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Baggish to help job seekers

Baggish to help job seekers
Mindy Baggish is the new assistant dean of student career support and employer relations. / photo by Keenan Gilson Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Mindy Baggish, new assistant dean of student career support and employer relations at the University of La Verne, plans to pave the way for students seeking employment. Baggish’s Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Juris Doctorate and experience at previous... 

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Presidents’ Day The University will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day. Club Workshop Sessions to help clubs function better and understand University policies will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom and from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Hanawalt House. Volunteer Tax Assistance Free tax services for eligible taxpayers are available at... 

Group supporting adjunct unionization files suit against University

Mariela Patron Editor in Chief Kristina Bugante News Editor The Service Employees International Union last week filed a lawsuit against the University of La Verne citing five unfair labor practice charges the suit claims are designed to thwart ULV adjunct faculty’s unionization efforts. The University’s main campus adjunct faculty filed for unionization with the National Labor Relations Board on... 

Dewey steps down from provost post

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Provost Greg Dewey has resigned from his post at the University to assume the presidency at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences next year, University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman announced Tuesday. Dewey, who has served as provost and chief academic officer at ULV since October 2009, will step down Jan. 1, but will remain with the University through... 

Bar passage rate rises for law school

Robert Penalber Editor in Chief Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor La Verne’s College of Law saw a 13 percent increase from last year in graduates passing the California Bar Exam on their first try, according to a recent report from the State Bar of California Office of Admissions. Forty-three of the 65 graduates who took the exam in July passed, placing La Verne’s pass rate just 10 percent below this... 

Christmas tree lights up La Verne

Christmas tree lights up La Verne
Erin Friedeman, who works at the La Verne City Hall, and her daughter Margaret watch the Bonita High School choir perform at City Hall on Monday at the city of La Verne’s annual tree lighting ceremony. Margaret, a Roynon Elementary School second-grader, was chosen to light the tree at the ceremony. / photo by Celine Dehban Kellie Galentine Staff Writer A silver star shone brightly in the sky as the... 

First Person Experience: Some thrift shops favor profits

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer While thrift stores can be a great way to grab some awesome clothes for cheap, many people also enjoy the fact that they help out a local charity. But not all thrift stores donate their profits, and even if they do, the charity may receive only a minute amount of the proceeds. The website Charitable Review Council discusses the increasing trend of for-profit thrift stores... 

Coalition supports adjunct union

Mariela Patron News Editor Student groups at the University of La Verne formed the Coalition for Ethical Reasoning in support of adjunct professors’ decision to unionize. After learning about the obstacles adjuncts face every semester, members of the coalition say adjunct professors are treated unfairly. “They feel that they can’t voice their opinions or be heard or even be acknowledged... 

Morales talks metals

Morales talks metals
Ricardo Morales, associate professor of chemistry, presents his lecture, “When One Metal is Not Enough: Synthesis and Characterization of Bimetallic Nanoparticles” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Morales explained the characteristics of catalysis and nanoparticles as well as their use and applications in new technology. Morales also discussed some of the research done by his students.... 

Sprucing up the sleigh

Sprucing up the sleigh
James F. Skalicky, 67, and wife Lan Skalicky, 66, enter their 1927 Ford Model T in Saturday’s car show in downtown La Verne. Skalicky is a clinical psychologist in Glendora. He is also a professor of psychology at Citrus College. Skalicky is a Christmas enthusiast, and plans to decorate the back of his car with Christmas lights. / photo by Uyen Bui  Read More →
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