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Yehia Mortagy discusses recovery for Egypt

Yehia Mortagy discusses recovery for Egypt
In his lecture, “Egypt: Recent Past, Present and a Road to the Future,” Yehia Mortagy, professor of information technology and decision sciences, gave insight into the country’s history, economy and current crisis. His talk Monday in the President’s Dining Room also sparked conversation about how the nation can move forward now that the crisis has settled. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Blake... 

Debate team continues success

Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor The debate team will part ways for the weekend as its members attend debate tournaments in New York and Oregon in order to prepare for the national championships. Coach Josh Martin and team member Ryan Mansell will head to Colgate Univer­sity in New York while the rest of the team heads to the Portland State University Nationals Warm-Up. “These are the only national... 

Cell phone health risks debated

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer College students are concerned about the mounting evidence of radiation emitted from cell phones and the possible health risk that comes with exposure, at least according to an informal survey conducted last week. In the survey of 20 students from local colleges, 14 said they were substantially concerned about harm from cell phone radiation. “I just do not believe that... 

Sustainability is focus of Hot Spots lecture

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer “We are a waste culture,” said Christopher Veirs, senior planner and sustainability coordinator for the city of Claremont, during a lecture last week at the University of La Verne. Veirs’ lecture, “Think Global, Act Local: Claremont’s Response to Sustainability,” part of the Hot Spots lecture series, focused on Claremont’s environmental efforts. During... 

Program addresses issues of diversity, race

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Diversity week was filled with many events all with the goal of changing the way students think about social subjects, including a dialogue on race and ethnicity on Tuesday. Daniel Loera, multicultural affairs director, held a daily dialogue on various diversity topics throughout the week. The race and ethnicity dialogue began with a discussion on how people can often misinterpret... 

Saudi students win competition

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The University of La Verne Saudi Students Association won the first place award in a competition against nearly 150 other Saudi clubs nationwide. On Feb. 12, sophomore public management major and Saudi Students Association president Sami Aldejwi accepted the award in Tampa, Fla. The prize included a first place plaque, a certificate and a $2,500 check for the ULV SSA chapter. “I... 

Marcos appointed La Verne Magazine editor

Marcos appointed La Verne Magazine editor
Junior journalism major Angie Marcos serves as the editor in chief of La Verne Magazine. Marcos previously served as a staff writer for two semesters on La Verne Magazine and participated in the Campus Times for two semesters. / photo by David Bess Branden del Rio News Editor This semester the La Verne Magazine is under the leadership of its new editor in chief, Angie Marcos. Marcos, junior journalism... 

News Briefs

Diversity Week The Office of Multicultural Services’ Diversity Week will feature a final event at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the West Dining Room. There will be a daily dialogue until 1:30 p.m. discussing disabilities. For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Services at mcs@laverne.edu. Faculty Lecture Series The faculty lecture series, sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and... 

Law students ace mock trials

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer La Verne law students had their best showing in three years when the College of Law hosted the National Trial Team Competition last week. Pepperdine University and the University of San Diego took the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, respectively, and will move on to compete against 13 other regional competition winners. And both teams from La Verne made it to the semifinals; the furthest... 

Meningitis scare subsides

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor A fact of university life is exposure to diseases – including viral and bacterial meningitis, a serious illness that college age students may be particularly susceptible to. Earlier this month an e-mail sent across campus brought this risk of the disease to the fore, when the community learned that a student here had viral meningitis. This student was later medically... 
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