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Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean and professor of law at the UC Irvine College of Law, spoke on “Formalism Without a Foundation, Stern vs. Marshall” at the University of La Verne College of Law on Feb. 2. Chemerinsky’s remarks dealt with the Supreme Court’s limitation on the ability of bankruptcy courts to decide certain specific issues. His expertise includes constitutional law, federal practice, civil... 

Kicking up dirt at Ortmayer Stadium

Kicking up dirt at Ortmayer Stadium
Demolition on the Ortmayer Stadium track and field began Monday. The stadium was constructed in 1990 and first used for the 1991 football season. At the time it was considered one of the premier track and field facilities in the Inland Valley. However, La Verne has not hosted a track meet in the past four years because of the track’s poor condition. The new complex will include an artificial turf... 

Cook presents research on Hawthorne, short stories

Cook presents research on Hawthorne, short stories
Bill Cook, professor of English, spoke about Nathaniel Hawthorne in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. During the lecture, Cook thanked the faculty for a gift, the first edition of Hawthorne’s “Twice-Told Tales.”  He received this when he left his position as provost and vice president of academic affairs. / photo by Debora Escobar Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Bill Cook, professor... 

Leatha Webster remembered for kindness

Leatha Webster remembered for kindness
Leatha Webster, director of financial aid, died on Jan. 3 due to complications from multiple myeloma. She moved to Southern California with her only son in 2003 to accept the position at the University of La Verne. Webster continued to work at the University of La Verne until her death last month. Her ashes were sprinkled in the Pacific Ocean. /photo by Amy Babin Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Leatha... 

Student editors set high standards

Student editors set high standards
Jason Cox and Christina Collins Burton will serve as editors for La Verne Magazine and Campus Times in spring 2012. Cox, a senior journalism major, is editor of La Verne Magazine. He is a comic book collector and has more than 1,000 comics. Burton, a junior Journalism major, is editor in chief of the Campus Times and active in the Rainbow Alliance and Alpha Omicron Pi. / photo by Candice Salazar Allison... 

CAPA Dean’s List, Fall 2011

The following students in the CAPA Program earned a grade point average of 3.75 or better in the fall 2011 semester. Achan, Jennifer Alcazar, Yvonne Alman, Robert Aparicio, Loretta Apiafi, John Armendariz, Bridget Ayala, Juan Ballard, Kelly Barttelbort, Cathy Bergman, Marva Bess, David Blackwell, Wanetta Boites, Gustavo Borrayo, Gustavo Buckley, Colin Caponigro, Stacey Carlson, Kenneth Cashdollar,... 

Bernard wins NEA grant for fiction writing

Karlie Bettencourt Staff Writer University of La Verne’s own Associate Professor of Writing Sean Bernard won a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the organization announced last month. Bernard, whose work was selected among 1,179 submissions nationwide, was one of only 40 individual grant recipients and the only winner in  Southern California. “The College considers Professor... 

Ives integrates YouTube into math

Ives integrates YouTube into math
Adjunct Professor of Math Frank Ives finishes his tutoring schedule at the Learning Enhancement Center. Ives is recognized for his entertaining teaching style and YouTube math videos. He is currently working on a book titled “Confessions of a Teachaholic,” scheduled for publication later this month. Ives has also taught at Cal Poly Pomona for the last 10 years. / photo by Denisse Leung Allison... 

Turning in pigs for grub

Turning in pigs for grub
Freshman communications major Amber J. Guadez received a free In-N-Out Burger meal in Sneaky Park after turning in spare change from her Spotted Pig. The money received from the pigs goes to the Student Emergency Loan Fund. Students facing personal emergencies or financial hardship may request a small loan to help fulfill their needs. / photo by Cameron Barr  Read More →

Capraroiu shares new project plans

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Gabriela Capraroiu, associate professor of Spanish, discussed her current research translating Maria Teresa Leon’s travel memoir on communist Romania during her faculty lecture on Monday. Twenty-two were in attendance for Capraroiu’s announcement of the annotated version of the unpublished travel memoir she is working on. The travel memoir... 
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