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Davenport deals with space issues

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer To help accommodate its largest student body in University of La Verne history, Davenport Dining Hall has expanded serving hours and opened West Dining Room to regular student dining. La Verne residence halls were ready to welcome the 568 students living on campus this fall term, including 50 students in the Sheraton Hotel. Unfortunately, Davenport was not as prepared. Davenport... 

Leo Hall gets new look, becomes ADA-friendly

Lauren Creiman News Editor Recently completed renovations to Leo Hall, which have updated its aesthetics and made it accessible to students with disabilities have also evoked feelings of loss among some faculty. The facelift included the removal of crumbling tufa stones from the building walls. “These tufa stones are a part of a 3,000-year-old Armenian history,” George Keeler, professor of journalism... 

Peering into progress

Peering into progress
Carlos Bandini prepares to put a fresh coat of paint on the walls of Dant Chapel during the first week of classes as part of its renovation. Since most of the attention is focused on construction of the new residence hall, it might be easy to miss the new look of the chapel. Dant Chapel was dedicated in 1966, after a donation of $75,000 by Mrs. Charles E. Dant. The chapel currently houses the office... 

Practicing to protect and serve

Practicing to protect and serve
Members of the La Verne Police Department spent eight hours Tuesday on rapid deployment tactical training exercises, which took place in an empty warehouse at the south end of A Street. The site also houses temporary off-site parking for the University of La Verne campus. As part of the exercises the officers learned defense tactics and search techniques. Sgt. Ray Steitz said the officers know when... 

ASULV focuses on communication

John Bottala Staff Writer The Associated Students of the University of La Verne hope to increase campus communication through scheduling town meetings, and the group plans to propose transforming La Verne into a wet campus. ASULV President Nick Sloot and staff spent the summer coming up with ways to increase communication between faculty and students. One idea is to hold a town meeting, which would... 

Convocation speakers call for unity, exploration

Convocation speakers call for unity, exploration
New president Devorah Lieberman received a warm welcome at her first Convocation on Sept. 1. Lieberman spoke of her educational journey and her excitement over her new position. her speech “We Are All LEOs!” highlighted values she wishes to focus on this year. / photo by Danielle Navarro Karlie Bettencourt Copy Editor Convocation speakers marked the official beginning of a new academic year, encouraging... 

Housing tightens alcohol, smoking policies

Christina Collins Burton Editorial Director With the start of the new school year, the housing office has updated its policies to make them easier to understand and implement. Housing has increased enforcement of anti-drug and alcohol policies and expanded its no-smoking policy to extend outside the dorms. “We went through and rewrote our policies because we thought they weren’t the easiest to... 

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... 
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