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Affirmative consent now required

Mariela Patron Copy Chief Kristina Bugante Editor in Chief California colleges and universities are now required to adopt an affirmative consent standard when investigating sexual assault cases that take place on and off campus involving members of the academic community. On Sunday Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 967, also known as the “Yes Means Yes” bill, which defines affirmative consent as... 

LVPD investigates sexual assault

The La Verne Police Department is currently investigating a sexual assault that occurred Sept. 24 in La Verne. On Monday Loretta Rahmani, dean of student affairs, sent an email to the University of La Verne community informing the campus of the assault and asking for any information. According to the email, the assault involved a former student attacking a current undergraduate student near the La... 

University serves Hispanic students

Des Delgadillo Online Editor Mariela Patron Copy Chief The University of La Verne celebrated its federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution last week, creating a university-wide dialogue on what merits an HSI designation beyond a population quota. At the week’s core was an exploration of identity for the University as a whole and the more underrepresented groups on campus. “As an academic... 

Demystifying Disabilities: University adapts to disabled students

<i>Demystifying Disabilities</i>: University adapts to disabled students
Mariela Patron Editor in Chief It came as a shock to Ashley Dalrymple, sophomore psychology and education major, when a music professor initially doubted she had the potential to play piano in a music class. “It was just frustrating that they thought I couldn’t do it, that I couldn’t be in the class,” Dalrymple said. Dalrymple has been blind since the age of 1 when doctors diagnosed her with... 

Demystifying Disabilities: New coordinator hopes to connect with faculty

<i> Demystifying Disabilities</i>: New coordinator hopes to connect with faculty
Leo Barrera, the new coordinator of disabled student services, hired this spring, says he looks forward to adding photos of students who have graduated from La Verne to his wall of successful people with disabilities. / photo by Katie Madden Mariela Patron Editor in Chief The expansion of the students with disabilities department and increased workload for Director of Student Health Services and Services... 

Demystifying Disabilities: Delgadillo embraces love of language

<i>Demystifying Disabilities</i>: Delgadillo embraces love of language
Sophomore journalism major Des Delgadillo is a LeoFM DJ every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon. Delgadillo also runs his own podcast and is copy chief for the Campus Times. He was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at age 2. / photo by Katie Madden Mariela Patron Editor in Chief It is college night at Flappers Comedy Club in Claremont. For the past half-hour, college students have performed their stand-up... 

New leaders call for transparency

New leaders call for transparency
David Asbra, sophomore political science major, and Selyna Ybarra, freshman business administration major, were elected by the student body as president and vice president of ASULV for the 2014-2015 school year. Their plan while in office is to use their previous leadership skills to bridge the gap between administration and the students and allow the students voices to be heard. / photo by Jessica... 

Unfair labor practice charges dismissed

The National Labor Relations Board this week dismissed all six of the unfair labor practice charges against the University of La Verne, which could clear the way for the adjunct faculty’s votes on unionization to be counted. The Service Employees International Union sued the University in February claiming administrators pushed an anti-union agenda. Leading up to the union election, Uni­versity... 

NLRB denies ULV appeal over adjunct union vote

Mariela Patron Editor in Chief Kristina Bugante News Editor The National Labor Rela­tions Board announced Wed­nesday it denied the Univer­sity’s latest appeal to include regional campus adjuncts in the ongoing push to unionize adjunct faculty. The University filed this second appeal in January after its first appeal in November was denied. “We are disappointed that our inclusive approach has... 

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... 
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