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ASULV Open Forum Students can voice their concerns to the Associated Students of the University of La Verne at an open forum, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 4 in Sneaky Park. There will be a pizza truck providing free pizza for participants. Debate Tournament The debate team will send eight teams and seven student judges to the U.S. National Open at Claremont McKenna College on Oct. 5. —Christina Collins... 

Gay athletes find ‘Fearless’ way to speak up

Christian Orozco Sports Writer Students and student athletes filled Villalobos Hall at Whittier College on Tuesday to hear Jeff Sheng, the creator of “Fearless,” speak. Sheng’s “Fearless” is a photography and video project about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes on high school and college sports teams. Sheng began by showing the audience the numerous tennis trophies that he... 

Building upward has high price tag

Building upward has high price tag
This fall the University of La Verne received 650 freshmen and 200 transfer students, creating the largest student body in the school’s 121-year history. To accommodate the new students the campus has undergone significant development. Vista La Verne, the new residence hall seen second from the right, houses 373 students. Davenport Dining Hall, Ortmayer Stadium and parking lots have also undergone... 

Ghazzawi shares importance of case studies

Ghazzawi shares importance of case studies
Issam Ghazzawi opens this year’s faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room on Monday with his lecture, “Case Research Writing and Teaching.” Ghazzawi discussed his trip to Costa Rica and how it relates to La Verne’s new one-year MBA program with a Hispanic concentration. His trip included meeting the CEO of Britt Coffee, whom Ghazzawi has researched. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Sarah... 

Coles promotes studying abroad

Coles promotes studying abroad
Julius E. Coles, the former president of Africare, speaks to the University of La Verne honors students in the Campus Center Ballroom on Tuesday about the trials and efforts of his youth as an international traveler. Coles, a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, was given the Princeton-in-Africa Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009, and has spent more than 28 years in United States Foreign Service. / photo by Mitchell... 

Courses adjust to classroom mixing

Michelle Nuñez Staff Writer Among the changes prompted by the University’s historically high 2,500-student enrollment this semester, students returned to find classes held unusual places – often in classrooms far from departments’ home bases. “Math in Hoover – parking is terrible,” said Daniel Talamentes, sophomore behavioral science major. “Having a parking permit makes no difference.” The... 

Students question enrollment increase

Students question enrollment increase
Brett Early and Alec Garcia, both freshmen who hope to be part of the baseball team, explore the campus Wednesday while walking their usual route after morning classes. This academic year is a landmark in the University of La Verne’s history with the largest number of new students admitted. The University’s on-campus undergraduate population reached nearly 2,500. More than 7,000 applications were... 

Migrant students succeed with Migrant Education Summer Institute

Migrant students succeed with Migrant Education Summer Institute
Originally from El Salvador, ULV asistant professor of education Adonay Montes worked closely with immigrant students through the Migrant Education Summer Institute on campus this summer. The month-long program helps motivate and educate these children of migrant farm workers. The program, began as a partnership with the Imperial County Office of Education. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Robert Penalber News... 

New year opens with optimism

New year opens with optimism
University of La Verne Dean of Admissions Chris Krzak enters the packed Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion with Pamela Maunakea and Carrie Lewis Hasse on Aug. 30 for the 2012 Convocation ceremony, kicking off the University of La Verne’s 121st academic year. The University this fall has record enrollment of roughly 2,500 traditional undergraduates. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Robert Penalber News... 

Davenport renovations temporarily ease crowds

Davenport renovations temporarily ease crowds
With the largest number of on-campus residential students the University of La Verne has ever seen, Davenport Dining Hall has expanded its patio seating. The new dining area features brand new furniture along with a surrounding gate. A patio cover will soon be added, along with heating and cooling devices to accommodate all-weather dining. The entire renovation project will cost about $600,000. / photo... 
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