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Open Mic shares student voice

Open Mic shares student voice
Cory Cofer, who goes by the stage name Besskepp, is a special education algebra teacher and adviser for the Poetry Club at Nogales High School in Rowland Heights. Cofer shared several poems for Open Mic in the Cabaret Theatre on Sept. 29. He has been hosting “A Mic and Dim Lights” events at the Cal Poly Downtown Arts Theater at the Pomona Arts Colony every Thursday for 11 years. / photo by Candice... 

New month brings new weather

New month brings new weather
The first raindrops of the fall season arrived at the University of La Verne campus on Wednesday. While the rain grows stronger, criminology major Staci Saddoris walks south on C Street on her way to parking lot D to go home after class. / photo by Denisse Leung    Read More →

Sayles examines extremist group

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Contrary to public opinion, Patricia Hearst was not forced to join the Symbionese Liberation Army, but willingly did so, according to files owned by Professor of History Stephen Sayles. Sayles announced he is about a chapter or two away from finishing his book about the 1970s militant group, the Symbionese Liberation Army. Thirty-four students... 

Law school must re-apply for ABA accreditation

Lauren Creiman News Editor After losing provisional accreditation from American Bar Association in July, the College of Law was granted California Bar Association accreditation last month. The college will reapply for ABA accreditation. An immediate re-application approval from the ABA allows the College of Law to forgo the traditional 10-month waiting period and begin preparing a new application. “It... 

Lieberman defines the ULV experience

Lieberman defines the ULV experience
Devorah Lieberman took office as La Verne’s 18th president on July 1, and the celebration of her inauguration will kick off Homecoming weekend. The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. on Oct. 21 in the Athletic Pavilion, with a reception following at 5:30 p.m. in the University quad. The day will begin with a series of academic symposia starting at 9:30 a.m. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Amanda Nieto LV... 

Author Moustafa Bayoumi discusses Arab experience

Author Moustafa Bayoumi discusses Arab experience
Above: Students take notes during Moustafa Bayoumi’s lecture Tuesday evening on the experience of young Arabs living in the United States after 9/11. All writing classes read his book as part of the One Book, One University program, which includes a series of lectures throughout the semester. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Kevin Parada Staff Writer Moustafa Bayoumi, the award-winning author of “How... 

Public administration could aid lagging economy

John Bottala Staff Writer Matthew Witt, associate professor of public administration, demonstrated the usefulness of the study of public administration by sharing his lecture “Integrity in Public Admini­stration: Toward New Vistas” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Witt wanted to share his research with his fellow colleagues and students and demonstrated some key points like the “shock... 

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast
Issam Ghazzawi, associate professor of management, discusses the possibility of democracy in the Middle East in the Hot Spots lecture last Thursday. Ghazzawi was joined by professors Yousef Daneshbod, Yehi Mortag and Jason Neidleman. In the lecture “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges” the four professors each expressed their opinions on issues in the Middle East and took questions... 

Three ULV buildings evacuated by gas leak Wednesday

Three ULV buildings evacuated by gas leak Wednesday
On Wednesday a contractor searching for a water line caused a gas line to burst behind Leo Hall. Southern California Gas Company employees started to dig using a hydraulic shovel attached to the back of their truck and finished the digging manually. Watching over the work at the north end of the alley at Second Street is Campus Safety and Transportation Director Michael Nunez. The accident, which closed... 

Students and faculty ‘friending’ on Facebook

Julian Burrell Assistant Editor It has become fairly routine practice for University of La Verne students to turn on the laptop with every intention of working on homework. Five minutes of work go by, when suddenly the status updates of their friends seem infinitely more interesting than whatever you are working on. Mark Zuckerburg’s patented time-waster has been stealing precious studying hours... 
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