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Sports complex faces rough road: Brown Property may be tainted

Sports complex faces rough road: Brown Property may be tainted
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Low levels of contamination found at the University of La Verne’s Campus West are believed to be remnants left by previous occupants of the property, according to a University report. While the exact results of the analysis report were not disclosed, the contaminant found in the northeastern portion of the property apparently does not present an immediate danger. “It’s... 

Ricardo Morales explains nanotechnology

Ricardo Morales explains nanotechnology
  A potential weapon in the battle against ovarian cancer may be found in magnetic nanoparticles that would attract and trap cancer cells. Such is the technology being researched by Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ricardo Morales. His lecture on the synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles catalytic applications was held Monday in the Presidents Dining Room. / photo by David Bess Jesse... 

SIFE comes out on top in regional competition

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The University of La Verne Students In Free Enter­prise team won the 2011 USA Regional Competition and will advance to the 2011 SIFE USA National Expo­sition, from May 10 to May 12 in Minneapolis, Minn. Of the 27 teams that competed at the Regional Competition in Orange County, ULV reigned supreme in a field that featured some of the West Coast’s top institutions of... 

Esteemed professor and dean Donald Clague dies

Esteemed professor and dean Donald Clague dies
Dr. William Donald Clague, shown here in 1997, died March 20 at the age of 90 of natural causes. Celebrated professor and administrator at the University of La Verne, Dr. Clague was the founder of La Verne College of Law and helped create the School of Continuing Education. / photo by Shelby Wertz Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor Dr. William Donald Clague, esteemed professor and administrator at the... 

Debaters score at nationals

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The University of La Verne debate team is elated by its recent victory at the United States Universities National Championships where team La Verne MT ranked fifth out of the 192 teams. Debate teams from some of the country’s best universities such as Harvard, Yale and Stanford, as well as top-rated international universities, competed at the University of Vermont... 

Commentary: Wonderful cause, terrible approach

<i>Commentary</i>: Wonderful cause, terrible approach
Lauren Creiman, LV Life Editor Men, women and children have taken to the streets of cities all over the world in an event known as the “Slut Walk” to make it clear that women are not responsible for being raped. The event first took place in Toronto on April 3 after a police officer suggested that “women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.” Since then, walks have... 

Greek Week canceled for poor sportsmanship

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer This will be the first spring semester in years that La Verne has held Greek Week events, which in for the past 15 years been a highlight in Greek Life on campus. In the past Greek Week has held activities that help serve the community, strengthen friendships and are a good time for those involved. Last year, however, some instances of poor sportsmanship caused administrators... 

Conference educates Latinas

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Pasadena City College hosted their 17th annual Adelante Mujer Latina Conference on Saturday to encourage young Latina women to pursue a higher education. The conference began with an introduction by Lisa Hernandez, newscaster for ABC7, who told the audience, “Although I was the daughter of migrant farmers, I accomplished my goal of attending UCLA, my dream school.” Hernandez... 

News Briefs

Faculty Lecture Series Kevin Marshall, professor of law, will present his lecture titled “The Admissibility of Habit Evidence” on Monday. The lecture will take begin at noon in the President’s Dining Room. Kathleen Weaver and Jerome Garcia will present their research on May 9. Comedian KT Tatara Campus Activities Board will be hosting the last comedian of the semester at 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.... 

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. favors green energy

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. favors green energy
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. spoke about the importance of alternative energy sources to diminish dependence on fossil fuels. He stressed the importance of creating a new power grid system that can successfully transport wind, solar and geothermal energy long distances, and the economic benefits of such programs. Kennedy is the son of the presidential candidate Robert Kennedy and the nephew of President... 
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