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Bill cuts textbook sales tax

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If approved, a new proposed assembly bill may eliminate sales tax on textbooks for college students. “It would exempt college textbooks from California state sales tax,” said Cassandra Joiner, communication director for Assemblyman Tim

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A CLU tradition comes to an end

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The freshman orientation tradition of painting the CLU rocks  on Mt. Clef Ridge is something that students remember fondly from their first few days on campus. However, beginning next year, the tradition will not

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CLU Model UN takes first award

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Eight CLU Model United Nations (MUN) delegates traveled to Boston, Mass., to compete at the Harvard National Model United Nations Conference and brought back California Lutheran University’s first Harvard award. The eight delegates who

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New Gallegly Center opens new opportunities

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CLU has unveiled the new Elton and Janice Gallegly Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement, an extension of CLU’s 4+1 fast-track Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) consisting of a summer term

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Event planning class equips students for post-grad work

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CLU offers a course for students who want to learn how to plan a successful event. Professor Angela Fentiman teaches the Event Planning and Management course at California Lutheran University. Her class provides insight

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Second annual Relay for Life makes a difference

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The second annual Relay for Life at CLU raised $29,659.83 for the American Cancer Society. Twenty seven teams and 330 official participants took part in this year’s event. Team names included Operation Boobie Brigade:

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Traveling brings CLU choir closer together

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Traveling during spring break is normal. We play music and hang out with friends, work on tanning in preparation for summer,or simply bask in a series of late mornings with no obligation to put

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CLU community celebrates Lent its own way

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The CLU community has been receiving emails titled “Lenten Devotion,” which are biblical passages that prompt us to reflect on our spirituality. The Lenten devotion email tradition began around 2005, bringing attention to Lent

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Break style

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With spring break quickly approaching, planning out what to pack is on the top of many priority lists. Packing depends on where you’re going, how long you’ll be gone and, most importantly, what’s on

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Fraternity raises thousands to fund transgender member’s surgery

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Emerson College’s Phi Alpha Tau fraternity raised over $19,000 to help a transgendered member afford gender-confirming surgery. Donnie Collins, who was born a girl, found out that his insurance company would not pay for

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