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Conference stresses issues of sex trade

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Issues of sexual exploitation and the sex trade in San Bernardino County were addressed at the Human Trafficking: Issues of Gender Inequality conference March 14 at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario. Co-sponsored by the College of Law and Women on the Move Network, the conference held a panel that educated the audience on the risks and factors of human trafficking... 

Debate qualifies for quarterfinals

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Two out of three teams from the La Verne Debate Team advanced to the quarter finals of the George Washington Intervarsity Invitational at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. March 21 and 22. Junior philosophy major Gia Karpozis, senior speech communication major Natalie Holland and freshman biology major Kim Pineda excelled to quarterfinals. Ryanne Bible, junior... 

Car show brings back classics

Jerry Maldonado and Diana DeOrio take cover from the heat in a renovated 1946 teardrop trailer, while owner Diamond Williams explains the history of teardrops and how he acquired it for $45 in 1977. Williams completed the restoration himself, allowing the teardrop to be self-sustainable with solar panels and water tanks. Saturday’s Auto Tech Car Show at Bonita High School’s student parking lot... 

Festival praises pastries on Pi Day

Nine-year-old Daniel Lucero from Pomona comes up from his pie for a moment to eye his competition in the pie eating contest for the 7-10 age group at the third annual Claremont Village Pie Festival March 14. Lucero won the contest. This was his family’s first time attending the festival and his first time in any sort of eating competition. / photo by Celine Dehban Families and community members came... 

Godwin examines political issues

Godwin examines political issues
Associate Professor of Public Administration Marcia Godwin shares her leading theories on local elections, governance and urban politics in her faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Godwin also discussed the lack of studies on mayoral elections, political machines and monopolies, race and representation and the regime theory. / photo by Bailey Maguire Cody Luk LV Life Editor Marcia... 

Professors present writing advice

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Faculty members discussed a variety of focused writing topics, from the building blocks for first year writing students, to effective mind habits, during Teaching Day Tuesday in the Campus Center. The event was co-sponsored by the provost’s office, the writing program and the Center for the Advancement of Faculty Excellence to improve students’ writing in different... 

Runners embrace colors for cause

Theresa Vasquez, a Los Angeles resident, braces herself for the color dust filled cannons aimed at the crowd during the Graffiti Party. This is her first time attending the Graffiti Run at the Fairplex, having been invited by a friend. The Graffiti Run: The Colorful 5K organization offers its events to people of all ages and states that a portion of its earnings is donated to a variety of local causes... 

Farless pushes for bike lanes at LV

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Samantha Farless, senior public relations major, is riding on her way to make a change with her senior project, by pushing for the University to include designated bicycle lanes in the campus master plan. “I’d help in the process of trying to make sure things are safer for students,” Farless said. “I feel if they feel safer to ride their bikes more, they would... 

Gardeners take a walk on the ‘wildflower’ side

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The Weekend Wildflower Walks at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden takes guests through its garden to experience the beauty of California native wild plants and learn more about their historic uses. Dawn Thielo, a volunteer for 30 years, led a tour group of about 20 guests on March 22. She interacted with kids and adults, taught them about how Native Americans used some... 

Symposium teaches about impact of drought

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law. “Everyone knows we are having a problem with the drought but not everyone knows the impact of it,” said Noelia Barajas, co-executive... 
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