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Pacific in the Press | March 5, 2019

Mar 5, 2019


Quote of the Week

"As I was singing, through that summer with my grandmother, my speech just got better and better."

Robert Lambeth '82, The Bulletin, March 3, 2019

Examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:

"Why Sacramento DA decision to clear police officers in shooting of Stephon Clark was expected," The Sacramento Bee, March 2, 2019: McGeorge's Michael Vitiello was quoted in this story about the Sacramento district attorney's announcement that she was not filing charges against two police officers in the death of Stephon Clark. Vitiello said it was highly unlikely that the prosecutors were able to build a convincing case against the two officers. "You look at cases nationwide, what it takes to get an officer convicted, it takes pretty extreme evidence," Vitiello told The Bee. The story was published by other McClatchy outlets, including The Fresno Bee, The Modesto Bee, Merced Sun Star and San Luis Obispo Tribune.

"How to cook perfect pancakes," The Guardian via Yahoo! News (United Kingdom), March 5, 2019: History's Ken Albala, who has written a book about pancakes, was mentioned in this story about making the best pancakes.

"Cascade School of Music's Robert Lambeth believes in the power of music," The Bulletin (Bend, Oregon), March 3, 2019: Conservatory alumnus Robert Lambeth was the subject of this feature story. Lambeth is the new executive director of the Cascade School of Music in Bend, Oregon, and spoke about how music helped him overcome a speech impediment. "This was way before people started talking about the power of music and cognitive skills or education," Lambeth told The Bulletin. "My grandmother would say, 'You have a good voice. You can sing.' I would just sing, sing, sing from that point forward. ... As I was singing, through that summer with my grandmother, my speech just got better and better."

"Clarinetist Patricia Shands featured by Chamber Music Society," The Davis Enterprise, March 1, 2019: The Conservatory's Patricia Shands was featured in this entertainment story. "The featured artist will be clarinetist Patricia Shands, a longtime member of the University of the Pacific music faculty, featured annually as a performer with the Chamber Music Society of Sacramento," reads a portion of the story.

"USA Water Polo names World University Games coaching staffs,", March 4, 2019: Water polo coach James Graham was named head coach for the women's national team competing in the World University Games July 3-14 in Naples, Italy.

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