Clubs Directory

Clubs Directory

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Accounting Association

Assisting members in the advancement of their accounting careers. The club holds monthly meetings with accounting firms, graduate schools, and CPA review programs. The meetings inform members of opportunities and educate them on their path towards an accounting career.

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aCLUpella

A club devoted to a Cappella music and having fun!

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Adventure Club

Adventure club participates in mostly outdoor activities designed to get students to step outside their comfort zone.

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AIGA CLU

CLU AIGA is a school chapter of the international group of graphic Artist AIGA. Our goal is to create an atmosphere for multimedia major, graphic design emphasis majors in which they can collaborate, learn and explore the intricacies of graphic design. Through this club members will be able to make connections with other graphic designers in the real world and apply school learning to the world of graphic design.

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AKD Sociology Club

AKD is intended to promote the study of sociology and encourages its members to become involved with social and intellectual activities that will lead to the improvement of society and the human condition. There are no academic or class requirements to join the AKD Sociology Club! All you need is a passion for social issues and a love for helping others. Every semester AKD Sociology Club participates in community service projects, events aimed at helping others or shedding light on a particular social issue, fundraisers and regular club meetings, as well as fun social outings. All events are decided on and put together by AKD club members and it is a great way to get involved with others in the local community. This club is also affiliated with Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), an international sociology honor society open to undergraduate sociology majors/minors who meet eligibility requirements. Members of the Sociology Club are not required to join the honor society, but if they are interested, are encouraged to inquire about applying

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American Chemical Society Student Chapter

The ACS Student Chapter works to increase awareness of the many unique and fun applications of chemistry in the real world, as well as provide insight and useful information to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the chemistry field after college.

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American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapter

A collegiate chapter created under the American Marketing Association. We welcome members to either become a member of AMA or simply be a member of our on campus chapter. This club is used to create a community within the marketing students on campus while allowing for an open forum of new marketing ideas alongside inviting special guests with marketing expertise.

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American Medical Student Association

AMSA is a club with a goal to foster the next generation of medical practitioners. This club provides students with the opportunity to participate in clinical and community volunteering. Furthermore and most importantly, this club offers the mentorship students need in order to pursue their careers within medicine.

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American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association

This club is dedicated to providing resources for students interested in pursuing a career in Veterinary Medicine following their undergraduate journey.

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Associated Students of California Lutheran University Government

We, the Associated Students of California Lutheran University, in order to provide for student organization, to encourage academic and social development, to provide a forum for student expression, and to further Christian growth, do establish this constitution.

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Ballroom Dance Club

A club for those wanting to practice any form of Ballroom Dance including the traditional styles, latin dances, swing dances, and many more.

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Beta Beta Beta

Biological Honor Society Focus on Community Service and Involvement

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Black Student Union

The purpose of the Black Student Union is to learn about, raise awareness, celebrate, and share with the campus the richness of Black history as well as current issues affecting the Black community and to enjoy the varied aspects of African culture in the U.S. and around the world.

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Bowling Club

Bowling club is a fun group open to anyone with the purpose of community building and bowling skill building!

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Cal Lu Crafts Club

The club would meet every other week and would give students a chance to practice their creative talents. We will make a range of crafts from tie-dying to scrap booking and more. We also hope to make a lot of the crafts for donation and fundraising purposes as well as keepsakes for the members of the club.

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Cal Lu Hikes

Club dedicated to hiking the trails in the Southern California area.

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Cal Lutheran Entrepreneurship Club

We are a student club helping students start their own ventures. We have weekly meetings which include speaker series and workshops

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CLU Anime Club / Fighting Game Community

Open community for all fans of anime and fighting video games at CLU! Meetings will consist of screening anime series recommendations from our members, as well as playing recreational matches and tourneys of fighting games.

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CLU Card Gamers

The purpose of this club is to enrich the lives and learning of students through card games. This club will provide an outlet for expression and opportunity for socialization, leadership, teamwork, and friendly competition. Our club will provide an environment for high-level but low-stakes problem solving as well as simulating unique group dynamics. Most importantly, we will collectively form a fellowship that is mutually supportive and aims to, above all else, create a welcoming and genuinely enjoyable haven for students.

