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Some students approve of wet campus, survey finds

Robert Penalber Staff Writer Students and staff are divided in their opinions about whether the University should revise its current “dry campus” alcohol policy and become a “wet” campus, a recent survey found. ASULV President Nick Sloot conducted the survey to determine how students felt about a wet campus and to later present the results to the Board of Trustees. “I didn’t want to set... 

LV publications win Gold, Silver Crowns

Shelby Nelson Staff Writer The Columbia Scholastic Press Association awarded the Campus Times online publication for its excellence in content and design with a Gold Crown Award last month in the association’s annual contest. La Verne Magazine also won big in the association’s 2011 contest: The publication received two Silver Crown Awards – one for online and one for the print edition. The... 

Flasher caught Tuesday on campus

On Tuesday, at 9:55 p.m., a young man exposed himself to a female student on the ULV campus and was caught shortly after. The victim was walking near the north entrance of Parking Lot D and Second Street when the suspect pulled up alongside her in his vehicle, a maroon Honda Civic. The suspect has been taken into custody by the La Verne Police Department. Campus Safety reminds university community... 

Honor code proposed for campus

Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer The Associated Students of University of La Verne is trying to get students’ opinions on a potential school-wide honor code. They specifically are wondering if professors can trust students alone in a room with an exam, if this code were to be in place. According to ASULV and the administration, the goal of the school-wide honor code is to protect academic integrity... 

Students raise awareness of racism with ‘Hoodies and Hijabs’

Students raise awareness of racism with 'Hoodies and Hijabs'
Christopher Osuala, a Cal Poly Pomona senior electrical engineering major, recites his original poem, “The Unbroken Cycle,” about racism against African Americans at the “Hoodies and Hijabs” demonstration Wednesday outside Founders Hall. eveny highlighted the concern of students and faculty after the deaths of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida and Shaima Alawadi in San Diego. Leticia Arellano-Morales... 

La Verne to hire chief of diversity

Annunciata Williams Staff Writer The University is in the process of hiring a chief diversity and inclusivity officer, a newly-created position here, whose charge will be to address a range of diversity and inclusivity issues that arise on such a diverse campus. “We are sort of playing catch-up, but I feel we’re moving in the right direction,” said Provost Greg Dewey, a member of the search committee... 

Linked classes to launch for freshmen

Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Starting in fall 2012, incoming freshmen at the University will be place in “learning communities” or linked classes, as the University begins to implement changes with the goal of creating a “La Verne Experience” that supports students and distinguishes the University. “Learning communities” are based on an interdisciplinary approach, or putting groups... 

Kahan shares Shakespeare’s occult

Kahan shares Shakespeare's occult
Jeffery Kahan, professor of English, discussed “Shake­speare and the Occult” in the President's Dining Room on Monday. Kahan read from “Hamlet” and talked about Shakespeare’s far-reaching influence in our cultural lives. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Professor of English Jeffrey Kahan discussed the Shake­spearean impact on culture, and read from his new... 

Putting the pieces together

Putting the pieces together
Senior Angela Rios places a signed puzzle piece on one of the oak trees outside the Campus Center on Monday as part of the “Light it Up Blue” event. The event was sponsored by the College Panhellenic Association to raise awareness about autism. / photo by Debora Escobar  Read More →

Tiger mosquitos spread anxiety

Cindy Vallejo Staff Writer The East Coast is not the only place where tiny black and white tiger mosquitoes are emerging. Invasive tiger mosquitoes have been spotted in the cities of El Monte, South Monte and unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County south of Duarte. Tiger mosquitoes, native to Southeast Asia, are tiny black and white insects that are active in daylight. They are aggressive and can... 
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