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Class explores activism and social media

Class explores activism and social media
John Bartlet, professor of technology, discusses students’ plans for the future. He and Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, teach “This Space Taken: Political Activism and New Media in the 21st Century,” an Honors course helping students serve their passions to make a difference using technology. Bartlett has been teaching at the University for more than 10 years and is... 

Students support tough DUI measure

Amanda Nieto Arts Editor In a recent informal survey, students at the University of La Verne agreed with a law that would make ignition interlock devices mandatory for DUI offenders. Congress showed support for the transportation bill introduced on Jan. 31, which would give additional highway funds to states requiring ignition interlock devices for those convicted of drunken driving. The bill has already... 

Students’ personal electronics stolen

Between 1:08 p.m. and 1:31 p.m. on Thursday, Campus Safety received calls reporting stolen electronics from the Athletic Pavilion and Stu-Han dormitory. According to responding Officer J. Varrios, electronics were stolen out of the lockers that were left unlocked. Two residents across campus also had personal items stolen. Freshman Vicky Campos said she locked her room in Stu-Han when she left for... 

Mansell’s passion inspires debate

Mansell’s passion inspires debate
Senior Ryan Mansell, a political science and speech communication major, is also the captain of the Debate Team. Since joining the debate team, Mansell has strengthened his teammates and encouraged them all to learn as much as they can. In a recent speech he used sports as an example to describe how to prepare a debate argument. He plans to attend law school after graduation and has already received... 

Food for the soul

Food for the soul
Child development major Deveeda Smith serves macaroni and cheese to criminology major Myron Woods at the BSU Soul Food Luncheon on Tuesday in the Campus Center. Sociology and liberal studies major Lynesha Williams, BSU president, also served food. / photo by Cassandra Egan  Read More →

LV women favor free birth control

Veronica Orozco Staff Writer When a group of 10 women students were asked about birth control provided by their University of La Verne health plan, seven of the 10 said they would not be on the pill if the school did not provide it for free. As full-time students at the University, their health care plan includes free contraceptives. President Barack Obama’s health care law requires all health care... 

New dorm promises comfort, style

New dorm promises comfort, style
Construction on the new residence center is nearly complete, on schedule for the Fall Semester 2012, as the plaster scratch coat is sprayed onto the walls. Three hundred seventy-eight additional students will be living on campus in the fall, adding to the bustling campus atmosphere. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Danielle Navarro Staff Writer In fall semester 377 lucky students will have the chance to... 

Housing embraces technology for applications

Robert Penalber Staff Writer As students await the opening of the new residence hall next fall, many are wondering what major changes will be placed upon the housing application process. The goal of the new process is to provide convenience for students. Since most students are becoming technologically dependent, the new process will allow most of the housing arrangements to be completed online. “What’s... 

Resnick builds confident speakers

Resnick builds confident speakers
Rachel Resnick, adjunct professor of speech communication, is beginning her third term teaching at the University of La Verne. When Resnick is not teaching a class, she works as a bartender in Huntington Beach. Resnick will be joining her colleagues in the department of speech communications as they move from Founders Hall to Miller Hall./photo by Debora Escobar Amanda Nieto Arts Editor Rachel Resnick... 

Hotness a factor in faculty ratings

Hotness a factor in faculty ratings
Associate Professor of Marketing Jeanny Liu answers questions following her lecture on “Student Perception of Professors’ ‘Hotness’ to Expertise, Motivations, Learning Outcomes, and Course Satisfactions“ on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Katherine Careaga Robert Penalber Staff Writer The faculty lecture series on Monday featured Associate Professor of Marketing Jeanny... 
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