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Construction on hold

Construction on hold
Rainfall soaked most of Ortmayer Stadium on Sunday, stalling the field’s renovation while water was drained from the site. Ortmayer Stadium is set to reopen this summer. / photo by Warren Bessant  Read More →

La Verne programs recognized for excellence

Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Four Awards of Excellence from the Council of Advance­ment and Support of Education have been presented to the University Advancement office at the University of La Verne. CASE is a professional association that recognizes institutes for programs that have a lasting impact. “It’s unusual to receive four awards in one year which is why I was so excited” Jean Bjerke,... 

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology; Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry; and Michael Robinson Chávez, Los Angeles Times photographer, discuss the effects of gold mining in Rinconada, Peru, during a panel discussion March 8 that also included, Professor of Spanish Gabriella Capraroiu and Professor of Political Science Gitty Amini. The panel, which took place in Morgan Auditorium, dicussed... 

7,000 applications received for fall

Veronica Orozco Staff Writer The University of La Verne will welcome 2,217 new students next fall, but this is just a fraction of the 7,033 that originally applied. The number of applications received is 18 percent higher than it was at this time last year and applications are still flooding in, according to the office of admissions. The University’s sudden popularity could be a result of advertising... 

Freshman struggles with alcohol

Freshman struggles with alcohol
The consequences of excessive drinking affect nearly all college campuses, college communities, and college students, according to the NIAAA. Nearly 80 percent of all college students drink alcohol, including nearly 60 percent of students age 18 to 20 years old. / photo illustration by Christian Uriarte Kristen Campbell Senior Editor Editor’s note: Some names have been changed to protect the privacy... 

Jerome Garcia shares his La Verne journey

Jerome Garcia shares his La Verne journey
Associate Professor of Biology Jerome Garcia was the first of his family to earn a college degree when he graduated from La Verne in 1998. He went on to the University of Southern California for his Ph.D. He decided to teach biology so he could guide students in their college careers. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Jerome Garcia, associate professor of biology and University... 

Online journalism ethics addressed

Online journalism ethics addressed
Elizabeth Zwerling, associate professor of journalism, offered a lecture on “Ethics (and the Lack of Ethics) in Electronic Media” Monday in the President Dining Room. Various faculty members participated in discussion of the topic. Many ethical problems were brought up, for which there are no easy solutions. Still Zwerling said journalists must embrace the new communications modes. / photo by Debora... 

LV Tech Designs receives loan

LV Tech Designs receives loan
Students in the Integrated Business Program, who operate the company LV Tech Designs, make new product presentation in the Landis Academic Center on Tuesday. The group – which includes Jonathon Agee, Brenda Perez, Raul Rodriguez, Karina Balmaceda, Blanca Mireles, Alicia Chhan, Brianna Martinelli and Jonathan Truong – pitched a University-themed laptop sleeve to Wells Fargo Bank Vice President... 

Reed will stay on as permanent dean

The search for a dean for the College of Arts and Sciences concluded on Thursday with the announcement that Jonathan Reed, who has served for three years as interim dean, was appointed to the permanent position. When the search started, 55 candidates applied for the position. Ultimately three finalists including  Reed spoke on campus. “Jonathan won that position because he demonstrated leadership,... 

LV students post their secrets

Brian Velez Staff Writer PostSecret La Verne is a new Facebook page created by an anonymous University of La Verne student that has Amassed a following of more than 500 people who view, comment and share personal secrets. People are asked to place the text of their secret on an image of their choice, log in to a provided email account then send the image to a secondary email account that is accessed... 
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