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State of the University

State of the University
President Devorah Lieberman gave her second state of the University address Wednesday in the Campus Center. Lieberman covered topics from student enrollment trends to the future plans for incoming freshman and the new La Verne Experience. Lieberman concluded the address by taking questions from faculty and staff. / photo by Scott Mirimanian  Read More →

Lecture focuses on Latino students

Lecture focuses on Latino students
Rocio Rosales, assistant professor of psychology, describes Latinos as the largest population in Southern California with the lowest frequency of college education. Her research reveals that first generation Spanish-speaking students face a high dropout rate. / photo by Cameron Barr Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Rocio Rosales, assistant professor of psychology, spoke on Monday in the President’s... 

Students push non-GMO food bill

Students push non-GMO food bill
Ron Flemming and Lanae Hernandez, graduate students in public administration, present “The Future of Food” to an audience in the Campus Center Ballroom. The video sought to raise awareness about the “California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act.” After the film viewers were asked to sign a petition to get the act on the November ballot. / photo by Zachary Horton Alex Forbess Staff... 

Class explores activism and social media

Class explores activism and social media
John Bartlet, professor of technology, discusses students’ plans for the future. He and Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, teach “This Space Taken: Political Activism and New Media in the 21st Century,” an Honors course helping students serve their passions to make a difference using technology. Bartlett has been teaching at the University for more than 10 years and is... 

Students support tough DUI measure

Amanda Nieto Arts Editor In a recent informal survey, students at the University of La Verne agreed with a law that would make ignition interlock devices mandatory for DUI offenders. Congress showed support for the transportation bill introduced on Jan. 31, which would give additional highway funds to states requiring ignition interlock devices for those convicted of drunken driving. The bill has already... 

Students’ personal electronics stolen

Between 1:08 p.m. and 1:31 p.m. on Thursday, Campus Safety received calls reporting stolen electronics from the Athletic Pavilion and Stu-Han dormitory. According to responding Officer J. Varrios, electronics were stolen out of the lockers that were left unlocked. Two residents across campus also had personal items stolen. Freshman Vicky Campos said she locked her room in Stu-Han when she left for... 

Mansell’s passion inspires debate

Mansell’s passion inspires debate
Senior Ryan Mansell, a political science and speech communication major, is also the captain of the Debate Team. Since joining the debate team, Mansell has strengthened his teammates and encouraged them all to learn as much as they can. In a recent speech he used sports as an example to describe how to prepare a debate argument. He plans to attend law school after graduation and has already received... 

Food for the soul

Food for the soul
Child development major Deveeda Smith serves macaroni and cheese to criminology major Myron Woods at the BSU Soul Food Luncheon on Tuesday in the Campus Center. Sociology and liberal studies major Lynesha Williams, BSU president, also served food. / photo by Cassandra Egan  Read More →

LV women favor free birth control

Veronica Orozco Staff Writer When a group of 10 women students were asked about birth control provided by their University of La Verne health plan, seven of the 10 said they would not be on the pill if the school did not provide it for free. As full-time students at the University, their health care plan includes free contraceptives. President Barack Obama’s health care law requires all health care... 

New dorm promises comfort, style

New dorm promises comfort, style
Construction on the new residence center is nearly complete, on schedule for the Fall Semester 2012, as the plaster scratch coat is sprayed onto the walls. Three hundred seventy-eight additional students will be living on campus in the fall, adding to the bustling campus atmosphere. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Danielle Navarro Staff Writer In fall semester 377 lucky students will have the chance to... 
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