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White House honors ULV for research immersion

Karla Rendon News Editor The University of La Verne was recognized by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics for its commitment to educate Latino students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, programs through research immersion. “I do believe that the University of La Verne is doing this for all students but in this particular case, the White House... 

Shop reinvents Black Friday

Taylor Bolanos Staff Writer Family bonds are the core of business at Micky’s Jewelry Studio in La Verne. Owner Micky Rehm and her children, Sarah and Jon Rehm, run the store together and hosted a charity event Dec. 27 for the David and Margaret Youth and Family Services. “Give Back Friday” featured a large trunk filled with sand and hundreds of small gemstones. For $10, anyone could use a hand... 

La Verne welcomes new counselors

La Verne welcomes new counselors
Each year brings new staff members to the University of La Verne campus. New additions to the office of undergraduate admission this fall are counselors Kyle Cazares and Jeremy McWells. Before coming to La Verne, Cazares graduated from the University of Redlands and McWells is an alumnus of ULV. The two will assist prospective students with the college process. / photo by Ben Camacho Taylor Bolanos Staff... 

Registration restrictions create setback for upperclassmen

UPDATE (6:45 p.m.): A planned student protest and strong reactions from the student body played a part in the reversal of the restriction on 100 and 200-level courses authorized by Dean of College of Arts and Sciences Lawrence Potter. In response to the growing undergraduate enrollment and fewer available lower division courses, the restriction gave registration priority to first and second-year students.... 

Tech not expected to slow registration

A number of recent technology glitches have students worried about registering for January and spring classes, with registration beginning Monday morning. A major concern for students is the University’s Wi-Fi and the possibility that it might not be able to handle the overload of students trying to claim classes. “When not that many people are using [the Wi-Fi] it runs OK at best,” said Edwin... 

Mourners honor attack victims

Mourners honor attack victims
In honor of the victims affected by recent tragedies, junior business major Melanie Browdy lights candles during a vigil Monday near the Interfaith Chapel. At least 129 people died and hundreds were injured in a series of coordinated terrorist attacks at numerous sites Friday around Paris. The same day, 26 people died in a bombing in Baghdad. A day prior, two suicide bombers attacked a southern suburb... 

Pilot crashes at Brackett Field

Pilot crashes at Brackett Field
A small private airplane hit the finish line display board off Fairplex Drive around 1:30 p.m. Thursday before crashing into the fence of Brackett Field Airport. The airplane was engulfed in flames when the La Verne Fire Department arrived at the scene. The pilot got out safely with minor injuries, but was transported to USC Hospital for observation. / photo by Karla Rendon Kat Simonelli Sports Editor ... 

Dinner dance provides Roaring ’20s flashback

Dinner dance provides Roaring ’20s flashback
Walnut residents Lisa and David Oh put their 15 years of dance lessons to the test at the Senior Dinner Dance Extravaganza held Sunday at the La Verne Community Center. The couple has been together for more than 48 years and took up dancing as a hobby. They practice several types of dances, including tango, waltz, foxtrot, West Coast swing and samba. /photo by Noel Cabrera Lauren Harchut Staff Writer The... 

Clark lectures on global warming

Clark lectures on global warming
Professor of Humanities Al Clark gives a presentation Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room regarding the San Gabriel Watershed and the effects of global warming. Clark gave brief suggestions on ways to conserve our resources, such as turning the faucet off as we brush our teeth. / photo by Gabriel De Alba Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer Professor of Humanities Al Clark discussed his upcoming book,... 

CERT courses prepare for the worst

Cody Luk Online Editor The University of La Verne safety committee is bringing free community emergency response team training classes to ULV students and employees, city of La Verne employees and La Verne residents starting in April 2016. The Los Angeles City Fire Department developed CERT in 1985, and the program is now implemented nationwide. Its purpose is to prepare people for emergencies and... 
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