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Devorah Lieberman is inaugurated as La Verne’s 18th president

Devorah Lieberman is inaugurated as La Verne's 18th president
As Bob Neher, professor of biology and chair of the Natural Sciences Division leads the procession, he carries the new University mace. President Devorah Lieberman asks students and attendants to look his way. Neher wears white gloves to protect the mace from the touch of human hands. / photo by Zachary Horton by Branden del Rio Editor in Chief photography by Zachary Horton Speakers at the inauguration... 

Law students still have hope

Lauren Creiman News Editor A few students sit in the library of the La Verne College of Law at a table that is covered with open books and notes. They are studying, they say, like they always do between classes. The students study in an eerie silence that remains unbroken; they are the only ones in the library that was once packed with students making the most of free time. This emptiness is not unexpected;... 

Rose discusses religious pluralism

Rose discusses religious pluralism
Richard Rose, professor of religion and philosophy, discussed religious pluralism in African-American seminaries. He is currently working on a book titled “20th Century African American Thinkers and Functional Pluralism.” The Monday afternoon lecture, held in the President’s Dining Room, was part of the faculty lecture series. / photo by Denisse Leung Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Richard Rose,... 

La Verne rides glory of WAVE awards success

Julian Burrell Associate Editor Anthony Juarez Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s LVTV-3 Community Television public access station was recognized for its work with two first place awards and five finalists recognized at this year’s Western Area Video Excellence Awards earlier this month in San Jose. The awards go to the best public access television productions in the western United States. “This... 

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... 
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