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Sustainable future planned for ULV

Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer The Sustainable Campus Consortium is making its mark on the environment, leading the University of La Verne to a more sustainable campus by revamping its goals and organization. The Consortium will hold a meeting at 2 p.m. today in Mainiero Building, room 152. ULV community members are encouraged to attend. The consortium first began in 2002 when Robert Neher, professor... 

A ‘Night in Rio’ to never forget

A 'Night in Rio’ to never forget
Michael Ryan, adjunct professor of music, brought together a group of peers who share a common interest in Brazilian music. Michael Ryan and Friends perform “Night in Rio” Nov. 17 in Morgan Auditorium. Michael Ryan, Adam Kaplan, Garret Wolfe, Ken Soderland, Ben Moss, and Hai Muradian play “Chega De Saudade” by Antonio Carlos Jobim (1958), a title roughly translated from Portuguese as “Enough... 

Labinger translates ‘Temptation’

Labinger translates ‘Temptation’
Andrea Labinger, professor of Spanish emerita, presents her research by reading “The Weight of Temptation” as part of the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. “The Weight of Temptation” is the title of a book by the Argentinian author Ana Maria Shua that Labinger translated from Spanish. The faculty lecture series is sponsored by ULV Academy. Labinger is one of the... 

Marcus reviews historical pageants

Professor of History Kenneth Marcus, a musician and author of two books, speaks at the faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room Monday about his documentary on current historical pageants in the United States. Marcus’ lecture included the discussion of the historical Ramona Pageant, a story modeled after the killing of the Cahuilla Indian Juan Diego. The outdoor play has been performed... 

Men’s soccer gets shut out by Pomona-Pitzer

Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer The men’s soccer team faced another tough loss at Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday morning, getting shut out, 4-0. The game ended with disappointed faces from the Leopards, but they stayed positive because this was the last game of the season for the seniors. “We looked it as one last game to enjoy,” senior center back Peter Careaga said. “The guys are family.” Careaga... 

Beatles ‘Help!’ debate team

Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer Audience members gave all their loving to the “Paperback Writer: the Beatles Experience” concert, hosted by the La Verne debate team, as they relived the music of The Beatles in Morgan Auditorium on Sunday. Students, faculty and local residents were among the audience. “This was a great homecoming event and a way to give back,” Rob Ruiz, director of forensics, said. Jonathan... 

Professor brings humor to media law

Professor brings humor to media law
Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism Valerie Cummings is starting her first year at the University of La Verne, after being an assistant professor at the University of Southern California and Howard University in Washington DC. Cummings received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and a Masters and Juris Doctorate degree from Columbia University. Cummings uses... 

Leopards stagger to standstill vs. Stags

Leopards stagger to standstill vs. Stags
Junior La Verne midfielder Ryan Estrada races sophomore Claremont-Mudd-Scripps midfielder Jake Bishop to keep the ball in bounds during the first overtime of Saturday’s game. Under the hot afternoon sun, the two teams settled for a 1-1 tie. / photo by Hunter Cole Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer The men’s soccer team tied with the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags, 1-1, after both teams failed to score... 

Debate team places second at Claremont tournament

Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer The La Verne debate team placed second in the finals during the Claremont United States Open. A total of 18 schools with 57 two-person teams attended the tournament hosted by Claremont Mckenna College on Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. Loyola Marymount University took the win in the finals defeating La Verne and two teams from the United States Air force Academy. “I expect them... 

Diversity views affected by setting

Diversity views affected by setting
Marga Madhuri, associate professor of education, presents her lecture, “Preservice Teacher Dispositions to Using Social Justice Literature in Remote Suburban and Metro­politan Teacher Education Programs,” at the weekly faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Madhuri’s research investigated how children in areas with diverse ethnic backgrounds would experience differing... 
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