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Group to aid hungry students

Brian Velez Life Editor While undergraduate students who live on campus must purchase a meal plan, other students at times go hungry but a new student-run organization plans on ending the hunger pains of students. Emergency Food for Students is a non-profit group that hopes to help hungry students, beginning with those on the University of La Verne campus. “You get angry when you are hungry,” said... 

Technology integral to education

Technology integral to education
Sammy Elzarka talks at the faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room on Monday on the topic, “Technology Use in Higher Education Instruction.” He is the director of assessment and accreditation for the College of Education and Organizational Leadership. Among the facts offered by Elzarka, 89 percent of four-year public universities in the United States offer online courses, while... 

Still time to register to vote

For those wondering about voter registration for the upcoming general election on Nov. 6, there is still time to do so. Traditional voter registration forms are available at all county elections offices, libraries, Department of Motor Vehicles, and post offices. Students on campus can pick up voter registration forms in the foyer of Woody Hall. Forms must be completely filled out and post-marked or... 

Talk links pollution, climate change

Erica Maurice Staff Writer To celebrate World Food Day, ASULV President Ava Jahan­vash brought to campus a Ugandan farmer to talk about the issues of climate change and food security. Constance Okollet, an Oxfam speaker, shared her story of dealing with pollution and climate change in a developing country. “We used to have two seasons, but now the seasons are no longer there,” Okollet said. “... 

Holden shares Democratic beliefs

Mariela Patron Staff Writer Democratic candidate for State Assembly Chris Holden of Pasadena discussed his political platform and talked about the importance of voting in an intimate meet and greet with about six students last week in the Campus Center. Holden expressed his interest in getting to know voters on a personal level, which is why he thought it was important to come to the University and... 

Debate team places second at Claremont tournament

Sarah Veissalov Staff Writer The La Verne debate team placed second in the finals during the Claremont United States Open. A total of 18 schools with 57 two-person teams attended the tournament hosted by Claremont Mckenna College on Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. Loyola Marymount University took the win in the finals defeating La Verne and two teams from the United States Air force Academy. “I expect them... 

Administrators address racism charge

Katie Madden Staff Writer Faculty members and the human resources department are holding an ongoing investigation into allegations of unfair searches and unnecessarily heightened security at a Brothers’ Forum and Omega Psi Phi fraternity sponsored dance on campus Sept. 15. Many students and faculty believe that inconsistent, unfair, and possibly racially motivated security measures were implemented... 

Art helped author exit gang life

Art helped author exit gang life
Luis Rodriguez, author of “It Calls You Back,” talked about how he learned from his mistakes and overcame obstacles during his lecture Oct. 4 in Morgan Auditorium. Rodriquez’s book, “It Calls You Back,”  is the One Book, One University choice for the freshman class this year. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Mariela Patron Staff Writer Author and former gang member Luis Rodriguez talked about... 

Postmodern age integrates faiths

Postmodern age integrates faiths
Lanney Mayer from the College of Education and Organizational Leadership presented his lecture, Integrating Faith with Learning in a Postmodern Age in the President€™s Dining Room on Monday. This controversial topic Generated discussion among students, faculty, and staff. / photo by Zachary Horton Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Lanney Mayer, associate professor of education, presented “Integrating... 

Lei focuses on diversity, students

Joy Lei is the University of La Verne’s chief diversity and inclusivity officer. Her duty is to oversee diversity initiatives and issues concerning faculty, staff and students. / photo by Katherine Careaga Christina Collins Burton Editor in Chief After only three months as the chief diversity and inclusivity officer, Joy Lei has already begun to make herself familiar with the cultural atmosphere... 
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