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La Verne may supply Claremont’s water

Des Delgadillo Copy Chief The Claremont City Council on Tuesday approved a collaborative agreement that could put La Verne in charge of operating and maintaining Claremont’s water system. The Claremont Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding between the two cities with a vote of 4-0. The same document will appear before the La Verne Council at this Monday’s meeting. “This allows... 

Music Review: Broken Bells crack the code

Des Delgadillo Copy Chief “After the Disco,” the second collaborative effort from indie hallmarks Broken Bells, Shins frontman James Mercer and producer extraordinaire Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton, sheds the skin of the duo’s self-titled debut and evolves into a gorgeously produced 11-track meeting of the minds. Born out of mutual admiration in 2008, Broken Bells felt like the obligatory... 

Dewey steps down from provost post

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Provost Greg Dewey has resigned from his post at the University to assume the presidency at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences next year, University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman announced Tuesday. Dewey, who has served as provost and chief academic officer at ULV since October 2009, will step down Jan. 1, but will remain with the University through... 

PRSSA helps LV students prep for the future

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Despite only coming together this semester, La Verne’s chapter of the Public Relations Students Society of America has taken the initiative to create opportunities for students interested in the public relations field. Now off to a running start, the club began as an idea between ambitious best friends Alexa Atkinson and Jade Kelley during their freshman year. “We have... 

Curtain rises on student directors

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer For the theatrical novice, directing a production is a daunting task that forces one to always have the answer and overcome steep hurdles. In his Introduction to Theatrical Directing class, Associate Professor of Theatre Arts Sean Dillon equips his students with the tools necessary to brave these hurdles. “What we try and do is sort of build a toolkit of directorial principles,”... 

Diversity receives national award

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer The University of La Verne became one of 55 institutions to be nationally recognized for its diversity efforts this year. Spearheaded by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award commemorates educational institutions across the nation for their efforts to create diverse campus communities. The award is in its second year. “We... 

Book Review: Morrissey reveals veiled truth

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer It is almost impossible to deny Steven Patrick Morrissey’s contribution to popular culture over the last 30 years. His lilting voice and foreboding vocals earned him a place atop the U.K. Music charts for three straight decades, as well as a place in the hearts of melancholy teenagers the world over. Always regarded as a wordsmith among pop stars, Morrissey’s autobiography,... 

Music Review: Lavigne’s new album ‘wasn’t good enough for her’

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Canadian pop star and “punk princess” Avril Lavigne released her self-titled fifth studio album last week. For Lavigne, the album presents a return to the upbeat teen pop for which she is famous. But for this reporter, the new Lavigne album is, among other things, a nostalgic trip back to 2003 and her debut album, “Let Go.” “Sk8er Boi” reached number 10 on the... 

Godde examines skeletal remains

Godde examines skeletal remains
Kanya Godde joined the ULV faculty this fall as assistant professor of anthropology. Godde has a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Tennessee. These casts of human skulls are used during some of the lectures for her forensic anthropology class. / photo by Ryan Gann Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer It is not even 10 a.m. and already Kanya Godde engages her students in... 

ASULV funds new and old clubs for the fall

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer With 69 recognized clubs and organizations on campus, collaboration is key for clubs and student government. When so many different groups wish to organize activities, it is The Associated Students of La Verne’s, job to ensure the funds are going to the right place. “There’s a lot of different requirements that clubs have to meet in order to receive funding at the... 
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