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Flu Vaccinations The Student Health Center will be offering influenza vaccinations from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 to students and faculty who qualify. There will be a $10 fee for the vaccine. For more information and to make an appointment call 909-593-3511, ext. 4254. Faculty Lectures The faculty lecture series, sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy will continue at noon on... 

Delgado gives history of immigration

Delgado gives history of immigration
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology, presented his lecture “Immigrants and Unions “ on Monday. Faculty and students enjoyed their lunch as Delgado shared his experiences with immigration and the history behind some of the current issues America faces today. The Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy sponsored the lecture. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Branden del Rio News Editor Hector... 

New housing planned

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The influx of new students, and expectations that this year’s enrollment increase will hold steady has created the need for additional on-campus housing. The Oaks, Stu-Han and Brandt residence halls combined house 464 students and are currently 20 percent over their combined occupancy limit. “Stu-Han and Brandt have served ULV well, but they’re quickly approaching... 

Dorms are full to overflowing

A temporary fix includes tripling up in some rooms. Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer This fall’s record-setting enrollment should benefit the University of La Verne’s prestige and financial well being. But the significant number of new undergraduate students has put a squeeze on resources such as housing. More than 770 new undergraduate freshmen, transfer and international students were counted... 

Parking tough but possible

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Record enrollment of new traditional-aged undergraduate students at the University this semester has caused some parking issues, but not the crunch anticipated by administrators. As of the third week of classes, student enrollment has exceeded 1,800, a more than 300-student increase over last year. The registrar’s office has issued hundreds of parking passes. Anticipating... 

Morgan displays Leo pride at convocation

Morgan displays Leo pride at convocation
      University of La Verne President Stephen Morgan was honored with a standing ovation after giving his last convocation speech Sept. 2 to the incoming class of 2014. Morgan will retire at the end of this academic year after serving as president for 25 years. Valerie Beltran, associate professor of education, and Sean Dillon, assistant professor of theater arts, also spoke. Beltran... 

Pirates host orientation carnival

Pirates host orientation carnival
The temperature topped 100 degrees Friday for the Leopards of the Caribbean Carnival held in Ortmayer Stadium. Matt Johnson, Brandon Sankey and Joseph Valenzuela all did their best in the watermelon-eating contest, sponsored by the Office of Student Life. The carnival included kettle corn, cotton candy and activities such as water tag, spin art and a pirate ship slide. / photo by Jakeh Landrum ... 
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Dining changes to address larger student body

Branden del Rio News Editor With the beginning of a new year, dining services at the University of La Verne have adopted some changes as far as menu items, operating hours and methods of payment accepted at Davenport Dining Hall and Barbara’s Place. The changes have been implemented to simplify things now that increased enrollment has meant more students dining on campus. One of the biggest changes... 

Students question ULV admissions standards

Debbie Allison Staff Writer There is a notion among some La Verne students that our university differs from similar schools in one significant way: the level of difficulty, or lack thereof, in our admission requirements. The impression among some is that La Verne is much more lenient with its admission requirements, leaving some students wondering and speculating as to why this is. “I remember when... 

Redman talks education, marriage

Redman talks education, marriage
One of Peggy Redman’s greatest passions has been to prepare teachers to work with children in today’s world. Redman is an alumna of the University of La Verne, joined the staff in 1983 and served as director of alumni while earning her doctorate in education, which she completed in 1992. She then served as director of education and professor of education until 2009. She now holds the La Fetra... 
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