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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... 

Sean Dillon talks about his life’s work

Sean Dillon talks about his life's work
Professor of Theater Arts Sean Dillon believes in a direct and truthful critique of his students work in class. Because of this honest approach and the many different class that he teaches, Dillon as developed strong relationships with his students. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief As assistant professor of theater arts at the University of La Verne, Sean Dillon has devoted... 

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.... 
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