Archive for September, 2012

Dominican Penguinettes Cheer Team Tryouts

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments by

(Photo/Amanda A.) A group shot of some of the girls auditioning for the DU Cheer team. From left: Melissa Chung, Kassandra Mangoba, Samantha Alexander, Aiyanna Ross-Beck, Jane Saint Juste, Brianna Fennell, Lizzy Rice, Aine  Fitzgerald, Carla Gallevo, Erika Apel, Julia Hand, and Breyanna Bombard.

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Upcoming events for the week of Sept. 24

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments by

TUESDAY, SEPT. 25

(Photo/Wikipedia Commons) Salman Rushdie appears at Angelico Concert Hall on Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012
The Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) hosts Salman Rushdie, award-winning British-Indian novelist, essayist and author of “The Satanic Verses.” Rushdi will introduce his new book, “Joseph Anton: A Memoir,” in Angelico Concert Hall at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 (includes signed copy of the book) and can be purchased by calling 415-927-0960, extension 1, or by visiting bookpassage.com. Call 415-485-3202 or email ILS@dominican.edu for more information.

Women’s Volleyball – Conlan Center, 7 p.m.

Dominican plays University of Hawaii-Hilo in the Conlan Center at 7 p.m.. Admission is $5, $2 for seniors and children ages 6-13.

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Tools of civilization reinterpreted at Alemany art show

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments by

SAN RAFAEL Calif.—Fanciful and provocative sculptures ranging from sports equipment to weapons of war are currently on display at the art exhibition, “A Historical Narrative: A Survey through Objects and Collectables,” which opened on September 13, 2012 at Dominican University of California’s Archbishop Alemany Library. Oversized medallions, coins, a variety of tools and weapons, and […]

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Chinchilla scores big at Peet’s Coffee

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—Students returning to Dominican University of California may have noticed a familiar face missing on campus — Junior Communications and Media Studies major, Mariah Chinchilla.

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Bob Dylan – ‘Tempest’

Sep 25, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—50 years into a career that has influenced generations of popular music and American culture, Bob Dylan is now enjoying one more popularity boost at the age of 71. “Tempest,” was released on September 11th. His recent creative streak, which has been called “the voice of his generation,” captures both the past and the […]

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Student debt after life

Sep 25, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—A MoveOn.com petition hit the e-mail inboxes of many Bay Area residents in early September, with an appeal to Citibank to forgive student loans in cases where students or recent grads have been permanently disabled or deceased.

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DU athletics doing it big this season

Sep 25, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – Dominican University of California’s athletics are off to a great start this season with the men’s soccer team having its best start since 1996. As of Saturday, Sept. 22 the soccer team has a 5-1 overall record; while the volleyball team swept all six sets in its first two games of the PacWest conference, giving the Lady Penguins a 2-0 record in league.

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Alumna and Big History collaboration

Sep 25, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—Dominican University alumna Maia Kobabe, class of 2011, continues to live the Dominican ideals of study, reflection, service and community through her work with the Big History program.

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