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LVPD buckles down on motorists

The La Verne Police Department was busy last Saturday night and Sunday morning as officers conducted a DUI checkpoint on Towne Center Drive, with the hope of making the streets safer for drivers.

One Billion Rising raises awareness on Valentine’s Day

One Billion Rising raises awareness on Valentine's Day

The University partnered with the One in Three club, House of Ruth and Project Sister to host the One Billion Rising campaign and event Friday.

City veterans memorial project completed

In remembrance of those who died in foreign wars, the La Verne Veteran’s Memorial, dedicated on May 27, 2013, was recently completed.

First Person Experience: Some thrift shops favor profits

While thrift stores can be a great way to grab some awesome clothes for cheap, many people also enjoy the fact that they help out a local charity. But not all thrift stores donate their profits, and even if they do, the charity may receive only a minute amount of the proceeds.

Speakers tackle sexual assault issues

Most clubs do not attempt to tackle the sensitive topic of sexual assault, but the newly founded club, One in Three, decided to host an entire discussion dinner on the subject on Nov. 22.

First person experience: Online dating is more game than love

Online dating has become a billion-dollar industry that according to a recent National Academy of Sciences study “may be altering the dynamics and outcomes of marriage itself.”

LV to increase foreign admissions

One component of the University’s 2020 Strategic Vision is the a goal to increase the international undergraduate population to 10 percent by 2020.

Video game displays social issues

Video game displays social issues

Most video games do not inspire players to contemplate social issues. But in the latest faculty lecture, Jolivette Mecenas, associate professor of writing, discussed the expansion of social protest to more unconventional media

‘Good vibrations’ for a good cause

‘Good vibrations’ for a good cause

A performance on Sunday by Catch A Wave, the Beach Boys tribute band, was the perfect environment for the entire family to have “fun fun fun.”

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