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President’s Day The University of La Verne will be closed Monday to observe the President’s Day holiday. Classes will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Ring Series Lecture Al Clark, associate vice president for academic affairs, will present the lecture “German Nationalism and the Rise of the Ring” at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event is part of the Ring Festival L.A., a celebration of the Los Angeles... 

CAPSIM team is No. 1

Yessenia Romo Staff Writer A team of University of La Verne business students placed No. 1 in the nation in the CAPSIM competition among hundreds of other U.S. colleges and universities. The competition consists of a business simulation operated by Management Simulations. For the eight-week project, the teams makes weekly decisions for their businesses and how they function. The decisions are then... 

Gonzales scores on the small court

Xenia Martinez Staff Writer A freshman on campus may be the University’s next athletic superstar. He’s new to La Verne and doesn’t sport a Leopards jersey, but Vincent Gonzales has for years been making a name for himself in the sport of handball. Gonzales, who hails from Santa Ana, began his handball career at age 9. At 12, Gonzales played his first Junior Nationals at Venice Beach and took... 

New editors set goals, plans

New editors set goals, plans
Natalie Veissalov and Kevin Garrity will begin their roles as La Verne Magazine editor in chief and Campus Times editor in chief, respectively, next spring. Veissalov is the current editor in chief of the Campus Times while Garrity serves as managing editor. photo by/ Rafael Anguiano Charlie Neff Staff Writer In anticipation of the spring semester, communications department faculty have selected... 

Students place 1st at WAVEs

Xenia Martinez Staff Writer LVTV-3, La Verne Community Television, and the University of La Verne produced a winner and four finalists in the Alliance for Community Media’s Western Area Video Excellence Awards, known as the WAVEs. The winning video for the sports coverage category, “La Verne Little League Minor Championship,” was produced and directed by Public Access TV Coordinator Christopher... 

Newspaper goes interactive

Natalie Veissalov Editor in Chief If you have not logged on to the internet lately, you might want to check out the new Campus Times Web site at laverne.edu/campus-times. The site has been revamped, featuring a cleaner layout, a home-page slideshow and new reader interactivity features. “It gives a greater visibility and brings more readers to the site,” said Eric Borer, Campus Times layout assistant,... 

Saye presents on public governance in South Korea

Saye presents on public governance in South Korea
Lisa Saye was invited to present at the 22nd General Assembly and Conference on Public Governance in Challenging Economic Times: Human Resource Development at the Battlefront. The October conference was held in Seoul, South Korea. Saye, Assistant Professor of Public Administration is in her second year at the University of La Verne. Saye earned her D.P.A. from the University of Alabama. / photo by... 

Black Friday bargains draw crowds, chaos

Charlie Neff Staff Writer Every year, the Friday after Thanksgiving attracts masses of people to malls and department stores around the country, during the blackness of predawn morning. Of course the term “Black Friday” actually refers to the stores’ eagerly anticipated profits and not the color of the sky when the biggest bargains are found. Deal-seeking shoppers come out in droves and help... 

Dillon talks screenwriting

Dillon talks screenwriting
Sean Dillon, assistant professor of theater arts, lectured on “Approaches to Screenwriting” to a group of faculty and students Monday in the President’s Dining Room. He spoke of his career in scriptwriting and film production. Dillon and his production partner, Curtis Krick, are annual participants in the 48 Hour Film Project in Los Angeles, which they have won for two years straight. / photo... 

Hills uses Borges to define traitors

Historical betrayals examined in faculty lecture. Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer Ann Hills delved into the mind of a traitor with her lecture on author Jorge Luis Borges Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Hills, an associate professor of Spanish, included themes involving the identity of the “traitor” within Borges’ works throughout the lecture. “I felt that he was one of the most... 
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