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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... 

ULV EPIC prison program to move

Carly Hill News Editor The University of La Verne has always been dedicated to community service, and its long ties to the Herman G. Stark Youth Correctional Facility in nearby Chino has been an excellent example of this. The largest juvenile detention center in the state, Stark has housed the Educational Programs in the Correctional Institutions, started by the University of La Verne, since 1972. This... 

Student remembered for dedication

Victor Charoonratana to receive posthumous bachelor’s degree. Carly Hill News Editor Natalie Veissalov Life Editor Victor Charoonratana, 25, senior international studies major, died in February in his sleep from unknown causes. “When we found him, it looked as if he was asleep, but he didn’t wake up. It was as if someone put an Avada Kedavra curse on him,” said Victoria Charoon­ratana,... 

Nico Vega shatters Glass House

Nico Vega shatters Glass House
The band Nico Vega, from Los Angeles, perform at the Glass House in Pomona on Feb. 25. The band’s lead singer, Aja Volkman, came out full of energy as the band showed its musical and vocal talents for the crowd of about 100. The band played the following day in Los Angeles for a much larger crowd which marked the final stop on its tour. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Carly Hill News Editor Sitting... 

Music professor dazzles audience

Music professor dazzles audience
Yih-Mei Hu, a visiting professor at Scripps College, performed music of Claude Debussy, George Crumb and Franz Liszt as a part of the Friday Noon Concert series in Balch Auditorium on Feb. 19. Each piece was unique, including Crumb’s “Five Pieces for Piano,” which required not only the playing of the keys but the plucking of the piano strings. / photo by Christopher Guzman Carly Hill News Editor The... 

Founders Auditorium to be renamed for Morgans

Founders Auditorium to be renamed for Morgans
Founders Hall, the third oldest building on the La Verne campus, was completed in fall 1926. The first student body assembly took place in Founders Auditorium on November 1, 1926. Fund raising has begun to renovate the aged auditorium, which has long been home to musical performances and theatrical events. Once the building is finished, the auditorium will be renamed Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium... 

ASULV gets new leadership

Carly Hill News Editor Associated Students of the University La Verne Vice President Noor Wahba became president this semester after Chris Kaelberer resigned for “academic and personal reasons,” he said. “It’s not about me anymore, it’s about the whole school,” said Kaelberer, a junior business major. “My resignation is what’s best for the organization. I have a lot of love and respect... 

Harvel Lewis championed ULV diversity

Harvel Lewis championed ULV diversity
Harvel Lewis Carly Hill Staff Writer Harvel Lewis, alumna and longtime faculty member of the University of La Verne, died Jan. 9 of a heart attack in Pomona. Mrs. Lewis was an inspiration to many, and an advocate for diversity throughout her life. Mrs. Lewis was born in Louisiana, but spent almost all of her life in California, primarily in Diamond Bar, where she raised her children. She graduated... 
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