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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 →

Tailgate policy piloted

Tailgate policy piloted
Senior criminology major Rajhane Navarrete and senior biology major Eduardo Fernandez pick up a free corn dog from Hot Dog on a Stick employee Taylor Cano at the Campus Activities Board’s football tailgate Sept. 27 in the South Quad. CAB set up a tent and gave away La Verne temporary tattoos and headbands. Hot Dog on a Stick joined the event with free mini-corndogs and lemonade. / photo by Sarah... 

La Verne could get bike-friendly moniker

Michael Saakyan Staff Writer The League of American Bicyclists is considering the University of La Verne for recognition as a “Bicycle Friendly University” for 2014. According to the League’s website, the applications are scored across the “Five E” categories, which are engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation. Professor of Humanities Al Clark is optimistic about... 

Cozbar shares Syrian perspective

Cozbar shares Syrian perspective
Noelle Cozbar, a senior political science major, came to the United States from Damascus, Syria at 8. On Sept. 20 she spoke at a Board of Trustees meeting about her experience at a women’s leadership conference hoping for a similar event on campus. Cozbar is involved in Voices in Action, Honors Club, Honors Program and is a Landis Leadership Scholar. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Mariela Patron News... 

CAPA awards outstanding alumni

CAPA awards outstanding alumni
Hoang Dinh, vice president and e-secretary of the CAPA Affinity Group, gave a brief history of the organization at its annual awards reception on Sept. 27 in the Hanawalt House. Secretary Deborah Fraser also described some accomplishments of the organization before the award winners were announced. The Affinity Group was created in 2010 to involve more CAPA students on campus. / photo by Sarah Golden Rachel... 
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