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Toy drive aids local children

Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer In an effort to spread some holiday cheer to children in the community, the Associated Students of the University of La Verne are carrying out a toy drive until Dec. 7. All toys collected will be donated to the McKinley Children’s Center located in San Dimas. “We started a new philanthropy committee so we decided that since the McKinley Children’s Center is local... 

Latino heritage and roots explored

Latino heritage and roots explored
Retreat builds bonds between La Verne, Azusa Pacific students Daniel Loera, multicultural affairs director, lead the Latina/ Latino Retreat on Nov. 13 in the Howell Board Room and Sneaky Park. Loera and Lili Gradilla held activities for the Latino students from the University of La Verne and Azusa Pacific University. Students shared their life experiences and compared the differences between... 

Hyatt charts new course for change

Hyatt charts new course for change
Enlightening her audience on the connections between faculty members and their research, Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership Laura Hyatt describes the connection between Tuesday and its negative connotations. Hyatt presented her lecture, “Creating a Faculty Research Culture: Charting a Course for Change,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Aisha... 

Local businesses fight breast cancer

Local businesses fight breast cancer
Sales raise research funds for the Komen Foundation. Helping to bring awareness to the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Boni Wish held a fundraiser Oct. 22 called “Bold, Bodacious and Totally Outrageous” at her store Wishes Boutique, located at 2142 Third St. in downtown La Verne. Other downtown La Verne businesses participating in the event were Serendipity, Generations Antiques and Le... 

Some favor 3-year graduation plan

The trend toward three-year college degrees draws opinions from both sides. Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer The economic downturn has strained the already tight budgets of college students to the point that many are looking to cut corners – and one way is by shortening their time in school from four years to three. Some institutions across the nation are making it easier for students to get their degree... 

Positive attitude leads to longer, fuller life

Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer At 80 years old, Ken Dabrow, president of Dab-Row Radio, stands tall, bursting with energy and passion for life and his career. In light of his love for life, Dabrow led a motivational discussion with students and faculty Wednesday in La Fetra, challenging the audience to let go of the negatives and focus on the positives of life. “Life is a struggle,” said Dabrow. “I... 

Granquist details injury rehab

Granquist details injury rehab
Megan Granquist, assistant professor of movement and sports science, presented a lecture on athletic training and rehabilitation in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Granquist’s topic was rehabilitation adherence and the measurement scale for an athlete’s ability and desire to respond to physical rehabilitation after an injury. / photo by Christopher Guzman The ‘will to heal’... 

Cao connects labor and education

Cao connects labor and education
Researcher uses China as an example in her faculty lecture. This week’s Faculty Lecture Series featured Yingxia Cao, director of institutional research, spoke about her lecture “Private Higher Education and the Labor Market in China: Institutional Management Efforts and Initial Employment Outcomes” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Cao discussed the transition of students from private... 

University preps for earthquake

Leopards stop, drop and cover as part of the Great California Shake Out. Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer Students, faculty and staff at the University of La Verne dropped and covered at exactly 10:15 a.m. Oct. 15 for “The Great California Shake Out” earthquake drill. For the second year, ULV has registered to participate in the statewide earthquake drill devised by members of the Earthquake Country... 

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... 
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