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Activist shares transgender journey

Activist shares transgender journey
Aiden Aizumi and his mother Marsha Aizumi presented “One Family’s Journey: A Mother, Her Transgender Son, and Their Journey to Love and Acceptance” April 30 in the Abraham Campus Center. Aiden, a liberal studies major who was born a woman, co-authored “Two Spirits, One Heart” with his mother, which reflects on Aiden’s transgender experience. Aiden and Marsha discussed Aiden’s transition... 

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture
Kathy Lamkin, professor of music history, gives her last faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Lamkin joined the University of La Verne faculty in 1981 and will retire after this semester. Her lecture went through her educational, familial and professional timeline. Throughout her 34 years at the University, Lamkin has served as the chairwoman of both the music department and fine... 

Runners escape undead surprises

Runners escape undead surprises
Edward Garcia, Claremont resident, chases down runners in the Dead Garden Run Saturday at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Each runner was given flag-football belts and ran from zombies hiding throughout the course. Garcia created a zombie twin for himself that sat on a bench nearby. This was his second year participating. / photo by Helen Arase Brooke Grasso Staff Writer More than 1,000 residents... 

Fair offers transgender resources

Fair offers transgender resources
At the Transgender Resource Fair, during transgender awareness day, Sophomores Audie Munoz and Jessie Bias participate in #PaintYourNailsForBruce. The campaign is trending in support of Bruce Jenner identifying as a woman. Thursday’s fair consisted of informational speeches by faculty members. Tri-City’s booth in Sneaky Park gave out pamphlets about “Room 4 Everyone,” a mental wellness campaign.... 

Lieberman named President of Year

Emily Lau Metro Editor University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman was named President of the Year by the Association of College Unions International for her efforts and dedication to build and maintain positive campus community, the association announced last month. “The most important thing for me is that this recognition is really not about me at all – it was about the University of La... 

2015 Alpha Chi Induction List

The following students have been inducted into the University of La Verne chapter of the Alpha Chi Honor Society for 2015. Membership in Alpha Chi is open to the top 10 percent to 20 percent of undergraduate students and the top 10 percent of graduate students nationwide. Students from the University in the top 10 percent of the undergraduate junior and senior classes and the top 10 percent of the... 

ULV partners with Mexico

University of La Verne officials recently signed a collaboration agreement with Mexican consulate leaders to increase in academic exchanges between Mexican colleges and the University of La Verne. One goal in this is to stimulate economic development and strengthen the relationships between the University and some of its Mexican counterparts. University President Devorah Lieberman and the Consul General... 

Program puts ‘brakes’ on unsafe teen driving

Melissa Gasia Assistant Editor The nonprofit teen advanced driving school Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe, or BRAKES, raised awareness about safe driving and provided teenage drivers with advanced training at a controlled environment Saturday and Sunday at the Fairplex. BRAKES provides a four-hour hands-on defensive driving course for new teenage drivers ages 15 to 19. “I came to get better... 

Honorees embody ‘Spirit of La Verne’

Honorees embody ‘Spirit of La Verne’
The University of La Verne hosted its second annual Spirit of La Verne Awards Tuesday, at the La Verne Church of the Brethren. Presented by President Devorah Lieberman, the Spirit of La Verne Award went to Sharon Cruz-McKinney, community relations and outreach director in the admissions office. Cruz-McKinney was awarded for her exceptional work on behalf of the University exemplified by her leadership... 

Health fair offers safe sex information

Health fair offers  safe sex information
Juan Mejia Simental, senior criminology and psychology major, and Amy Escamilla, junior psychology major, compete in the Condom Olympics at the Safe Sex Health Fair April 23 in the Johnson Family Plaza. Sex educator Claudia Pinedo from Whittier Rio Hondo AIDS Project gave the students tips to ensure the safest sex practice. / photo by Celine Dehban Jennifer Jackson Assistant Editor Matthew Duran,... 
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