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New writing major boosts creativity

Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor The University of La Verne will provide another creative outlet for its students with the addition of creative writing to its official list of available majors for fall 2011. ULV currently offers creative writing as a minor and offers the courses necessary to major in creative writing, but it was not until last week that the creation of the major was voted on and approved. “The... 

Fraternities begin to recruit new brothers

Branden del Rio News Editor Recruitment for the Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternities began this week. The process, which is open to all men with 12 units and a 2.0 GPA, kicked off at 10 p.m. on Monday in La Fetra. Approximately 20 men showed up to the informational meeting given by members of each fraternity, the Interfraternity Council and Director of Student Life Barbara Mulligan. Potential... 

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Leadership Scholarship Applications for ASULV’s Future Leadership Program are currently being accepted. In order to qualify students must have a 3.0 cumulative and semester GPA and must hold a position in a club or organization. Applications are available in the Office of Student Life and are due by noon on March 12. For more information, contact ASULV at 909-593-3511, ext. 4484. Sorority Recruitment Events... 

State education budget cuts may not hurt La Verne

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer A recent budget proposal by California Gov. Jerry Brown includes a drastic $12 billion state spending cut. While virtually all state programs would be affected, things could be much worse for higher education. “From the University of La Verne’s standpoint, Gov. Brown is looking to leave the Cal Grants intact,” University President Steve Morgan said. “That piece... 

Ground broken on new dorm

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer On the first day of the spring semester students arrived on campus to find the University under construction at the corner of D and Second streets. The new dorm construction began in January and is scheduled for completion in July of 2012. It will house 378 students. “The residence hall construction is a step toward the growth of the institution,” said Chip West,... 

Renovations complete on Morgan Auditorium

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer After years of planning, months of construction, and roughly $4.2 million, the newly renovated Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium, formerly Founders Auditorium, is complete. The University of La Verne community had been anticipating this renovation for years. “I’m so excited, the students are going to love it,” said Carol Stephenson, adjunct professor of music. The... 

Remote parking helps ease crunch

Remote parking helps ease crunch
Matt Rinehart, assistant director of admissions, returns to the Wilson Library shuttle stop after a lunch outing last week. With the parking lot at D and Second streets closed for construction, the University is providing off-campus parking at a lot south of Arrow Highway. Shuttles run every 10 minutes from 6:50 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 6:50 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Fridays... 

David Flaten celebrates his father’s art

David Flaten celebrates his father’s art
David Flaten, professor of theater arts, presents the work of his father in his Monday lecture, “Celebrating the Word: Arnold Flaten’s Sculp­ture, Archi­tecture, Painting and Stained Glass.” Arnold Flaten, who viewed art as a form of meditation, worked for 38 years at St. Olaf College in Minneapolis, where he built the Art Barn, one of the college’s most distinctive buildings. / photo Warren... 

Policy limits smokers to parking lots

Policy limits smokers to parking lots
Sophomore Abdul Dolaimi takes a smoking break between classes in parking lot C. The 22 year-old uses this time to relax and socialize with his friends. Students are now limited to smoking in designated areas of the parking lots. / photo by Allison Lavelle Amanda Nieto Staff Writer The new smoking policy, which took effect Jan. 1 and banishes smokers to parking lots and a few designated smoking areas,... 
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University names Devorah Lieberman as 18th president

University names Devorah Lieberman as 18th president
Greeted by a standing ovation, Devorah Lieberman is welcomed to the platform in the Campus Center by Chairman of the Board of Trustees Luis Faura on Wednesday. Lieberman previously served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y. Lieberman plans to spend some time here before assuming responsibilities in July. / photo by Christopher Guzman Kristen... 
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