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CLU Debate Team

A group of fun, academic students learning about debate and competing at intercollegiate tournaments.

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CLU Delta Sigma Pi

The California Lutheran University Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi will be established with the purpose of creating a culture of like-minded, business-oriented students looking to widen their scope of business planning, operations, and execution and to promote proactivity on campus and in the community that will further encourage personal and team development. The California Lutheran University Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi's goal is to connect business students across generations of CLU classes, and provide an outlet for individual creativity to thrive in club and committee meetings. The club puts the real world into clearer focus by combining the experiences of guest speakers with trips to corporate meetings/operations and hands-on business-oriented projects on campus, in the community, and for the benefit of charity.

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CLU Dive Club

The purpose of this club is to help foster a greater appreciation for the biodiversity of the marine ecosystem through SCUBA diving. The formation of this club will bring CLU students together that are seeking opportunities to go diving with other CLU students.

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CLU French Club

A diversified club welcoming all students interested in learning more about the French and Francophone culture, way of life, and language through hands-on activities and experiences. This club promotes a greater understanding and appreciation for the French and Francophone influence in society.

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CLU Politcal Union

The purpose of this club is to create a space where students from all disciplines and ideologies can come together to examine and debate the relevant political issues of the day in a civil, disciplined, and open manner through public forum.

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CLU TV Club

The goal of this club is to create a community for the film and TV production (production) students to develop their skills in filmmaking and be able to use the finished projects in the reels and resumes. The integration of multimedia (digital aspect) emphasis will help the club in preproduction, postproduction, advertising, and taking the videos onto a new level.

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Club India

Club India not only envisions bringing the Indian Students on campus, all together but all the students. We aim to celebrate Diversity and hope to design events that would help us achieve this dream.

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Club Teach & SCTA

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin. Club Teach is all about sharing a passion for education and teaching. It is a club for future teachers or those considering a career in education, that is dedicated to facilitating personal and professional growth among Cal Lutheran students interested in joining the field of education. Our goal is to give members the opportunity to connect, share knowledge, and give back to the community. We also provide the chance to join the Southern California Teachers Association (SCTA), an association for teachers and future teachers across Southern California. We look forward to meeting and adding to new members to the club. For more information, please contact the officers and we will be more than happy to talk with anyone interested in Club Teach!

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College Democrats

We strive to uphold an open discussion on the future of the Democratic Party and what it truly means to identify as Democrat in today's modern political climate, global world and academic setting. We promote liberal ideals as in accordance with the Democratic Party, but are inclusive to all whom are interested in discussing Democratic politics. Activities include issue advocacy, interacting in local politics, academic discussions and debates. We are focused on fostering fair and productive discussion that do not offend, discriminate or persecute against the opposing argument or ideas. Additional activities deemed relevant by the members of the organization.

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College Republicans

We strive to uphold an open discussion on the future of the Republican Party and what it truly means to identify as Republican in an academic setting. We promote conservative ideals as in accordance with the GOP, but are inclusive to all whom are interested in discussing Republican politics. Activities include volunteer work in our local community, issue advocacy, and other activities deemed relevant by the members of the organization.

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Criminal Justice Student Association

The Criminal Justice Student Association is a campus-wide club whose primary purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all social science disciplines, particularly in criminal justice.

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Dance Multicultural Club (D.M.C.)

D.M.C is dedicated to the dissemination of student talent, performance, and the understanding of dance techniques related styles (including modern, contemporary, hip hop, cultural styles and jazz) around California Lutheran University.

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Dance Team

The Dance Team serves to provide students with the opportunity to learn dance, dance technique, and choreography, whether it is continuing to grow upon previous experience or learning for the first time. This club serves to promote school spirit and unity by performing at school events. This club also promotes the university as a whole by competing against other collegiate dance teams at national competitions.

