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Exon teaches the art of an apology

Exon teaches the art of an apology
Susan Nauss Exon, professor of law, discusses what makes an effective apology. In her lecture on Monday, Exon presented her new book, “Advanced Guide for Mediators,” which includes a summary of five key steps that make a credible apology. / photo by Mariela Patron Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor Susan Nauss Exon, professor of law and associate dean for faculty development, launched the first... 

College of Law dean recognized by California Bar

College of Law dean recognized by California Bar
The California Bar Association has named College of Law Dean Gilbert Holmes the first recipient of the Presidential Awards for his for lowering tuition at the College of Law. The Presidential Awards are designed to honor legal educators and professionals in the areas of mentorship, protection of the public, civic education and access to justice. Holmes came to the University of La Verne after serving... 

SEIU withdraws union petition

Kristina Bugante Editor in Chief The Service Employees International Union withdrew its petition to represent University of La Verne adjunct faculty, causing the National Labor Relations Board to prohibit the SEIU from filing another petition with ULV adjuncts until January 2015. The SEIU’s decision to withdraw the petition followed the NLRB’s dismissal of the six unfair labor practice charges... 

CA Senate approves assault bill

The California State Senate last week unanimously approved a bill to require the state’s colleges and universities to implement an “affirmative consent” standard for dealing with sexual assault cases. Senate Bill 967, also called the “yes means yes” bill says that affirmative consent in sexual activity is an “affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement” between the partners involved,... 

Business development center opens its doors

Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer The University of La Verne opened the Small Business Development Center last month — a hub designed to aid in the development and productivity of local businesses and the economy. ULV’s Center is modeled after the Los Angeles Regional SBDC Network, which is a center for the delivery of government, academic and private sector services for the benefit of small business... 

Professor remembered for humor

Professor remembered for humor
Dr. Katharine Hoskins, pictured in 1983, taught English at the University of La Verne for 30 years before her retirement in 1994. She also served as chairwoman of the English department and the humanities division. / file photo by Kay Hoover Yaya Pineda Staff Writer Katharine Bail Hoskins, former chairwoman of the Uni­versity of La Verne’s English department, died Aug. 1 at the Mt. San Antonio Garden... 

Fair mixes new and old traditions

Fair mixes new and old traditions
Children each paid $2 to ride the rainbow inspired Euro Slide at the Los Angeles County Fair on Labor Day. The annual Fairplex event opened last weekend and will remain open until Sept. 28. The fair also opened three new exhibits for the 2014 season. / photo by Michael Saakyan Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer Crowds of people entered the gates of the Pomona Fairplex on Friday to take part in opening day... 

Concrete causes setback at Leo Park

Leo Park’s opening day, which was set for the beginning of this semester, has been delayed until further notice due to the new basketball court needing new concrete. The basketball hoop was originally to be built over a sewer. In order to avoid the sewer from being compromised by the weight of the hoop, the contractor adjusted the court. The adjustment lead to the movement of the surrounding lights... 

Drought causes businesses to conserve water

Jennifer Jackson Staff Writer La Verne faces the distress of California’s three-year drought with newly introduced regulations on water use. According to the United States Geological Survey, in 119 years of recorded history, 2013 was the driest calendar year for California, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a drought state of emergency last January. At last month’s La Verne City Council meeting,... 

Campus Safety receives award

Kat Simonelli News Editor La Verne’s Campus Safety Department was recognized by the School Safety Advocacy program and was presented with an award for their exemplary safety programming in late July. Some additions that Campus Safety implemented throughout the previous year and this past summer include added video surveillance, the WEBS Blue Light system, bike patrols, La Verne’s own “Leo Safe”... 
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