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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... 

Western Days Rodeo rounds up community

Western Days Rodeo rounds up community
Courtney Cline of Arroyo Grande, Calif., competes in the barrel-racing event at the 19th Annual San Dimas Western Days Rodeo. The event took place Saturday and Sunday with events including bronco riding, bareback bronco riding, bull riding, tie-down wrestling, steer wrestling, team roping and barrel-racing. / photo by Sarah Golden Julian Burrell Staff Writer This weekend, the San Dimas community... 

ALS Walk tops $100k in donations

Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The University of La Verne hosted the annual Walk to Defeat ALS with an estimated 1,200 walkers Sunday. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a debilitative disease that causes muscle weakness and the gradual loss of motor skills over several years. “It’s a very tough disease, you lose your motor skills and it hits you so quick and there’s no recovery so once... 

Open house shakes up awareness

Open house shakes up awareness
Victor Castaneda, a second year in the fire fighting academy at Mt. SAC, guides 3-year-old Asher Baker in spraying a hose at balloons at the Public Safety Open House Saturday. Baker is the son of Aaron Baker, assistant professor of psychology at the University of La Verne. The open house was held along D Street where police cruisers lined the streets open for anyone to sit in for a tour. / photo by... 

Kennan fights for justice

Kennan fights for justice
Dan Kennan, senior adjunct professor of sociology, has written the books for two of his courses, including Selected Topics: The 1960s and the Native American Experience. / photo by Ryan Gann Christian Orozco Editorial Director If you have not seen senior adjunct professor of sociology Dan Kennan on campus, you might have seen his face on the corner of Indian Hill Boulevard and Arrow Highway in Claremont... 

University hosts cardboard city

University hosts cardboard city
Robert Guzman, a Damien High School student, sleeps outside in a cardboard box for Pomona Valley Habitat for Humanity to raise awareness of the homeless. The event was hosted by the University of La Verne and held in the South Quad from Saturday night to Sunday morning. Volunteers from the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority began setting up their communities at 6 p.m. and helped monitor the students participating... 

Students voice concerns to ASULV

Mariela Patron News Editor ASULV hosted its first student forum of the fall semester on Oct. 3 on the South Quad. Students were given the opportunity to voice their complaints and suggest changes to life on campus. The majority of students demanded administration to reach out to students regarding any changes in parking. “I don’t think they’re going to do anything about it,” Lucy Arroyo, junior... 

Study proves brand name impact

Study proves brand name impact
Adham Chehab, professor of finance, presents his research in the lecture “Brand Capital and Shareholder Equity: The Effect of Brand Value on Stock Performance and Economic Benefits,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Before beginning his teaching career at La Verne in 2002, Chehab taught at the University of New Orleans. / photo by Jessica Harsen Amanda Larsh Staff Writer In the University’s... 

Panel examines Zimmerman case

Panel examines Zimmerman case
Chief Diversity and Inclusivity Officer Joy Lei moderates the conversation between the speakers, students and faculty at the Critical Conversations last Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The discussion centered on the verdict exonerating George Zimmerman in the murder of Trayvon Martin. Guest speakers, students and faculty offered opinions on the matter of whether similar violence could occur at... 

Englander talks issues with sea level rise

Englander talks issues with sea level rise
Don Pollock, professor of communications, introduces speaker John Englander, an oceanographer, on Oct. 3 in the Arts and Communications Building. Englander discussed sea level rise and the impact on coastal areas, which he addresses in his book “High Tide On Main Street” published in 2012. / photo by Nicole Ambrose  Read More →
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