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Digital Cinema Guild

The Digital Cinema Club is a Club where students all around campus who have a desire for high quality filmmaking can join together outside of a classroom setting. In this, they can group together and pursue their strengths with like-minded students attempting to not only gain experience but to create beautiful films and expand their network, because everyone knows film is all about whom you know.

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Exercise Science Club

This club will provide students interested in exercise science, as well as exercise activities, with more resources and opportunities to learn, create connections, and progress towards a successful future. Exercise Science Club will provide members and the Cal Lutheran community the chance to explore and participate in various fitness opportunities.

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Fair Trade & Green Made

Our purpose is to educate the student body about Fair Trade and other ethical purchase options and promote being better stewards of the earth by planning sustainability programs and living a mindful lifestyle. We advocate using a market-based approach to empower farmers and those struggling in poverty to attain a fair and decent living wage for their products.

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Feminism Is

To bring awareness of gender issues and inequality to CLU and its community. Also, to make an atmosphere where activists are free to speak out and promote dialogue on social issues with a specific emphasis on gender.

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Generation Difference

Generation Difference is a humanitarian club devoted for giving back for the underprivileged community. It has a mission of helping out others in need based on the foundation that no human being should suffer from inadequacy of resources that are plenty in others� hands. Generation difference works on connecting the benefactor with the indigent. Club members will have the opportunity to have experience of giving back by working on projects like holding events of fund raising and visiting orphanages/homeless shelters and more. The club enables CLU students to implement kindness and generosity by genuinely working for the benefit of the indigent.

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Graduate School of Psychology Student Council

The Graduate School of Psychology Student Council (GSOPSC) is to be established to serve as the voice of the Graduate School of Psychology student body to both the GSOP administration and in University relations. Additionally, the GSOPSC aims to build a sense of community among the students in the GSOP by hosting mixers or other social events and shall work to provide students with professional development opportunities such as networking events or speakers. Furthermore, the GSOPSC intends to reach out to students, with a potential monthly newsletter that would update students on GSOP happenings as well as current events in the field of psychology.

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Habitat for Humanity Club

The purpose of the Habitat for Humanity Club is to increase awareness about a need that affects not only our local community but the global community. Through working on building houses with Habitat for Humanity, we can help get students actively involved in resolving this need.

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Happiness Club

Happiness Club is a student group at Cal Lutheran committed to increasing the happiness of students and staff at CLU. Whether it's through blowing bubbles, handing out temporary tattoos or hosting events like Sandcastle Building and Life-sized board games, there are tons of opportunities to feel a lotta happy and spread a lotta happy. Sign up for our newsletter! http://eepurl.com/chEq21

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Her Campus Cal Lutheran

Her Campus Cal Lutheran is an online hub for Cal Lutheran's women that provides content that is both a resource and a source of entertainment, highlighting campus news & events, interesting students & faculty, campus photos, fashion and lifestyle content specifically tailored for women at Cal Lutheran. Her Campus is the #1 global community for college women. Written entirely by the world's top college journalists with 5,000+ contributors and counting. HerCampus.com features national Style, Beauty, Health, Love, Life, Career, LGBTQ+, High School, and Real World content supplemented by local content from 290+ campus chapters located at Universities nationwide and in seven countries. The Cal Lutheran chapter of Her Campus works to bring this amazing community to California Lutheran University.

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Hillel

The Hillel club at CLU aims to explore and educate about Jewish culture, spirituality and ethics, while instilling positivity, equality, faith, and unity with other religions.

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History Club and Phi Alpha Theta

The History Club at California Lutheran University (CLU) exists to organize and encourage students at California Lutheran University, to pursue historical activities for intellectual, cultural and personal interest, particularly in the Southern California region. In addition, the club is affiliated with the national History Honors Society, Phi Alpha Theta (PAT). The club advisor will be a faculty member of the History Department.

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iCLU radio

California Lutheran University's student-run, web-based radio station, iCLU, has two primary purposes: to serve as an experiential learning laboratory for students interested in pursuing broadcasting and media careers, and to serve as a channel for creative and intellectual expression for the broader Cal Lutheran student body. iCLU embraces the many voices of our campus community and seeks broad participation from our diverse student body. iCLU and its programming will help Cal Lutheran educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice.

