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Faculty Lecture Series The Faculty Lecture Series will continue at noon on Monday in the President’s Dining Room with Marilyn Oliver’s “A Sabbatical Saga: Frustrating, Formative, Ful­filling (and Dartfish Thrown in for Fun).” On Oct. 25, Sean Bernard will present “Gold into Straw: Basque Immigrant Research Spun into Fiction.” On Nov. 1, Yousef Daneshbod will present, “The Geometry of... 

Heat wave replaced with downpour

Heat wave replaced with downpour
On Wednesday storm clouds blanketed La Verne, bringing rain and cold weather to Southern California. Within one week Southern California went from daytime highs exceeding 100 degrees to temperatures in the low-to-mid 60s. The Athletic Pavilion, built in 1973 costing about $2.5 million. Its life expectancy is estimated at 30 years to 50 years. Some severe weather in recent years has caused the pavilion’s... 

William Cook talks Palestine

William Cook talks Palestine
William Cook, professor of English, discusses the issues in the Middle East during the lecture “Light from the Darkness: ‘Top Secret’ files from the Bowels of Rhodes House” on Monday. Cook has published a book on the topic called “Tracking Deception: Bush Mid-East Policy.”/photo by Garrett Gutierrez Tennille Wright Staff Writer Introduced as a “local radical,” William Cook, professor... 

Water is healthier choice

With healthy alternative diets sweeping the nation, many people are turning to juices and sports drinks as a substitute for water, but many times these sports drinks are as bad for people as sodas. Many people are aware of the health issues surrounding soda such as the elevated caffeine and calorie intake, as well as tooth decay, but few realize the negative affect sports drink may have. Because they... 

Former AAIC dean John Khanjian returns to ULV

Former AAIC dean John Khanjian returns to ULV
The former dean of the Armenian American International College, John Khanjian returned to La Verne this semester. He is teaching an Old Testament survey course after a few years in service as president of Haigazian University in Lebanon. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Branden del Rio News Editor John Khanjian has come full circle in his teaching career with his return... 

Record high temperatures hit Southern California

Record high temperatures hit Southern California
Michael Lightenberg, of the Chino Ice Service, brings ice to the empty ice chest at Circle K. Lightenberg has delivered ice over the last few days which have been the hottest on record. Circle K has become a refuge from the heat for students and locals alike, with its supply of ice, slushies and other frozen commodities./ photo by Warren Bessant Carly Hill Arts Editor With temperatures in La Verne... 

ULV fills Cal Grant gap

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The University of La Verne came to its students’ rescue when Cal Grants were delayed due to the state budget stand still. ULV has advanced nearly $3.2 million to cover late Cal Grant payments needed by 700 new and returning undergraduate students for the fall semester. “We are a student-centered university and wanted to help,” Leatha Webster, director of financial... 

Students honor Muslim holiday

Students honor Muslim holiday
Zakaria Alyami of the Saudi Student Association greets Philip Hofer at the Eid al-Fitr celebration Sept. 22 in the Campus Center. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, a month long fast from dawn until sunset for Muslims. The Saudi Student Association and Muslim Student Association invited people from all walks of life to join and learn about the traditions of Muslims and their holiday with educational... 

Sabbatical refreshes Trotter’s art

Sabbatical refreshes Trotter's art
Ruth Trotter, professor of art, presented the faculty lecture, “Artists in Residence: DRAWinternational Caylus, France,” on Monday. Trotter discussed her most recent work and her experience in France at the contemporary art center DRAWinternational. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer During her sabbatical stay in Caylus, France, Ruth Trotter, professor of art, enjoyed... 

New housing director Regalado understands his residents

New housing director Regalado understands his residents
Juan Regalado has been named the new housing director at the University of La Verne. Regalado is a graduate of UC Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and the University of Maryland with a master’s degree in counseling. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Elsie Ramos Sports Editor After Byron Howlett stepped down from his post as director of housing and Residential Life last spring – and with... 
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