The Echo

Nobel Prize Awarded for Children’s Awareness

October 21, 2014

Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai were both awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Oct. 10. According to nobelprize.org, they received the award "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the...

PRSSA founding chapter at CLU

October 21, 2014

California Lutheran University is setting out to become the host to a new chapter of an organization called the Public Relations Student Society of America. Dr. Jean Sandlin, assistant professor of communication, has been working...

Looking for a solution for meal plan change at Cal Lutheran

October 21, 2014

In Volume 63 issue Number 2 of the Echo, there was an article written by Dianna Rohrer regarding a petition going around campus to change the meal plan system. Nearly a month later there has been some progress made for the change...

60 seconds on the clock

September 30, 2014

California Lutheran University student life held an event on Sept 27 night for the students that stayed home over the weekend in the Thompson-Pederson Recreation Area called “Minute to Win It.” The event consisted of tasty...

Rosh Hashanah: Celebrating the Jewish New Year

September 30, 2014

The Hillel club at California Lutheran University celebrated the Jewish New Year with Hebrew prayers and traditional foods, such as apple dipped in honey to evoke a sweet new year. The Hillel club is a student club where students...

Learning the new laundry system

September 30, 2014

Aside from all of the controversy on the meal plan change, there is another trending issue around campus: the new laundry system. Residents are frustrated with the changes that have been made and find it difficult to adapt to. The...

Challenge accepted: You have 24 hours

September 16, 2014

There is nothing quite like pouring an ice-cold bucket of water over your head to raise awareness. The ice bucket challenge has drenched the nation and taken social media by storm. Celebrities such as Britney Spears, Leonardo...

News Brief: Pope Francis marries modern couple

September 16, 2014

Pope Francis married 20 couples from different social backgrounds as a way to express greater tolerance than previous popes on many issues like family values, according to the BBC. The ceremony took place on Sunday at St. Peter's...

Finals, how much do you remember?

May 7, 2014

A coffee shortage at the Centrum, loose scantrons flying around the spine, half-conscious students napping wherever and whenever they can and a library that’s full at 8 o’clock in the morning only means one thing at California...

Mandatory chapel hour has value

May 7, 2014

The unity and spiritual growth that is obtained through campus chapels are unparalleled from any other form of student body event. Christian high schools across the nation have a mandatory chapel during the school week, and although...

Sporty fun offered for the summer

May 7, 2014

Coaching staff and student athletes at California Lutheran University will kick off summer with a variety of different sports summer camps. Sports offered will include football, volleyball, water polo, soccer, tennis and three...

USC students stage sit in protest

April 30, 2014

Eighteen University of Southern California students took part in a sit in outside of university President Max Nikias’ office on April 15. Students were protesting the university’s buisness affiliation with a company who had...

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