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Interdisciplinary Research Council

For scholars of a variety of disciplines to get together and discuss their research and how it may be improved upon with interdisciplinary perspectives.

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Investment Club

The purpose of the Investment Club is to provide CLU students with knowledge that will allow them to make successful investment decisions. We provide an environment where people interested in investing can come to learn and share information. People from any major or background are welcome to join the investment club to discover more. The Investment club also presides over the California Lutheran University Student Managed Investment Fund. This is an investment portfolio of $55k that students get hands on experience with in the market.

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IT Club

IT club is an initiative of School of Management which is open for any student pursuing a graduate or a undergraduate degree at Cal Lutheran. This club will encourage students to contribute towards the IT field and will provide good networking opportunity to the students.

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Knights Hockey Club

The Knights Hockey Club gives students a chance to experience one of America's fastest growing and most exciting sports. Club members can learn the rules of the game by attending professional and collegiate games. Ice hockey players are encouraged to join the Knights on the ice where the team competes in the National Collegiate Hockey Association and American Collegiate Hockey Association.

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Knights Lacrosse Club

Knights Lacrosse was created for students, staff, and faculty to learn about and enjoy Americas fastest sport played on two feet.

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Knights RFC

The Knights RFC competes in the Gold Coast Conference Intercollegiate Rugby (GCCIR) and plays against other collegiate clubs. We currently compete in the Men's Collegiate Division II. In the 2011-2012 season the Knights were crowned National Small Colleges Rugby Organization Southern California Champions. We aim to introduce students to the great sport and develop them to compete in an established league. We also educate students on the international aspect the sport holds and welcome them into an international culture. This opportunity spans worldwide.

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Kupa'a Hawai'i Club

This club is for all students either from, interested, or curious about Hawai'i and the Hawaiian culture.

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Latin America Student Organization

As a representative organization of Latinos at Cal Lutheran, we are dedicated to promoting cultural awareness and unity. We are committed to supporting Latino students in their pursuit of success, while also developing a strong sense of identity, leadership and participation. We intend to be a positive influence at Cal Lutheran and the surroundings by promoting diverse involvement and community service.

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Latter-day Saint Student Association

Student organization for Latter-day Saint (Mormon) students and others interested in learning about the L.D.S. beliefs and practices, and serving our fellow men.

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League of Legends Club

The purpose of the club is to promote leadership and fellowship through teamwork as both members and gamers of League of Legends. We opt to provide members with the high most experience, both at a competitive and noncompetitive level. As a club, we shall accept every member as part of a flourishing family and encourage citizenship both on and off the Rift. Additionally, League of Legends at Cal Lutheran shall fulfill the purpose of representing California Lutheran University in national Intercollegiate Competitive Tournaments (i.e. Collegiate Star League, Ivy League of Legends, etc.).

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League of Student Nurses

This club shall consist of members who plan to aim their undergraduate education at CLU towards a career in nursing. Activities will help members build up their GPA, extracurricular activities, as well as help shape their personal goals towards nursing.

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Lord of life Student Congregation

The Lord of Life Student Congregation is a community of Christian believers, welcoming all social and religious backgrounds. As a congregation we: - Recognize our unity in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. - Confess baptism as the sign of God's covenant with God's people. - Provide for the means of grace through the Word and Sacraments. - Feel the need to draw together as a witnessing, worshiping, learning and serving community. - Strive to extend our love and respect from the realm of humanity to encompass all creation. The call to worship and service is open to all student, faculty, administrators, staff, family, and friends of California Lutheran University.

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Math Club

Math Club allows math majors, math minors, and students interested in math to socialize, enjoy planned activities, encourage attendance to CLU Math Seminars and local conferences, and encourage visitors to give talks on the California Lutheran University campus. Math is required in almost every major, which spreads the math community at CLU across the entire campus. The Math Club is a way for all math students to come together and build a network of people who can help and support with classes and/or common interests in math.

