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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... 

ASULV stipend helps new clubs get started

Christian Orozco Sports Editor Just five weeks into the fall 2012 semester, the campus community has already seen the birth of more than eight student organizations this year, from the Pre-Law Club, to Hillel to the Karaoke  Club. “With the booming number of undergraduate students we have offered a $200 stipend for new clubs to help them get started,” Andrea Naccache, vice president of finance... 

Former ambassador joins faculty

Former ambassador joins faculty
Juli Minoves Triquell, the new assistant professor of political science, earned his doctorate from Yale University and his undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Fribourgin Switzerland. Minoves Triquell is originally from the small European country of Andorra, wedged between Spain and France. He is fluent in English, Spanish and French. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Alex Forbess Editorial... 

Class prepares students for a changing world

Class prepares students for a changing world
President Devorah Lieberman assists Professors Terrence Deal and Jack Meek teach the honors interdisciplinary seminar. The course engages students in discussion rather than the traditional lecture based course. On Sept. 10 the students steered away from the usual tables and chairs setup to form a circle to share their daydreams and their La Verne stories. / photo by Kelley Magguilli Danielle Hunt Staff... 

Coles is hopeful for Africa’s future

Coles is hopeful for Africa’s future
Julius Coles, director of the Office of Global Education at Morehouse College, presents “Africa in the 21st Century “ in the Howell Board Room on September 20. Students, faculty, administration, and staff were invited to attend. / photo by Zachary Horton Mariela Patron Staff Writer Julius Coles, former president of Africare, discussed the economic and social problems Africa has faced, as well as... 

Students seek advice for classes

Brian Velez LV Life Editor All students at the University of La Verne have an academic adviser whose job is to advise them on classes, yet some students are sidetracked by miscommunication and advice from friends. A survey conducted by the University of La Verne last spring on 181 traditional undergraduate students showed that 83 percent of students meet with their counselor more than once a semester... 

Diversity views affected by setting

Diversity views affected by setting
Marga Madhuri, associate professor of education, presents her lecture, “Preservice Teacher Dispositions to Using Social Justice Literature in Remote Suburban and Metro­politan Teacher Education Programs,” at the weekly faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Madhuri’s research investigated how children in areas with diverse ethnic backgrounds would experience differing... 
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