An Inward Journey

May 7, 2014 by Rev. Nancy Brink | First Person

On a free afternoon during the Chapman University Singers’ Texas Lone Star Tour, we headed for Houston’s Museum District. Art, natural, history, holocaust, Japanese Garden – there were so many options. But I added another possibility to the mix.

‘Dear White People’ is a breakout success for Justin Simien ’05

May 6, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

Justin Simien ’05 describes the success of “Dear White People,” which won the Special Jury Prize for Breakthrough Talent at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was recently acquired by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions. The ensemble satire chronicles the experiences of four black students at an Ivy League-inspired college where a riot breaks out after a white fraternity holds an African-American-themed party.

Hoops runneth over with SCIAC success

May 6, 2014 by Doug Aiken '99 (M.A. '09) | Sports

This story appeared in the spring 2014 issue of Chapman Magazine. March 1 was a landmark day for the Chapman University basketball programs, still in their infancy in terms of SCIAC membership. Thanks to the women’s basketball team’s co-conference championship — the first SCIAC title for any Chapman team in school history — and a surprise upset

Veiled Voices of Justice

March 17, 2014 by | Features

For two Afghan champions of women’s rights, the transition to life at Chapman is nothing compared with the challenge of transforming a culture.

Make way for the Millennials, the latest “greatest generation,” and get ready for them to make some noise

February 19, 2014 by | Features

Millennials are polite, yes, but in the decades to come this crew is also going to rattle the cages, shake the timbers and be the straw that stirs the cultural, political and economic drink. They’re collaborative, ethnically diverse, socially tolerant and tech savvy. Like their great-grandparents in the G.I. generation (a.k.a. greatest generation), they’re optimistic and dedicated to the common good. Millennials can move mountains with a tweet, condemn a politician overnight with a social media scolding and shame corporations with a boycott that can go viral within hours.