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Community Service Center: Giving Blood Is Giving Back

October 18, 2018

“I am a benefactor of someone giving blood, so I know it’s a lifesaver. Blood transfusion saves lives,” California Lutheran University senior Fawna Wright said. Wright was once on the other end of the blood donation cycle,...

A need for better Holocaust education

April 10, 2018

Some of us have read books like Elie Wiesel’s “Night” and “The Diary of Anne Frank,” and have seen films like “Schindler’s List.” We read, watch and say “never again” but have just romanticized the darkest...

A woman’s choice to keep her last name

April 10, 2018

The first and last name of a person is what gives them their identity. Through social media especially, your name is your brand and the way you put it out there reflects on the person you are. With that being said, it should not...

Servicios de Apoyo Estudiantil (Student Support Services SSS)

April 9, 2018

Un programa echo para estudiantes en Cal Lutheran es Servicios de Apoyo Estudiantil  (Student Support Services) más conocido como SSS. SSS es un programa que apoya a estudiantes de primera generación, de bajos recursos y los que reci...

America’s war to fight for human rights

March 13, 2018

To ask a human to remain peaceful while another human discriminates against them, beats them, dehumanizes them and strips them of every opportunity possible is unfathomable. To ask another person that has never felt this kind...

Opening up about life with depression and OCD

March 13, 2018

Just over a year ago, Jake Hutton questioned whether his own life was worth living. In January 2017, he ingested a handful of modafinil tablets in a suicide attempt. Hutton graduated in 2015 from California Lutheran University ...

Knights Rugby Prepares For Upcoming Season

March 6, 2018

Spring sports season has begun on campus yet again, with the return of California Lutheran University’s Knights Rugby team—a club team here on campus that is on its way to playoffs yet again. Classifying as a Division 2...

New Doctorate in Educational Leadership Program Launching in Santa Maria

February 6, 2018

California Lutheran University’s Santa Maria satellite school is launching a doctorate program in educational leadership this June. The program has been at Cal Lutheran’s main campus in Thousand Oaks for 10 years, but is now...

West Nile Virus hits Ventura County, Not a Threat

November 14, 2017

Two human cases of West Nile Virus have been found in Ventura County. In 2017, three cases of the virus have also been found in birds, said Supervising Environmental Health Specialist for the Vector Control Program Ron Ventu...

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