From the Editors

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Well, we sadly said goodbye to PR writer/Happenings editor Diana McCabe last week (for those who have been asking, she just moved down south a little, to a Web editor position at Entrepreneur magazine).  And that means Haps will be in the hands of us — Mary Platt, PR director, and Dennis Arp, PR editor


Take your pick: Feb. 8 is packed with events!

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Just so you recall, there’s a slew of events happening on campus the evening of Monday, Feb. 8! “Chapman Jeopardy” is Monday at 6 p.m. in the Argyros Forum Dining Hall.  Watch President Jim Doti and Dean Jerry Price take on all student challengers – and encourage teams to sign up for the nationally televised


Supporters give $1M to Dodge College

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Adrienne Brennan, a Chapman alumna and longtime member and current president-elect of the Fashionable Women of Chapman University support group, and her son Patrick Brennan have given $1 million to Dodge College of Film and Media Arts to fund the completion of senior students’ film projects.  Adrienne, whose parents brought her to the U.S. from Ireland


See an Oscar nominee – for free!

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Ever wonder where the food you eat really comes from? Do you really want to know, because “You’ll never look at dinner the same way.” That’s the tag line for the 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary, Food, Inc. You can decide for yourself at a special screening of the documentary on  Thursday (Feb. 11) at 7:30 p.m.


Explore modern L.A. architecture via blog

February 8, 2010 by | Arts and Culture

Emily Bills, Ph.D., adjunct faculty member in architecture, Department of Art, reports: “Last Fall 2009 my class visited a number of canonical architectural and urban sites as part of our course ‘The History of Los Angeles Architecture.’ Some of our experiences, conversations, and discoveries are documented on a course blog and we would like to


How founder of TOMS Shoes makes a difference

February 8, 2010 by | Business and Law

Yeah, just try walking a mile in Blake Mycoskie’s shoes. He’s created five businesses since college, placed third with his sister Paige in season No. 2 of The Amazing Race and has been featured in People magazine’s “Heroes Among Us” section. He’s  founder and president of TOMS Shoes, which gives a pair of new shoes


A historic first for Chapman Lacrosse this Saturday!

February 8, 2010 by | Sports

Chris Watts, recreational sports manager and sports information assistant in the Athletics Department, let us know this news:   This coming Saturday, February 13, the Chapman University men’s club lacrosse team is hosting Brigham Young University at 7 p.m. on Wilson Field in a nationally televised game on Fox College Sports. Both teams are part of the


Softball team eager to debut new home

February 8, 2010 by | Sports

The Chapman women’s softball team will try again this week to inaugurate its new home field with games at El Camino Real Park, 400 N. Main St. in Orange. Alas, rain washed out Saturday’s dedication ceremony and a scheduled doubleheader with Whittier College. The Panthers are scheduled to play a doubleheader Tuesday (Feb. 9) against


Experimental economics lunch sparks lively discussion

February 8, 2010 by | Business and Law

Funded by a grant from the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE), and co-hosted by Chapman University and Reason Foundation, a lively luncheon discussion, “Experimental Economics and Economic Policy” was held last Tuesday, Feb. 2  in Argyros Forum.   Guests included members of Chapman’s Economic Science Institute (ESI), the Argyros School of Business and Economics,


Classifieds — Feb. 8

February 8, 2010 by | Campus Life

Classifieds for week of Feb. 8. Classifieds are free and will be posted weekly. Your ad runs for a week unless otherwise specified. Furnished room with private bath: In a nice Old Towne Orange house, six  blocks from Chapman’s main campus. (Easily walk/bike downtown and to campus.) All utilities, washer/dryer and wireless Internet included. $725/month.