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LVTV wins at the WAVE Awards

Professor of Communications Don Pollock and Radio-TV Operations Manager Shane Rodrigues have been instrumental in promoting the work of students in competition in the Western Access Video’s Excellence Awards. The WAVE awards, given to public access shows in the western division, fill the walls of the Arts and Communication Building and Rodrigues jokes that they are running out of wall space. Pollock... 

MSS professor Marilyn Oliver has new insight on ACL injuries

MSS professor Marilyn Oliver has new insight on ACL injuries
“A Sabbatical Saga: Frustrating, Formative, and Fulfilling” was the title of Marilyn Oliver’s faculty lecture Monday. Oliver, professor of movement and sports science, explained how her sabbatical helped her to become an expert at the video analysis software Dartfish. Oliver demonstrated the software and its utility for instructors athletes and researchers. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Michael Phillips LV Life... 

Speaker shares stories of alcohol and regret

Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer Students were captivated Tuesday night in the Athletic Pavilion by guest speaker Aaron Cooksey as he told his devastating life story. The night started out serious and solemn as Cooksey painted a vivid portrait to his listeners about the trials and tribulations of his life. “I introduce myself as Aaron Cooksey, but for about four years I was known as inmate... 

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Fun Run The Athletic Training Student Club and ASULV are sponsoring their annual 5k Fun Run at Homecoming on Nov. 6. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. Proceeds go to help club members attend professional conferences and meetings. For more information, contact Paul Alvarez at palvarez@laverne.edu. Flu vaccines The Health Center is still offering vaccines against the influenza... 

Steve Lopez speaks on ‘The Soloist’

Steve Lopez speaks on ‘The Soloist’
Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times columnist and author of the “The Soloist,” spoke to a packed audience in the Ludwick Conference Center on Oct. 7. Students and faculty from across campus came to hear Lopez speak about his experiences in journalism and particularly about his friend Nathaniel Ayers. “The Soloist” is based on Lopez’s experiences and friendship with Ayers. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Michael... 

Sciences granted $250k from Fletcher Jones

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer What once appeared as inexplicable phenomena – such as how snowflakes are formed or why stars form certain patterns in the sky – will be explained through math and physics now that the University of La Verne has been awarded a $250,000 grant to fund a Complex Dynamical Systems Laboratory. “Any system that evolves with time is a dynamical system,” said Yousef Daneshbod,... 

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues
Professor Teri McMurtry-Chubb is no stranger to issues of racial inequalities. She has lectured nationally on topics such as structural workplace discrimination and disproportionate sentencing for African Americans. She is the first African American woman to work as a law clerk for the 5th Judicial District of Iowa. McMurtry-Chubb, assistant professor of law, discussed these issues in her lecture... 

Farmers market may go year-round

Idea is met with mixed feelings Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The city of La Verne holds its farmers market on Thursdays throughout the summer months on D Street on the east side of the University of La Verne. The market’s run has recently been extended to December and discussion to let it go year-round is ongoing. The market’s extended run, however, has been a source of some friction between... 

Phi Delta Theta raises awareness with pink laces

Carly Hill Arts Editor University of La Verne fraternity Phi Delta Theta is doing its part to spread the word about breast cancer around campus this week. More than 30 brothers are wearing pink shoelaces around campus to voice their concern for the cause during the first week of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “The stereotype of fraternity members is that they are drunk and disrespectful,”... 

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Faculty Lecture Series The Faculty Lecture Series will continue at noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room with Marilyn Oliver’s “A Sabbatical Saga: Frustrating, Formative, Ful­filling (and Dartfish Thrown in for Fun).” On Oct. 25, Sean Bernard will present “Gold into Straw: Basque Immigrant Research Spun into Fiction.” On Nov. 1, Yousef Daneshbod will present, “The Geometry of... 
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