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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I’ve noticed that La Verne had a reception for the new Web site designers and the fact that the site is up (“Celebrating a new look,” Sept. 25 and “La Verne revamps Web site,” Oct. 9). Why would an institution that struggles financially throw such a party? In fact, why would you celebrate the fact that a company ULV hired just did its job (and not particularly well)? Do you throw... 
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Happenings

‘Eternity’ Senior theater major Jordan Wycoff will direct “Eternity”this weekend from Oct. 22-24. The production was written by Brian J. Lambert, Wycoff’s brother, whose play is centered around a damsel in distress. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door. Admission for students is $3, general admission is $5. For more information, call 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Fairplex The... 

Group recognizes Latino history

Group recognizes Latino history
Students gather for a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Sneaky Park. A live mariachi band and Mexican food set the tone for the Latino Heritage Week fiesta in Sneaky Park Oct. 8. The festivities featured booths with information about various Latin American countries. The event was sponsored by the Latino Student Forum. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Xenia Martinez Staff Writer The Latino Student Forum... 

Pumpkin patch features petting zoo, family fun

Pumpkin patch features petting zoo, family fun
The La Verne Heritage Foundation, dedicated to preserving the history of La Verne, opened its annual pumpkin patch at Heritage Park on Oct. 10. One-year-old Bryce Diley carefully selects his pumpkin from the hundreds of all shapes and sizes. The patch also features a petting zoo and hay rides. The pumpkin patch will be open every day until Oct. 30. / photo by Christopher Guzman Charlie Neff Staff... 

Needle inflicts cancer awareness

Needle inflicts cancer awareness
Ink’d Chronicles in Pomona hosts its annual tattoo and piercing charity event to benefit cancer research. Ink’d Chronicles held its second annual “Tattoos For The Cure” Saturday which included bands outside, tattoos for charity, and art. Robyn Bryan and Bill Bryan, an alumnus of University of La Verne, participated in the charity with tattoo artist Joey Olivas. Terry Dipple, an alumnus... 

News Briefs

Homecoming and Parents Weekend Homecoming and Parents Weekend is scheduled for Nov. 6-8. For more information visit laverne.edu/homecoming. Athletic training The Athletic Training Program has been granted continuing national accreditation by the Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education through 2019. The accreditation recognizes the quality of the faculty, staff, students and alumni... 

Student focus attracts new provost to La Verne

Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer New Provost Gregory Dewey told an informal group at the Meet the Provost event Oct. 9 that he will continue to focus diversity and scholarship at the University of La Verne. The informal event took place in the President’s Dining Room where a continental breakfast was served to students, faculty and staff as they became acquainted with Dewey. “My vision for University... 

Heat wave finally gives way to rain

Heat wave finally gives way to rain
Most people on the University of La Verne campus Tuesday and Wednesday traded in their flip flops for sneakers and boots. The 80 percent chance of rain did not let up through both days. / photo by Erin Maxwell The first rainy day of the season Tuesday was the day everyone anticipated after the long lingering heat wave of the summer. Students walked around in the rain unlike any other day while others... 
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Immigration to be front and center

The International Studies Institute selects the theme for this year’s “Hot Spots” discussion series. Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The International Studies Institute at the University of La Verne has voted on this year’s theme: immigration. Every year, the University has a new theme focusing on a global issue or concern that either affects people, forces them to think about their... 

Pollock outlines the future of news

Pollock outlines the future of news
Professor shows signs of optimism about changes in the world of online journalism. Don Pollock, professor of communications, spoke Monday afternoon in the President’s Dining Room about media convergence. He titled his lecture; “Media Convergence: The Future of How We (Will) Get our News and Information.” He spoke about the changes over time in journalism, media, music, and more specifically... 
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