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Mark McKergow gives the skinny on big goals

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer The Campus Center Ball­room was filled with anxious and excited guests waiting for Mark McKergow to give his lecture on “Rutenso; The Art of Thriving in a Time of Constant Change.” McKergow is an author and the co-director of “The Centre for Solutions Focus at Work,” which helps consult people and businesses on almost every continent of the world. Students, faculty... 

Donating blood makes an impact

Donating blood makes an impact
Junior Christina Mirzayan donates blood at the American Red Cross blood drive on April 6 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Despite feeling queasy afterward, Mirzayan said that donating blood was worth the effort because it was for a good cause. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Blake Humphrey Staff Writer The Red Cross came to the University of La Verne on April 6 for a much needed blood drive. The event... 

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Faculty Lecture Series The faculty lecture series continues at 12:03 p.m. Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Jonathan Reed, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will present his lecture, “Pseudo-Science and Biblical Archaeology: Scholars and the Media.” For more information, please contact Alfred Clark at aclark@laverne.edu. Psi Chi Conference Psi Chi will host its first student... 

Mark Pinsky unveils real Disney in talk

Mark Pinsky unveils real Disney in talk
Mark Pinksy, author of “The Gospel According to The Simpsons” and “The Gospel According to Disney,” spoke about his recent book in Morgan Auditorium on March 31. Pinsky has written several books on faith and entertainment. Pinsky is also a contributor to several periodicals, including as USA Today, the New York Times and Christianity Today. / photo by Candice Salazar Christina Collins Burton Arts... 

La Verne seeks new dining options

Michael Phillips Copy Editor After nine years with Sodexo food services, the University of La Verne has decided to place a bid for other companies to fulfill the University’s residential dining, retail and catering needs. “As ULV is in an era of growth, we need to have a consistency in quality in our residential dining, retail and catering and this process can ensure our future” Dean of Students... 

New lot to help parking situation

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer A new parking lot is yet another addition to the growing list of capitol projects in the pipeline. With $1.3 million price tag, this new lot should be nothing short of technologically forward. The planned 380 parking spaces, a single day parking option, traffic counters and safety stations are a few of the features this lot which will occupy the area that is now the Ben... 

Charles Doskow feels use of drones is legal

Charles Doskow feels use of drones is legal
Professor Charles Doskow from the University of La Verne College of Law spoke in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. In his lecture, “Defending Ourselves Against Terrorism: Targeted Killing by Drones,” he described the advantages and disadvantages of using remote controlled, unmanned machines to target terrorists abroad. Doskow served as the dean of the College of Law from 1980 to 1985,... 

Presidents break ground for new dorm

Presidents break ground for new dorm
Construction began last week on the largest structure ever built on the University of La Verne campus. President Steve Morgan and President-Select Devorah Lieberman stand together linking the University of La Verne’s past to its future as they participate in the groundbreaking of the new residence hall on March 31. The new residence hall, at D and Second streets, is due to open in the fall of 2012... 

Dorm construction leads city’s growth skyward

Dorm construction leads city’s growth skyward
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer As the University of La Verne continues to grow and mature, so too does the city of La Verne. However land availability has its limits, and when building outward is no longer possible, there is nowhere to go but up. “We don’t have much land, but we keep growing and need more facility space,” Executive Vice President Phil Hawkey said. ULV’s new residence hall, currently... 

Jewish tradition honored in annual University event

Jewish tradition honored in annual University event
Paul Buch, cantor of Temple Beth Israel of Pomona, describes the symbolism of the bitter herb at the Model Seder Tuesday, in the West Dining Hall. Buch included an explanation of the Passover meal and sang traditional Jewish songs as well a few humorous non-traditional songs and a soulful rendition of “Let My People Go.” / photo by David Bess Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer On Tuesday students,... 
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