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70 years later, O.C. school desegregation case echoes on campus 'Mendez v. Westminster' remembered during National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 26, 2017 by | Campus Life

On the 70th anniversary of Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark federal court decision that ended segregation in Orange County public schools and set the table for Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, the story is being told across the campus of Chapman University during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Black-and-white photos of schoolchildren with brown

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New Lastinger Tennis Center opens

August 29, 2017 by | Campus Life

The first “thwack” of balls hitting racket strings came a little after 9 a.m. on the second day of fall semester classes. Seven students in instructor Beri Dwyer’s beginning tennis course became the first class to take the courts at Chapman University’s sleek new Erin J. Lastinger Tennis Center at the corner of Cypress Street

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Opening Convocation welcomes class of 2021 to the ‘Chapman Family’

August 23, 2017 by | Campus Life

Chapman University welcomed its freshman class with words of wisdom, academic pageantry, fireworks and Panther traditions at its 2017 Opening Convocation Tuesday evening. For the 1,650 new students who filed onto Wilson Field, the occasion officially marked the beginning of their college careers and their entrance into the “Chapman family,” President Daniele C. Struppa said.

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Chapman University and Chapman Radio make Princeton Review lists

August 16, 2017 by | Campus Life

Chapman University is one of the nation’s best institutions for higher education and is home to one of the country’s best student radio stations, according to students surveyed by The Princeton Review. The Princeton Review’s popular college guidebook once again lists Chapman as one of the best colleges in the nation, as well as a

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A Q&A with Jake Gross ’15 from Maccabiah Games in Israel Former Chapman water polo player one of 10,000 athletes in 'Jewish Olympics'

July 14, 2017 by | Uncategorized

Former Chapman University water polo player Jake Gross ’15 competed in the 2017 Maccabiah Games, an Olympic-style athletic competition now held every four years in Israel for some 10,000 Jewish athletes from around the world. First staged in 1932, the games have included such elite athletes as Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz and basketball players Ernie