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Saudi students win competition

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The University of La Verne Saudi Students Association won the first place award in a competition against nearly 150 other Saudi clubs nationwide. On Feb. 12, sophomore public management major and Saudi Students Association president Sami Aldejwi accepted the award in Tampa, Fla. The prize included a first place plaque, a certificate and a $2,500 check for the ULV SSA chapter. “I... 

Marcos appointed La Verne Magazine editor

Marcos appointed La Verne Magazine editor
Junior journalism major Angie Marcos serves as the editor in chief of La Verne Magazine. Marcos previously served as a staff writer for two semesters on La Verne Magazine and participated in the Campus Times for two semesters. / photo by David Bess Branden del Rio News Editor This semester the La Verne Magazine is under the leadership of its new editor in chief, Angie Marcos. Marcos, junior journalism... 

News Briefs

Diversity Week The Office of Multicultural Services’ Diversity Week will feature a final event at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the West Dining Room. There will be a daily dialogue until 1:30 p.m. discussing disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Services at mcs@laverne.edu. Faculty Lecture Series The faculty lecture series, sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and... 

Law students ace mock trials

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer La Verne law students had their best showing in three years when the College of Law hosted the National Trial Team Competition last week. Pepperdine University and the University of San Diego took the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, respectively, and will move on to compete against 13 other regional competition winners. And both teams from La Verne made it to the semifinals; the furthest... 

Meningitis scare subsides

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor A fact of university life is exposure to diseases – including viral and bacterial meningitis, a serious illness that college age students may be particularly susceptible to. Earlier this month an e-mail sent across campus brought this risk of the disease to the fore, when the community learned that a student here had viral meningitis. This student was later medically... 

Daniel Loera favors a diverse student body

Daniel Loera favors a diverse student body
Daniel Loera, multicultural affairs director at the University of La Verne received his master’s degree at Mount St. Mary’s College. Loera spends time working with and mentoring many first generations students at La Verne. He is leading a diversity retreat this weekend to help students become accustomed to cultures and values of their fellow students. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Kristen Campbell Editor... 

Pinup project supports veterans, current troops

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Gina Elise, founder of the organization Pinups for Vets, is making difference through creating a World War II era pin-up calendar. That is why when Jennahway Huerta, senior public affairs major, learned Elise needed some public relations help, she jumped at the opportunity, and parlayed this good cause into a public affairs senior project. Elise, a UCLA graduate, began the... 

CAPA Dean’s List, Fall 2010

The following students in the CAPA program earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher during the fall 2010 semester. Chad Anderson Veronica Angel Bridget Armendariz Echelle Avelar Bart Ballinger Sheena Balolong Publico Cathy Barttelbort David Bess Cynthia Boyd Tosha Boyd Emanuele Cantone Jr. Natalie Carey Rafael Casillas Veronica Castorena Brittnie Cazier Enriqueta Cervantes Patrick Chen Rachel... 

Cornel West encourages self-examination

Cornel West encourages self-examination
Cornel West, this year’s Fasnacht Lecture Series Speaker, spoke on Friday in the Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium. West spoke on the flawed nature of capitalism and the recent revolution in Egypt and courage, which he calls the enabling virtue. West’s talk was the first given in the newly remodeled auditorium. West, a best-selling author, has taught at Harvard, Yale, Harvard, Union Theological... 

New academic building in the works

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Faculty and administrators hope next year to begin construction of a new academic building. “We’re very early on in this process, probably looking at a building in 2012,” Provost Greg Dewey said. This new building would be a multi-disciplinary facility to relieve the stress placed upon ULV’s current facilities by the recent record-setting influx of new students.... 
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