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Academic Symposia There will be two symposium panels from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. today. There will be four symposium panels that discuss topics such as lifelong learning, spirituality, civic engagement and inclusivity and diversity. Registration for the panels begins at 8:30 a.m. Presidential Inauguration Devorah Lieberman will be inaugurated as the University of La Verne’s 18th president at 4... 

Homeless student must live in car

Lauren Creiman News Editor It is almost midnight and Adam Gray stands outside the entrance to the Oaks D-top building with a cell phone to his ear. He paces back-and-forth with a slight edge of impatience. The call goes to voicemail, and he snaps his phone shut. “Maybe he’s asleep already,” Gray says as he sits down on the stairs. “I’ll try him again in a few minutes. If not, I’ll just... 

Talk tackles historic conflict

Talk tackles historic conflict
Bill Cook, professor of English, discussed the diminishing amount of Palestinian land in Israel, West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom A. Cook encouraged his audience of faculty and staff not to simply take his word about Palestine, but to research the truths about its people and their rich history for themselves. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Branden del Rio Editor in... 

Emergency fair shakes things up

Emergency fair shakes things up
Joshua Camacho and Mike McNeil from the Southern California Gas Company are sharing tips for saving energy with Judi Stillwell and Vivian Chu. The fair included safety and disaster supply vendors including the Red Cross, Southern California Edison, Quake Hold, and La Verne Police department. The La Verne Safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair was held at the Campus Center on Oct. 5. / photo by Britney... 

Olson analyzes social networking

Brianna Means Staff Writer Facebook has evolved beyond a vehicle for keeping up with friends into a way for people to get ahead in their professions and more. Professionals use Facebook as a way to get their name and face out to the public. This week’s faculty lecture, titled “Social Support, Efficacy and Life Satisfaction: What is the impact of Facebook?” was led by Associate Professor of Management... 

Sukkah construction honors Jewish holiday

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor The University is embracing the Jewish holiday known as Sukkot, a seven-day holiday marked by the construction of a Sukkah in Sneaky Park. The production of the Sukkah – a temporary hut like the one used by the Jews when they lived as nomads for 40 years after being released from slavery – began Wednesday afternoon. This was just in time for the celebration of the... 

The spirit of protest reaches La Verne

The spirit of protest reaches La Verne
Lawyer Albert R. Killacky and supporters Doris Beery and Dawn Thilo demonstrated at noon on Wednesday on the corner of Third and D Streets at Mainiero Square. The event was organized by Beery in support of the “Support Jobs Not Cuts” Week of Action. Killacy, Beery and Thilo are members of MoveOn.org, an online political organization./ photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

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Grad School Prep Course The College of Arts and Sciences and the Learning Enhancement Center are offering a preparatory course for the GRE General Exam. The course is six sessions. All juniors and seniors applying to graduate schools are encouraged to attend. Four sessions will be on Tuesdays from 6 pm to 8 pm and two sessions will be on Thursdays. There is a $25 fee to reserve a spot. To register,... 

Google+ has yet to take off at ULV

Julian Burrell Associate Editor A majority of students and faculty said they are not interested in Google+, according to an informal poll designed to determine their awareness, interest and willingness to participate in the new social network. Thirteen out of 20 University of La Verne students and faculty members polled last week were not only without a Google+ account, but were unaware of the service... 

Open Mic shares student voice

Open Mic shares student voice
Cory Cofer, who goes by the stage name Besskepp, is a special education algebra teacher and adviser for the Poetry Club at Nogales High School in Rowland Heights. Cofer shared several poems for Open Mic in the Cabaret Theatre on Sept. 29. He has been hosting “A Mic and Dim Lights” events at the Cal Poly Downtown Arts Theater at the Pomona Arts Colony every Thursday for 11 years. / photo by Candice... 
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