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University decides not to arm campus safety officers

Des Delgadillo News Editor Celene Vargas Arts Editor University of La Verne officials decided against campus safety officers being equipped with pepper spray or batons, after members of the community expressed concerns about the policy. Under the direction of Vice President of Facilities and Technology Clive Houston-Brown, administration decided on a policy to equip officers with defensive tools in... 

Album Review: Old soul Adele returns for closure and a fresh start

Des Delgadillo News Editor With over 4.2 million copies of “25” sold in the first two weeks, the only way Adele could break any more records is if she were let loose in a vinyl warehouse with a baseball bat. After four painfully quiet years, it is clear now that motherhood has done nothing to weaken Adele’s stranglehold on the industry or on listeners’ heartstrings. The songstress’ third... 

Tech not expected to slow registration

A number of recent technology glitches have students worried about registering for January and spring classes, with registration beginning Monday morning. A major concern for students is the University’s Wi-Fi and the possibility that it might not be able to handle the overload of students trying to claim classes. “When not that many people are using [the Wi-Fi] it runs OK at best,” said Edwin... 

Student ambassadors engage in new program

Des Delgadillo News Editor Ten students were announced as the University’s first set of presidential ambassadors Sun­day at a ceremony held at the University House in Claremont. Mirrella Bautista, Nicole Cuadras, Melissa Diaz, Nabel Haro, Bradlee Johnson, Oscar Mauricio, Tamar Miot, Reginald Mitchell, Vidya Narayanas­wamy, Victoria Perez, Adam Plax and Kevin Santos became the first group of students... 

Lot D closes for construction

Beginning Monday, parking Lot D will be closed until late next year, with commuter students now required to park in the University’s shuttle lots. Set to last until the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, the closure of Lot D, currently the only on-campus lot available to commuters, marks the beginning phase of construction on the University’s upcoming four-story parking structure. “We’d... 

University rolls out new LiveSafe app

The University continued to beef up its technology in the name of safety over the summer, switching to a new mobile safety app, as well as implementing more advanced radio communication between Campus Safety officers. The switch from LeoSafe, which was just introduced last fall, to the new and feature-rich LiveSafe, came on the heels of the LeoSafe developers discontinuing future updates to the app. “That... 

LV Law diversity honored

PreLaw magazine ranked the most diverse law schools in the nation in their fall 2015 issue, with the University of La Verne’s own law school coming in at third. The College of Law last came in at the 19th spot, but a jump in faculty diversity helped shoot the school up the rankings. “It has in part to do with people recognizing the value of the education here at La Verne, the kind of atmosphere... 

President Lieberman predicts hurdles in State of the University address

President Lieberman predicts hurdles in State of the University address
President Devorah Lieberman presented the State of the University address to a packed Campus Center Ballroom crowd Wednesday. Lieberman covered a variety of topics, including enrollment predictions, progress with the 2020 strategic vision, and the recent proposal for increased tuition, a source of much controversy around the campus./Photo by Daniel Torres Des Delgadillo Podcast Producer University... 

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright
Professor of English Dorena Wright gives a 2009 speech at a dinner for the Peace with Justice Center of Pomona Valley, for which she served on the board. Wright taught at the University of La Verne beginning in 1989. / file photo by Rafael Anguiano Des Delgadillo Podcast Producer Folk music, poetry and a traditional ringing of bells filled Morgan Auditorium Jan. 31, during the memorial service for... 

Cheap apps ensure safety

Des Delgadillo Online Editor With smartphone security dominating the week’s news in tech, personal security also comes into play. Although various apps exist to safeguard personal information like credit card details, just as many apps have surfaced in the marketplace to help guarantee one’s own personal welfare. With the proliferation of smartphones, we have reached a point in time where we... 
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