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Major shouldn’t matter, says Dietz

Major shouldn’t matter, says Dietz
Janis Dietz, professor of business administration, presents her lecture, “The Myth that Major Matters in Johnny’s Future” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Dietz talked about the problems facing college graduates with respect to the contemporary job markets. The Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy sponsored the event. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Elsie Ramos Staff... 

ULV earns trip to SCIAC playoffs

ULV earns trip to SCIAC playoffs
Reaching in vain, Amanda Hastings misses the errant throw as Nicole Hannasch runs to first base during the first inning of Saturday’s game. The Leopards mortally wounded the Tigers with a 12-3 lead, triggering the mercy rule after five innings. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Elsie Ramos Staff Writer Saturday was a memorable day for the La Verne softball team, as it wrapped up the regular season with... 

ASULV elected officials want change

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer Students at the University of La Verne voted last week for ASULV officers, in a less conventional way. To simplify the process and eliminate paper waste, the student government organization held is first online elections. “Last year the votes were close and we had to count all the votes by hand,” said Director of Student Life Barbara Mulligan. “It was too time consuming.” This... 
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ULV students staying close to home this spring break

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer With spring break upon us, students are getting a break from term papers and projects a month earlier than than they did last year. Much like last year, however, the state of the economy is making it hard for some students to travel long distances, while some plan not to travel at all. “I’m going to Havasu or Las Vegas,” said Christopher Bin, a senior criminology major. “I... 

Early drug prevention is priority

Early drug prevention is priority
Thierry Kolpin, assistant professor of education, delivered an overview of drug prevention programs during his lecture on Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Prevention Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Kolpin said that government programs continue to improve upon the early successes of drug prevention models, including Scared Straight and the Drug Abuse and Resistance Education, or DARE, each of which... 

Women's basketball team takes charge on senior night

Women's basketball team takes charge on senior night
Devon Michaels leads the Leopards past Caltech with 18 points. La Verne guard Ashley Paul regains possession of the ball from Caltech and drives toward the net as Krissy Dahl, Caltech point guard, trails behind. The Leopards busted the Beavers’ dam, 73-37, Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court on senior night. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Elsie Ramos Staff Writer Emotions ran high on Saturday as... 

Workshop helps students deal with stress

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer College students are subject to a variety of different stresses. Whether it is writing term papers or studying for finals, not dealing with this continuous anxiety can lead to harmful consequences. Rocio Rosales and Joan Twohey-Jacobs, both assistant professors of psychology at the University of La Verne, held a workshop to teach students safe and effective ways to manage stress. “Bigger... 

Men's basketball tops Poets with big second half

Trevor Woodland sets the tone with 19 points. Elsie Ramos Staff Writer The men’s basketball team improved to 7-14 after defeating the Whittier Poets, 79-71, on Wednesday night. This comes after having dropped three of the last four games. The Leopards started off stiff, going scoreless the first four minutes of the game and giving up four turnovers in three minutes, but they pushed through and took... 
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