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Commentary: Gays have the civil right to marry

<i>Commentary</i>: Gays have the civil right to marry
Branden del Rio, News Editor Although there was nothing close to it on the Nov. 2 ballot, gay marriage is still an issue that must be dealt with. And by that I mean it should be legalized. The fact of the matter is there is no real argument against legalizing gay marriage. First, there is no point in “protecting marriage.” That is not to be taken negatively, but the truth is that the institution... 

Students remember ‘los muertos’

Branden del Rio News Editor As some may already know, Halloween is not a widely celebrated holiday in Mexico. What is widely celebrated is Dia de Los Muertos on Nov. 2. And to honor the holiday, the Latino Student Forum set up a traditional altar. Beginning on Wednesday, the LSF set out two tables on the corner of Third and C Street. The ornately decorated tables were used as both an altar and a writing... 

Alumni provide information on media careers

Alumni provide information on media careers
Univision 34 KMEX-TV sports anchor Enrique Gutierrez spoke to students, faculty, and more than 250 potential ULV students during Communications Day on Friday. Gutierrez is an alumnus of the Communications Department. La Verne’s Communications Department held its annual open house on Friday, giving high school and transfer students the chance to learn about the many different opportunities the department... 

Herman Jimenez captures urban lifestyle

Herman Jimenez captures urban lifestyle
Photographer Herman Jimenez, second from the left, thanks friends Victor Rios, Ever Ortiz, James Fitzgerald and Terrell Robinson for attending his reception in the Irene Carlson gallery on Oct. 21. Clip Mission is a collection of black and white photographs portraying the people and the production of professional skateboarding in Southern California. Jimenez a graduate of ULV has traveled internationally... 

La Verne students party in pink for breast cancer awareness

La Verne students party in pink for breast cancer awareness
Sophomore Cheyenne Beard and her Sigma Kappa sisters teamed up with CAB to host a Pink Party in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Monday in the Campus Center. The sponsors were promoting early detection as an important aspect of successful treatment for both women and men. There will be more than 190,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in the United States this year. / photo by... 

LVTV wins at the WAVE Awards

Professor of Communications Don Pollock and Radio-TV Operations Manager Shane Rodrigues have been instrumental in promoting the work of students in competition in the Western Access Video’s Excellence Awards. The WAVE awards, given to public access shows in the western division, fill the walls of the Arts and Communication Building and Rodrigues jokes that they are running out of wall space. Pollock... 

News Briefs

Fun Run The Athletic Training Student Club and ASULV are sponsoring their annual 5k Fun Run at Homecoming on Nov. 6. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. Proceeds go to help club members attend professional conferences and meetings. For more information, contact Paul Alvarez at palvarez@laverne.edu. Flu vaccines The Health Center is still offering vaccines against the influenza... 

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues
Professor Teri McMurtry-Chubb is no stranger to issues of racial inequalities. She has lectured nationally on topics such as structural workplace discrimination and disproportionate sentencing for African Americans. She is the first African American woman to work as a law clerk for the 5th Judicial District of Iowa. McMurtry-Chubb, assistant professor of law, discussed these issues in her lecture... 

Former AAIC dean John Khanjian returns to ULV

Former AAIC dean John Khanjian returns to ULV
The former dean of the Armenian American International College, John Khanjian returned to La Verne this semester. He is teaching an Old Testament survey course after a few years in service as president of Haigazian University in Lebanon. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Branden del Rio News Editor John Khanjian has come full circle in his teaching career with his return... 

Students learn Japanese at ULV

Students learn Japanese at ULV
Gloria Montebruno teaches Beginning Japanese, currently the only Japanese class being taught at La Verne. Montebruno, who has worked in the Department of East Asian Languages at the University of Southern California, has published an article in the International Journal of the Humanities on Japanese writer Kawabata Yasunari’s novel “Beauty and Sadness.” / photo by Warren Bessant Branden del Rio News... 
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