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SEEds for Haiti to make documentary on Haiti trip

April 2, 2014

The SEEdS for Haiti club and members of California Lutheran University’s communication department have been working on putting a film documenting the club’s activities in Haiti over winter break. Activities on their trip included...

NEWS BRIEFS: On Campus, Across the Nation & Around the World

April 2, 2014

Search for Flight 370 continues As the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 continues in the Indian Ocean, the flight simulator and hard drives that the pilots of this aircraft had at their homes appeared to be a dead end...

Residence Life prepares for a smooth-running suite selection

April 2, 2014

Where are you going to live next year? As this semester nears its close, returning students are not only tackling finals but also deciding the answer to this question. Last year there were more students than there were spaces...

Artistic expression meets religious identity

March 5, 2014

Think about what it means to express one’s faith. Do acts like sacred scripture or prayer come to mind? What about painting, drawing, singing or writing poetry? The Art of Faith event will showcase a number of students who...

Living above the rim: Arik Smith makes a contested layup on Feb. 19 against Whittier. Smith led the team with 19 points in the 68-56 victory.
Photo by Courtney Nunez - Staff Photographer

CLU limps into the playoffs

February 26, 2014

All hands on deck: Sophomore Aaron Bowman is lifted by his teammates during a line out during the Feb. 22 match against Pepperdine University. 
Photo by Isabella Del Mese - Staff Photographer

Waves too much to handle

February 26, 2014

Photo courtesy of  Tracy Maple - Sports Information Director

Fear the spear

February 26, 2014

A walk in the park: Lindsey Valenzuela particpating in the Burden Run from the 2013 CrossFit games where she placed 2nd overall. She begins her 2014 journey for 1st place at the CrossFit Open on Feb. 27.
Photo courtesy of Hannah Hayworth - CrossFit Photographer

Lift Like Lindsey

February 12, 2014

Carnegie hours places emphasis on quantity not quality

February 12, 2014

How long does it take a California Lutheran University student to learn intermediate algebra? What about the history of drama? According to the idea of Carnegie Units, often called Carnegie hours, students will have learned...

Sochi Winter Olympics bring a pile of controversy

February 5, 2014

Wrapped in a hefty string of controversies, “Putin’s Olympics” are shaping up to be one of the most contended seasons the games have ever seen. Record breaking government spending, newly passed discriminatory laws and terrorist...

2013 CLU fall sports recap

December 11, 2013

Football Head coach Ben McEnroe said there was one goal for Kingsmen football heading into this season: win the SCIAC championship for the fifth consecutive year. However, that goal was not accomplished due to poorly execut...

Transgender model looks to get her wings

November 20, 2013

A petition on change.org, has called for a transgender woman to be the first runway model for this year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show.  Carmen Carrera was born a boy who never felt comfortable in her own skin. She first...

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