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Doctor remembered for LV service

Doctor remembered for LV service
Dr. Marvin Snell was a lifelong member of the La Verne Church of the Brethren and served as the director of Student Health Services for the University of La Verne. He was known for his service and generous donations to the University. / file photo by Lauren Wooding Monique Parra Staff Writer Dr. Marvin Snell, a longtime benefactor to the University of La Verne, died Feb. 6 at his home in La Verne after... 

Former police chief joins campus safety team

Former police chief joins campus safety team
Stanley Skipworth is La Verne’s new director of campus safety and transportation. Among his priorities is to fix the parking situation. When not at work, he spends time with his eight children, enjoys traveling the United States and is a fan of the Beatles. He is the former police chief for Cal State Long Beach. / photo by Chelsea Knight Christian Garay Staff Writer In January the University of La... 

Financial aid gets new leadership

Financial aid gets new leadership
New Director of Financial Aid Diane Anchundia grew up in New York and moved to California about 18 months ago. Before coming to the University of La Verne she was regional director of financial aid at West Coast University. Anchundia said she enjoys Warehouse Pizza because it reminds her of New York pizza. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer With her easy-going personality and knowledge... 

ULV offers tax help

The University of La Verne is once again offering free tax assistance to local La Verne residents. This yearly service is provided through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, sponsored by the IRS. The goal of this program is to help eligible families properly file their taxes at no cost to them. It consists of more than 30 trained students and faculty from the College of Business and Public... 

Undocumented face unique stress

Undocumented face unique stress
Leticia Arellano-Morales, associate professor of psychology, presents “Stress and Quality of Life Among Latino Day Laborers” Monday as a part of the faculty lecture series. A primary focus of the lecture was masculinity and its affect on the Latino day laborers’ lives. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Kristina Bugante Staff Writer Associate professor of psychology Leticia Arellano-Morales presented... 

Snow day at La Verne

Snow day at La Verne
Senior business management major Fernando Almejo sleds down a snow hill in Sneaky Park Tuesday while trying to avoid the snowballs being hurled at him by fellow students on the way down. It was a balmy 69 degrees for the snow day, which was brought to campus as part of an event organized by the Campus Activities Board. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Community News: Local crime on the rise

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Last Friday the La Verne Police Department released a warning to residents about a series of burglaries and attempted burglaries on the 6700 block of Cactus Drive in northern La Verne after residents of that street reported four suspicious looking people around a nearby home. Officers responded and the suspects fled. Later, police were able to catch all four suspects. According... 

University appoints VP of advancement

After an exhaustive national search, University officials announced this week the appointment of Myra Garcia as vice president of advancement. Garcia, who will replace retiring Jean Bjerke, will take the helm June 1, or sooner. Garcia most recently served as vice president of institutional advancement at Wagner College in New York City, the same college ULV President Devorah Lieberman left to take... 

LV takes on women’s issue for V-Day

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer Hundreds of students flocked to Sneaky Park on Valentine’s Day for CAB’s big “1 Billion Hearts” event. The event was a collaboration by CAB, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Office of Multicultural Services in order to make a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day for the students, but also raise awareness of violence against women. The event coincided with the international... 

Community News: Sweethearts showcase their ability to groove

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor Neither rain nor disability could ruin the excitement of the participants as they prepared to attend a night of dancing at the Annual Sweetheart Dance. The dance was held for the developmentally disabled Feb. 8 at the La Verne Community Center. “They are so excited,” said Frances Divine, a volunteer. “They dance from the time they get here until the time they... 
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