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

September 10, 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 23, 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...

Protesting Planned Parenthood: A Hypocritical Movement

December 5, 2017

Women’s rights are human rights. I find it hard to reason why people in government (the majority of them being male) have conversations as to what I, as a female, can do to my body. I don’t understand why people who do not...

Oil, Gas Company Says Fracking Is Misunderstood

November 25, 2017

Aera Energy, one of California's largest oil and gas producers, visited California Lutheran University on Nov. 13 to educate geology students on the dynamics of hydraulic fracturing. Michele Newell, public affairs specialist...

Veganism is a Nutritious Diet

November 14, 2017

Going vegan is a healthy choice. For me, going vegan was not only that, but an easy choice too. I watched documentaries exposing the reality of the conditions some animals live in and the environmental impact eating animal...

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