
America's primary process is structurally at the root of our government's ineffectiveness and polarity, writes CLU alumnus Matthew Craffey.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 6, 2011
Cal Lutheran romps past Chapman
Chapman led for a quarter and then watched Cal Lutheran – ranked ninth in Division III – score 38 consecutive points and roll to a 61-31 victory Saturday at Wilson Field.
Published in: Orange County Register ( view article )

Sunday
November 6, 2011
CLU women's team soccer clinches NCAA berth with tourney win
The Regals captured the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament title on Saturday night at William Rolland Stadium.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
November 6, 2011
Slow start keeps CLU from defending volleyball league tourney title
The No. 15 Regals failed to defend their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament title on Saturday night, falling to Occidental 25-21, 25-22, 23-25 16-25, 15-8 at Gilbert Arena.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 5, 2011
Defense also shines for CLU
The Cal Lutheran football coaches haven't overlooked their team's recent defensive dominance.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
November 5, 2011
Local officials discuss effects of prison realignment
Representatives from various Ventura County law enforcement agencies discussed the effects of a state plan to reduce prison crowding during an event this week at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 4, 2011
'Smoke' screen
A guarded haze cloaks a woman's heart in CLU's "Summer and Smoke."
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 4, 2011
Camarillo doing better than neighbors, economist tells chamber
Camarillo likely will experience slow job growth, soft home prices and many foreclosures in the next year but still be in better shape than some neighbors in Ventura County and the rest of the state.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
November 4, 2011
Nonbelievers find niche at California Lutheran
Evan Clark chose to attend California Lutheran University even though he wasn't sure how he might fit in as an atheist at a religious school.
Published in: The Christian Century ( view article )

Tuesday
November 1, 2011
Girl power producing titles at CLU
The Cal Lutheran women's volleyball and soccer teams each clinched their second straight outright Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles and the top seeds in the SCIAC Tournaments.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

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