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Debaters remain an impressive force

Lauren Creiman News Editor The debate team continued its tradition of success when two of its teams advanced to the elimination rounds at the United States National Open earlier this month. In the tournament, hosted by Claremont McKenna College from Oct. 7 to Oct. 9, La Verne teams MT and PA were among the eight out of 44 teams that advanced to the elimination rounds. Team La Verne MT, consisting of... 

Dunn challenges accepted weight loss theory

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer It is hard to believe that losing weight could be as simple as a 20 minute exercise regimen three times a week combined with a Mediterranean diet, but Assistant Professor of Move­ment and Sports Science Sarah Dunn has proven the truth of the statement. In her lecture “The Role of Diet and Exercise Within the Growing Obesity Epidemic,” Dunn spoke about her 12-week FEM... 

Preparing for Inauguration

Preparing for Inauguration
The University of La Verne’s tents received a cleaning by workers from the Industrial Structure Cleaning Company last Friday. Cameron Campbell was strapped to a harness so he could scale the tent while he washed the top of the Dailey Theatre. The cleaning was in preparation for the Inauguration of President Devorah Lieberman today. / photo by Danielle Navarro    Read More →

Lecture addresses the politics of fear

Lecture addresses the politics of fear
Jason Neidleman, professor of political science, explains the idea of security using a poster produced by the British Ministry of Information during World War II in his lecture on Tuesday. In the lecture “The Politics of Fear: Balancing Liberty and Security at Home and Abroad” Neidleman spoke of American suspicion toward Muslim communities but also expressed optimism about the place of the United... 

News Briefs

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... 
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