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Bullies move online

Jesse Evans Staff Writer Bullying has moved out of the playground and onto the screen, causing cases of cyberbullying to increase in number and severity each year. On April 15 La Verne Police Department Detective Justin Newman gave a lecture to approximately 75 students, alumni and faculty about the danger and harm of cyberbullying, which he defined as the act of being cruel to others by sending or... 

Muslim Student Association provides introduction to Islam

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The Campus Center Ballroom was open to all students and faculty looking to have a better understanding of Islam during the Muslim Students Association’s first official event of the spring semester, titled “Islam 101.” About 19 people, including club members, attended the lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Traditional Arabic food was served before the start of the... 

ASULV officers win unopposed

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The Associated Students of University of La Verne announced their newly elected officials – all of whom ran unopposed – last week. Seven positions were filled following the unsuspenseful election. Officers include Nicholas Andrew Sloot, a junior physics major, starting a second term as ASULV president; Ava Jahanvash, sophomore political science and economics major,... 

Athletes hope to save Ben Hines Field

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor A student-led campaign to save Ben Hines Field began this week and has already met strong opposition from administration. The campaign began on Monday in Davenport Dining Hall where members of the baseball team handed out fliers and asked students to come to their event on Tuesday to sign their petition. Ben Hines Field, which is used for both baseball and soccer, is slated... 

Sculptor Keith Lord crafts his creative growth

Sculptor Keith Lord crafts his creative growth
This yet-to-be-named wood sculpture represents only one facet of the artistic media used by Keith Lord, professor of art. Lord’s mixed media pieces include the use of unusual household items, such as hollowed books used as containers to house miniature sculptures. Recently he has taken a turn toward the use of wood in his work. / photo by David Bess Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor Keith... 

Lecturers explore digital learning

Lecturers explore digital learning
Barbara Nicoll and Nori Murphy spoke about creating digital learning environments Monday in the President’s Dining Room. As part of the Faculty Lecture Series, Nicoll, professor of education and director of child development graduate programs, and Murphy, instructional technology and multimedia specialist, presented the findings of a research survey that compared the change of educators’ attitudes... 

Mark McKergow gives the skinny on big goals

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer The Campus Center Ball­room was filled with anxious and excited guests waiting for Mark McKergow to give his lecture on “Rutenso; The Art of Thriving in a Time of Constant Change.” McKergow is an author and the co-director of “The Centre for Solutions Focus at Work,” which helps consult people and businesses on almost every continent of the world. Students, faculty... 

Donating blood makes an impact

Donating blood makes an impact
Junior Christina Mirzayan donates blood at the American Red Cross blood drive on April 6 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Despite feeling queasy afterward, Mirzayan said that donating blood was worth the effort because it was for a good cause. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Blake Humphrey Staff Writer The Red Cross came to the University of La Verne on April 6 for a much needed blood drive. The event... 

News Briefs

Faculty Lecture Series The faculty lecture series continues at 12:03 p.m. Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Jonathan Reed, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will present his lecture, “Pseudo-Science and Biblical Archaeology: Scholars and the Media.” For more information, please contact Alfred Clark at aclark@laverne.edu. Psi Chi Conference Psi Chi will host its first student... 

Mark Pinsky unveils real Disney in talk

Mark Pinsky unveils real Disney in talk
Mark Pinksy, author of “The Gospel According to The Simpsons” and “The Gospel According to Disney,” spoke about his recent book in Morgan Auditorium on March 31. Pinsky has written several books on faith and entertainment. Pinsky is also a contributor to several periodicals, including as USA Today, the New York Times and Christianity Today. / photo by Candice Salazar Christina Collins Burton Arts... 
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