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Smith argues complex thinking should come first

Smith argues complex thinking should come first
Bringing home her experience with the Great Books Program, Yvonne Smith, professor of management, delivers a faculty lecture titled “What’s Done is Donne: A Business Professor and Student Encounter a Great Books Program.” The aim of the program is to encourage complex thinking and to go beyond the superficialities of the book./photo by Rafael Anguiano Carly Hill News Editor Yvonne Smith expressed... 

Corvino speaks out to ensure equality

Corvino speaks out to ensure equality
“If you think of soccer, you’re probably straight, if you think he’s cute, you might be gay, and if you think the chair is horrible, you’re definitely gay.” Although this example of an “are you gay” question might have been simplified by John Corvino, he used this test to illustrate how loosely scientific studies are constructed to determine homosexuality. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Rebecca... 

Immigration myths are disproven

Immigration myths are disproven
Leo R. Chavez, professor of anthropology at UC Irvine, delivers the keynote address at the Immigration and Acculturation Symposium on Wednesday. Chavez spoke on the myth of the “Latin threat” and specifically the lack of evidence supporting the perceived menace. /photo by Rafael Anguiano Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Immigration is a current topic of debate in the United States due in part to the... 

‘Mother of Diversity’ honored at ULV

‘Mother of Diversity’ honored at ULV
Harvel Lewis’ legacy as “Mother of Diversity” at the University of La Verne carried through Sunday, outside of Founders Hall, where a tree was dedicated in her honor. Her husband Robert Lewis, senior adjunct professor of sociology, and President Stephen Morgan unveiled the plaque to friends and family during the dedication. Lewis spent her 20 years at ULV promoting cultural diversity and helping... 

Sports film class addresses deeper issues

Debbie Allison Staff Writer Sports movies and classic American values have combined to form a brand new course for La Verne students that will surely get them thinking. This semester, MSS 340 American Values in Sports Films was offered to ULV students for the first time. The class, taught by Paul Alvarez, athletic training and education program director and professor of movement and sports science,... 

Afghan scholars visit ULV for symposium

Mark Vidal Editorial Director A lack of education and the absence of cultural understanding were among the reasons cited for human rights violations in Afghanistan at the Afghanistan and State Building Symposium last Friday, hosted by the La Verne College of Law. The symposium, well attended by local and international dignitaries, featured panel speakers from Afghanistan, the U.S. Afghan Women’s... 

WASC report calls for changes

Mark Vidal Editorial Director A new report has revealed the University of La Verne passed the first phase of the rigorous re-accreditation process, which also means it still has work to do. The report, a capacity and preparatory review, was prepared by the Western Associa­tion of Schools and Colleges and featured a list of praises and problems – many of which are related to the University’s lack... 

Panel addresses Afghan rebuilding

Michael Phillips Staff Writer More than 70 people, of whom many were lawyers, gathered in the Campus Center to examine the reconstruction of Afghanistan and the United States’ role in the rebuilding process. The second half of the Afghanistan symposium was a panel discussion titled “Phase and Priorities of Reconstruc­tion.” The subjects discussed were law, economics and humanitarianism. “What... 

Politics, multiculturalism and corruption considered

Jose Hernandez Staff Writer Military, government, academia high-ranking officials and policymakers united for the common interest of law in post-conflict states – in this instance, Afghanistan. The panel discussion, “Constitutions, Multicultural Democracies and Citizenship,” took place last Friday morning at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel, featuring four speakers each touching on different aspects... 

Kathleen Lamkin outlines Wagner's genius

Kathleen Lamkin outlines Wagner's genius
Speaking on Wagner’s innovative and radical concepts of music and drama, Kathleen Lamkin, professor of music, presents a lecture Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom as part of the “Ring” Series. The presentation featured excerpts of Bayreuth productions of “The Ring of the Nibelung.” Lamkin’s address concluded the series of lectures on campus about the “Ring” cycle./ photo by... 
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