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Roark discusses personal boundaries

Roark discusses personal boundaries
Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark gave a lecture titled “Sacred Space” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Roark, who has been teaching at La Verne since 2009, has published articles on property, commercial law, and religion. / photo by Candice Salazar Jesse Evans Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writers The Faculty Lecture Series featured Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark, who spoke... 

Job market is tight

Jesse Evans Jennahway Huerta Staff Writers As the year comes to a close many students are looking for a job to either start their post college career or to earn an income during the summer, but the current market is proving to be a battle. According to the National Association for Colleges and Employers, employers report a double-digit increase in their hiring projections. They indicate their plan... 

Rummage sale proceeds benefit foundation

Rummage sale proceeds benefit foundation
Michelle Isaksea of Pomona and her dog, Mama, stop by the Campus Activities Board’s campus and community-wide rummage sale on Saturday to take a look at the items for sale. Proceeds from the rummage sale went to the Dream Foundation. / photo by Allison Lavelle Jesse Evans Staff Writer Campus Activities Board hosted a campus-wide rummage sale on Saturday to raise money for the Dream Foundation and... 

Ricardo Morales explains nanotechnology

Ricardo Morales explains nanotechnology
  A potential weapon in the battle against ovarian cancer may be found in magnetic nanoparticles that would attract and trap cancer cells. Such is the technology being researched by Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ricardo Morales. His lecture on the synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles catalytic applications was held Monday in the Presidents Dining Room. / photo by David Bess Jesse... 

Farmers Market returns for an eighth year

Farmers Market returns for an eighth year
The Old Town La Verne Family Festival and Farmers Market resumed March 31. Fresh produce, crafts, children’s rides, food and entertainment brought patrons from La Verne and surrounding cities to enjoy the festivities. La Verne residents, brothers Michael and Robbie Burlace, battle with their balloon swords while their parents look at new tile. The Farmers Market will continue through the summer... 

U.S. not in danger from Japanese radiation

Jesse Evans Staff Writer The meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear Reactor in Fukushima, Japan has brought more devastation to a country already recovering from an earthquake and tsunami. Many feared that the radiation would reach the United States, a small amount of radiation in fact did. However, the levels of radiation that western states have been exposed to are not as high as Japan and there... 

Bullies move online

Jesse Evans Staff Writer Bullying has moved out of the playground and onto the screen, causing cases of cyberbullying to increase in number and severity each year. On April 15 La Verne Police Department Detective Justin Newman gave a lecture to approximately 75 students, alumni and faculty about the danger and harm of cyberbullying, which he defined as the act of being cruel to others by sending or... 

Preparation key to earthquake safety

Jesse Evans Staff Writer Michael Phillips Copy Editor The recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan has served as a wake-up call for California residents wondering when and where the next “big one” might happen, and how best to prepare. There are many ways to stay safe in the next big one by being ready before, during and after the earthquake. “I am ready for the next big earthquake,” sophomore... 

Major League baseball season springing into action

Jesse Evans Staff Writer Before the blooming flowers of spring come the scents of fresh leather and pine tar as Major League baseball returns Thursday. With the San Francisco Giants winning their first World Series title since 1954, many would think that they would be the favorite this upcoming season. Some experts think otherwise as many teams will be fighting for playoff spots the entire season after... 

Sharon Davis reveals goals of delinquents

Sharon Davis reveals goals of delinquents
Sharon Davis spoke on the topic “Get A Job: The Aspirational Dreams and Realities of Incarcerated Delinquent Males.” The Monday lecture, part of the Faculty Lecture Series, focussd on the achievable and unrealistic career goals of juvenile delinquents in the “GenMe “ generation, which includes people born between the years 1982 and 1999. Davis earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees... 
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