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Program to train physician assistants

Kristina Bugante Editorial Director The University hopes over the next several years to offer a physician assistant graduate program, in response to a growing national demand for health care professionals. Officials have undertaken a three-year process – that began in fall 2014 with the hiring of Michael Estrada, associate professor of health – which they hope will end with an accredited program... 

Search underway for 3 deans

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The University of La Verne is currently conducting on-campus interviews for new deans for the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Education and Organizational Leadership and the Regional and Online campuses. The search process began during the spring semester, raising some faculty concerns about the timing and the fact that the process seemed rushed. The administration... 

Faculty seek relocation for Jaeger Museum

Faculty seek relocation for Jaeger Museum
Among the artifacts in the Edmund C. Jaeger Museum is a saber-toothed cat skeleton. J.Z. Gilbert donated the skeleton in the 1940s. Gilbert, who became a part-time teacher at La Verne College, brought the skeleton from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. Anne Collier (pictured above), museum curator and La Verne alumna, is helping to prepare the museum relocation. / photo by Jerri White Michaela Bulkley ... 

Lemon teaches kids to defend against bullies

Melissa Gasia Assistant Editor The Chozen Martial Arts Academy organized a bully proof seminar to teach children how to avoid confrontation and show courage against bullies May 14 in La Verne. “Our goal is to inspire kids in the community to stand up for themselves,” said Cory Lemon, program director and instructor. “We do not want them to get in trouble and hit anybody, but we want to teach... 

Health center offers help for stroke survivors

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Stroke survivors and their loved ones gathered to learn more about strokes and share experiences Saturday at the Pomona Valley Health Center for Stroke Awareness Day. The event was a day filled with preventative information, aftercare information and support. Steven Marquez, a Fontana resident, is a stroke survivor. He spoke before an audience of more than 50 people about... 

Car show funds San Dimas classes

The San Dimas High School Drama club performs “Route 66” at the second annual San Dimas High School Car Show on Saturday. Brooklyn Boyd, Miranda Rodriguez, Daniel Tubbs, Joshua Penny, Nikki Yates, Joe Oresman, Sean Goldsworthy and Austyn Haley pose for a selfie with a selfie stick during their performance. See story on page 3./ Photo by Bailey Maguire Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Car lovers cruised... 

Kahan explores censorship

Kahan explores censorship
Students, faculty and community members filled the President’s Dining Room Monday for Professor of English Jeffrey Kahan’s faculty lecture, “Comic Book Industry v. the U.S. Government.” Kahan discussed comic book censorship and the depiction of women in comics. Afterward, Kahan answered questions about the current status and future of comic books in the academic world. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

A dance to remember

Sixto Cervera, 90, dances with Connie Weir to “La Bamba” performed by the Licata Brothers, Tony and Jimmy, at an ice cream social Saturday sponsored by Our Lady of Assumption in Claremont. Cervera is the grandfather of the Licatas and Weir is an organizer. The event raised funds for Christian and Muslim victims of Boko Haram in Nigeria. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

Research connects campus community

Research connects campus community
Katherine Bay, a chemistry major with a minor in biology, discusses her research board displaying the Synthesis of Radical Sensitizers for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization-NMR with Bianca Hunter, interim director of the office of sponsored research, at Faculty Research Day in the Campus Center Ballroom May 8. Bay collaborated with Professor of Chemistry Iraj Parchamazad and William Jenks, a professor at... 

Families enjoy carnival fun at OLA

Charolotte Gambino, accompanied by friend Payton Diecidue and her sister Isabella, waves to her family as they whirl around on a traditional spinning carnival ride Saturday. Families enjoyed rides and games Friday, Thursday and Friday at the 68th annual Our Lady of the Assumption Fiesta in Claremont. The fiesta brings more than 15,000 community members together for family fun, while raising money for... 
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