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LV students feel the strain of unemployment

Carly Hill Arts Editor Students at the University of La Verne often choose to jump start their working careers early by picking up a part-time job during school in order to pay bills or for some extra cash. “It’s good to have money to spend to buy what I want,” Christian Leon, junior chemistry major, said. Leon has been working at a grocery store for four years. He was hired on in the holiday... 

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Blood Drive The Red Cross will hold a blood drive in the Campus Center Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Donors will receive a coupon for a free creation from Cold Stone, two VIP tickets to the Laugh Factory and two Clippers basketball tickets. Appointments can be made by contacting Al Clark at 909-593-3511, ext. 4240 or by visiting redcross.org and entering the sponsor code “ulv.” Those... 

Sheraton is the site of car thefts

Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer Walking into the parking lot of the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel in Pomona from his room on the third floor, Brett Case, senior English major, searched for his car where he thought he’d parked it. After searching the parking lot, he realized that his car had been stolen. Case was one of 11 victims of auto thefts, burglaries and vandalism that took place on Nov. 23, nine affecting... 

Alumni are successful despite recession

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer With graduation just months away, many University of La Verne students will be entering the tight job market of this state’s tough economy – where the unemployment rate is 12.4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ report released last month. An informal survey of La Verne graduates shows that many have found success in their chosen careers,... 

Megan Granquist shares view on pure sport

Megan Granquist shares view on pure sport
Megan Granquist earned a bachelor’s degree from Pacific Lutheran University, a master’s from University of Oregon and a doctorate from University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Granquist, a Seattle native, has been an assistant professor of movement and sports science at La Verne for three years and teaches a few sports psychology classes at ULV. / photo by Warren Bessant Kristen Campbell Editor... 

Debate: It’s the art and sport of persuasion

Debate: It's the art and sport of persuasion
Ian Lising, assistant professor of speech and debate and chairman of the department of speech communications, outlined the ins and out of debate featured in his new book, “Across the House: The Art and Science of World Universities Championship Debating.” Lising’s talk, for the faculty lecture series was held Nov. 22 in the President’s Dining Room. His ideas for the book came from the time... 

John Bartelt reveals lost link in education

John Bartelt reveals lost link in education
Professor of education and organizational leadership John Bartelt lectured on technology and the classroom on Nov. 28 in the President’s Dining Room. Bartelt’s presentation was intentionally kept short to allow for group discussion on how professors as well as students felt about the current state and the future of education and technology. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer John... 

Italian music captivates audience in lecture

Branden del Rio News Editor The music of Andrea Bocelli, Ennio Morricone and Michael Giacchino poured out of the speakers in the President’s Dining Room on Nov 28. The Hot Spots series continued with Roberto Andreoni, Fulbright Scholar in Residence for Music and Italian Studies at Scripps College who presented his lecture “Italy: Modern Art-Music in Global Context.” Andreoni has also worked at... 

Shoppers prepare for Black Friday

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means quickly following is the busiest and crazy shopping day of the year, Black Friday, which falls this year on Nov. 26. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving, when many stores have great sales to start off the Christmas shopping season. Most people have the day off as part of the Thanksgiving holiday; therefore many... 

Fun doesn’t have to break the budget

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer Being a college student often means living on a tight budget, which can be challenging when almost everything fun costs more money than the budget allows. The key to unlocking the door to fun is knowing where to look for cheap entertainment. Students who are not from the area may not know of places near La Verne that offer some affordable fun. “Fun does not always have... 
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