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Capraroiu shares new project plans

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Gabriela Capraroiu, associate professor of Spanish, discussed her current research translating Maria Teresa Leon’s travel memoir on communist Romania during her faculty lecture on Monday. Twenty-two were in attendance for Capraroiu’s announcement of the annotated version of the unpublished travel memoir she is working on. The travel memoir... 

RHA wins two awards at regional conference

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer The University’s Residential Hall Association upheld its successful reputation by winning two awards at the Pacific Affiliation of College and University Residential Hall Conference. RHA captured the Small School Spirit Award for the sixth consecutive year. “It feels amazing winning this award again for the sixth time,” said Shelby Griffin, sophomore history major... 

Music, poems enlighten students

Music, poems enlighten students
Antonio Cortez Appling, an English teacher at Soledad Enrichment Action Charter School in South Gate, shares a passionate poem about his grandmother at the Open Mic Night held on Nov. 10 in Dailey Theatre. / photo by Britney Slater-Shew Anthony Juarez Staff Writer The lights dimmed as a man warmed up his guitar on the stage, creating the feel of a small jazz club. The audience was starting to fill... 

First person experience: Conference helps build ULV’s future leaders

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer My experience at the National Association for Campus Activities West regional conference left me in awe as I watched rock bands and comedians perform while being surrounded by hundreds of spirited college students from around the world. The University of La Verne’s ASULV and CAB, with clubs from colleges from around the world met in Spokane, Wash., for the fun-filled conference. The... 

La Verne rides glory of WAVE awards success

Julian Burrell Associate Editor Anthony Juarez Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s LVTV-3 Community Television public access station was recognized for its work with two first place awards and five finalists recognized at this year’s Western Area Video Excellence Awards earlier this month in San Jose. The awards go to the best public access television productions in the western United States. “This... 

Italian culture finds itself at ULV

Italian culture finds itself at ULV
To celebrate Italian Culture Day students and staff members enjoyed Italian food as well as classic Italian music and decorations that had many thinking of Venice. The celebration took place in Davenport Dining Hall on Oct. 13. / photo by Denisse Leung Anthony Juarez Staff Writer The smell of pasta and chicken parmesan and the sounds of violins transformed Davenport Dining Hall into an afternoon in... 

Emergency fair shakes things up

Emergency fair shakes things up
Joshua Camacho and Mike McNeil from the Southern California Gas Company are sharing tips for saving energy with Judi Stillwell and Vivian Chu. The fair included safety and disaster supply vendors including the Red Cross, Southern California Edison, Quake Hold, and La Verne Police department. The La Verne Safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair was held at the Campus Center on Oct. 5. / photo by Britney... 

Sayles examines extremist group

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Contrary to public opinion, Patricia Hearst was not forced to join the Symbionese Liberation Army, but willingly did so, according to files owned by Professor of History Stephen Sayles. Sayles announced he is about a chapter or two away from finishing his book about the 1970s militant group, the Symbionese Liberation Army. Thirty-four students... 

Interfaith issues emphasized at roundtable

Interfaith issues emphasized at roundtable
Nawal Atoura talked about the possibility of multiple faiths coming together for a single cause at the Interfaith Student Roundtable for Hope and Peace last week in the Campus Center. University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner, right, organized the event for the University of La Verne community to talk about their vision for peace among religions. At the end of the event, the group discussed participating... 

Lecture markets ‘The Soloist’

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Professors from the College of Business and Public Management demonstrated the versatility of marketing techniques on Monday through “Selling the Soloist,” the first lecture in this year’s Faculty Lecture Series. Janis Dietz, professor of marketing, Susan Caple, assistant professor of marketing and Lisa Saye, assistant professor of public administration, demonstrated... 
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