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Class discusses Cameroon growth

Katie Madden Editorial Director Advocacy through education and specialized skill training is helping transform the diverse but struggling African country, Cameroon. Representatives from the Dale Kietzman University, including University President Andre Talla and Adjunct Professor Midge Crossan presented the benefits of the school to La Verne Adjunct Professor Thomas Allison’s Advocacy class Feb.... 

Community faces voluntary water restrictions

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer The city of La Verne has enacted voluntary water conservation restrictions after Gov. Jerry Brown made a statewide call for regulations at the beginning of the year. The city of La Verne imports 70 percent of its water from the Bay Delta in Northern California and the Colorado River, something common in Southern California due to the large population. Due to the severe... 

Jim Brutle speaks to LV College Republicans

Jim Brutle speaks to LV College Republicans
Former State Sen. Jim Brutle, chairman of the California Republican Party, addresses the audience at a presentation hosted by the University of La Verne College Republicans Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. Brutle spoke on various topics and discussed his vision of the future of the Republican Party in the 2014. / photo by Austen Beck  Read More →

Bernard explores Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’

Bernard explores Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’
Sean Bernard, associate professor of creative writing, shared excerpts of his in-progress novel during his lecture “In Bloom, A Critical and Creative Revisioning of James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses,’” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Bernard won a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for his work in fiction writing in 2011. / photo by Hunter Cole Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor Sean... 

University mourns the loss of Judith Stillwell

Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor The University remembered Judith Stillwell, former director of special projects, in a memorial service held in Morgan Auditorium on Monday. Ms. Stillwell died at the age of 69 on Jan. 19 in Trenton, N. J. “She was a sweet, bright, lady,” said ULV’s Chief Financial Officer Avo Kechichian. “She was a gem. She was one of those rare individuals you can not replace,”... 

Smith and Alvarez analyze sports culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor Head softball coach Julie Smith and Paul Alvarez, director of the Athletic Training Education Program, spoke at the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spots lecture Thursday about the effect of politics upon international sports. The lecture, entitled “International Sports: Athletic Achievement or Political Football?” took place in the President’s... 

Glendora braces for mudslides

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Parts of Glendora and Azusa affected by the Colby Fire last month are now facing mandatory evacuations as the heavy rain expected this weekend poses the thread of mudslides. The burned areas are at a higher risk for flooding, mudslides and debris buildup during periods of rain. Properties north of Sierra Madre Avenue between the western city boundaries... 

La Verne may supply Claremont’s water

Des Delgadillo Copy Chief The Claremont City Council on Tuesday approved a collaborative agreement that could put La Verne in charge of operating and maintaining Claremont’s water system. The Claremont Council approved the Memorandum of Understanding between the two cities with a vote of 4-0. The same document will appear before the La Verne Council at this Monday’s meeting. “This allows... 

Leaver gives panoramic view of Los Angeles

Leaver gives panoramic view of Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Art History Jon Leaver’s lecture Monday addressed the process and application of panoramic photos in Los Angeles. Leaver also talked about the idea of panoramas in the Judy Garland film “A Star is Born.” / photo by Julian Burrell Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Jon Leaver, associate professor of art history, presented his faculty lecture titled “Urban Sublime: Visualizing... 

Pomona blood drive disappoints

Pomona blood drive disappoints
Elisa Vazquez, who works at the Starbucks in downtown Pomona, gets her blood drawn by Red Cross worker Cinthia Lerma on her way back from work Feb. 19. The Pomona Police Department held its Battle of the Badges blood drive with the Red Cross in front of the Pomona Public Library. Vazquez said she enjoys giving blood because “It’s exciting knowing that I am doing something positive for the community.”... 
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