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Housing embraces technology for applications

Robert Penalber Staff Writer As students await the opening of the new residence hall next fall, many are wondering what major changes will be placed upon the housing application process. The goal of the new process is to provide convenience for students. Since most students are becoming technologically dependent, the new process will allow most of the housing arrangements to be completed online. “What’s... 

Resnick builds confident speakers

Resnick builds confident speakers
Rachel Resnick, adjunct professor of speech communication, is beginning her third term teaching at the University of La Verne. When Resnick is not teaching a class, she works as a bartender in Huntington Beach. Resnick will be joining her colleagues in the department of speech communications as they move from Founders Hall to Miller Hall./photo by Debora Escobar Amanda Nieto Arts Editor Rachel Resnick... 

Hotness a factor in faculty ratings

Hotness a factor in faculty ratings
Associate Professor of Marketing Jeanny Liu answers questions following her lecture on “Student Perception of Professors’ ‘Hotness’ to Expertise, Motivations, Learning Outcomes, and Course Satisfactions“ on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. / photo by Katherine Careaga Robert Penalber Staff Writer The faculty lecture series on Monday featured Associate Professor of Marketing Jeanny... 

Aligning energies with qi gong

Aligning energies with qi gong
Julia Wheeler, director of development, leads qi gong, a form of Chinese meditation based on the alignment of spiritual energies, at 5 p.m. every Tuesday in Sneaky Park. Wheeler said loosens the muscles and helps improve overall wellness. / photo by Warren Bessant  Read More →

News Briefs

Winter Formal The Campus Activities Board is hosting its annual winter formal March 2 with a “Young Wild and Free” theme. The event will be held at Seven Degrees in Laguna Beach, and doors open at 8 p.m. Limited transportation to the venue will be available on a first come basis at $5 per ticket. Tickets to the event are on sale at the Office of Student Life for $25, or pay $30 at the door. For... 

Law school takes step toward ABA approval

On Thursday the University of La Verne College of Law received good news regarding its prolonged struggle to achieve American Bar Association accreditation. The ABA Accreditation Committee sent written notification that it is recommending provisional accreditation while the school works to put itself within ABA standards. After losing provisional ABA approval last year, the College of Law proposed... 

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean and professor of law at the UC Irvine College of Law, spoke on “Formalism Without a Foundation, Stern vs. Marshall” at the University of La Verne College of Law on Feb. 2. Chemerinsky’s remarks dealt with the Supreme Court’s limitation on the ability of bankruptcy courts to decide certain specific issues. His expertise includes constitutional law, federal practice, civil... 

Kicking up dirt at Ortmayer Stadium

Kicking up dirt at Ortmayer Stadium
Demolition on the Ortmayer Stadium track and field began Monday. The stadium was constructed in 1990 and first used for the 1991 football season. At the time it was considered one of the premier track and field facilities in the Inland Valley. However, La Verne has not hosted a track meet in the past four years because of the track’s poor condition. The new complex will include an artificial turf... 

Cook presents research on Hawthorne, short stories

Cook presents research on Hawthorne, short stories
Bill Cook, professor of English, spoke about Nathaniel Hawthorne in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. During the lecture, Cook thanked the faculty for a gift, the first edition of Hawthorne’s “Twice-Told Tales.”  He received this when he left his position as provost and vice president of academic affairs. / photo by Debora Escobar Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Bill Cook, professor... 

Leatha Webster remembered for kindness

Leatha Webster remembered for kindness
Leatha Webster, director of financial aid, died on Jan. 3 due to complications from multiple myeloma. She moved to Southern California with her only son in 2003 to accept the position at the University of La Verne. Webster continued to work at the University of La Verne until her death last month. Her ashes were sprinkled in the Pacific Ocean. /photo by Amy Babin Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Leatha... 
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