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Military Veterans Club

A safe haven for those with military experience to come together as a community and debrief. To help enlisted/veteran personnel, military spouses, and fellow students that are interested in joining any branch of the military build a collaborative social network, promote military awareness and appreciation, and help establish the necessary tools to help enlisted/veterans succeed in their educational endeavors at all CLU campuses.

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Model United Nations

Cal Lutheran's MUN wants to encourage students to enhance their global awareness. Our mission is to gain insight into the workings of the United Nations and the dynamics of international relations. We accomplish this by assuming the roles of real UN representatives and members of other international bodies and national cabinets. Through cooperation and extensive collaboration students will debate issues that confront world leaders and to draft resolutions in response to these global issues. Our goal is to provide a community for students to hone their speaking and research skills while practicing real world problem solving. We strive to foster a constructive forum for open dialogue on complex global issues. Through their involvement, members will learn the importance of balancing national interests with the needs of the international community, while also learning about the powers and limitations of international negotiation.

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Morning Glory

An annual literary magazine featuring original creative writing, artwork, and music from CLU's students and alumni.

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Music Production Club

The Music Production Club is for students who are interested in producing music. Through this club we can create a network of students in the music production community.

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Oceans Outreach

Oceans Outreach is an environmental club focused on education and community service. Each month, students will get the opportunity to learn about a current marine issue from a guest speaker or campus professor and then participate in a community service event related to the topic.

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Philosophy Club

Bimonthly meetings which consist of informal conversation and film screenings among peers regarding topics of philosophical study and importance.

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Physics Club

The physics club is open to all majors. It works to broaden undergraduate student's knowledge and appreciation of physics through lectures, activities, and preparation for graduate school.

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Pilates Club

Pilates Club is a group of students devoted to health and fitness, with a desire to get active in challenging ways and relieve stress from schoolwork. All fitness levels welcome!

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Pre- Dental Society

A society of students interested in pursuing a career in dentistry or dental related fields. The society aims to prepare students for the admissions process and educate them about dental career options.

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Pre-Pharmacy Club

This is a club for all students but students in particular who are interested in learning about how to become a Pharmacist.

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President's Council on Honor and Integrity

Working within and graduating from California Lutheran University carries with it both benefits and responsibilities inherent in a culture of high academic integrity. Students, faculty, and staff participate in a process to ensure that individuals are evaluated and assessed on their own work and contributions. Principled leadership, as promised in the mission statement at Cal Lutheran, can be relied upon by stakeholders within and outside of this academic community.

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PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality)

PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality) works to create a safe environment for LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning, Intersex, Asexual) students on campus while promoting equality and the visibility of universal and campus-wide LGBTQIA issues.

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Psi Chi Connection

A club for members of the National Honor's Society in Psychology and others who are interested to get together to discuss the scholarly side of Psychology (i.e. current research) and to help members prepare to further their education in the field of Psychology.

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Psychology Club

The goal of Psychology Club is to provide a meeting place and sounding board for all psychology enthusiasts, whether or not they are formally studying psychology. The Psychology Club will discuss mental health issues, as well as psychology in current events and popular culture. Psych Club will look at psychological concepts and apply them to here and now. Furthermore, it connects psychology to other disciplines.

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PsyD Student Council

The California Lutheran PsyD Student Council is a multipurpose organization that exists to enhance the PsyD program. On behalf on the PsyD program students, the Council serves as a voice and acts as a liaison between the students, faculty, the Cal Lutheran administration, and the community. Additionally, PsyD Student Council organizes opportunities that promote student growth and interaction, demonstrates civic responsibility and community outreach, and promotes the welfare of the student body.

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Public Relations Student Society of America

A pre-professional organization for college students interested in communications and business. Enhance your education. Broaden your network. Launch your career. Gain real-world experience.

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Purple Pit

The official Cal Lutheran Purple Pit Clubs main goal is to help create and promote school spirit around our school and in our athletic programs. We attend numerous home games, wearing body paint, other gear with our school colors, and ready to cheer. All members do whatever they can to support, promote, and help our teams win. Purple Pit is meant to create an environment CLU students can be proud of. We are an open club that encourages everybody to join and attend games.

