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'Le Gumby': The french-language newspaper of Cal Lutheran
California Lutheran University students Bailey Hendrix and Ariana Godinez created the first edition of “Le Gumby,” a French-language newspaper at Cal Lutheran. This was a part of a special topics language class taught by Professor Sophie Khadraoui-Fortune in the spring of 2021. Our reporter Carrollyne Aasen comes on the show to explain how Le Gumby came to be and the significance it has to the french-speaking community at Cal Lutheran.
Kingsmen Hockey Club faces change after the pandemic
The Cal Lutheran Hockey Club has grown significantly since their last season ended before the pandemic. The team is not a part of the university's athletic department, so they receive funding from the Associated Students of California Lutheran University Government and their club dues. Since they last played, the team has expanded as they have garnered interest from students. Our reporter Lauren DeRosa comes on the show to explain the team's experience as they continue to navigate new changes.
'Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world' with International Day of Peace
Cal Lutheran's Center for Global Engagement celebrated International Day of Peace on Tuesday, September 21 with a roster of events to show the university's commitment to peace. Our reporter Carrollyne Aasen comes on the show to discuss the origins of this celebration at Cal Lutheran and what festivities took place this year on campus.
Commentary and Analysis: Doubling Residential Student Capacity
Cal Lutheran Residence Life aims to bring 1,200 students back to the dorms in fall 2021. Now that all students are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and Ventura County's infection rates are declining, a return to campus seems more realistic than ever. Our reporter Alijah Hernandez comes on the show to dive deeper into the student experience during the pandemic and what this influx of students could look like.
The Future of the Oxford Study Abroad Program
Uyeno-Tseng Professor of International Studies and Professor of Political Science Michael E. Brint is retiring after a 20-year career at Cal Lutheran, with that also passing on his legacy: the Oxford study abroad program. Our reporter Marcos Pino comes on the show to discuss his reporting on Brint's legacy and the future of the program.
How the 48 Hour Film Jam Persevered
On April 5, five teams’ short films competed for first, second and third place awards at Cal Lutheran's virtual 48 Hour x 2 Film Jam Screening. Cal Lutheran’s Film Jam challenges teams to create a five-minute film under tight time constraints each semester. Echo Reporter Emily Henbest comes on the show to discuss her reporting on how the first fully virtual Film Jam played out.