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Posters chart business partnerships

Posters chart business partnerships
Graduate student Brianna Morales talks with Lisa Martinelli-Lee, her professor for the Building Partnerships and Creating Coalitions class, about her assignment, which charts the pros and cons of the partnership between Visa and the Olympic Games. Martinelli-Lee’s class held a poster session in the Ludwick Conference Center in the Campus Center on Tuesday./ photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Erin Foltz Staff... 

Student remembered for dedication

Victor Charoonratana to receive posthumous bachelor’s degree. Carly Hill News Editor Natalie Veissalov Life Editor Victor Charoonratana, 25, senior international studies major, died in February in his sleep from unknown causes. “When we found him, it looked as if he was asleep, but he didn’t wake up. It was as if someone put an Avada Kedavra curse on him,” said Victoria Charoon­ratana,... 

Commentary: Division III athletes thrive without glamor

Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer In NCAA Division III, there is no spotlight and no glamor. There is no highly touted basketball player going into next year’s draft, no NCAA Final Four, no coach Pat Summit leading the women Volunteers with more than 1,000 career victories, no race for the Heisman, no home of the 12th man and no media circus. However, there is the same hard work, dedication, academics and... 

Early drug prevention is priority

Early drug prevention is priority
Thierry Kolpin, assistant professor of education, delivered an overview of drug prevention programs during his lecture on Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Prevention Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Kolpin said that government programs continue to improve upon the early successes of drug prevention models, including Scared Straight and the Drug Abuse and Resistance Education, or DARE, each of which... 

News Briefs

Haiti Appeal Following the earthquake in Haiti, a group of ULV faculty, administrators and staff formed a group, the Haiti Relief Committee. This committee asks people to donate at least $10 for a hygiene kit, which includes daily toiletries needed by Haitians. Please make all checks to “University of La Verne” and drop it off at the front desk of the Campus Center by March 19. An event to raise... 

Byron Howlett to leave La Verne

Housing director takes a position at Cal Poly Pomona. Michael Escañuelas Arts Editor The University of La Verne’s beloved director of Housing and Residential Life Byron Howlett will be leaving the University after eight years of service. Howlett, who is also the assistant dean of student affairs, began working for ULV in 2002. He will be moving to a new position at Cal Poly Pomona as the interim... 

Students strive to use social networking safely

Mark Vidal Editorial Director Today Facebook and Twitter dominate the world of online social networking. But this is not without inheriting the revolutionary capabilities of the outdated MySpace, which includes cases of cyberbullying, kidnapping and fraud. “I feel most comfortable with Facebook securities. I have used it for a while now,” said Citrus College sophomore Sylvia Medrano. Medrano is... 

March madness comes to La Verne

March madness comes to La Verne
Intramural basketball tournament heats up. Sophomore Tyler Holt of Team Sigma Kappa dribbles past Richard Richardson, Jr. of the Brothers Forum team at the intramural basketball tournament Tuesday night. Hoyt, a forward for the University of La Verne men’s basketball team, drew a foul on the play before winning the game. The tournament continues Tuesday at 10 p.m. at the Frantz Athletic Court./ photo... 

Federal stimulus reinvests in roadways

Federal stimulus reinvests in roadways
Road work can be seen along San Dimas Avenue, south of the 210 Freeway at the cross section of Allen Avenue in San Dimas. The City of San Dimas is among several local recipients of grants from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Other recipients include the Bonita Unified School District and the University of La Verne. / photo by Christopher Guzman  Read More →

Web news gives small towns big boost

Web news gives small towns big boost
As part of the faculty lecture series, Elizabeth Zwerling, associate professor of journalism, gave a talk titled “Rural News Network: Web Technology Meets Citizen Journalism to Restore a Sense of Community in Rural Montana Towns,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Her article on the same topic was published in the Online Journalism Review in August 2009. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Pui... 
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