Lara Spencer at Chapman’s Big Orange Book Festival

January 31, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

Lara Spencer, lifestyle anchor for “Good Morning America” and author of “I Brake for Yard Sales,” encourages fans to hunt out secondhand treasures during a talk at Chapman’s Big Orange Book Festival (BOB).

Bookshelf: Winter 2014

January 31, 2014 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

The Chapman Magazine “Bookshelf” spotlights Chapman University faculty who have been published. The list below originally appeared in the winter 2014 issue of Chapman Magazine. TRAIN: RIDING THE RAILS THAT CREATED THE MODERN WORLD – FROM THE TRANS-SIBERIAN TO THE SOUTHWEST CHIEF (Viking) By Tom Zoellner, professor of English This is a rousing around-the-world paean

Group shot, If All the Sky Were Paper

War Stories

January 30, 2014 by | Features

When author and historian Andrew Carroll first launched an archive of letters from the front lines of American history, he never expected it to grow 90,000 strong. Now the massive collection, full of eloquence and poignancy, starts a new life at Chapman.

Iceland Group Shot

The Allure of Valhalla: An Icelandic Journey

October 15, 2013 by Colin Arp ’16 | Features

In the midnight sun, where the hot springs flow, Chapman students chart an Icelandic journey of discovery, encountering mythic figures, tests of endurance and puffins by the skör. Before we walked this land of volcanic rock and ash, where icy glaciers give way to steaming vents and churning geysers; before we drove through endless rolling

Dawn Taubin, left, moderated the panel discussion Women in Comedy featuring, from Taubin’s left, Maya Rudolph, Diablo Cody, Anne Fletcher, Nancy Meyers, Penelope Spheeris and Donna Langley. Together, the work of the women on the panel has earned more than $2 billion at the box office.

Funny Business

October 13, 2013 by | Features

Comedy should be a coed sport, say the women filmmakers whose success is leveling a laughter-packed playing field. Across six decades of work and more than 80 mostly wonderful films, Jack Nicholson has done just about everything there is to do in Hollywood. But until 2003, when he signed on to play Harry Sanborn in