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Lising blends drive, people skills as new associate dean

Lising blends drive, people skills as new associate dean
Ian Lising began his duties as associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in January. He joined the University of La Verne faculty in 2000 as assistant professor of speech and debate. / photo by Donna Martinez Cody Luk Editor at Large Ian Lising, assistant professor of speech and debate, is excited for his new chapter at the University as the new associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences,... 

Rupel is remembered for generosity

Cody Luk Online Editor Chris McMahan Staff Writer Former University of La Verne student, employee and Board of Trustees member Bev Rupel died Nov. 21 at the age of 78 from pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease. She was a student at the University for two years, before meeting and marrying Milan Rupel. He helped build the Ben Hines Field and supported ULV baseball significantly prior to his death in... 

‘Copenhagen’ examines inner dilemmas

‘Copenhagen’ examines inner dilemmas
Physicist Niels Bohr (senior theater major Jordan Klomp) reminisces about his son Harold, who died. Michael Frayn’s Tony Award-winning play, “Copenhagen,” directed by Associate Professor of Theater Arts Sean Dillon, concerns the question of why physicist Werner Heisenberg returned to Copenhagen in 1941. “Copenhagen” will continue to play this weekend beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday,... 

CERT courses prepare for the worst

Cody Luk Online Editor The University of La Verne safety committee is bringing free community emergency response team training classes to ULV students and employees, city of La Verne employees and La Verne residents starting in April 2016. The Los Angeles City Fire Department developed CERT in 1985, and the program is now implemented nationwide. Its purpose is to prepare people for emergencies and... 

Model United Nations hosts Speaker of the Year

Model United Nations hosts Speaker of the Year
Edward Romero, former U.S. ambassador to Spain and Andorra, speaks Oct. 28 in La Fetra Lecture Hall as the La Verne Model United Nations Speaker of the Year. Romero discussed his upbringing, his thoughts on immigration and his career, followed by a question-and-answer session. / photo by Karla Rendon Cody Luk Online Editor Edward L. Romero, former United States ambassador to Spain and Andorra, spoke... 

La Verne prepares for earthquakes

La Verne prepares for earthquakes
Adjunct Professor of Sociology Stacey Haug begins her Thursday morning Correctional Systems course by having her class participate in the Great California ShakeOut drill. While practicing their evacuation procedure in front of the Studebaker-Hanawalt Residence Hall, Haug and her class discussed what hazards may come out of a large scale disaster such as an earthquake. / photo by Daniel Torres Cody... 

ULV breaks ground for parking structure

ULV breaks ground for parking structure
The rubble of Lot D will continue to grow as construction begins for a five story parking structure. President Lieberman led the groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 8 at the construction site. Among the attendees were several donors and Mayor Don Kendrick, who also gave a short speech regarding the negotiations that were required to make this project a reality. / photo by Ben Camacho Cody Luk Online Editor Approximately... 

News Briefs

Fasnacht Lecture Rabbi Eric Yoffie will deliver the fall 2015 Fasnacht Lecture, “Immigration, Israel/Palestine, Sexual Identity: Finding Solutions Through Interfaith Dialogue,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in Morgan Auditorium. ‘Idiocracy’ Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion (SEEDS) and the La Verne Community Roundtable for Sustainable Solutions will screen the film “Idiocracy,”... 

Little photographs big issue in L.A.

Little photographs big issue in L.A.
Photographer Jennifer Little snaps picture of students visiting her exhibit, “100 Years of Dust: Owens Lake and the Los Angeles Aqueduct,” Oct. 1 in the Carlson Gallery. Little stands in front of her photograph, “Intersection of the Los Angeles & California Aqueducts, Neenach, CA,” depicting the separation of the two different water sources, the former serving only the Los Angeles area... 

Theater Review: ‘Chinglish’ portrays cultural differences

Cody Luk Online Editor When doing business in a foreign country, a businessman should always make sure nothing gets lost in translation, except that is certainly not the case in “Chinglish,” a play by David Henry Hwang and directed by Jeff Liu, currently running in the East West Players in Downtown Los Angeles. “Chinglish,” which is a combined word of “Chinese” and “English,” first... 
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