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Clark discusses local water issues

Clark discusses local water issues
Al Clark, associate vice president of academic affairs, presents “ Water, Watershed and Warming: An Environmental History of the San Gabriel River, 1542-2042” at Monday’s faculty lecture. Clark, who has been researching this topic since he was an undergraduate, is compiling his research into a book. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Candice Nuñez Staff Writer Al Clark, wearing a watering can with... 

Sharma brings Indian spice to ISO cultural presentation

Sydney Daly-Weber Staff Writer The International Students Organization featured co-president Tahil Sharma’s presentation on India for its last meeting of the semester, May 9, in the Campus Center Ballroom. Sharma’s slide show was full of knowledge, but the samosas he and his mother made for the occasion were the highlight of the event. “I like being a part of the ISO because I’m learning formally... 

Faculty, staff honored for service

Faculty, staff honored for service
Senior executive director of the San Fernando Valley campus Nelly Kazman accepts the Administrative Professional Employee of the Year Award during the Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony in the Athletic Pavilion May 10. The ceremony is an annual event recognizing and thanking the many employees who work for the University of La Verne. / photo by Christopher Mora Erica Maurice Staff Writer On May... 

Sophomore La Verne Experience focuses on interpersonal ties

Robert Penalber Managing Editor University administrators will launch phase two of the La Verne Experience – the sophomore experience – in the fall of 2014. The Sophomore La Verne Experience, or SOLVE, will essentially be a two-unit course centered around student involvement. An optional pilot program of SOLVE will launch during spring semester 2014. Administrators are currently working to fill... 

Rain puts damper on spring

Rain puts damper on spring
Senior criminology major Claudia Gonzalez steps under a canopy in front of the Barkley Building on D Street on her way to class Monday morning. The surprise rain showers continued all day Monday and into Tuesday morning. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Professor brings chemistry to lecture

Professor brings chemistry to lecture
Greg Beran, assistant professor of chemistry at UC Riverside, presents his research, "Molecular Crystal Polymorphism: Can We Predict How Molecules Pack Together in Solids?" in the Science Seminar class May 1. One example Beran used was chocolate bars. Cocoa butter has six polymorphs, the most desirable being Metastable Form V, which has a glossy appearance, is crisp and melts at 34 degrees... 

Food Court: Gluten free is the new transfat free

Alex Forbess Food Editor Lane Jackson, a sophomore biology major, had no idea what was happening when he felt intense stomach pain while on a family vacation in Hawaii when he was 10 years old. The 20-year-old said he was just enjoying the sights and food 10 years ago, when the pain struck out of nowhere and his parents had to rush him to the hospital. “I just felt miserable,” Jackson said. “It... 

Transformer explosion causes evacuations, power outages

A transformer at the Oaks residence hall parking lot behind Barkley Building blew up in two explosions Thursday afternoon causing power outages and evacuations across the east side of campus. Both the Barkley Building and the Barkley Annex were evacuated, Matthew Luna from the ULV Evacuation Team said. “We were right in the middle of class and then we heard something, and I looked out the window... 

Schuster brings focus on international justice

Schuster brings focus on international justice
Marina Schuster, a member of the German Parliament, spoke on “Human Rights and International Justice: A Common U.S.-European Agenda?” Wednesday in the Campus Center. Schuster is a leader in foreign policy and human rights. Her lecture was presented by the Benazir Bhutto and Ahmed Ispahani International Lectureship, and the International Studies Institute. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Clo Hidalgo Staff... 

Historic train passes through La Verne

Historic train passes through La Verne
The Santa Fe 3751 roared past La Verne Sunday, traveling from Bakersfield to Los Angeles on a rail fan excursion. The 4-8-4 steam engine hauled its first passenger train in 1938, and thanks to the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society, Santa Fe 3751 still carries passengers through Southern California on 80-inch drive wheels, and can be viewed south of Arrow Highway between San Dimas Canyon Road... 
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