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Graduate Workshop La Verne students are invited to attend the California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at UC San Diego. The forum will include workshops open to undergraduate and master’s students. More than 150 programs will be represented and tips for the GRE will be available. For complimentary lunch and transportation, contact Daniel Loera of the Office... 

LVFD prevents fire at Park Campus

LVFD prevents fire at Park Campus
A La Verne firefighter leaves the scene of an incident in the University of La Verne’s Park Campus at Arrow Highway and Park Avenue on Tuesday. The firefighters saw no flames, only smoke caused by an electrical arc. Several University offices and departments were temporarily relocated from the Park Avenue location to the Bonita Building / photo by Helen Arase Kat Simonelli News Editor Jolene Nacapuy... 

La Verne drops five spots in college rankings

Michael Saakyan Book Editor The U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of La Verne as the 166th best college in the United States in the publication’s annual report released this month. Nearly 1,800 colleges and universities were considered for the ranking based on test scores, faculty resources, assessments by peers, retention rates and graduation. The University dropped down five spots... 

Bird watching continues to charm

Bird watching continues to charm
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden volunteer Gloria Slosberg and avid bird watcher Kevin Damon, spot a tufted titmouse hiding at the top of one of the trees at the Garden earlier this month. The Ranch Santa Ana Botanic Garden bird walks are held at 8 a.m. the first Sunday of the month from September to June. Participants should wear comfortable shoes and bring bird guide books and binoculars. Thanks to... 

LACF animals prove to be a breed of their own

LACF animals prove to be a breed of their own
For $3 visitors can buy livestock feed pellets in paper cups at the Los Angeles County Fair. Cal Poly Pomona student Marcella Mendieta of Upland feeds the sheep at the petting zoo. These animals were selected for the attraction due to their lack of top teeth, making them safer to feed. The sheep, goats and cows can be found in the farm section. The Fair is open Wednesdays through Sundays until Sept.... 

Crowd pours over Village Wine Walk

Crowd pours over Village Wine Walk
Ray Riojas, owner of Rio de Ojas gift shop, pours a glass of Chatel ‘buis Pinot Noir for patrons at the thirteenth annual Claremont Vintage Village Wine Walk on Saturday, Sept. 19. Rio de Ojas was one of 38 Village businesses serving wine during the event. The participating businesses chose their wine selections for the event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to local non-profit organizations... 

University updates classroom tech

University updates classroom tech
Junior child development major Nathalie Duran links her iPhone to the Miller Hall seminar room projector using the updated smart classroom technology. Hany Seyam, senior director of information technology infrastructure, implemented the upgrades. Funding for the campus-wide project was made possible through the University of La Verne’s instructional technology fee. / photo by Emily Bieker Several... 

Heat wave fries up La Verne

Heat wave fries up La Verne
The heat wave that hit La Verne in the last recent days has reached as high as 105 and 108 degrees. Students complained about the temperature of the steel green tables by the Johnson Family Plaza that feel like a stovetop that could burn skin. Although the table was not hot enough to fry this egg, the egg did start to cook. / photo illustration by Sonora Hernandez  Read More →

Ferguson panel analyzes legal consequences

Katie Madden Managing Editor Law professors and practicing attorneys conducted a discussion for students, visitors and faculty to watch and participate in on Tuesday night at the La Verne College of Law. The panel, “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and Action,” focused on the legal ramifications and justifications involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Missouri last month. Before... 

Leo Bike Library designed to relieve parking

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer The University of La Verne has implemented a bike library, the Leo Bike Library, to help alleviate parking issues enabling students, faculty and staff to borrow a bicycle for free for up to a week. “They can ride them around campus, to or from class and from the dorms to help them not bring cars to campus,” said Parking and Transportation Manager Lisa Grater, who started... 
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