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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... 

Heat wave replaced with downpour

Heat wave replaced with downpour
On Wednesday storm clouds blanketed La Verne, bringing rain and cold weather to Southern California. Within one week Southern California went from daytime highs exceeding 100 degrees to temperatures in the low-to-mid 60s. The Athletic Pavilion, built in 1973 costing about $2.5 million. Its life expectancy is estimated at 30 years to 50 years. Some severe weather in recent years has caused the pavilion’s... 

William Cook talks Palestine

William Cook talks Palestine
William Cook, professor of English, discusses the issues in the Middle East during the lecture “Light from the Darkness: ‘Top Secret’ files from the Bowels of Rhodes House” on Monday. Cook has published a book on the topic called “Tracking Deception: Bush Mid-East Policy.”/photo by Garrett Gutierrez Tennille Wright Staff Writer Introduced as a “local radical,” William Cook, professor... 

Water is healthier choice

With healthy alternative diets sweeping the nation, many people are turning to juices and sports drinks as a substitute for water, but many times these sports drinks are as bad for people as sodas. Many people are aware of the health issues surrounding soda such as the elevated caffeine and calorie intake, as well as tooth decay, but few realize the negative affect sports drink may have. Because they... 

Former AAIC dean John Khanjian returns to ULV

Former AAIC dean John Khanjian returns to ULV
The former dean of the Armenian American International College, John Khanjian returned to La Verne this semester. He is teaching an Old Testament survey course after a few years in service as president of Haigazian University in Lebanon. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Branden del Rio News Editor John Khanjian has come full circle in his teaching career with his return... 

Record high temperatures hit Southern California

Record high temperatures hit Southern California
Michael Lightenberg, of the Chino Ice Service, brings ice to the empty ice chest at Circle K. Lightenberg has delivered ice over the last few days which have been the hottest on record. Circle K has become a refuge from the heat for students and locals alike, with its supply of ice, slushies and other frozen commodities./ photo by Warren Bessant Carly Hill Arts Editor With temperatures in La Verne... 

ULV fills Cal Grant gap

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The University of La Verne came to its students’ rescue when Cal Grants were delayed due to the state budget stand still. ULV has advanced nearly $3.2 million to cover late Cal Grant payments needed by 700 new and returning undergraduate students for the fall semester. “We are a student-centered university and wanted to help,” Leatha Webster, director of financial... 
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