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Job market is tight

Jesse Evans Jennahway Huerta Staff Writers As the year comes to a close many students are looking for a job to either start their post college career or to earn an income during the summer, but the current market is proving to be a battle. According to the National Association for Colleges and Employers, employers report a double-digit increase in their hiring projections. They indicate their plan... 

Students support hike in texting fines

Michael Phillips Copy Editor Though many believe that young adults do not truly understand the dangers of driving while texting, La Verne students understand the dangers and accept the laws and fines placed on the activity. “I feel that it is appropriate because many people text while driving and cheaper fines are not stopping people from doing it,” said freshman accounting major Umair Amjad. Conducting... 

House of Ruth supports domestic violence survivors

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer Domestic violence is an epidemic around the world; each year approximately 4.8 million women are victims of domestic violence. Traci Love, psychology major at the University of La Verne, decided to do her part to help victims of domestic violence by placing boxes around campus school for students, faculty and staff to contribute food to House of Ruth, an advocacy organization... 

New community health major is collaborative

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Starting in fall 2011, the University of La Verne will offer a bachelor of science degree in community health. Provost Greg Dewey recognized the potential in developing this new major, which was designed by Kent Badger, professor of health services management, and Jerome Garcia, professor of biology, as well as faculty from Claremont Graduate University. “What this program... 

Kevin Marshall focuses on quantum theory

Kevin Marshall focuses on quantum theory
Professor of Law Kevin S. Marshall presented his research proposal for his sabbatical this summer, “Creating and Designing Innovative Space – Entrepreneurship and the Rule of Law,” which explored the relationships between entrepreneurial function, nature, law and management. Marshall joined the La Verne faculty in 2004 and also teaches economics, finance and public policy in the College of... 

Senior project tackles childhood obesity

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer The increasing childhood obesity epidemic was the impetus for communications major Cheryl Regan’s senior project. Regan started her own campaign to promote a healthy lifestyle for children. “Play to Live” encourages children and their parents to partake in healthy living. “I chose this project because I feel that more kids are inside after school playing video... 

Phones get extravagant

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer Smartphones are more than all the rage, they are almost an essential part of college life. Since the first mobile phone weighing just over four pounds was created in 1973, the size and shape of mobile phones have changed dramatically. And smartphones, mobile phones that are all-in-one, portable phone, organizer, email device, camera, SMS device and more, are everywhere... 

Future teachers get sober advice

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Four local elementary and middle school educators from the Pomona, Monrovia and Bonita unified school districts supplied students with valuable information about how to get hired as a teacher or a counselor during an event called “Future Career Preparation in Education.” The event took place on April 25 with and offered the 12 future educators attending two hours of... 

Panel looks at Middle East issues

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer A faculty panel discussed the past, present and future of Lebanon, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries currently dealing with corruption and revolt. The discussion, “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges,” part of the Hot Spots speaker series a crowd of about 50 to the President’s Dining Room last week. Panelists Jason Neidleman, Issam Ghazzawi, Yousef... 

New dorm’s green credentials questioned

New dorm’s green credentials questioned
Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer The swanky new dorm scheduled to open in fall 2012 will not be made of newfangled super-sustainable materials. It will by made of wood. Wood Type V, to be exact. This is a fairly typical material for dorms, experts say. Some on campus, however, are less than thrilled about the sense that a wood structure might not be the most environmentally friendly. They are also concerned... 
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