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Bylaw changes concern faculty

Kat Simonelli News Editor Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor Several members of the faculty are currently working on a proposal to change the wording of a clause in the board of trustees’ bylaws. The bylaws had created a stir among faculty earlier this semester after a 2013 update of the document was released to some faculty members. “We are all required to have bylaws, which the board of trustees... 

Reed to be permanent provost

Kristina Bugante Editor in Chief Kat Simonelli News Editor Jonathan Reed has been selected as the permanent provost and vice president for academic affairs for the University of La Verne, President Devorah Lieberman announced last Week. Reed has served as the interim provost since January of this year after replacing former provost Greg Dewey. Reed’s duties as the permanent provost of the University... 

Rally enlightens on the missing 43

Rally enlightens on the missing 43
Sophomore Marvin Tapia, sophomore Jose Rios, senior Christian Moore, junior Chrishelle Bates, senior Gerardo Cuevas, sophomore Rochelle Munoz, junior David Garibay, and junior Abril Camarena chant at the “Solidarity of the 43” protest in Sneaky Park. Camarena organized the event to bring attention to the 43 male college students who were handed over by the police to a Narc gang Sept. 26 in Iguala,... 

Senior project sheds light on human trafficking

Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer  Three-thousand children each day are victims of human trafficking throughout the world and Opal Singleton, president and CEO of Million Kids, came to the University of La Verne to spread the word on this issue. “Human trafficking is not inevitable,” Singleton said. “Education is key.” A lecture to raise awareness of human trafficking was held Tuesday in ACB 212... 

Mold found in Bonita Building

A small mold infestation in the Bonita building that forced members of the human resources department to relocate is slated to be dealt with in the next two weeks. The mold was found while the University conducted an indoor air quality test. It was discovered on one side and one section of the Bonita Building. “The way we test mold is by testing the outside first,” Clive Houston-Brown, vice president... 

Pizzeria thrives without advertising

Pizzeria thrives without advertising
Located near the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue, Warehouse Pizza opened its doors in 1972. Owner Kenny Schonfeld avoids advertisement for his pizzeria but relies on word of mouth to bring in customers. After 42 years, Warehouse Pizza continues to serve a packed house every weekend. Schonfeld hopes the business’ customer base will continue to grow. / photo by Michael Saakyan Russell R. Silva ... 

Toxicants harm immune systems

Toxicants harm immune systems
Dr. Christine Broussard, professor of biology at the University of La Verne, gave a lecture on her research focusing on the effects of toxicants on the development of T cells in the immune system. Dr. Broussard graduated in Microbiology from Louisiana State University Baton Rogue, earned her Master’s from Veterinary Medical Sciences, and her doctorate in Immunology from University of Texas Southwestern... 

Pole dancing proves to be an exotic workout

Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer The fitness industry is a lot like fashion, where old trends come back into vogue but usually with an updated twist. As 2014 comes to an end, people are looking for fun and intensive workouts that keep their interest but are also effective. I am one of those people, and in my search, I was presented the opportunity to take a pole dancing fitness class at Romance and Dance... 

Debate takes team around the world

Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer During November, the La Verne Speech and Debate team was successful at numerous tournaments in England, Canada and Northern California. Seven of La Verne’s teams competed at Los Medanos College to debate against teams from across California. Three La Verne teams made it to the final round. Tanner Long, junior biology major and Joanna Mrsich, freshman politcal science... 

Study abroad benefits highlighted

Study abroad benefits highlighted
Deborah Olson, associate professor of management and leadership, shares with faculty and students the benefits of studying abroad in her lecture “The La Verne Experience Goes Global: Expanding and Deepening Your Cultural Competence Through Short-Term Travel” Nov. 24 at the President’s Dining Room. She discussed the importance of learning about other cultures when working internationally. Olson... 
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