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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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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... 
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