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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... 

Daniel Loera favors a diverse student body

Daniel Loera favors a diverse student body
Daniel Loera, multicultural affairs director at the University of La Verne received his master’s degree at Mount St. Mary’s College. Loera spends time working with and mentoring many first generations students at La Verne. He is leading a diversity retreat this weekend to help students become accustomed to cultures and values of their fellow students. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Kristen Campbell Editor... 

Pinup project supports veterans, current troops

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Gina Elise, founder of the organization Pinups for Vets, is making difference through creating a World War II era pin-up calendar. That is why when Jennahway Huerta, senior public affairs major, learned Elise needed some public relations help, she jumped at the opportunity, and parlayed this good cause into a public affairs senior project. Elise, a UCLA graduate, began the... 

CAPA Dean’s List, Fall 2010

The following students in the CAPA program earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher during the fall 2010 semester. Chad Anderson Veronica Angel Bridget Armendariz Echelle Avelar Bart Ballinger Sheena Balolong Publico Cathy Barttelbort David Bess Cynthia Boyd Tosha Boyd Emanuele Cantone Jr. Natalie Carey Rafael Casillas Veronica Castorena Brittnie Cazier Enriqueta Cervantes Patrick Chen Rachel... 

Cornel West encourages self-examination

Cornel West encourages self-examination
Cornel West, this year’s Fasnacht Lecture Series Speaker, spoke on Friday in the Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium. West spoke on the flawed nature of capitalism and the recent revolution in Egypt and courage, which he calls the enabling virtue. West’s talk was the first given in the newly remodeled auditorium. West, a best-selling author, has taught at Harvard, Yale, Harvard, Union Theological... 

New academic building in the works

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Faculty and administrators hope next year to begin construction of a new academic building. “We’re very early on in this process, probably looking at a building in 2012,” Provost Greg Dewey said. This new building would be a multi-disciplinary facility to relieve the stress placed upon ULV’s current facilities by the recent record-setting influx of new students.... 

Students, faculty put iPads to the test in class

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer The University of La Verne has chosen a diverse group of six people to test Apple iPads, including two students, two faculty and two administrators. Those chosen tried out these iPads for a period of time and blogged about their experience. Nori Murphy, assistant director of Center for Teaching and Learning, was one of the brains behind this pilot. “The plan is to have... 

Don Pollock shares memories from Fiji

Don Pollock shares memories from Fiji
Don Pollock, professor of communications, recounts his experiences on a recent trip to Fiji to a group gathered in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. The lecture included a slide show of photographs depicting the culture and beauty of this collection of South Pacific islands. / photo by David Bess Rachel Creagen Staff Writer Don Pollock, professor of communications, took a group of approximately... 

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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