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Wilson Library opens for finals

Wilson Library opens for finals
As finals week approaches, students flock to Wilson Library on Wednesday. The library will remain open 24 hours a day until the end of finals Dec. 14. The library has 70 study carrels, 52 computers and nine laptops available for checkout. The whiteboard at the entrance boasts student services including stress release sessions and the Learning Enhancement Center’s study tips seminars. The staff offers... 

Nelson aims to improve LEC

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Matthew Nelson, new director of the Learning Enhancement Center, plans on helping create a better center dedicated to better students. As the new director, Nelson has short and long term plans for the growth of the LEC. However, his background in English and college writing tutoring do not make him new to the job. Nelson graduated as an English major from Northern Illinois... 

Speakers tackle sexual assault issues

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer Most clubs do not attempt to tackle the sensitive topic of sexual assault, but the newly founded club, One in Three, decided to host an entire discussion dinner on the subject on Nov. 22. To combat the increase of dating abuse and sexual assault, Kimberly Navarro and Sandra Maas, both junior business administration majors, came together out of a common interest in raising... 

Iota Delta bowls for cystic fibrosis

Iota Delta bowls for cystic fibrosis
Senior Jared Taylor “strikes out” cystic fibrosis for Iota Delta’s Bowl for Breath on Saturday. The sorority chose bowling because it is not a strenuous sport so people with cystic fibrosis can participate. / photo by Stephanie Ball Cody Luk Staff Writer Sorority members, friends, family and members of the community learned about cystic fibrosis, bowled and socialized for a good cause at Chapparal... 

Jahanvash: Sensei of curriculum

Jahanvash: Sensei of curriculum
Senior Ava Jahanvash demonstrates the basics of the Tonfa to a martial arts student in preparation for an upcoming competition. Jahanvash teaches karate at her family’s Martial Arts Studio, Red Dragon Karate, in Diamond Bar every Thursday at 5 p.m. / photo by Sarah Golden Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Ava Jahanvash, a senior at the University of La Verne, wears a black belt in her dad’s karate... 

First Generation Club supports new beginning

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Members of the First Generation Club at the University of La Verne sit among each other like family, prepared to share laughs and ideas and is the reason they have been able to support their members for three years. The First Generation Club is an organization that supports students who are the first in their family to go to college. Their mission is to bring awareness,... 

Bookstore frees inmates’ minds

Bookstore frees inmates’ minds
The Bookshop in the Claremont Forum, located at 586 W. First St., is home of the Nationwide Prison Library Project. The Prison Library Project is a non-profit organization where volunteers come read mail from inmates across the country and package books to be sent to them. Martha Harris, John Maull, Hugo Rocha and Monique Yateem from the First Street Gallery Art Center come every Tuesday for about... 

First person experience: Online dating is more game than love

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer Online dating has become a billion-dollar industry that according to a recent National Academy of Sciences study “may be altering the dynamics and outcomes of marriage itself.” According to the study, more than one-third of American marriages start online, and those couples might be happier than couples who did not meet online. With online dating receiving such positive... 

Multicultural Club celebrates Latino culture

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Students, faculty and staff came together by forming “familias,” while discovering their individual cultural identities at the Latino student retreat on Nov. 8. More than 20 people attended the fall retreat, designed to help the University’s students become better acquainted with faculty and staff and discuss any questions and concerns they had regarding their experience... 

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students
Junior Gerardo Cuevas talks about college to sixth graders at Lehigh Elementary School in Montclair as part of the “No Excuses University” event Nov. 8. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alana Glenn Staff Writer Sixth grade students at Lehigh Elementary School attended an assembly program last Friday, “No Excuses University,” in which students sat with members of La Verne’s Greek community and asked... 
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