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Dueling musicians roast students

Dueling musicians roast students
Dueling pianists Mark Michaels and Adam Browne played the audience’s song requests such as “Don’t Stop Believin’” and “Sweet Home Alabama” on Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. The duo took turns playing music and engaging the audience on stage. Jezyca Hernandez, freshman computer science major, came on stage to sing and dance along with the performers to “The Chicken Dance.” / photo by... 

Students bring concerns to ASULV representatives

Students bring concerns to ASULV representatives
Megan Keller, sophomore broadcast radio major and ASULV senator, tells students about the Campus West project at the ASULV student forum March 6 on the South Quad. Students were able to ask questions and present concerns to the ASULV leaders. The event was baseball themed to rally students to support the baseball and softball teams on the new fields. / photo by Jessica Harsen Alejandra Aguilar Staff... 

Debaters’ success continues

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Hoping to bring home a second national championship, the debate team participated in two recent tournaments in San Diego and Hawaii. Just a few weeks into spring semester, La Verne debaters have already begun racking up wins for 2014. The Point Loma Tournament last month in San Diego was the first competition of the semester and has been a central tournament for the past... 

Community faces voluntary water restrictions

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer The city of La Verne has enacted voluntary water conservation restrictions after Gov. Jerry Brown made a statewide call for regulations at the beginning of the year. The city of La Verne imports 70 percent of its water from the Bay Delta in Northern California and the Colorado River, something common in Southern California due to the large population. Due to the severe... 

New director engages community

New director engages community
Marisol Morales works from inside her new office on the second floor of Founders Hall. As the University of La Verne’s new director of civic and community engagement, Morales is working to develop and maintain relationships with community partners. Plaques from her previous experiences at other universities decorate her office walls. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Marisol... 

Baggish to help job seekers

Baggish to help job seekers
Mindy Baggish is the new assistant dean of student career support and employer relations. / photo by Keenan Gilson Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Mindy Baggish, new assistant dean of student career support and employer relations at the University of La Verne, plans to pave the way for students seeking employment. Baggish’s Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Juris Doctorate and experience at previous... 

Nelson aims to improve LEC

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Matthew Nelson, new director of the Learning Enhancement Center, plans on helping create a better center dedicated to better students. As the new director, Nelson has short and long term plans for the growth of the LEC. However, his background in English and college writing tutoring do not make him new to the job. Nelson graduated as an English major from Northern Illinois... 

Jahanvash: Sensei of curriculum

Jahanvash: Sensei of curriculum
Senior Ava Jahanvash demonstrates the basics of the Tonfa to a martial arts student in preparation for an upcoming competition. Jahanvash teaches karate at her family’s Martial Arts Studio, Red Dragon Karate, in Diamond Bar every Thursday at 5 p.m. / photo by Sarah Golden Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Ava Jahanvash, a senior at the University of La Verne, wears a black belt in her dad’s karate... 

First Generation Club supports new beginning

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Members of the First Generation Club at the University of La Verne sit among each other like family, prepared to share laughs and ideas and is the reason they have been able to support their members for three years. The First Generation Club is an organization that supports students who are the first in their family to go to college. Their mission is to bring awareness,... 

ULV merges marketing offices for 2020 plan

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer The marketing and public relations offices at the University of La Verne have combined into a new unit: The Strategic Enrollment Manage­ment and Communications department, as part of the University’s 2020 Strategic Vision plan. The new unit has two goals: to achieve national recognition for institutional distinction and to achieve national recognition for educational... 
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