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Order of Omega fights hazing

Order of Omega fights hazing
Alumna Sigma Kappa member Genevieve Almendarez shows her support for anti-hazing efforts by adding her name to the Order of Omega’s display in Sneaky Park on Wednesday. / photo by Keenan Gilson  Read More →

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Please allow me to address five audiences on the topic of unionizing adjuncts: Career Adjuncts (like myself): I have a Ph.D., am a good teacher, and contribute significantly to ULV. But as an adjunct without a union, I am forced to teach at four schools, drive hundreds of miles each week, have inadequate health insurance, face the possibility of unemployment at any time, and accept that... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Women’s Basketball, Feb. 8 La Verne – 47 Cal Lutheran – 63 Baseball, Feb. 8 La Verne – 13 Whitman – 15 Baseball, Feb. 8 La Verne – 6 George Fox – 3 Baseball, Feb. 9 La Verne – 4 Pacific Lutheran – 5 Men’s Golf, Feb 10 1st – 293 Men’s Basketball, Feb. 12 La Verne – 74 Whittier – 64 Schedule Friday Women’s tennis vs. Lewis & Clark @ Walla Walla, Wash.,... 

Morales talks metals

Morales talks metals
Ricardo Morales, associate professor of chemistry, presents his lecture, “When One Metal is Not Enough: Synthesis and Characterization of Bimetallic Nanoparticles” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Morales explained the characteristics of catalysis and nanoparticles as well as their use and applications in new technology. Morales also discussed some of the research done by his students.... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I received a number of letters from the University about the potential of unionizing adjunct faculty. I am very strongly opposed to this effort. Many years ago I was forced to join the Teamsters Union in order to secure employment. It was a minimum wage, part-time job. During those two years I experienced no benefit whatsoever from membership in the union. The union took my money and delivered... 

Sprucing up the sleigh

Sprucing up the sleigh
James F. Skalicky, 67, and wife Lan Skalicky, 66, enter their 1927 Ford Model T in Saturday’s car show in downtown La Verne. Skalicky is a clinical psychologist in Glendora. He is also a professor of psychology at Citrus College. Skalicky is a Christmas enthusiast, and plans to decorate the back of his car with Christmas lights. / photo by Uyen Bui  Read More →

Wilson Library opens for finals

Wilson Library opens for finals
As finals week approaches, students flock to Wilson Library on Wednesday. The library will remain open 24 hours a day until the end of finals Dec. 14. The library has 70 study carrels, 52 computers and nine laptops available for checkout. The whiteboard at the entrance boasts student services including stress release sessions and the Learning Enhancement Center’s study tips seminars. The staff offers... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Water Polo, Nov. 22 La Verne — 14 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps — 16 Men’s Basketball, Nov. 23 Keystone — 73 La Verne — 64 Men’s Water Polo, Nov. 23 La Verne — 15 Cal Lutheran — 20 Men’s Water Polo, Nov. 24 La Verne — 12 Occidental — 14 Schedule Friday Diving vs. Occidental, 2 p.m. Saturday Swimming vs. Occidental, 11 a.m. Men’s Basketball @ Occidental, 5 p.m. Women’s... 

University joins Veterans Day Parade

University joins Veterans Day Parade
Angie Anderson, associate director of student life, walks alongside Steve Anderson during Monday’s Veterans Day Parade on Magnolia Avenue toward Veteran’s Hall, at the corner of Magnolia and Bonita Avenue. The Andersons are followed by sophomores Chris Gonzalez and Kellie Galentine, who carry art drawn by students at the University of La Verne. / photo by Uyen Bui  Read More →

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Swimming and Diving, Nov. 9 Men’s 100 Backstroke Marc Okimura — 58.95 sec. Coleman Goode — 1:01.61 sec. Women’s 100 Backstroke Loverensky — 59.46 sec. Schedule Friday Men’s basketball vs. Pacific (Ore.), 7 p.m. Women’s basketball vs. Willamette @ Portland, Ore., 8 p.m. Saturday Cross country @ Pomona-Pitzer NCAA West Region Championships, 9 a.m. Diving vs. Redlands @ Bulldog... 
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