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Robotics Club

Starting Academic Year 2016 - 2017 The Robotics Club offers those interested to get deeper view into the world of robotics, cybernetics, and most technology alike. The activities and projects will serve the purpose of educating, entertaining and developing. Members will have the chance to build skills from the hands-on assembling and programming of robots. Collaborations and events may lead to the networking between other local and nonlocal Robotics Clubs.

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Saudis at CLU

Introduce Saudi culture.

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Scandinavian Student Club

The purpose of the club is to immerse students in the aspects of Scandinavian culture and to help connect Scandinavian American students with their heritage.

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ShapeTheLu

Fitness club dedicated to strengthening the fitness community at California Lutheran University as well as organizing community service projects that focus on improving the health and wellness of all California Lutheran University students and Forrest Fitness Center members. Rather than just a club for already dedicated gym-goers, ShapeTheLu hopes to create an environment that gives experienced weightlifters and fitness enthusiasts the opportunity to motivate and educate those who are new to the gym and intimidated about starting their own fitness journey. Exercise is often viewed as a selfish endeavor, but we hope to foster an environment with the common goal of not only self improvement, but campus-wide betterment.

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Songwriting Club

A club for students interested in learning how to write music, collaborate with others, and express themselves.

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Spikeball Club

The Spikeball Club is a community club that strives to bring the community of Cal Lu together threw the playing of Spikeball. Spikeball is a fun game that anyone can enjoy, learn, and play. We strive to have fun yet competitive tournaments for students, faculty, and staff to participate in and enjoy.

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Student Philanthropy Council

Promotes awareness, to instill a greater appreciation for the philanthropic spirit throughout the Cal Lutheran community, and to enhance and improve the future of the University.

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Stunt Team

Stunting is a group of 4-5 females/males that come together to create a pod to display certain levels of skills. A pod contains a flyer (top girl), two bases, and one backstop. A pod can use a front spot to assist the bases if needed. Pods can come together to build advanced pyramids.

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The Environmental Geology Club

Provide opportunities for students to gain experiential learning in the discipline of Geology, Environmental Science, and associated fields, and to promote the field of natural science as an area of study or hobby.

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The Music Club

This Music Club can bring the community together and provide a safe place where people can express themselves through music. At most meetings, club members will perform, with the group, certain songs voted on in the previous meeting.

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The Write Club

To provide a space for students wishing to share and improve their writing outside a strictly academic setting; to provide a discussion space for the literary arts; to explore the nuances of being a writer in all genres

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Theatre Club

The Theatre Club is open for all students, and is a place where creative minds come together to put on student run productions. We also do theatre-related activities, such as seeing shows together and touring studios.

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Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee club is a fun open group of people determined to better their frisbee skills, be active, and have fun!

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United Students of the World

The club aims to promote support and understanding of the diverse cultures of the world as well as provide a supportive environment for international students and an awareness of cultural issues on campus. We are dedicated in creating a safe and relaxing place to make friends, get to know your community, and to educate others about your culture through educational and social activities and social gatherings. The United Students of the World seeks to promote understanding and cooperation amongst all people.

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Wrestling Club

The purpose of this club is to teach new individuals how to wrestle, and also be a haven for returning wrestlers to brush up on their skills. This club will be a place were people can train their mind as well as their body though wrestling.

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Young Life College

Reaching� Making Sense of the Craziness Build � Get Refreshed Launching � Follow The Truth Mission Statement: To build friendship with college students by loving them through Christ and to help them build a solid foundation in the Lord so that they can have a personal relationship with Jesus. Description Young Life College at CLU is a place where Young Life leaders and students have the opportunity to invite their roommates, classmates, and teammates to have the best time of their lives. During the year we have campus events, camping trips, leadership retreats and service projects. Young Life College students are empowered to take ownership of their faith and serve in ministry while at Cal Lutheran

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