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Fraternity starts sexual assault conversation

Kellie Galentine Online Editor Kellie Galentine Online Editor Sexual assault became a conversation among students at Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s “Project Title IX: Where the Odds Become Even,” April 9 in the Campus Center Ballroom. More than 70 students, faculty and staff members filled the room and listened to a panel discussion hosted by the fraternity, which is known nationwide by the nickname... 

Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues: ‘Thinspiration’ perpetuates unrealistic body ideals

<i>Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues</i>: ‘Thinspiration’ perpetuates unrealistic body ideals
Sexualization of women leads to eating disorders, depression and low self-esteem Elizabeth Ortiz, senior journalism major, has her waist trimmed, arms slimmed, eyebrows raised, thighs reduced and boobs lifted using Photoshop. Edits made to the photo are similar to those made to models in magazines and advertisements. The Truth in Advertising Act of 2014, which will be reintroduced to Congress this... 

Bernard pens vivid characters

Bernard pens vivid characters
Sean Bernard, associate professor of creative writing and director of Honors Program, reads an excerpt from his first published book of fiction, “Desert Sonorous” at the release of his book at the Last Bookstore in Los Angeles Friday. Author Richard Lange, who read from “Sweet Nothing: Stories,” joined him in the event. Bernard’s book won the 2014 Juniper Literary Prize for Fiction. Among... 

Speaker presents ‘Drink Think’

Kellie Galentine Online Editor Rick Barnes introduced himself to an audience of more than 200 students at “Drink Think” Monday by mentioning that he spoke at La Verne three years ago. “Apparently we are still drinking,” Barnes said, as the audience erupted in laughter. “My message on alcohol is very simple – if you want to drink, drink. I would ask you to do this: slow down a little bit.” Barnes,... 

Movie Review: ‘The Hunting Ground’ exposes campus sexual assault

Kellie Galentine Online Editor “The Hunting Ground,” directed by Kirby Dick, is a documentary that opens with videos of high school seniors excitedly opening their acceptance letters to universities. Screams and shouts of joy are soon paired with videos of move-in days and administrative speeches at convocation ceremonies. The irony of listening to administrators discuss their institution’s... 

Tuition to rise 4.9 percent

Kellie Galentine Online Editor Associated Students of the University of La Verne Senator Cameron Mendez stood, microphone in hand, asking students to approach an ASULV information booth Feb. 5 urging them to learn more about the 4.9 percent increase in tuition for the 2015-2016 school year. “This is a 98 percent tuition-funded school, which means we pay a lot of money to come here, and we pay a lot... 

Bylaw changes concern faculty

Kat Simonelli News Editor Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor Several members of the faculty are currently working on a proposal to change the wording of a clause in the board of trustees’ bylaws. The bylaws had created a stir among faculty earlier this semester after a 2013 update of the document was released to some faculty members. “We are all required to have bylaws, which the board of trustees... 

CAB decks the dining hall in cheer

CAB decks the dining hall in cheer
University of La Verne students Anthony Reyes, Eduardo Fernandez, Jesus Alberto Orellana, Mariela Martinez, Tahil Sharma, Chrishelle Domonique Bates, and Jacqueline Perez pose in front of a green screen at the Holiday Extravaganza at the Davenport Dining Hall Monday, Nov. 24. The green screen was used with holiday related backgrounds from a computer. Photographs were printed for the students. Holiday... 

On the Calendar

Casino Night Sigma Kappa Sorority will hold its annual Casino Night from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Campus Center Ballroom. The event will raise money for their Ultra Violet campaign to fight against Alzheimer’s disease. There is a $20 donation to play. Holiday Extravaganza The Campus Activities Board will hold a holiday celebration to celebrate cultural diversity 10 p.m. Monday in Davenport... 

Veterans remember the fallen

Veterans remember the fallen
Lalo Rubio served most of his six year Army career in Germany during the Vietnam War. The one-hour Veteran’s Day program concluded with a prayer at La Verne’s Veterans Hall on Wheeler and Bonita avenues Tuesday. / photo by Helen Arase Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor The grumble of motorcycles vibrated down the street as the Friends of the Fourth riders delivered the colors in the middle of... 
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