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Thefts cost University more than $5,000

Burglars target computer equipment in Landis Academic Center. Ashley Morgado Staff Writer University officials have reported a theft of roughly $1,000 worth of technology from a first floor classroom in the Landis Academic Center. Just prior to the holiday break in December, a computer and DVD/VCR were stolen, according to Chief Information Officer Clive Houston Brown. Additionally, the classroom podium,... 

Lecture's focus is sustainability

Lecture's focus is sustainability
Meek says that individual efforts are the most important. Jack Meek, professor of public administration, has published for various encyclopedias, chapters for several books and articles in academic journals including the International Journal of Public Administration and Public Administration Quarterly. Meek participated in the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room entitled... 

La Verne aids Haiti earthquake victims

Rachel Smith Staff Writer The devastating earthquake in Haiti has led the La Verne community – including the University of La Verne, city of La Verne and Church of the Brethren – to join hands and provide relief for the victims of this devastating natural disaster. “People want to help and trust that our organizations will make that happen,” said Janet Ober, associate pastor of the La Verne... 

Harvel Lewis championed ULV diversity

Harvel Lewis championed ULV diversity
Harvel Lewis Carly Hill Staff Writer Harvel Lewis, alumna and longtime faculty member of the University of La Verne, died Jan. 9 of a heart attack in Pomona. Mrs. Lewis was an inspiration to many, and an advocate for diversity throughout her life. Mrs. Lewis was born in Louisiana, but spent almost all of her life in California, primarily in Diamond Bar, where she raised her children. She graduated... 

Wheeler left mark on University, Church of the Brethren

Wheeler left mark on University, Church of the Brethren
Myrna Wheeler and President Stephen Morgan participate in the University of La Verne’s centennial celebration in 1991. Wheeler served on the Board of Trustees for nearly 25 years. / file photo by Ben Weybright Kristen Campbell Staff Writer Myrna Long Wheeler, respected alumna and trustee of the University of La Verne, died Jan. 9 at her home in San Dimas after fighting acute myeloid leukemia for... 

Snow fall hits San Gabriel Mountains

Snow fall hits San Gabriel Mountains
North of the University of La Verne, high in the San Gabriel Mountains lies a large carved “L” built to be the highest university initial in the United States. The letter “L” was constructed by the student body in 1919. Engineers Isaac Funderburgh, Davis Bomberger, George HollenBerg and Carl Rexrod used dormitory sheets to lay out the letter and then returned to the campus to view the results.... 
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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... 
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