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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... 

First Person Experience: Getting fit for the summer

First Person Experience: Getting fit for the summer
Grant Woods, graduate business major and assistant strength and conditioning coach, demonstrates an abdominal workout routine in Ortmayer Stadium. The routine includes a Hindu push-up, squat jumps and high intensity sprinting. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Phillips Staff Writer In less than 10 minutes, beads of sweat were running down my forehead after trying one of Fitness Center and Strength... 

Faculty aids LGBT community

Kevin Garrity Editor in Chief The University of La Verne Ad Hoc Action Group has recently conducted a four-part symposium on issues relating to gender and sexuality. From the meeting, those involved have decided to organize a “safe list” comprised of faculty, staff and administrators who are open allies of the LGBT community. Phone numbers and whether or not the individual has had Safe Zone Training... 

Communications has new leaders

Communications has new leaders
The Communications Department at the University of La Verne was pleased to announce the publication and broadcast leadership for Fall 2010. Courtney Gooden, will take over as LeoFM program director for the next two semesters, Kristen Campbell will be the Campus Times editor in chief and Samantha Sincock will become editor in chief of La Verne Magazine for fall 2010./ photo by Christopher Guzman Erin... 
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