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LV students post their secrets

Brian Velez Staff Writer PostSecret La Verne is a new Facebook page created by an anonymous University of La Verne student that has Amassed a following of more than 500 people who view, comment and share personal secrets. People are asked to place the text of their secret on an image of their choice, log in to a provided email account then send the image to a secondary email account that is accessed... 

Leopards get wild at winter formal

Leopards get wild at winter formal
The University of La Verne Winter Formal “Young, Wild and Free,” started off with a crowd around Albert Trujillo and Allen Daniels as they danced on the floor to Power 106’s DJ. Hosted at Seven Degrees in Laguna Beach, the formal was a success, with people on the dance floor far outnumbering the people sitting on the wall. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Lecture discusses legal education

Lecture discusses legal education
Assistant Professor of Law Teri McMurtry-Chubb talks about her new book, “Legal Writing in the Disciplines: A guide to Legal Writing Mastery” in her faculty lecture. She discussed the problems encountered by faculty in the teaching of writing, including the limited opportunities to work with students to understand what they’ve learned about writing. / photo by Cameron Barr Veronica Sepulveda Staff... 

V-Day gives women a voice

Shelby Nelson Staff Writer The vagina is beautiful – it is dressed with brightly colored clothes and Harry Winston diamonds while moaning, “Take me.” It is not solely a woman’s body part; beyond its prescribed reputation it is her identity, her soul and her demeanor. At least that is what Saturday night’s “Vagina Monologues” displayed as participants of the campaign acted out monologues... 

La Verne gives the gift of life

La Verne gives the gift of life
Stefanie Atkins, a state board certified phlebotomist with the Red Cross, prepares to draw blood from Rosalyn Reyes, junior math major, for the blood drive that happened on Wednesday in the Campus Center. This is the third time Reyes has donated blood and she says it continues to get easier with each opportunity to donate. / photo by Scott Mirimanian  Read More →

Alpha Chi inductees honored

Alpha Chi inductees honored
President Devorah Lieberman addresses the 102 Alpha Chi National Honor Society inductees on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. Behind her is Professor of English Jeffrey Kahan, who read each inductee’s name. Membership to Alpha Chi is limited to the top 10 percent of the University’s junior and senior classes. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Students, faculty offer free tax help

Karo Chakhlasyan Staff Writer  IRS-trained University of La Verne students and faculty volunteered to provide community members with a free tax return Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings in the Enrollment Management building as part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The IRS provides free tax preparations for incomes of up to $50,000 through the VITA program. When a challenge... 

Graduate study focuses on LGBT students

Robert Penalber Staff Writer Members of the LGBT community generally feel accepted on campus, but do not necessarily know where to turn when they need help, a qualitative research study found. Resident directors Lisa Tundis and Garrett Isom conducted the study focussing on members of the LGBT community to measure their overall experience at the University. The study began in Sept. 2011 and lasted nine... 

Faculty joins debate to celebrate team’s centennial

Faculty joins debate to celebrate team's centennial
In the second preliminary round of the Faculty Debate series, Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry, passionately sides with the government on the motion, “This house should peg the retirement compensation arrangements of all company executives to the average wage of that company’s workers.” The event, Tuesday in La Fetra, was hosted by the debate team. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Brian... 

Alumna works to build new playground

Amanda Nieto Arts Editor The bell rings to signal the start of recess. Classrooms of excited students rush out onto the playground for a time of carefree play; however, for the students at Danbury Elementary their playground is lacking. Danbury Elementary is a special education school in Claremont that teaches about 70 students ranging from preschool to 6th grade who have physical disabilities or health... 
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