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University appoints VP of advancement

After an exhaustive national search, University officials announced this week the appointment of Myra Garcia as vice president of advancement. Garcia, who will replace retiring Jean Bjerke, will take the helm June 1, or sooner. Garcia most recently served as vice president of institutional advancement at Wagner College in New York City, the same college ULV President Devorah Lieberman left to take... 

LV takes on women’s issue for V-Day

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer Hundreds of students flocked to Sneaky Park on Valentine’s Day for CAB’s big “1 Billion Hearts” event. The event was a collaboration by CAB, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Office of Multicultural Services in order to make a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day for the students, but also raise awareness of violence against women. The event coincided with the international... 

Community News: Sweethearts showcase their ability to groove

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Neither rain nor disability could ruin the excitement of the participants as they prepared to attend a night of dancing at the Annual Sweetheart Dance. The dance was held for the developmentally disabled Feb. 8 at the La Verne Community Center. “They are so excited,” said Frances Divine, a volunteer. “They dance from the time they get here until the time they... 

Chief justice touts law degree’s value

Chief justice touts law degree's value
California Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye speaks at the University of La Verne College of Law in a conversation hosted by Adjunct Professor of Law Douglas Miller. /photo by Christopher Mora. Christian Orozco Editor in Chief Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye, chief justice of the California Supreme Court, answered questions – ranging from state budget cuts to what the chief justice does in her free time... 

Dorm flood forces students out

Eighteen students had to be evacuated from their suites in the Vista La Verne dorm the first week of classes following a slow hot water heater leak that caused drywall to crumble and floors to buckle, as well as damaging students’ personal items. Robert Beebe, director of physical plant operations and service, said he could not give a monetary estimate of the damage. All 18 students had to move out... 

False alarm evacuates library

At approximately 1 p.m. Monday, Wilson Library was evacuated due to a fire alarm being set off. The disturbance was identified as a false alarm due to a portable white board hitting a smoke detector in one of the library hallways. Though the situation was under control and everyone was let back into the building shortly after, the inconvenience could have been avoided. The white board that set off... 

LV publications left in good hands

LV publications left in good hands
Junior Journalism Major Christian Orozco is editor-in-chief of the Campus Times; and Senior Journalism Major Alex Forbess is editor-in-chief of La Verne Magazine this semester. Orozco is a big Oakland Raiders fan and an In-N-Out enthusiast. Forbess is a star cross-country runner, who loves to cook and bake. It is the first time for both men serving as editors in chief. / photo by Zachary Horton Katie... 

Fijians embrace TV

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor Professor of Communica­tions Don Pollock kicked off the faculty lecture series on Feb. 4 with “Fiji and the Media.” Pollock’s lecture focused on his sabbatical, which he spent at the University of the South Pacific researching how far the Fijian media has evolved since the first time he visited the island in 1979. Pollock said he watched as much Fijian television, listened... 

State of the University address

State of the University address
Entering her fourth semester as president of the University of La Verne, Devorah Lieberman speaks to the faculty and students at the second State of the University address. The presentation focused on the growth of the University’s online education. / photo by Hunter Cole  Read More →

Kahan hunts story behind forgery

Kahan hunts story behind forgery
Jeffrey Kahan, professor of English, presents his lecture “Forging a Ghost: The Hunt for Bruno” Feb. 11 in the President’s Dining Room. Kahan discussed William Henry Ireland’s forged works, focusing on “Bruno,” the title of one book that was never found. He explained how academic settings should have no tolerance for forgery and how it may have shaped views on Ireland. / photo by Nicole... 
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