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Historic train passes through La Verne

Historic train passes through La Verne
The Santa Fe 3751 roared past La Verne Sunday, traveling from Bakersfield to Los Angeles on a rail fan excursion. The 4-8-4 steam engine hauled its first passenger train in 1938, and thanks to the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society, Santa Fe 3751 still carries passengers through Southern California on 80-inch drive wheels, and can be viewed south of Arrow Highway between San Dimas Canyon Road... 

Honors program names new director for fall

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer The Honors program is in for change as associate professor of writing Sean Bernard will take the reigns as director next semester. Bernard, 36, has taught at ULV for eight years. He started teaching a language of art class with current director Jon Leaver his second year, and has been involved with the program ever since. He is now stepping up to the plate as director... 

Calhoun livens lecture with music

Calhoun livens lecture with music
Assistant Professor of Music James Calhoun is joined by sophomore music major Vicky Campos, junior music major Paolo Kespradit, and junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro to sing Richard Smallwood’s, “Total Praise.” Calhoun’s lecture, “The Roots and Evolution of Gospel Music” was noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Mariela Patron News Editor James... 

Community News: Claremont fights cancer with relay

<i>Community News</i>: Claremont fights cancer with relay
John Gilmore, Jezze Tu, Melodi Ramquist, Sandra Patlan and Tahil Sharma lead the YMCA lap at the Claremont-La Verne Relay for Life Saturday. Relay for Life is a community fundraising event to benefit the American Cancer Society. The relay lasted 24 hours, from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. The 30 relay teams raised more than More than $60,000. / photo by Katherine Careaga Veronica Sepulveda Metro... 

Neher to retire after 55 years

Neher to retire after 55 years
Robert Neher, professor of biology and chairman of the natural sciences division, is retiring after 55 years of service to the La Verne community. Neher is an avid collector of Native American artifacts. He recently acquired a kachina, a Native American character carving that can represent anything from an element, a location, a quality, a natural phenomenon or a concept. Neher loves collecting coins... 

New ASULV leaders outline agenda

New ASULV leaders outline agenda
Bethie Ross, junior biology major, and David Asbra, freshman political science major, have been elected president and vice president of Associated Students of University of La Verne for 2013-2014. Ross has been involved with ASULV since her freshman year and has served as a senator every year. She will succeed Ava Jahanvash. This year is Asbra’s first year being involved with ASULV. He served as... 

Campus Times alumni take home regional awards

Christian Orozco Editor in Chief Three recent La Verne alumni and former Campus Times editors were honored this month by the Society of Professional Journalists for stories published in the Campus Times in 2012. Jason Cox, class of 2012, received first place for general news reporting; Kristen Campbell, who graduated in January 2013, received second place for feature writing; and Karo Chakhlasyn, a... 

Amini leads international studies

Mariela Patron News Editor Gitty Amini, assistant professor of political science, will replace Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, as director of the International Studies Institute starting in September. Amini hopes to continue Marcus’ legacy and focus on increasing ISI’s awareness on campus to provide more funding for the organization. “Dr. Marcus has left it in such great shape,” Amini... 

Munoz prepares for Academic Awards Banquet

Munoz prepares for Academic Awards Banquet
The University of La Verne Society of Accountants will host the annual Academic Awards Banquet in the Campus Center Ballroom May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Professor of accounting Claudio Munoz encourages all students to join the banquet, where business and accounting students will be recognized for their academic work. RSVP by contacting Professor Munoz at cmunoz@laverne.edu. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Community News: Track meet fun for all ages

Monique Parra Staff Writer San Dimas welcomed parents and students to San Dimas High School for the 43rd Annual City Olympics Track and Field Meet last Saturday, April 20. Track athletes from Allen Avenue Elementary, Ekstrand Elementary, Shull Elementary, Gladstone Elementary, Lone Hill Elementary, Holy Name of Mary and home-schooled children were invited to participate. Physical education teachers... 
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