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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... 

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... 

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... 

Sunday freshness at the Claremont farmers market

Sunday freshness at the Claremont farmers market
Five dollars on any given Sunday could buy a mixed bouquet at the Sunday Farmers and Artisans Market in Claremont. Vendors sell fresh local and organic produce, plants, flowers and cheeses, gifts and jewelry, some of it made by local craftspeople. The Sunday Farmers and Artisans market sponsored by The Claremont Forum, is open Sundays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Second Street and Indian Hill Boulevard.... 

Los Angeles County Fair is a local paradise

Los Angeles County Fair is a local paradise
It was 96 degrees at the L.A. County Fair on Saturday. Many people simply stayed in the air-conditioned marketplaces while others were more interested in buying something bizarre like deep fried White Castle burgers or deep fried Spam with pineapples from Chicken Charles Broasted Chicken. Some other sights included mechanical bull riding at Big Bubba’s Bad BBQ, performances from Radio Disney, and... 

Neidleman presses for citizenship

Aisha Gonzalez Staff Writer Jason Neidleman, associate professor of political science, gave a lecture on citizenship to students in the doctoral program Saturday in La Fetra Hall. Neidleman’s lecture, “We Are All Idiots,” drew from his book “General Will is Citizenship: Inquiries into French Political Thought,” published in 2000. Using his research on Jean Jacques Rousseau, a political philosopher... 
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