The Echo

Newsletter from the President

October 30, 2013

Hello CLU Students, Associated Students of California Lutheran University Government (ASCLUG): ASCLUG is primarily made up of two branches, Senate and Programs Board. The boards are there to perform projects, plan events, and...

Awareness of bullying can prevent youth suicides

October 30, 2013

On Thursday, Oct. 17, fifteen-year-old Jordan Lewis of Carterville, Ill., committed suicide after being victimized by local bullies. The day before, his sophomore class joined a seminar about bullying, which showed a video of...

SSA plans visit to Caltech for new atheism lecture

October 16, 2013

On Oct. 20, the Secular Student Alliance is heading to California Institute of Technology to attend a seminar hosted by famous biological evolutionist Richard Dawkins. He is expected to talk about his past books, “The Selfish...

‘Oops Button’ will not erase everything posted

October 9, 2013

The Internet is a place of wonder. Information travels through Wi-Fi networks faster than one can even process a simple thought. Similarly, the Internet can be a dangerous and unforgiving place. There are times when photos posted...

Success is measured by more than wealth and fame

October 9, 2013

Students at Desoto Central Middle School in Mississippi were lectured on the life of rapper Jay-Z as a role model for success. This caused concern among parents who were baffled at the idea of their children learning about...

Graduate psychology outgrows Bell House

October 9, 2013

As you drive down Pioneer Avenue, you will find the Bell House where California Lutheran University’s Department of Graduate Psychology resides. With three graduate programs total— two masters programs and one doctoral program—...

Kingsmen remain undefeated in SCIAC

September 17, 2013

After two full halves, two overtimes and a whole lot of physical action on Saturday night, the final score of the Kingsmen’s soccer match with Claremont Mudd-Scripps remained 0 – 0. Though they didn’t get the win, head...

Leaked email embarasses sorority

May 8, 2013

The increase in our generation’s use of technology and social media means it’s easy for anything you post or write online to be used against you. Since online methods of communication are such a large part of our daily...

Belief in faith healing leads to two deaths

May 8, 2013

Prayer and faith are powerful things to have in life, but a person’s faith can only do so much. Parents Herbert and Catherine Schaible experienced conflict between faith and science. The couple belongs to a fundamentalist...

Netflix’s multiple streaming plan caters to families

May 8, 2013

Netflix, a media streaming and rental website, launched a new family plan on April 22. Netflix allows subscribers to watch a variety of television shows and movies. “There are no commercial interruptions, and I feel like...

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