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ULV hosts first Preview Day

ULV hosts first Preview Day
A crowd of high school students come to Preview Day at the University of La Verne. Preview Day allowed prospective La Verne students to tour the campus, meet with current students and learn about academic and financial aid programs. Prospective La Verne parents also had separate sessions, where they spoke with current La Verne parents about the college admission process. / photo by Warren Bessant Marilyn... 

Sean Bernard ‘spins’ research into fiction

Sean Bernard 'spins' research into fiction
Associate Professor of Writing Sean Bernard shared excerpts from his most recent work Monday during his lecture “Gold into Straw: Immigrant Research Spun into Fiction” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Bernard used a research grant to study the Basque culture in California and Nevada. The Basque people descend from areas in France and Spain and are most noteworthy for migration and sheepherding... 

Admissions may raise standards with minimum SAT requirement

Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief Pending the approval of the Provost and Enrollment Management, the minimum SAT score requirement for admission to the University of La Verne could be 850, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Currently the University of La Verne has no minimum SAT requirement for student admittance. However, on Oct. 5 the College of Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly approved a motion “to encourage... 

New policy will further restrict smoking

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The students and employees of the University of La Verne no longer have to worry about walking through a cloud of secondhand smoke. A new policy restricts smoking to only parking lots and public sidewalks that are directly adjacent to University parking lots. The policy was approved on Oct. 15 and will be enforced beginning Jan. 1, 2011. “I think this policy is useless.... 

Beer brings cheer to Claremont

Beer brings cheer to Claremont
UCLA student Andrew Velas­quez works at Democratic con­gressional candidate Russ Warner’s booth at the Califor­nia Beer Festival in Claremont on Saturday. Warner is running for Congress in the 26th District against incumbent Republican David Dreier. / photo by Christopher Guzman Tennille Wright Staff Writer Inebriated, smiling people were everywhere Saturday during Claremont’s Califor­nia... 

LVTV wins at the WAVE Awards

Professor of Communications Don Pollock and Radio-TV Operations Manager Shane Rodrigues have been instrumental in promoting the work of students in competition in the Western Access Video’s Excellence Awards. The WAVE awards, given to public access shows in the western division, fill the walls of the Arts and Communication Building and Rodrigues jokes that they are running out of wall space. Pollock... 

MSS professor Marilyn Oliver has new insight on ACL injuries

MSS professor Marilyn Oliver has new insight on ACL injuries
“A Sabbatical Saga: Frustrating, Formative, and Fulfilling” was the title of Marilyn Oliver’s faculty lecture Monday. Oliver, professor of movement and sports science, explained how her sabbatical helped her to become an expert at the video analysis software Dartfish. Oliver demonstrated the software and its utility for instructors athletes and researchers. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Michael Phillips LV Life... 

Speaker shares stories of alcohol and regret

Christopher Barnes-Baxter Staff Writer Students were captivated Tuesday night in the Athletic Pavilion by guest speaker Aaron Cooksey as he told his devastating life story. The night started out serious and solemn as Cooksey painted a vivid portrait to his listeners about the trials and tribulations of his life. “I introduce myself as Aaron Cooksey, but for about four years I was known as inmate... 

News Briefs

Fun Run The Athletic Training Student Club and ASULV are sponsoring their annual 5k Fun Run at Homecoming on Nov. 6. Registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and the race starts at 8 a.m. Proceeds go to help club members attend professional conferences and meetings. For more information, contact Paul Alvarez at palvarez@laverne.edu. Flu vaccines The Health Center is still offering vaccines against the influenza... 

Steve Lopez speaks on ‘The Soloist’

Steve Lopez speaks on ‘The Soloist’
Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times columnist and author of the “The Soloist,” spoke to a packed audience in the Ludwick Conference Center on Oct. 7. Students and faculty from across campus came to hear Lopez speak about his experiences in journalism and particularly about his friend Nathaniel Ayers. “The Soloist” is based on Lopez’s experiences and friendship with Ayers. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Michael... 
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