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Cal Grants could be slashed

Jason D. Cox Senior Editor While a student at La Verne, student employment coordinator Robbyn Gibson received a Cal Grant for two years. Since then she has taken several opportunities to express her opposition to the Governor’s proposed cuts to Cal Grants, by attending the Association of Indepen­dent California Colleges and Universities’ Student Day rallies, held in Sacramento. Last month, Gibson... 

When the pain is too much

When the pain is too much
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among the college-aged population. Suicide was the second leading cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 24 in 2007, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. An estimated 11 suicide attempts happen for every suicide death. The National Institute for Mental Health states that most suicide attempts are expressions of extreme distress,... 

Vietnamese gender roles discussed

Vietnamese gender roles discussed
Peggy Redman, professor of education, discusses gender differences in the work environment in Vietnam. She explained that women do mainly background and support work for the men in professional environments. Redman, along with Mark Goor, dean of the College of Education and Organizational Leadership, and Barbara Poling, associate dean of CEOL, led a “Women in Leadership in Vietnam” faculty lecture... 

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... 
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