Wiesel calls all to be 'witnesses'

April 26, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Be yourself, speak out and “don’t give evil a second chance,” Holocaust survivor, author and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel told an audience of Chapman and Orange County high school students who turned out to hear the human rights leader Monday morning. “Goodness has as much mysterious power as evil has,” Wiesel said, speaking in Memorial


Opera Chapman lights up stage with Mozart's randy romp

April 23, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Forget reality television this weekend. Go see Opera Chapman perform Mozart’s comic Cosi fan tutte. “Cosi fan tutte is a madcap comedy about couple swapping. Even back in the 1780s they were dealing with that subject. It’s one of Mozart’s great treasures … Two young men and their girlfriends have an older gentleman friend and


Celebrate with free egg rolls today

April 23, 2010 by | Campus Life

No wonder the organizers behind Chapman’s No Impact Week want us to walk, ride our bikes or hoof a couple blocks to a bus stop. They keep feeding us! Free vegan egg rolls from Loving Hut will be offered at today’s closing party for No Impact Week  from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Allred


Leatherby hosts photo exhibit

April 23, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Love Makes a Family, a traveling photo exhibit of families with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) members, opens Monday, April 26, in the Henley Reading Room of Leatherby Libraries, and continues through Sunday, May 15. The exhibit is based on a book by the same title, which uses black and white photography and autobiographical


Student Employees of the Year honored

April 22, 2010 by | Campus Life

Accounting major Kristin Kirkpatrick ’10 was named this year’s Student Employee of the Year at a recent awards luncheon hosted by the Student Employment Services division of Human Resources. Kirkpatrick works in the Human Resources division, where supervisors described her as an employee “who takes her responsibilities as a student worker very seriously.” Other nominees


Send us your Earth Day photos, fun news, poetry!

April 22, 2010 by | Campus Life

Earth Day officially hit the big 4-0 today – does that make it middle-aged? – and there are several ways to celebrate today at Chapman. Whatever you do, be sure to send us photos of the fun. We’ll post as many as we can. Consider some of the following: Attend a Beyond Copenhagen event. The


New Zealand ambassador to speak tonight

April 21, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

How can a small country like New Zealand make a difference in international affairs, especially in the Asian Pacific region that bristles with up-and-coming muscular economies?  The Hon. Roy Ferguson, Ambassador from New Zealand to the U.S., will give a free talk tonight (Wed., April 21) at 7 p.m. in Rm. 237A Kennedy Hall, and