The Echo

Shutdown: Stop Punishing Federal Workers

February 5, 2019

President Donald J. Trump’s use of a government shutdown to threaten Congress into pushing a political agenda is wildly inappropriate and unprofessional as it hurts the country’s families and workers. After the longest-re...



October 9, 2018

Transfers in Spring Feel Unwelcome

October 9, 2018

While California Lutheran University offers a transfer weekend for students coming in fall, there is nothing similar for spring students. As a spring transfer student, I wish there were more involvement opportunities. It was a really ...

Making A Difference: Big Brothers Big Sisters Of Ventura County Recruit Student Volunteers

October 1, 2018

“It’s a way of just growing our communities. Making sure that if anyone has a hard road ahead, we step in and redirect them in a positive way so our younger community continues to be a better place,” said Alicia Brown, marketing...

The Last Straw: Cal Lutheran Aims to Eliminate Plastic Straws in University-Wide Sustainability Effort

September 11, 2018

The university is working to reduce plastic waste as a whole with help from the Sustainability Committee. Plastic straws will be eliminated across campus in an effort to become more sustainable and environmentally-friendly. ...

Donor Allison Clago Graduating in May Gets Honored by University

April 24, 2018

A California Lutheran University scholarship founder and one of the university’s major donors  is about to graduate more than 30 years after starting her undergraduate degree. Allison Clago was celebrated at a reception in t...

Cal State Fullerton Closed Election Meetings Violate State Law

April 10, 2018

Two candidates running for student government at California State University, Fullerton last month were disqualified from the election. The subsequent elections judicial council meetings were recently found to be in violation of a ...

New Leadership Council for College of Arts and Sciences

April 10, 2018

Jessica Lavariega Monforti, dean of California Lutheran University’s College of Arts and Sciences, recently announced the new appointments of an inaugural group of associate deans and a new director of First-Year Seminar on March...

University Launching New Hospitality Degree

February 27, 2018

This fall, California Lutheran University will be offering a bachelor’s degree in hospitality and tourism management under the School of Management’s umbrella. This will make Cal Lutheran the first private school in Southe...

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