The Echo

Students await Jack’s Coffee Shop in Ullman Commons

April 24, 2013

CLU is planning to open Jack’s Coffee Shop inside the new Ullman Commons next spring. I recently received an email asking me to take part in a survey about the new coffee shop. After taking the survey, I realized how great...

Final chapter of Cinderella story ends for Regals

March 6, 2013

Coming off of a successful regular season and conference tournament, the CLU Regals basketball team saw seven seniors play their last game in the gold and purple on Friday night. California Lutheran University took on Whitman...

On-campus farmers market promotes healthy eating

February 27, 2013

Every first and third Thursday of the month, California Lutheran University’s Wellness Programs partners up with the SEEd program to put on a farmers market. Fresh, locally grown produce is available to students, faculty and...

Students shouldn’t rely on Adderall to get through finals week

December 12, 2012

Everyone needs a little boost during finals, right? Most people reach for coffee, but more people are looking to adult ADD and ADHD medicines, like Adderall. According to, nearly 35 percent of all college...

Kingsmen Kong roars onto campus

November 7, 2012

He lives in the mountains behind CLU’s campus. You can see his profile from Olsen Road. He is Kingsmen Kong. The profile of a gorilla can be seen in the rock formation at the far left edge of Mt. Clef. Barry Burns and...

Exploring the world of Afro-Columbian hip-hop

October 17, 2012

CLU students and staff gathered in the Lundring Events Center on Thursday, Oct. 11 to be introduced to the new culture of Afro-Colombian hip-hop. Christopher Dennis, associate professor at the University of North Carolina Wilmington,...

California Lutheran University's Student Newspaper Since 1961