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Middleton talks genetic diversion

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Kevin Middleton, associate professor of biology at Cal State San Bernardino, presented three research topics to explain the working physiology of animals. His research looked at lab mice, penguin feathers and bat bones. Middleton used an example of a bicycle’s construction by saying that the similar materials can be put together to make something different but still... 

Students join contest to create degree plans

Students join contest to create degree plans
Rachel Rivera, a liberal arts and religion and philosophy major, proposed a general education curriculum for traditional-aged students for her Management Integration Systems class in Founders Hall on Monday. Rivera owns a window cleaning and janitorial service. / photo by Candice Salazar Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Provost Greg Dewey and Professor of Computer Science Seta Whitby have created a... 

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SIFE Celebration The College of Business and Public Management is holding a regional championship celebration and presentation from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. For more information email ighazzawi@laverne.edu. CPP Accounting Spring Banquet Beta Alpha Psi and Cal Poly Society of Accountants are holding their annual Spring Banquet at 6 p.m. on May 9 at the Sierra La Verne Country... 

Millennials: the next great generation?

Frank Elaridi Senior Editor Some University of La Verne students were getting ready to compete in a basketball game for charity recently. Their hope was to raise money for the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, which benefited the National Kidney Foundation. Three of those students were sisters from Phi Sigma Sigma sorority, and were excited to talk about the importance of civic engagement and giving back. “It’s... 

Program helps migrant teenagers

Program helps migrant teenagers
Adonay Montes, assistant professor of education and co-director of the Spanish bilingual bicultural certificate program, spoke on migrant youth Monday in the President’s Dining Room. He described ways to help migrant high school students overcome test anxieties. Montes started the program to help better prepare migrant latino students for college. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Mariela Patron Staff... 

Suspect still at large in Tuesday petty purse theft from Hoover

The La Verne Police Department is looking for the man suspected of stealing a purse from the Hoover Building at around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect is described as a 30 to 35-year-old African-American male, about 5’10” and 180 pounds. On Tuesday afternoon, Priscilla Ogas left her purse under a desk in the Hoover building when she stepped out to check her car. “When I came upstairs he bumped into... 

Teens tour La Verne

Teens tour La Verne
University of La Verne students Ashle Huizar and Faby Montano warn students from Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga about the curse of stepping on the school seal on their tour of ULV on Wednesday. The students are part of the Youth Mentoring Action Network, a non-profit organization that works with minority high school students to enable smooth transitions to college./photo by Cameron Barr  Read More →

Higher education struggles in Iran

Higher education struggles in Iran
Justin Baldoni, a television actor from Los Angeles and member of the Baha’I faith, discusses the documentary film “Education Under Fire” with the film’s director, Jeff Kaufman. The documentary, which was played to the audience, focused on the struggles and inspiring lives of teachers from the Baha’I Institute for Higher Education in Iran./photo by Zachary Horton Cindy Vallejo Staff Writer The... 

Minor in Japanese offered

Shelby Nelson Staff Writer A new Japanese language minor will be offered starting in fall 2012 at the University of La Verne. ULV currently only offers German, French and Spanish majors within its modern languages department. However, instructor Gloria Montebruno has worked to finally fulfill what many ULV students have been requesting. “Our students kept asking about a minor in Japanese,” Montebruno... 

Commentary: Hey, America, change takes time

<i>Commentary</i>: Hey, America, change takes time
Alex Forbess, Staff Writer It is all right, America; these four years have been frustrating, but you will rejoice once you witness President Barack Obama being kicked out of office during the inauguration. Republicans can pat themselves on the back as they revealed that Obama’s mission for change was a lie, stating it would lead to numerous failures and excessive government control. So relax, because... 
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