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Professors present writing advice

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Faculty members discussed a variety of focused writing topics, from the building blocks for first year writing students, to effective mind habits, during Teaching Day Tuesday in the Campus Center. The event was co-sponsored by the provost’s office, the writing program and the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence to improve students’ writing in different... 

Runners embrace colors for cause

Theresa Vasquez, a Los Angeles resident, braces herself for the color dust filled cannons aimed at the crowd during the Graffiti Party. This is her first time attending the Graffiti Run at the Fairplex, having been invited by a friend. The Graffiti Run: The Colorful 5K organization offers its events to people of all ages and states that a portion of its earnings is donated to a variety of local causes... 

Farless pushes for bike lanes at LV

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Samantha Farless, senior public relations major, is riding on her way to make a change with her senior project, by pushing for the University to include designated bicycle lanes in the campus master plan. “I’d help in the process of trying to make sure things are safer for students,” Farless said. “I feel if they feel safer to ride their bikes more, they would... 

Gardeners take a walk on the ‘wildflower’ side

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The Weekend Wildflower Walks at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden takes guests through its garden to experience the beauty of California native wild plants and learn more about their historic uses. Dawn Thielo, a volunteer for 30 years, led a tour group of about 20 guests on March 22. She interacted with kids and adults, taught them about how Native Americans used some... 

Symposium teaches about impact of drought

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law. “Everyone knows we are having a problem with the drought but not everyone knows the impact of it,” said Noelia Barajas, co-executive... 

Workshops create Safe Zone at ULV

Emily Lau Metro Editor A team of University of La Verne faculty members is seeking to make the campus a safe place for LGBTQ people by offering training workshops to those interested in learning about the issues they face. The Safe Zone training workshops are periodically scheduled throughout the year and address the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning people; privilege... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 4: Charlie Neff

  TMZ News Desk Producer and University of La Verne graduate Charlie Neff stopped by our studio to chat about news gathering ethics, her journey to the entertainment business and Justin Bieber.  Read More →

Warner hits home run in housing

Warner hits home run in housing
Jake Warner says he enjoys his new job as the assignments coordinator, placing students in specific residence hall rooms. Warner joined the Office of Housing and Residential Life after working 12 years as a producer at Fox Sports Radio. Warner graduated as a CAPA student from the University of La Verne with a bachelor’s degree in organizational management in May 2014. / photo by Michelle Leon Jolene... 

Mentors create safe haven for girls in Pomona

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s Shades of Essence fosters motivation and support for young girls at its Beautiful Butterflies mentoring program every Wednesday at Pomona High School. The club promotes diversity and mentors young girls. Shades of Essence is a multicultural club for empowering women and embracing women’s various cultural backgrounds, said D’nae Lewis,... 

Speaker presents ‘Drink Think’

Kellie Galentine Online Editor Rick Barnes introduced himself to an audience of more than 200 students at “Drink Think” Monday by mentioning that he spoke at La Verne three years ago. “Apparently we are still drinking,” Barnes said, as the audience erupted in laughter. “My message on alcohol is very simple – if you want to drink, drink. I would ask you to do this: slow down a little bit.” Barnes,... 
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