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Bon Appétit food workers look to unionize

Bon Appétit food workers look to unionize
Bon Appétit food workers Eddie Briones and Prince Jones share their stories about being overworked at a rally Thursday in Sneaky Park. Among the problems they discussed were being required to work 10-hour shifts without breaks. The employees originally approached management on Tuesday, requesting the right to organize. Their second appeal to management was Thursday with no response. Currently, supporters... 

Students plan for traditional Halloween fun

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer With Halloween just around the corner, University of La Verne students are not discouraged by their age and have shared their plans and costume ideas for this holiday. Many college students go out to costume parties on Halloween but others still hold on to their childhood tradition of going door to door asking for candy. “The whole point of Halloween is to go trick-or-treating,”... 

Dyck looks at helping relationships

Dyck looks at helping relationships
Assistant Professor of Management Loren Dyck presents his research on physician-patient communication Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Dyck said he struggled to get data for his dissertation because it took him a year to get busy medical students to sign the waiver and mail it in. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Faculty members and students were pleased after hearing Loren... 

Professor brings humor to media law

Professor brings humor to media law
Associate Professor of Broadcast Journalism Valerie Cummings is starting her first year at the University of La Verne, after being an assistant professor at the University of Southern California and Howard University in Washington DC. Cummings received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California and a Masters and Juris Doctorate degree from Columbia University. Cummings uses... 

Celebrity alum hosts debate party

Celebrity alum hosts debate party
The second Presidential debate, Tuesday, brought excitement to La Verne in the form of Ross Mathews, television personality from E! News. Students sat in the Nancy & Jerry Laird Lounge with cameras rolling as they watched the debate and answered questions brought up by Mathews. / photo by Zachary Horton Veronica Orozco News Editor La Verne alumnus and E! News talent Ross Mathews returned to the... 

Students still support Obama for president

Katie Madden Staff Writer Several students at University of La Verne plan to lend their voice and give their vote this year at the upcoming presidential election. Although students categorize themselves within several different political parties, a majority of students polled plan on voting for Barrack Obama this November. In the wake of the first presidential and vice presidential debates, the race... 

Group to aid hungry students

Brian Velez Life Editor While undergraduate students who live on campus must purchase a meal plan, other students at times go hungry but a new student-run organization plans on ending the hunger pains of students. Emergency Food for Students is a non-profit group that hopes to help hungry students, beginning with those on the University of La Verne campus. “You get angry when you are hungry,” said... 

Technology integral to education

Technology integral to education
Sammy Elzarka talks at the faculty lecture series in the President’s Dining Room on Monday on the topic, “Technology Use in Higher Education Instruction.” He is the director of assessment and accreditation for the College of Education and Organizational Leadership. Among the facts offered by Elzarka, 89 percent of four-year public universities in the United States offer online courses, while... 

Still time to register to vote

For those wondering about voter registration for the upcoming general election on Nov. 6, there is still time to do so. Traditional voter registration forms are available at all county elections offices, libraries, Department of Motor Vehicles, and post offices. Students on campus can pick up voter registration forms in the foyer of Woody Hall. Forms must be completely filled out and post-marked or... 

Talk links pollution, climate change

Erica Maurice Staff Writer To celebrate World Food Day, ASULV President Ava Jahan­vash brought to campus a Ugandan farmer to talk about the issues of climate change and food security. Constance Okollet, an Oxfam speaker, shared her story of dealing with pollution and climate change in a developing country. “We used to have two seasons, but now the seasons are no longer there,” Okollet said. “... 
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