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Debate: It’s the art and sport of persuasion

Debate: It's the art and sport of persuasion
Ian Lising, assistant professor of speech and debate and chairman of the department of speech communications, outlined the ins and out of debate featured in his new book, “Across the House: The Art and Science of World Universities Championship Debating.” Lising’s talk, for the faculty lecture series was held Nov. 22 in the President’s Dining Room. His ideas for the book came from the time... 

John Bartelt reveals lost link in education

John Bartelt reveals lost link in education
Professor of education and organizational leadership John Bartelt lectured on technology and the classroom on Nov. 28 in the President’s Dining Room. Bartelt’s presentation was intentionally kept short to allow for group discussion on how professors as well as students felt about the current state and the future of education and technology. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer John... 

Italian music captivates audience in lecture

Branden del Rio News Editor The music of Andrea Bocelli, Ennio Morricone and Michael Giacchino poured out of the speakers in the President’s Dining Room on Nov 28. The Hot Spots series continued with Roberto Andreoni, Fulbright Scholar in Residence for Music and Italian Studies at Scripps College who presented his lecture “Italy: Modern Art-Music in Global Context.” Andreoni has also worked at... 

Shoppers prepare for Black Friday

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means quickly following is the busiest and crazy shopping day of the year, Black Friday, which falls this year on Nov. 26. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, when many stores have great sales to start off the Christmas shopping season. Most people have the day off as part of the Thanksgiving holiday; therefore many... 

Karaoke club set to take the stage

Tennille Wright Staff Writer The Lip Sync and Karaoke Club is the newest club to hit the campus and they are calling all karaoke junkies to come participate. The club is for everyone no matter how well they sing. The only prerequisite is the ability to let loose and know how to have an awesome time, no vocal coaches required. “We want to meet once a month, starting in December,” Daniel Sillas,... 

Fun doesn’t have to break the budget

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer Being a college student often means living on a tight budget, which can be challenging when almost everything fun costs more money than the budget allows. The key to unlocking the door to fun is knowing where to look for cheap entertainment. Students who are not from the area may not know of places near La Verne that offer some affordable fun. “Fun does not always have... 

News Briefs

LV Christmas tree farm Heritage Park will open its annual Christmas tree farm on Nov. 27. People can come to enjoy the sights and purchase their own fir tree. “Sleigh” rides will be offered for $1 on the weekend. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekends. For more information visit laverneheritage.org or call 909-593-2862. Morgan gets honorary degree On Nov. 8 ULV President... 

Athletics could lose facilities with new campus construction

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor With the addition of a new parking lot and new state of the dormitories come consequences for some of the athletes and the athletic fields at the University of La Verne. The new dorms will be built where the former tennis courts, now parking lot F, are located at the corner of Second and D streets and a new parking structure will take the place of what is now Ben Hines Field,... 

New dorms, parking, stadium planned

Branden del Rio News Editor The University Board of Trustees recently approved the next phase of La Verne’s Master Plan for Campus Development. The new phase includes a new dorm facility, a new parking facility, new sports facilities on what is known as Campus West and the reconstruction of Ortmayer Stadium. Construction of the new dorms is slated to begin during the spring semester. It will be constructed... 

Key theft creates security risk

Carly Hill Arts Editor Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer The apparent theft of a set of master keys to the University’s residence halls, and other campus facilities, has led to a security breach that has so far cost the University $7,000, and will ultimately cost much more. Last Friday afternoon Facilities Management staff members noticed that a set of sub-master keys was missing from their department office. At... 
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