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Union vote for adjuncts ends today

Mariela Patron Editor in Chief Kristina Bugante News Editor Today is the last day in a two week period for University of La Verne adjuncts to vote on whether they want to unionize. The University’s main campus adjunct faculty filed for unionization with the National Labor Relations Board on Oct. 28. The adjuncts had between Feb. 1 and Feb. 14 to vote on unionization, which supporters believe would... 

$5,000 worth of books stolen

Kristina Bugante News Editor Karla Rendon Arts Editor A man and a woman were questioned by the La Verne Police Department Tuesday in connection with the theft of more than $5,000 worth of textbooks taken from the University Bookstore on Monday and Tuesday. Danielle Gornik and Erich Soiles, both 21 and Claremont residents, were arrested at around 5 p.m. in front of the store. The suspects first visited... 

Group supporting adjunct unionization files suit against University

Mariela Patron Editor in Chief Kristina Bugante News Editor The Service Employees International Union last week filed a lawsuit against the University of La Verne citing five unfair labor practice charges the suit claims are designed to thwart ULV adjunct faculty’s unionization efforts. The University’s main campus adjunct faculty filed for unionization with the National Labor Relations Board on... 

Happenings

‘Bette and Boo’ Christopher Durang’s black comedy “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” will finish its run at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $12 for faculty, staff and seniors; and $8 for students. Student Recital The music department will host a student recital at 7:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Jazz... 

Kent brings excitement to black comedy

Kent brings excitement to black comedy
Christopher Durang’s “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” is the theatre department’s new fall production directed by Steven Kent. The play follows a newly married couple, Bette and Boo, played by Sarah Rae Jackson and Jacob Tittl, and the antics of their comically dysfunctional family and friends. In this scene titled “We Will Call Him Skippy,” the family argues about what to name the newborn... 

Happenings

Student Recital There will be a student recital at 7:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Faculty Recital Danielle Rosaria Cum­mins and Nicodemus Mara­cut will perform with the La Verne Chamber Or­chestra at 7:30 p.m. Satur­day in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. ‘Catching Fire’ Limited free tickets to a special advance screening “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”... 

Recital commemorates Britten’s ideals

Recital commemorates Britten’s ideals
Grace Zhao rehearses for the “Peace in the Heart of War” faculty recital, which was held Sunday. Zhao played piano alongside tenor Jonathan Mack and soprano Carol Stephenson with Kristy Morrell on French horn. / photo by Sarah Golden Kristina Bugante Arts Editor A faculty recital found “Peace in the Heart of War” with selected works from English composer and war pacifist Benjamin Britten Sunday... 

Happenings

Open Auditions There will be open auditions for theatre student directing projects 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. today at Dailey Theatre. There are more than 45 roles available for 10 minute plays. Everyone is welcome to audition and no previous acting experience is necessary. Student Recital The University of La Verne will hold a student recital at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 8 in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Faculty... 

University takes on Green Challenge

Kristina Bugante Arts Editor The University of La Verne is one of the only two universities in California to commit to the Billion Dollar Green Challenge to focus on funding sustainable and environmentally sound projects around campus. The Billion Dollar Green Challenge, launched by the Sustainable Endowments Institute alongside 16 other organizations, encourages colleges, universities and other institutions... 

Musicians blossom in new orchestra

Musicians blossom in new orchestra
Adjunct music professor Danielle Cummins leads the La Verne Chamber Orchestra in a rehearsal Oct. 10. Cummins plays the violin next to junior music minor Eric Torres. The orchestra consists of University of La Verne students, high school students and members of the community. / photo by Uyen Bui Kristina Bugante Arts Editor A collectively unique-looking group of all ages, atypical to the musical ensembles... 
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