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Miniature trains capture history

Three-year-old Adam Archuleta from Azusa chases the model trains around the perimeter of the Garden Railway at the Fairplex Sunday. This is the 91st year of the Garden Railway. Volunteers organize events and maintain the model throughout the year. The Garden Railway’s most active time is during the Los Angeles County Fair, when the club has about 40 trains running./ photo by Celine Dehban Melissa... 

Orange groves continue harvesting tradition

Sylvia T. Sandoval was born and raised in Azusa and moved to La Verne in the early 1960s. Sandoval has been a volunteer at Heritage Park for seven years. Sandoval said she loves every part of the grounds, and that she feels serene when she is at the park, where she said, “Everyone becomes family.” / photo by Jerri White Emily Lau Metro Editor Visitors grabbed their picking poles and filled their... 

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright
Professor of English Dorena Wright gives a 2009 speech at a dinner for the Peace with Justice Center of Pomona Valley, for which she served on the board. Wright taught at the University of La Verne beginning in 1989. / file photo by Rafael Anguiano Des Delgadillo Podcast Producer Folk music, poetry and a traditional ringing of bells filled Morgan Auditorium Jan. 31, during the memorial service for... 

Kwon examines income inequality

Kwon examines income inequality
Roy Kwon, assistant professor of sociology, lectures on his ideas of how politics and political inactivity has shaped economic outcomes. At the Feb. 9 lecture, he also shared his ideas on how political polarization in the Senate affects how Congress performs as a whole. Kwon earned his doctorate in sociology from University of California Riverside in 2011. His research interests are political economy,... 

Library lives the ‘Wilder’ life

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Families were laughing and smiling during the celebration of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday at the 49th Annual Laura Ingalls Wilder Gingerbread Sociable Saturday at the Pomona Public Library. The free celebration of the “Little House on the Prairie” author featured activities for all ages, from arts and crafts to a pioneer sing along and rope show with entertainer... 

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... 
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