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Restaurant Review: Gastropub introduces European sandwiches

Emily Lau Editorial Director A new gastropub restaurant is giving the La Verne community a taste of Europe by creating inspired gourmet sandwiches with an American twist. Fourth Street Mill opened July 15 and is located in downtown La Verne near the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue, replacing Chamela Grill. The restaurant is owned by partners Jeff Nasmyth, Christopher Gendreau and Susan Wickman. The... 

Bookstore manager checks in

Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Randy Fox has been named the new store manager of University of La Verne’s bookstore. Fox comes to ULV with 15 years of retail experience and most recently held a management position at Barnes & Noble for eight years. “I like being in the college atmosphere again,” Fox said. “I’m looking forward to interacting with the students.” Follet Higher Education Group... 

LVPD searches for 2 suspects

The La Verne Police Department is searching for two suspects who were involved in two different incidents involving middle-school boys. The boys were harassed by the suspects Tuesday afternoon, according to an email sent by Loretta Rahmani, dean of student affairs. The first incident occurred on Bonita Avenue near A Street, and the second was in the Vons parking lot on Foothill Boulevard. Both incidents... 

Convocation greets new students

Convocation greets new students
Provost Jonathan Reed opens the 124th academic year at the University of La Verne by dedicating his speech to describing the University’s core values. Reed encourages new students to find mentors in the faculty and staff and take academic challenges throughout their academic career. / photo by Helen Arase Kaila Williams Staff Writer The University of La Verne officially welcomed its 124th academic... 

New structure to improve parking

Celene Vargas Arts Editor The new parking structure, to be built on campus starting in October, has some surprises that will benefit students and the University. The four-story parking structure will have approximately 940 spaces in the structure and about 150 spaces in the surrounding lot. Most importantly, it will be free for students, according to Clive Houston-Brown, vice president for facilities... 

MPA director will connect with undergrads

Karla Rendon News Editor Associate professor of public administration Marcia Godwin has been chosen to be the University’s new program director of the master of public administration. Godwin is succeeding former MPA director Jack Meek as he becomes the founding director of the College of Business and Public Management Research Center. “It is a new role and title where I see it as building connections... 

Upland cuts animal shelter budget

Upland cuts animal shelter budget
Friends of Upland Animal Shelter volunteer Nancy Wiegenstein has seasonal dog clothes in the backseat of her truck for sheltered dogs of every size to wear. Once clothed, Wiegenstein uses a black blanket as a background and poses dogs on the blanket to publish photographs of the stylish pups online in hopes that they will be adopted quickly. One-year-old Chihuahua mix, April, models a Halloween outfit... 

Mediterranean food adds to D Street’s menu

Chris McMahan Staff Writer The Argo Mediterranean Grille in downtown La Verne is the only restaurant in the area to offer unique and original Mediterranean dishes. The restaurant opened about two months ago, and manager Alberto Pena has been with the company since their opening in La Verne. “There are no restaurants with Mediterranean food (in the La Verne area),” Pena said. Besides the friendly... 

Literacy Center develops readers

Literacy Center develops readers
Before going on a tour of the new Literacy Center, Pomona Unified School District superintendent Richard Martinez discusses the importance of reading. Martinez’s favorite book as a child was, “The Little Prince.” Interim director of public relations Alisha Rosas and Martinez were given a tour of the new center by Isabella Hernandez, 11, and Diego Hernandez, 8. A formal ribbon-cutting ceremony... 

Alumna aids first generation students

Alumna aids first generation students
Browsing in the history section of the Wilson Library, La Verne alumna Nancy Reyes enjoys reading and learning about new cultures. Reyes graduated with a master’s degree in education and spent a year teaching English in China. / photo by Nanor Zinzalian Cody Luk Online Editor The University of La Verne recently hired Nancy Reyes, an alumna who was a first generation college student, as the assistant... 
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