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Students ring in lunar new year

Students ring in lunar new year
Sarah Tang, sophomore broadcasting major, catches and reattaches fortunes of other students on a temporary wall at the South Quad during a gust of wind Feb. 19 at the Chinese New Year event planned by Campus Activities Board, International Student Organization and Chinese Students and Scholars Association. ISO set up stations for students to make lanterns, learn about their personalities based on... 

Parchamazad stays on cutting edge

Parchamazad stays on cutting edge
Professor of chemistry and department chair Iraj Parchamazad has been working at the University of La Verne for 28 years. Parchamazad is involved with Zeolite technology. Parchamazad holds a magnetic probe that is used for the nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy machine, located on the ground floor of Founders Hall. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Cody Luk LV Life Editor Although the chemistry department... 

Spirit of love takes over Leo Park

Spirit of love takes over Leo Park
Mason Sustayta, a graduate student in the teaching credential program, Christian Garay, junior music major, and Patrick Swart, sophomore history major made flower bouquets for their valentines at Love is in the Air. CAB sponsored the event in Leo Park on Feb. 12. Students made cards, bouquets, enjoyed free Jersey Mikes sandwiches and listened to live music from soulful artist Wil Kinky. / photo by... 

On the Calendar

Movie Night CAB will host a “Big Hero 6” movie night from 10 p.m. to midnight Wednesday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Free food will be provided. OWL Applications Orientation Week Leader applications will be available starting Feb. 27. OWLs participate and assist incoming students during SOAR. For more information, contact Barbara Mulligan at bmulligan@laverne.edu or Angie Anderson at aanderson@laverne.edu. Club Workshops The... 

On the Calendar

Campus Closed Campus is closed on Monday in observance of President’s Day. Chinese New Year Event CAB is hosting an event to celebrate Chinese New Year from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday in the South Quad. There will be free food, crafts and entertainment. Library Workshops The Wilson Library is offering free research and academic technology workshops to students, staff and faculty members from Feb.... 

Study abroad benefits highlighted

Study abroad benefits highlighted
Deborah Olson, associate professor of management and leadership, shares with faculty and students the benefits of studying abroad in her lecture “The La Verne Experience Goes Global: Expanding and Deepening Your Cultural Competence Through Short-Term Travel” Nov. 24 at the President’s Dining Room. She discussed the importance of learning about other cultures when working internationally. Olson... 

Happenings

Barbershop Show The Holiday Barbershop Show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free for students with a $20 suggested donation for other guests. Symphony Orchestra The La Verne Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert, directed by Danielle Rosaria Cummins, is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Winter Choral Showcase The Winter Choral Showcase is... 

Los Angeles studied as a complex web

Los Angeles studied as a complex web
Jack Meek, professor of public administration, presents his lecture “Metropolitan Systems and Networks as Complex Adaptive Systems” Monday in the President’s Dining Room for the faculty lecture series. Following Meek’s lecture, Kevin Marshall, professor of law; Marcia Godwin, associate professor of public administration; and David Chappell, associate professor of physics, contributed to the... 

Photographs tell stories of lucky winners

Photographs tell stories of lucky winners
Professor of Photography Gary Colby shows off his scratchers and lottery tickets in a video to photographer Edie Bresler during the reception for her series “We Sold a Winner: On Resilient American Dreams” at the Carlson Gallery Oct. 30. Bresler was unable to attend the reception, but guests at the reception shared their lottery ticket stories and sent her their good wishes via video. / photo by... 

Supermajority affects property tax

Supermajority affects property tax
Assistant Professor of Public Administration Soomi Lee demonstrates a graph during her faculty lecture in the President’s Dining Room Monday. Lee’s research focuses on the effect of the supermajority vote requirement for tax increases in California. She earned her doctorate in economics and political science from Claremont Graduate University in 2011. Lee teaches quantitative research methods,... 
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