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Students and faculty ‘friending’ on Facebook

Julian Burrell Assistant Editor It has become fairly routine practice for University of La Verne students to turn on the laptop with every intention of working on homework. Five minutes of work go by, when suddenly the status updates of their friends seem infinitely more interesting than whatever you are working on. Mark Zuckerburg’s patented time-waster has been stealing precious studying hours... 

New parking lot to open Tuesday

New parking lot to open Tuesday
President Deborah Lieberman prepares to cut the Leopard ribbon with Chip West, senior director of central services and capital planning, and several students. The new lot will accommodate more than 300 cars, triple that of any current lot at the University of La Verne. It will have a parking spot counter at the entrances, showing how many spots are available. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Veronica Rodriguez Staff... 

Juergensmeyer assesses war, terror

Juergensmeyer assesses war, terror
Showing slides from his most recent trip, Mark Juergensmeyer, director of the Orfalea Center of Global and International Studies at University of California at Santa Barbara, describes the nature of a peaceful gathering of pro-democracy demonstrators in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, that soon enough toppled the government of president Hosni Mubarak. / photo by Denisse Leung Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff... 

Panel encourages interfaith peace

Panel encourages interfaith peace
Ahmed Ispahani, professor of business administration, Gitty Amini, professor of political science and Jason Neidleman, professor of political science, offered discussion questions and observation following a presentation by Timothy Doorey, senior naval intelligence officer. Doorey spoke about the “U.S. Global Strategy In the Wake of 9/11.” He currently teaches for the Center on Contemporary Conflict... 

Zwissler connects coaching, teaching

Wendy Zwissler spoke on the “The Marriage of Teaching and Coaching” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Zwissler is currently the head coach for women’s soccer and is an assistant professor in the movement and sports science department. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

Lecture markets ‘The Soloist’

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Professors from the College of Business and Public Management demonstrated the versatility of marketing techniques on Monday through “Selling the Soloist,” the first lecture in this year’s Faculty Lecture Series. Janis Dietz, professor of marketing, Susan Caple, assistant professor of marketing and Lisa Saye, assistant professor of public administration, demonstrated... 

CAPA Dean’s List, Spring 2011

The following students earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in the CAPA program during the spring 2011 semester. Michele Abasta Yvonne Alcazar Octavio Alvarez Chad Anderson Janelle Anderson Maria Anguiano Kenneth Anthony Joseph Ausdemore Daniel Avalos Amy Bailey Sheena Balolong Publico Jacob Bartley Gustavo Borrayo Timothy Bowser Courtney Boyd Cynthia Boyd Brieanna Brett Valeria Camarena Natalie... 

Davenport deals with space issues

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer To help accommodate its largest student body in University of La Verne history, Davenport Dining Hall has expanded serving hours and opened West Dining Room to regular student dining. La Verne residence halls were ready to welcome the 568 students living on campus this fall term, including 50 students in the Sheraton Hotel. Unfortunately, Davenport was not as prepared. Davenport... 

Leo Hall gets new look, becomes ADA-friendly

Lauren Creiman News Editor Recently completed renovations to Leo Hall, which have updated its aesthetics and made it accessible to students with disabilities have also evoked feelings of loss among some faculty. The facelift included the removal of crumbling tufa stones from the building walls. “These tufa stones are a part of a 3,000-year-old Armenian history,” George Keeler, professor of journalism... 

Peering into progress

Peering into progress
Carlos Bandini prepares to put a fresh coat of paint on the walls of Dant Chapel during the first week of classes as part of its renovation. Since most of the attention is focused on construction of the new residence hall, it might be easy to miss the new look of the chapel. Dant Chapel was dedicated in 1966, after a donation of $75,000 by Mrs. Charles E. Dant. The chapel currently houses the office... 
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