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New trio heading LV media outlets

New trio heading LV media outlets

The communications department is once again in good hands with new leaders that are passionate about their media outlets and their ability to reach out to the University of La Verne community.

Be Perfect Foundation raises millions for rehab

Be Perfect Foundation raises millions for rehab

In a night filled with country music and country attire, the Be Perfect foundation, founded by junior communications major Hal Hargrave, brought awareness and donations to spinal cord injury survivors.

Commentary: It’s not Cinco de Drinko

<i>Commentary</i>: It’s not Cinco de Drinko

As a Mexican-American, every year I have witnessed people abuse Cinco de Mayo as a way to fully embrace every Mexican stereotype and march the streets with their sombreros, bright colored ponchos and tequila in hand.

Transformer explosion causes evacuations, power outages

A transformer at the Oaks residence hall parking lot behind Barkley Building blew up in two explosions Thursday afternoon causing power outages and evacuations across the east side of campus.

Calhoun livens lecture with music

Calhoun livens lecture with music

James Calhoun, director of choral activities, showed how gospel music became the lively music it is today by explaining the evolution of spirituals starting from the 18th century.

Amini leads international studies

Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September.

Downtown welcomes new business

Downtown welcomes new business

Bebe’s Family Hair Design opened last month in Downtown La Verne, replacing a past salon in the same establishment giving it a new look and owner.

Counseling center gets new home

Rick Rogers, director of the counseling center, will resign, effective June 30. This brings change to the counseling center, as it will now be reporting to the division of student affairs instead of the psychology department.

Commentary: Media outlets: Stop objectifying women

<i>Commentary</i>: Media outlets: Stop objectifying women

Compared to past decades, women are now reaching new levels professionally as well as being further acknowledged for their capabilities and accomplishments. However, media outlets have been limiting the way women are represented intellectually by focusing on their looks and wardrobe in interviews.

Tuition to rise to $35k for ’13-’14

Traditional undergraduate tuition will be raised another 4.9 percent for the 2013-2014 academic year, University officials announced last month.

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