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Bon Appetit offers sustainable fare

Bon Appetit offers sustainable fare
The University’s new head chef Justin Alarcon prepares side dishes of vegetables for lunch in Davenport Dining Hall. Working for Bon Appetit, La Verne’s new food service provider, Alarcon’s responsibilities include training kitchen staff. He has been a chef for 10 years. / photo by Denisse Leung Brianna Means Staff Writer Already students are buzzing about the improved quality and taste of the... 

Arts and Sciences Dean’s List, Spring 2011

The following students earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in the College of Arts and Sciences during the spring 2011 semester. Jeremy Acevedo Kristine Acosta Danielle Adams Rebecca Aguilar Stephanie Aguilar Shaadee Ahmadnia Michelle Akahoshi Deborah Allison Abdullah Alneghimshee Alexandra Angel Lindsay Archuleta Jose Arias, Jr. Audencia Avila Brianne Ballard Arnold Banuelos Cameron Barr Kathryn... 
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Law school could lose standing

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer University of La Verne’s College of Law received news on May 1 that it was not recommended for full American Bar Association Accreditation approval. Allen Easley, dean of the College of Law, received the disappointing news via a phone call from the ABA Accreditation Committee. “It’s frustrating since we believe we are even stronger than we were when we appeared before... 

Morgan reflects on the last 26 years

Morgan reflects on the last 26 years
University of La Verne President Steve Morgan is retiring after serving the school since 1985. During Morgan’s 26-year tenure, the university’s assets grew from $27 million to more than $100 million and the public administration, legal studies, athletic training and doctor of psychology programs earned national accreditation. Morgan is also a La Verne alumnus, class of 1968, having earned his... 

Roark discusses personal boundaries

Roark discusses personal boundaries
Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark gave a lecture titled “Sacred Space” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Roark, who has been teaching at La Verne since 2009, has published articles on property, commercial law, and religion. / photo by Candice Salazar Jesse Evans Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writers The Faculty Lecture Series featured Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark, who spoke... 

Thesis looks at cosmetic surgery

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Senior sociology major Mary McCool believes there is a correlation between cosmetic procedures and age, ethnicity, religion and self-esteem. McCool’s intrigued interest in this topic inspired her senior thesis. The initial idea came from hearing news reports of girls receiving breast implants from their parents as a high school graduation present and of children receiving... 

Ruiz tapped to take helm of LV debate team

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Speech communications instructor Rob Ruiz was recently named director of forensics at the University of La Verne. Ruiz, who broke the team’s semi-finals curse in 2007 by winning the national championship as an undergraduate here, will take over administrative duties in fall 2011. He follows Josh Martin, the previous debate coach, decided to step away from the team to pursue... 

Learning and language unite

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer About 50 students, staff and faculty attended the event titled “Linguistic Pluralism and Education in Spain: Past and Present” at noon Monday, in the President’s Dining Room. This event, coordinated by Assistant Professor of Spanish Gabriela Capraroiu, was designed to spark conversation about the academic value of multilingualism. The speaker for the event was the Education... 

Psi Chi relieves the stress of finals

Psi Chi, the international psychology honors society at the University of La Verne, held a stress relief event on Wednesday afternoon in the University Mall to help students have fun and forget about the stress of the finals. The event, which attracted approximately 30 students, had an inflatable jumper as well as a variety of vendors there to hand out free items and clubs to offer different forms... 

Trio to head student media outlets

Trio to head student media outlets
New leaders have been selected to serve the communications department’s media outlets for the fall semester. Branden del Rio, who will be a junior journalism major, will be editor in chief of the Campus Times. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Elsie Ramos Sports Editor With the school year coming to an end, the communications department is already gearing up for fall 2011 – preparing new leaders... 
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