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Ahmed Ispahani reflects on 40 years

Ahmed Ispahani reflects on 40 years
Ahmed Ispahani, professor of business administration and economics, was recognized for 40 years as a faculty member at the University of La Verne. Ispahani, who earned his undergraduate degree in economics at the University of Karachi, and both his master’s and doctorate from USC, joined the faculty in 1964. Ispahani took a leave of absence in 1968 to serve as economic adviser for the Iranian government.... 

Book Day honors faculty authors

Carly Hill News Editor A lunch of sandwiches and cheesecake accompanied Faculty Book Day last week in the Wilson Library, an event to acknowledge faculty members who have published books or contributed to journals within the last year. Although funding is limited, the University of La Verne encourages faculty to contribute through scholarly work. “Scholarship is so important to the University, faculty... 

Book Review: Comedians give bad advice

Carly Hill News Editor If you are looking for a book that offers sane advice on rational questions, “You’re a Horrible Person, But I Like You” is not the one to choose. This compilation, presented by The Believer Magazine, a magazine that offers essays, interviews, reviews, and advice, features funny responses from comedians based on ridiculous questions that readers send in. Looking at the cover,... 

Smith argues complex thinking should come first

Smith argues complex thinking should come first
Bringing home her experience with the Great Books Program, Yvonne Smith, professor of management, delivers a faculty lecture titled “What’s Done is Donne: A Business Professor and Student Encounter a Great Books Program.” The aim of the program is to encourage complex thinking and to go beyond the superficialities of the book./photo by Rafael Anguiano Carly Hill News Editor Yvonne Smith expressed... 

Crime in Stereo singer discusses life on tour

Crime in Stereo singer discusses life on tour
Kristian Hallbert, the singer for Crime in Stereo, a punk-rock/hardcore band, speaks about the group’s current world tour and its future plans. Crime in Stereo headlined at Chain Reaction on Tuesday. The band recently released its fourth album, “I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone,” in February. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Carly Hill News Editor Before a show at Chain Reaction in Anaheim,... 

Commentary:Lack of Leo Dollars prevents healthy eating

Commentary:Lack of Leo Dollars prevents healthy eating
Carly Hill, News Editor Now I am not the most fit of individuals. I like to refer to myself as big boned, or voluptuous. But when I am feeling bloated, I want to eat healthy. And on a college budget, and the only food option being the school-dining program, I feel that the University of La Verne is trying to keep me overweight. During the week is OK, with salad bar available at every meal, but... 

Salsa club adds spice to college life

Carly Hill News Editor Salsa music filled the Campus Center Ballroom on Monday night as students, parents and University guests danced the night away. The event was put on by Ritmos Latinos, a salsa-dancing club at the University of La Verne. “I think it’s important to have this event because I want people to experience the difference that a live band makes,” said Andrea Sotosainz, sophomore... 

Cars collide on Arrow Highway

Carly Hill News Editor A head-on collision at the corner of D Street and Arrow Highway occurred on Wednesday at 9:14 p.m. The accident rattled the drivers of both vehicles, though serious injuries were not immediately apparent to the drivers. The accident was between a white Honda Prelude and a blue Toyota pickup. Both vehicles were driven by men who carried no passengers with them officer Chris Fenner... 

Race is still a barrier to education

His grandmother’s struggles inspire Cleveland Hayes. Carly Hill News Editor Cleveland Hayes, assistant professor of education, spoke from the heart Monday focusing on the experience of his grandmother, an African American school teacher working in the heart of the Jim Crow South. As part of the faculty lecture series, Hayes’ talk, “Why I teach: An analysis of one mid-20th century Mississippian... 

Pi Gamma Mu club comes to La Verne

Carly Hill News Editor Pi Gamma Mu, an international social science honor society, has begun meeting at the University of La Verne, with a new structure and new president. The purpose of the society is to expand knowledge base by introducing members to new intellectual thoughts and scholars, to support critical thinking, to establish a social network and to have fun. “Students should come to this... 
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