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‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views
Fielding a number of thought-provoking questions, Kenneth H. Marcus, associate professor of history, spoke on the topic, “Why we need to rethink Immigration” on Sept. 24 in the President’s Dining Room. Marcus’ lecture is one of a series, called Hot Spots, presented on the third Thursday of each month. The next event is scheduled for Oct. 22. / photo by Cindy Harder Marla Bahloul Copy Editor... 

No on Prop. 8 rally sparks support, objection

Julissa Cardenas Web Editor Cars honked, people yelled and some threw water bottles at students protesting Proposition 8, the ballot measure that banned gay marriage in California. The University of La Verne’s Rainbow Alliance sponsored the event last Wednesday on the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue. The ballot measure was narrowly approved last year by California voters, and then upheld in... 

Campus Center sculpture installed

Campus Center sculpture installed
Construction workers arrived at 6 a.m. Tuesday to mount the 54-foot sculpture, “Inhale/ Exhale” by artist Phillip K. Smith. After the column was attached to its foundation, a cover was bolted to its flat, triangular top. The orange colored sculpture was placed in the Muriel Pollia Sculpture Garden, adjacent to the Johnson Family Plaza. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Student feedback sought at WASC poster session

The University of La Verne seeks re-accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Xenia Martinez Staff Writer The University of La Verne held a poster session Tuesday to help faculty and students become more familiar with the lengthy Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or WASC, accreditation process, as the deadline for review draws near. WASC accreditation is an extremely... 

Beardsley, Wagoner take new College of Arts and Sciences positions

Natalie Veissalov Editor in Chief Felicia Beardsley and Zandra Wagoner have taken new positions that will allow them to support and help run the College of Arts and Sciences with Jonathan Reed, the new interim dean. Beardsley, who is an anthropology professor, is the interim associate dean of the CAS, and Wagoner, who worked under the provost as assistant vice president of undergraduate programs, is... 

Associate VP Der-Karabetian to tackle assessment

Associate VP Der-Karabetian to tackle assessment
Aghop Der-Karabetian, who left his position as the associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the end of spring 2009, now serves as associate vice president for university assessment for academic affairs. Der-Karabetian, also a professor of psychology, earned his doctorate in psychology from the University of Kansas. He has worked at the University for over 30 years. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael... 

CAPA Dean's List, Spring 2009

The following students in the CAPA program earned grade point averages of 3.75 or higher during the spring 2009 semester. Luz Aguilar Erica Ambriz Rayven Armijo Adriana Avila Emma Baltazar Rimayne Bowman Stephanie Brown Joanne Camacho Nora Carrillo Brittnie Cazier James Cook Kevin Davies Sari De La Cerra Soraya DelReal Virginia Diaz Maura Downing-Murabito James Dycus Adam Eagleson Jordan Garbayo Matt... 

Furutan refutes economic equality

Furutan refutes economic equality
Motivational factors behind a free market economy was the concept explained by Omid Furutan during his lecture “The Network of Economics.” Economic agents are fueled by their greed and desire to fulfill their own wants and needs. This leads to societies that are centered on economic division and small numbers of wealthy people who control country’s wealth. Through different historical people,... 

Dewey chosen for change

Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The University of La Verne has appointed Gregory Dewey as Interim Provost after an extensive search. Dewey was senior vice president of academic affairs at the Keck Graduate Institute at the Claremont Colleges and served for seven years as the Robert E. Finnigan Professor of Applied Life Sciences at Keck before taking the position as interim provost. “I was interested... 

University cuts $5.8 million from budget

Dan Sayles Copy Editor Low enrollment, compounded by the lagging economy, has required the University of La Verne to cut its 2009-2010 budget by $5.8 million. Cuts for this academic year encompass numerous departments and programs, including maintenance which is cleaning and gardening less often – among other cuts that students and faculty hope will not diminish the quality of education. University... 
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