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Blood Drive The Red Cross is holding a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Presidents Dining Room. Make an appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org using the sponsor code ULV. All donors will receive a voucher for two L.A. Galaxy tickets. (There is a $7.50 processing fee per ticket.) E Street Closure The city of La Verne will close E Street at Arrow Highway for a 2-3 week period,... 

'Vagina Monologues' preview sparks emotion

Kristen Campbell News Editor The production of “The Vagina Monologues” is back at the University of La Verne with new interpretations and entertainment for everyone. Celebrating its fifth year of performing on Dailey Theatre’s main stage, the cast and crew of this year’s production are hoping for a successful turnout. “There’s so much darkness and secrecy surrounding them—like the Bermuda... 

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Scholarship opportunity The University of La Verne is offering a 10 week summer volunteer program that can fulfill CORE 305 or a Community Service requirement and offers a $3000 tuition scholarship for the following year. This program has sites in camps, churches, and social service agencies in California, Oregon and Washington, and is working on sites in Mexico. Although the program was developed... 

Debate team among the world’s best

New coach keeps the squad on course. Kristen Campbell News Editor Ranking 19th among more than 300 schools at the World Universities Debate Champion­ship in Turkey last month, the University of La Verne debate team has proved to itself and to the University that hard work and dedication pays off. The team got a new coach this fall. Josh Martin, former debater and La Verne alumnus, was previously captain... 

Latin culture inspires exhibit

Latin culture inspires exhibit
  An exhibition titled “Collector’s Choice,” is now on display at the Latino Art Museum on Second Street in Pomona. Armando Durón, a Los Angeles area art collector, selected many works, including paintings by Luis Soto, left, and Yolanda Gonzalez, right. For the exhibition, Durón challenged the artists with loosely based rules and themes to bring out works from within their professional... 

Mentors offered for first generation students

Kristen Campbell News Editor Starting college can be hectic, especially if the student is a first generation college student. The Office of Multicultural Services at the University of La Verne offers a program to ease the load of starting in uncharted territories. The First Generation Student Success Program was established in 1996 and has assisted more than 500 students and their families. The FGSSP... 

Wheeler left mark on University, Church of the Brethren

Wheeler left mark on University, Church of the Brethren
Myrna Wheeler and President Stephen Morgan participate in the University of La Verne’s centennial celebration in 1991. Wheeler served on the Board of Trustees for nearly 25 years. / file photo by Ben Weybright Kristen Campbell Staff Writer Myrna Long Wheeler, respected alumna and trustee of the University of La Verne, died Jan. 9 at her home in San Dimas after fighting acute myeloid leukemia for... 
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