Author Archives: Editor In Chief

From the Desk of the EIC: Farewell

By Kaity Bergquist After eight semesters of being a part of student newspapers, I am soon to be retiring. This is my last issue as Editor in Chief of the Clause, and it’s bittersweet. I’m relieved to have survived this semester, but I’m also sad to be leaving behind my staff and great experiences. I’ve

End of school year approaches

By Becky Kay I can’t believe that we are at the end of the school year. For me this means, finals are coming up, dear friends are graduating and I am leaving for an unknown adventure to Nicaragua in 2 short weeks. Looking back on the semester it is crazy to see how much I’ve

Book Review: The News Sorority

By Kayla Johnston I was recently asked to read Sheila Weller’s The News Sorority for a Global Journalism class. The book details the personal and professional journeys to news media fame of Diane Sawyer, Christiane Amanpour and Katie Couric. For anyone, but especially journalism students and extra-especially women, this book is a motivational account of

Want S’more Coffee?

By Kelyn Struiksma Starbucks just announced their newest Frappuccino flavor – s’mores, the ooey-gooey favorite for all campers. On April 28, coffee enthusiasts will be able to delight in what Starbucks describes as a “nostalgic summer experience of roasting.” The beverage will have a sweet, marshmallow whipped cream base, a layer of chocolate sauce and

Baseball drops weekend series

By Landon Troka The APU baseball team’s bats fell silent in a trip to face PacWest foe Holy Names. The Cougs lost 3 of 4 to the Hawks, and only mustered six runs between the four games. The squad had been the best offensive team in the conference for much of the season, and it

Come to Writers Read!

By Sara Champlain On Thursday night at 7:00 pm in LAPC, APU students and faculty, including Janice Baskin, Mario Berny, Nancy Brashear, Danielle Bown, Melinda Cabrera, R. S. Carlson, Sara Champlain, Charles L. Crowley, Katherine DuPont, Ashlee Ginn, Mercedes James, Sam Kendrick, Christine Kern, Yolanda Kong, Sharon Lee, Katie Manning, Kathryn Ross, and Katrina Sudman

Jan Meyer: Ranked No. 1 in Divison II

By Katie Richcreek, sports editor Azusa Pacific men’s tennis player Jan Meyer earned recognition as the No. 1 singles player in NCAA Division II in the March 25 Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings. The junior out of Heiligenhaus, Germany has led the Cougars to the No. 2 spot in the West Region — second only to PacWest foe

Photojournalism envy

By Gina Ender I am consistently in awe of really quality photography and design. As a journalist, my goal is to create in reader’s minds what a visual can do instantly. My problem is, and I am sure other writers feel similarly, that it is often hard to limit myself to one photo. It may

From the Desk of the EIC: Finish Line

By Kaity Bergquist We are about three and a half weeks away from the end of the semester. I can’t believe it! School is kind of like a roller coaster, where you slowly inch up to the top and then suddenly you’re plunging towards the bottom at full speed. As we near the end of

The NSA is watching us

By Jessie Gomez With over 1.2 million individuals on the NSA watch list, many citizens are unaware of the surveillance they encounter on a daily basis. Leaks by ex-CIA systems admin, Edward Snowden, have highlighted the alarming amounts of unwarranted spying the agency has been doing on United States citizens. Many phone companies such as