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Minoves compares world democracies

Minoves compares world democracies
Juli Minoves Triquell, assistant professor of political science, gives a lecture titled “No End of History” May 1 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Minoves, the former foreign minister of Andorra, expressed his hopes that China will democratize as it becomes more industrialized and his concern about the inequality of wealth in democratic nations. / photo by Daniel Hargis Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Global... 

Immigration shapes artists’ work

Immigration shapes artists’ work
Professor of History Kenneth Marcus speaks on his recent research titled “Migration and Modernism in Los Angeles, 1900-1960,” Monday in the faculty lecture series. He focused on the effects of migration and how with it came a shift in classical music in Los Angeles. / photo by Amanda Nieto Autumn Simon Staff Writer Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, discussed “Migration and Modernism in... 

LV students are SPJ finalists

Kristina Bugante News Editor Three ULV journalism students and four broadcast students were named Society of Professional Journalists finalists for their work in 2013, in SPJ’s Mark of Excellence Awards. Robert Penalber, who graduated in February, and sophomore public affairs major Kat Simonelli were finalists for two stories they wrote on La Verne’s College of Law; and Simonelli and sophomore... 

Car and craft show raises money for athletics

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Classic cars cruised over to Pomona Catholic High School last Sunday for the 13th annual car and craft show designed to raise money for the school’s athletic department. Because Pomona Catholic uses Damien High School’s athletic facilities, the event’s goal was to raise money for Pomona Catholic to begin to build their own facilities. The 50 cars on display were... 

Democrats Club gala raises funds

Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer The ULV College Democrats held its first fundraising gala Saturday in the Campus Center Ballroom to honor distinguished members of the club and welcome honored guests California Assembly Majority Whip Chris Holden and Marisol Morales, community engagement director at ULV. The awards presented at the gala were Officer of the Year, given to Edgar Ortiz, a junior political... 

Workshop teaches students to manage stress

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Alina Whitmore and Nicole Kezos, clinical trainees at the Counseling and Psychological Services center, presented the first of a three-part workshop on effective studying techniques Tuesday. The Counseling and Psychological Services center, or CAPS, sponsored the workshop to prepare students for final exams by teaching them study strategies and techniques. Whitmore and... 

5K run promotes healthy lifestyle

5K run promotes healthy lifestyle
Participants of the Cinco de Mayo Run begin the course on the horse racetrack of the Fairplex on Saturday. The course spanned 5K of the Fairplex grounds, ending back on the racetrack where the Mariachi Conservatory from Boyle Heights played and cold beer awaited runners. Each participant received a shirt before the run with the slogan “A Race Every Juan Can Run” on the back, and at the finish line,... 

LV biology students present at annual event

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Twelve students from the University of La Verne presented their own research at the Experimental Biology Con­ference April 26-30. The Experimental Biology Conference is an annual event held in San Diego where scientists from different science societies judge and present research. Over 14,000 professional scientists attended the event this year. The societies that participated... 

Demystifying Disabilities: University adapts to disabled students

<i>Demystifying Disabilities</i>: University adapts to disabled students
Mariela Patron Editor in Chief It came as a shock to Ashley Dalrymple, sophomore psychology and education major, when a music professor initially doubted she had the potential to play piano in a music class. “It was just frustrating that they thought I couldn’t do it, that I couldn’t be in the class,” Dalrymple said. Dalrymple has been blind since the age of 1 when doctors diagnosed her with... 

Demystifying Disabilities: New coordinator hopes to connect with faculty

<i> Demystifying Disabilities</i>: New coordinator hopes to connect with faculty
Leo Barrera, the new coordinator of disabled student services, hired this spring, says he looks forward to adding photos of students who have graduated from La Verne to his wall of successful people with disabilities. / photo by Katie Madden Mariela Patron Editor in Chief The expansion of the students with disabilities department and increased workload for Director of Student Health Services and Services... 
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