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Learning and language unite

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer About 50 students, staff and faculty attended the event titled “Linguistic Pluralism and Education in Spain: Past and Present” at noon Monday, in the President’s Dining Room. This event, coordinated by Assistant Professor of Spanish Gabriela Capraroiu, was designed to spark conversation about the academic value of multilingualism. The speaker for the event was the Education... 

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Construction closes First Street A portion of First Street, from B Street to the former site of Lot F, was shut down on May 6 due to construction of the new dorm. The street will remain closed until the fall 2011 semester. Doskow honored by Federal Bar Association University of La Verne College of Law Professor and Dean Emeritus, Charles Doskow, was honored by the Federal Bar Association Inland Empire... 

Some advice on advising

Academic advising began last month and students have recently registered for the fall semester. As many students and faculty would testify, there are numerous problems with the way the academic advising and registration at the University are run. We appreciate that the University faculty and staff help students plan for their next semester. At some larger universities, students are on their own in... 

Judges can put aside personal beliefs

Proposition 8 has been debated in court since the 2008 elections. The last ruling on it came last summer by Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker. He ruled that the measure was an unconstitutional violation of gay Californian’s civil rights. The current argument revolving around Proposition 8 has nothing to do with whether same-sex marriage is constitutional or not, but whether the decision made... 

New community health major is collaborative

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Starting in fall 2011, the University of La Verne will offer a bachelor of science degree in community health. Provost Greg Dewey recognized the potential in developing this new major, which was designed by Kent Badger, professor of health services management, and Jerome Garcia, professor of biology, as well as faculty from Claremont Graduate University. “What this program... 

Kevin Marshall focuses on quantum theory

Kevin Marshall focuses on quantum theory
Professor of Law Kevin S. Marshall presented his research proposal for his sabbatical this summer, “Creating and Designing Innovative Space – Entrepreneurship and the Rule of Law,” which explored the relationships between entrepreneurial function, nature, law and management. Marshall joined the La Verne faculty in 2004 and also teaches economics, finance and public policy in the College of... 

Soaring over hurdles

Soaring over hurdles
Senior DeAntwann Johnson took second place in the 110 meter hurdles at the SCIAC Track and Field Championships, held at Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday. Johnson, a movement and sports science major in his first year on the track team, is a transfer student from Long Beach City College and was excited to place in the meet. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

ULV copes with gas prices

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer In the past year gas prices have been an issue for all commuters leaving many to find cheaper forms of transportation to cope with the dramatic rise. People are now riding their bikes, walking or taking the bus to save money, while others are finding ways to minimize drive time. In the past year we have seen gas prices rise from about $3 to more than $4, leaving the average... 

Sports complex faces rough road: Brown Property may be tainted

Sports complex faces rough road: Brown Property may be tainted
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Low levels of contamination found at the University of La Verne’s Campus West are believed to be remnants left by previous occupants of the property, according to a University report. While the exact results of the analysis report were not disclosed, the contaminant found in the northeastern portion of the property apparently does not present an immediate danger. “It’s... 

SIFE comes out on top in regional competition

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The University of La Verne Students In Free Enter­prise team won the 2011 USA Regional Competition and will advance to the 2011 SIFE USA National Expo­sition, from May 10 to May 12 in Minneapolis, Minn. Of the 27 teams that competed at the Regional Competition in Orange County, ULV reigned supreme in a field that featured some of the West Coast’s top institutions of... 
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