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ULV Extended Learning offers certifications

Kristina Bugante Staff Writer The University of La Verne has recently launched the Extended Learning program, which offers non-degree/non-credit courses and certificate programs to students. The program offers certification in wedding and event planning, clinical medical assistant training, pharmacy technician training and an on-site corporate training program. “The Extended Learning program is an... 

Reverie Outfitters makes its pitch

Reverie Outfitters makes its pitch
Brian Zhang, junior business administration major, talks with Sheri Lilie, junior psychology major, about Reverie Outfitters’ products during the spring launch event Wednesday in Sneaky Park. Reverie Outfitters is a business run by the Integrated Business Practicum class. The students are selling t-shirts for $15, with all the proceeds going to Megan’s Wings, a charity in Upland supporting pediatric... 

Community News: Davis’ speech in league of its own

Sydney Daly-Weber Staff Writer Actress and activist Geena Davis spoke about women’s presence in the media at Scripps College in Claremont last week. The entire Garrison Theatre was packed with people eager to hear Davis’ presentation. Since the age of 3, Davis said she knew she wanted to be an actor. She refers to herself as an actor and not an actress because the dictionary definition of the word... 

Bon Appétit employees to unionize

Bon Appétit employees to unionize
On Tuesday afternoon, a group of students, professors and supporters marched into Davenport Dining Hall in support of Bon Appétit employees fighting to get what they were promised by management. Bon Appetit employee Jessica Alberts speaks to company accountant Mary Whitten, asking to talk to the manager, who is hiding in a back room. This was the second delegation held for Alberts to support her as... 

Campus supports women in combat

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer The Pentagon says women have been barred from roughly 237,000 military positions over our country’s history. Now the tables have turned and they have begun to look to qualified women to fill these roles. Based on 15 separate interviews, students at La Verne feel this is long overdue. The general vibe ebbing from the student populace is that everyone should have an equal... 
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Coronado earns national acclaim

Coronado earns national acclaim
Loren Coronado, a senior radio broadcasting major, won a third place award from the Broadcast Education Association for Festival of Media Arts for an announcement she created for LeoFM. The announcement, aired during October, was for a giveaway featuring tickets to Scandia’s Haunted House. Coronado used a mix of a witch and pirate voice to create the announcement. She is the image and music director... 

New lot open for business

New lot open for business
Junior baseball player Tim Ralston parks in parking lot Q daily because it is so close to the team’s batting cages. The lot is the newest addition to parking on campus, across the street from the Shell gasoline station on Arrow Highway and D Street. The lot can accommodate up to 10 cars. / photo by Hunter Cole  Read More →

Students oppose idea of weapons on campus

Mariela Patron News Editor In light of recent violent attacks against public schools and college settings, lawmakers have questioned whether having designated officials carry guns on campus would help reduce violence. In an informal survey of 20 students, 14 said they do not believe campus security at the University of La Verne should carry guns, while six agreed that they should. “This isn’t... 

Commentary: Confessions page strays from original purpose

<i>Commentary</i>: Confessions page strays from original purpose
Katie Madden, Arts Editor By now most students have seen, or at least heard of, the ULV Confessions page on Facebook. After being banned twice, it looks like the third installment of the confessionals will be alive for a bit longer due to stricter regulations set by the anonymous administrator. It has been disheartening to see just how cruel, intolerant, misogynistic, and downright illiterate students... 

Teaching isn’t ‘work’ to professor

Teaching isn’t ‘work’ to professor
Professor of Sociology Roy Kwon, who is now in his second semester as a full-time professor at the University, earned his bachelor’s degree in 2005 from UC Irvine. He earned his master’s degree in 2007 and doctorate in 2011, both from UC Riverside. Kwon has traveled extensively, not only within the United States, but also to Kenya, South Korea, Hong Kong and Great Britain. While he was in South... 
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