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Clark links Wagner, German nationalism

Debbie Allison Staff Writer Al Clark, associate vice president of Academic Affairs, handled a string of technical difficulties to successfully deliver his lecture, “German Nationalism and the Rise of ‘The Ring’,” on Feb. 18. His lecture took place at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center with an audience of almost 50 faculty and students. Clark’s lecture was the second in the “Ring Festival La Verne,”... 

Founders Auditorium to be renamed for Morgans

Founders Auditorium to be renamed for Morgans
Founders Hall, the third oldest building on the La Verne campus, was completed in fall 1926. The first student body assembly took place in Founders Auditorium on November 1, 1926. Fund raising has begun to renovate the aged auditorium, which has long been home to musical performances and theatrical events. Once the building is finished, the auditorium will be renamed Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium... 

Rankin stresses HIV prevention

Rankin stresses HIV prevention
William Rankin, president of the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance, spoke with students and others Wednesday about his organization for HIV prevention and care in poverty stricken countries. The non-profit, non-governmental organization teams with religious partners to work within third-world countries, including African countries such as Malawi. /photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Tiffany Spears Staff... 

Wireless access on campus keeps expanding

Debbie Allison Staff Writer The University of La Verne continued its expansion of wireless Internet access earlier in the month with the addition of the Arts and Communica­tions Building. “It will enhance greatly our facility and the learning opportunities for our students,” George Keeler, communications department chairman, said. With the addition of the ACB, there are 16 buildings on campus... 

News Briefs

Scholarship opportunity The University of La Verne is offering a 10 week summer volunteer program that can fulfill CORE 305 or a Community Service requirement and offers a $3000 tuition scholarship for the following year. This program has sites in camps, churches, and social service agencies in California, Oregon and Washington, and is working on sites in Mexico. Although the program was developed... 

President Stephen Morgan to retire in 2011

President Stephen Morgan to retire in 2011
University President Steve Morgan stands in front of Founders Hall in this file photo from September 2008. Founders auditorium will be renamed the Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium, after the president and his wife. Morgan announced his retirement, effective Spring 2011, from the University of La Verne on Thursday after serving as president for 25 years. / file photo by Stephanie Arellanes Natalie... 

ASULV gets new leadership

Carly Hill News Editor Associated Students of the University La Verne Vice President Noor Wahba became president this semester after Chris Kaelberer resigned for “academic and personal reasons,” he said. “It’s not about me anymore, it’s about the whole school,” said Kaelberer, a junior business major. “My resignation is what’s best for the organization. I have a lot of love and respect... 

Debate team among the world’s best

New coach keeps the squad on course. Kristen Campbell News Editor Ranking 19th among more than 300 schools at the World Universities Debate Champion­ship in Turkey last month, the University of La Verne debate team has proved to itself and to the University that hard work and dedication pays off. The team got a new coach this fall. Josh Martin, former debater and La Verne alumnus, was previously captain... 

Chapel recognizes Ash Wednesday

Chapel recognizes Ash Wednesday
Melissa Silvestre imposes ashes on the forehead of Alexis Mazon on Ash Wednesday to signify a day of repentance. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, which is the Christian preparation for the annual commemoration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Lent concludes with Easter, which is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Christ. Debbie Roberts administered ashes along... 

Mentors offered for first generation students

Kristen Campbell News Editor Starting college can be hectic, especially if the student is a first generation college student. The Office of Multicultural Services at the University of La Verne offers a program to ease the load of starting in uncharted territories. The First Generation Student Success Program was established in 1996 and has assisted more than 500 students and their families. The FGSSP... 
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