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Plaque honors world war pacifists

Plaque honors world war pacifists
Charles Davis, class of 1948, speaks as part of a panel of four La Verne alumni who worked during World War II in Civilian Public Service. They discussed their positions as pacifist conscientious objectors during the war and the reactions they faced from friends and family at that time. A plaque dedication was held outside the Chapel honoring 42 La Verne College students who have served in alternative... 

Families flood into Pomona pumpkin patch

Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Thousands of people equipped with cameras and wagons flocked the Farm Store at Kellogg Ranch Saturday and Sunday for the annual Cal Poly Pomona Pumpkin Festival. Driving up to the event, the patch was hard to miss with hundreds of pumpkins scattered around an empty field with sunflowers bordering the entry gates. The sea of orange was freckled with little red wagons brought... 

Debate team places second in Open

Debate team places second in Open
Sophomore Jonathan Singleton argues for the opening opposition team in the first debate at the tournament Oct. 11 hosted by Claremont McKenna College. The debate discussed whether the federal government should step in to aid Detroit with its financial problems. Singleton was the first from the opposition to argue against a bailout. Singleton and his partner, Melanie Nadon, were ranked second in the... 

Community News: Pumpkin Patch pulls in new pets

<i>Community News</i>: Pumpkin Patch pulls in new pets
The annual La Verne Heritage Park Pumpkin Patch opened to the public Oct. 5. Heritage Park, including the Weber House, has been a civic historical center for 23 years. Located on Via De Mansion and Wheeler, the park offers a variety of activities for fall, including choosing pumpkins, taking tractor rides, visiting with farm animals and photo opportunities. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Karla Rendon Assistant... 

Olson discusses prejudice at work

Olson discusses prejudice at work
Associate Professor of Management and Leader­ship Deborah Olson presents “Mid and Late Career Growth: Engagement and Meaning” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. She engaged the audience with an activity to show why companies benefit from teamwork, asked questions and explained the general neglect experienced by employees in mid- to late career stages. She said older employees contribute... 

Sanders stresses conservation

Sanders stresses conservation
Cathy Irwin, associate professor of writing, introduces speaker Scott Russell Sanders, an award-winning author, as a part of the One Book, One University series sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Oct. 10 in the Arts and Communications Building. Sanders discussed the importance of conservation over consumption, a topic that he covers in his book “A Conservationist Manifesto,” published... 

Trustee Jeffers remembered for service

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer Stephen Jeffers, emeritus trustee to the University of La Verne Board, died in his home Oct. 8. He was 88. Born in 1925 in La Canada Flintridge, Mr. Jeffers enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps as an aviator during WWII, flying a B-24 liberator on his missions. After his military service, he attended the University of Southern California from 1945 to 1948, where he graduated... 

Godde examines skeletal remains

Godde examines skeletal remains
Kanya Godde joined the ULV faculty this fall as assistant professor of anthropology. Godde has a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Tennessee. These casts of human skulls are used during some of the lectures for her forensic anthropology class. / photo by Ryan Gann Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer It is not even 10 a.m. and already Kanya Godde engages her students in... 

Community News: Ghost Walk guides visitors though local history

<i>Community News</i>: Ghost Walk guides visitors though local history
Girl Scout Sophie D’Ambrosia-Donner, 12, serves “truth serum” to a fellow Girl Scout at the last stop of the Claremont Ghost Walk Saturday. The walk took place throughout the Claremont Village, and the last stop was the gypsy caravan next to Stamp Your Heart Out on Harvard Avenue, where D’Ambrosia-Donner acted as a fortune teller for the night. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Veronica Orozco Metro... 

Lieberman presents campus progress report

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer In her State of the University address for fall 2013 on Wednesday, University President Devorah Lieberman laid out the highlights and challenges for the current academic year. Lieberman spoke before an audience of students, staff and faculty and also described La Verne’s growth trends for the past five years. Since 2008, the number of undergraduate students has increased... 
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