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Rape Culture: The media’s role in normalizing assault

<i>Rape Culture</i>: The media's role in normalizing assault
Denise Leung, senior photography major; Lili Gradilla, intercultural program coordinator; Tahil Sharma, senior foreign languages major; and Jacob Talamantes; senior psychology major, paint encouraging messages to victims of sexual violence during the Take Back the Night event last Friday. La Verne counselors Julee Lamott and Sarah Leclerc set up the booth to teach students about the harms of victim... 

Take Back the Night: Standing for victims

<i>Take Back the Night</i>: Standing for victims
Kim Navarro, One in Three Club president; Sandy Maas, club vice president; Rebekah Reza, senior psychology major; Roxanna Bautista, sophomore psychology major; Lili Gradilla, intercultural program coordinator; and Loretta Rahmani, dean of student affairs, hold a candlelight vigil Friday in honor of victims of sexual violence and abuse. The vigil was part of Take Back the Night, an event One in Three... 

Cal Poly hosts strawberry festival

Cal Poly hosts strawberry festival
Ontario resident Francis Rowlands added rubber to the outer rim of his four-wheel drive Massey-Harris general-purpose tractor to be able to drive it short distances on roads without tearing up the pavement. Rowlands bought the 1930s tractor in Missouri and had it shipped to California. He said it was the first model Massey-Harris made, but the company only sold for a few years because they were not... 

Redman prepares for next phase

Redman prepares for next phase
Peggy Redman, professor of education and director of teacher education, was the inaugural recipient of the Spirit of La Verne Award. As she prepares to retire this year, she cherishes the numerous honors and positions she has held and is ready for the next chapter in her life. / photo by Julian Burrell Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor At 76 Peggy Redman, director of the La Verne experience... 

Same-sex couples face work stress

Same-sex couples face work stress
Nadine Nakamura, assistant professor of psychology, presents her faculty lecture, “Understanding the Experiences of Same-Sex Binational Couples,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The lecture focused on the multiple difficulties same-sex binational couples face, including immigration, prejudice and bureaucracy. / photo by Austen Beck Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer Nadine Nakamura, assistant... 

Museum highlights Ice Age fossils

Museum highlights Ice Age fossils
The Raymond Alf Museum of Paleontology in Claremont opened up for its monthly Family Day on Saturday. Families from all over came to look at the dinosaur and mammal fossils, listen to story time sessions, make dinosaur crafts and play in the interactive museum at the Webb Schools. The museum wanted to make learning fun and educational for children. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer The... 

Real world lessons learned through PR panel

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor The Public Relations Student Society of America, or PRSSA, hosted a speaker’s panel titled “The Ins and Outs of the PR Industry: An Inside Look into the PR World and What It’s Really Like.” The event was created to give students the opportunity to interact with senior PR professionals who have been successful in their industry. Panelists included Chris Perez, a board... 

Sheriff’s Roundup helps inform L.A. voters

Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer As the election for the next Los Angeles sheriff draws closer, Keeping the Good in Our Neighborhood organized the Sheriff’s Roundup Candidates Forum Monday evening in San Dimas. The event introduced voters to the candidates while allowing them to see where each candidate stood on issues affecting the department and their area. “At other forums, I see the same people... 

Pomona PD honors Law Enforcement Week

Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer The Pomona Police Department’s open house on Tuesday allowed the public the opportunity to take a look inside the department and see what day-to-day operations are like. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., curious visitors strolled in for guided tours of the department, led by police personnel. The event coincided with National Law Enforcement Week, which pays homage to officers who... 

Student input needed for diversity survey

Des Delgadillo Copy Chief A new university survey is looking to gauge diversity and inclusivity among La Verne students and faculty. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusivity and the Office of Institutional Research, the survey is meant to set a concrete baseline the university can use to set new goals for improving its campus climate. “Students who feel a sense of belonging to the school... 
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