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Administrators address racism charge

Katie Madden Staff Writer Faculty members and the human resources department are holding an ongoing investigation into allegations of unfair searches and unnecessarily heightened security at a Brothers’ Forum and Omega Psi Phi fraternity sponsored dance on campus Sept. 15. Many students and faculty believe that inconsistent, unfair, and possibly racially motivated security measures were implemented... 

Art helped author exit gang life

Art helped author exit gang life
Luis Rodriguez, author of “It Calls You Back,” talked about how he learned from his mistakes and overcame obstacles during his lecture Oct. 4 in Morgan Auditorium. Rodriquez’s book, “It Calls You Back,”  is the One Book, One University choice for the freshman class this year. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Mariela Patron Staff Writer Author and former gang member Luis Rodriguez talked about... 

Postmodern age integrates faiths

Postmodern age integrates faiths
Lanney Mayer from the College of Education and Organizational Leadership presented his lecture, Integrating Faith with Learning in a Postmodern Age in the President€™s Dining Room on Monday. This controversial topic Generated discussion among students, faculty, and staff. / photo by Zachary Horton Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Lanney Mayer, associate professor of education, presented “Integrating... 

Lei focuses on diversity, students

Joy Lei is the University of La Verne’s chief diversity and inclusivity officer. Her duty is to oversee diversity initiatives and issues concerning faculty, staff and students. / photo by Katherine Careaga Christina Collins Burton Editor in Chief After only three months as the chief diversity and inclusivity officer, Joy Lei has already begun to make herself familiar with the cultural atmosphere... 

Asian Tiger mosquito species persists

One year after the Asian Tiger mosquito species was identified by the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District, the infestation continues in El Monte and South El Monte. Though the infestation has not spread to other cities in the region, new properties in the two cities are still being invaded. The Asian Tiger species is known for transferring diseases such as dengue fever and chikungunya. Though... 

La Verne remembers former librarian archivist

La Verne remembers former librarian archivist
Sister Mary Dennis Peters was a reference librarian in Wilson Library for 20 years. This photo was taken in 2004. / file photo by Caroline Franke Sister Mary Dennis Peters, resource librarian for the Wilson Library, died Sept. 28 after slipping into unconsciousness following a heart attack. She was 85. “She was a very kind, gentle and generous person, I will remember her as an affirming person who... 

Students still shopping Amazon, despite tax

Students still shopping Amazon, despite tax
Senior Mail Center Clerk Rosie Fonseca sorts incoming mail for online purchases for faculty and students. After years of not having to pay sales tax, online retailers such as Amazon have begun to collect sales tax on California sales, starting Sept. 15. The new tax will affect many University of La Verne students who buy or rent textbooks and other items online. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Mariela Patron Staff... 

Conference addresses needs of Latino students

Conference addresses needs of Latino students
At the Latino Education Access and Development Conference on Sept. 27, Daniel Loera, ULV multicultural affairs director, poses questions for the panel of Catherine Martinez, a staff member from the Early Academic Outreach Program in Puente; Linda DeLong, assistant professor of organizational leadership; and students Jatori Young, Paula Rivera and Pablo Macias. The LEAD conference brought together high... 

Goetz shares Web analytics basics

Goetz shares Web analytics basics
Jozef Goetz, professor of computer science, presents his findings on “Web Analytics” Monday as part of the Faculty Lecture Series in the President’s Dining Room. Web analytics involves taking an enormous amount of data collected from website traffic and categorizing and making use of it. Goetz presented the same lecture at the Institute of Informatics of the Wroclaw University of Technology in... 

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life

Rodriguez shares photography of gang life
Photographer Joseph Rodriguez, right, tells the personal stories behind his photographs during a panel discussion Monday in Morgan Auditorium. He was joined in the discussion by Associate Professor of English David Werner, Professor of Sociology Sharon Davis and Professor of Religion Richard Rose. Rodriguez’s exhibit “Homegrown” features 51 photographs in the Carlson Gallery in the ground floor... 
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