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La Verne could get bike-friendly moniker

Michael Saakyan Staff Writer The League of American Bicyclists is considering the University of La Verne for recognition as a “Bicycle Friendly University” for 2014. According to the League’s website, the applications are scored across the “Five E” categories, which are engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation. Professor of Humanities Al Clark is optimistic about... 

Cozbar shares Syrian perspective

Cozbar shares Syrian perspective
Noelle Cozbar, a senior political science major, came to the United States from Damascus, Syria at 8. On Sept. 20 she spoke at a Board of Trustees meeting about her experience at a women’s leadership conference hoping for a similar event on campus. Cozbar is involved in Voices in Action, Honors Club, Honors Program and is a Landis Leadership Scholar. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Mariela Patron News... 

CAPA awards outstanding alumni

CAPA awards outstanding alumni
Hoang Dinh, vice president and e-secretary of the CAPA Affinity Group, gave a brief history of the organization at its annual awards reception on Sept. 27 in the Hanawalt House. Secretary Deborah Fraser also described some accomplishments of the organization before the award winners were announced. The Affinity Group was created in 2010 to involve more CAPA students on campus. / photo by Sarah Golden Rachel... 

Unique fair finds

Unique fair finds
Thomas Stricklin has been a Coca-Cola memorabilia collector since his sister gave him a painted Coke bottle as a vase before he went to college in 1969. He displays his collection at the Collectors’ Fair in downtown Pomona on Saturday. / photo by Celine Dehban  Read More →

First Person Experience: Circus workout more than clowning around

<i>First Person Experience</i>: Circus workout more than clowning around
International Polytechnic High School sophomore Victoria Nakai enjoys the circus aerobics class at Pilates Studio M in Claremont for her third time. / photo by Stephanie Ball Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Now more than ever people look for fun and intensive workouts that keep their interest but are also effective. I am one of those people, and in my search I was presented the opportunity to take a circus... 

Godwin believes redevelopment hurts schools

Alana Glenn Staff Writer Students and faculty gathered in the President’s Dining Room Monday as associate professor of public admini­stration Marcia Godwin presented her talk on redevelopment in California as part of the faculty lecture series. In her lecture, “Complexity Theory and Policy Collapse: The End of Redevelopment in California,” Godwin focused the redevelopment in California, or the... 

Students disagree with government shutdown

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer Fourteen University of La Verne students shared their opinion on the government shut down earlier this week. The overall opinion of students was that Congress has gone too far in shutting down the government. Congress has ceased funding many federal operations and placed more than 800,000 workers on furlough due to the fact that they have been unable to agree on a budget... 

Panel discusses climate change

Panel discusses climate change
Aghop Der-Karabetian, professor of psychology; Kanya Godde, assistant professor of anthropology; and Kathleen Weaver, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, share their views of climate change at the Hot Spots faculty panel, “Climate Change: Now What?” Sept. 26 in the President’s Dining Room. The panel discussed how climate change has already begun to affect us and what changes we... 

News Briefs

Travel to India Professor of Sociology Sharon Davis and Professor of Anthropology Kimberly Martin are offering a two-week trip during January interterm to India that includes Mumbai, Agra and the Taj Mahal along with other cities. Course credit is included. The cost is $3,500 and covers airfare, hotels, transfers and some meals. For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Martin at 

Coroner investigates local mystery

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office is investigating a case close to home. Earlier this month, a local woman brought a human skull and other skeletal remains she had found in her garage to the University of La Verne’s anthropology department. The woman brought the remains to ULV anthropology faculty, who then turned them over to the La Verne Police Department... 
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