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Alumni return for Homecoming weekend

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s Homecoming weekend is Nov. 5, 6 and 7 and consists of many events for the University’s alumni as well as current students. The alumni were sent post cards with the information of the events and could RSVP on Eventbrite, an online event manager. “The University is hosting various events throughout the weekend for our alumni,” Malissa... 

Incidents in dorms raise safety concerns

Grady Lee Thomas Marilyn Mejia Staff Writers The fall semester has brought several reports of attempted robberies, harassment and unwanted visitors in and around campus dorms. “I was making my rounds with another R.A. about 7:30 last Tuesday when I saw a guy walk towards the Oaks A-Building residence hall,” said Justin Davis-Battle, a junior communications major and resident assistant. “The man... 

Paul Alvarez shares stories from Serbia

Paul Alvarez shares stories from Serbia
Paul Alvarez is the chairman of the Movement and Sports Science Department and has been teaching at La Verne since 1987. He explains that athletic training provides a variety of options for careers and internships. Besides teaching athletic training, Alvarez also enjoys sports and landscape photography, as well as spending time with his wife and two sons. He will be attending his second World University... 

Lab fees cover equipment upkeep

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Many students today are concerned with how much they are spending on school and how the money is actually used. When classes require lab fees, it is important to know what they will be used for. The communications department has lab fees for journalism, radio, television. The sciences also have lab fees for laboratory classes in both life and physical sciences. These fees... 

Debate focuses on green regulations

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Powerful words, knowledge and different points of view filled the President’s Dining Room on Oct. 28 during a debate put on by the University’s debate team for the Hot Spots lecture series. With global warming of great international concern, many counties and states are beginning to enforce green regulations. Along with these green regulations, new jobs will come and... 

Business students are CR-Z finalists

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Students in the Business 368 Integrated Marketing Com­munications class are among the 10 final teams in the Honda CR-Z national student competition, a challenge to create a comprehensive, six-week public relations campaign for the new Honda CR-Z Sport. “The first day of class we heard about the challenge and it was very appealing to me,” Stefanie Schmidt, team member,... 

Corrine Hinton brings refreshing changes to Learning Enhancement Center

Corrine Hinton brings refreshing changes to Learning Enhancement Center
Corrine Hinton is the new director of the University of La Verne’s Learning Enhancement Center. The LEC provides tutoring for students in many different subjects and also provides students with academic advising about their education at La Verne. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Christina Collins Burton Staff Writer The new director of the Learning Enhancement Center, Corrine Hinton, has brought her passion... 

Daneshbod demonstrates math principles

Daneshbod demonstrates math principles
Yousef Daneshbod, assistant professor of mathematics, graduated with a master’s degree from Shiraz University in Iran and a doctorate from Claremont Graduate University. On Monday Daneshbod’s lecture, titled “The Geometry of Undamped Harmonic Oscillators,” addressed the mathematics of droplets and their practical uses, one of which is the mobius strip, which when used in machinery wears evenly... 

President search is top secret

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer The Presidential Search Ad­visory Committee for months has been at work selecting the next president of the University of La Verne, though this year’s search unlike previous searches is being conducted under strict confidentiality confines. All members of the committee, including faculty and administrators, have signed confidentiality agreements pledging not to reveal... 

Alumni provide information on media careers

Alumni provide information on media careers
Univision 34 KMEX-TV sports anchor Enrique Gutierrez spoke to students, faculty, and more than 250 potential ULV students during Communications Day on Friday. Gutierrez is an alumnus of the Communications Department. La Verne’s Communications Department held its annual open house on Friday, giving high school and transfer students the chance to learn about the many different opportunities the department... 
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