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Students talk dining and dorms at ASULV open forum

Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor The Associated Students of the University of La Verne held the first student forum of the year Wednesday in effort to listen to student concerns. This year, student suggestions revolved around parking, dorms, dining services and an on-campus pool. Joshua Barragan, freshman chemistry major, was one of a few students who had comments on campus dining. “There are only... 

CAB honors Hispanic Heritage Month

CAB honors Hispanic Heritage Month
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Campus Activity Board hosted a multicultural event Tuesday in Sneaky Park with a performance by Atabey. Group members Juan Lugo, Etienne Rivera, Juan Cosmo and Toby Borrero are dedicated to the performance of Afro-Puerto Rican music and to the education of their audiences about the music and culture. photo by/ Amanda Duvall  Read More →

Mahalo, summertime!

Mahalo, summertime!
Splattered with paint marks of other student’s handprints, sophomore public affairs major Jaime Kons hula dances while snacking on a Hawaiian shaved ice treat. CAB’s One Last Summer Night event was held last Wednesday in the South Quad. / photo by Julian Mininsohn  Read More →

ISO picnic welcomes students

ISO picnic welcomes students
Yibin “Frank” Zhang talks with Araceli Sanchez, one of the advisers from the International Student Organization, before the club’s welcome back picnic lunch Tuesday at the Hanawalt House. Zhang is from Beijing, China, and is studying in the master of business administration program, hoping to graduate in 2015. / photo by Kaung Myat Tun  Read More →

On the Calendar

Pumpkin Decorating ULVSA will host a social at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Landis Academic Center room 104. Students are encouraged to participate in the pumpkin decorating contest. Iota Delta Fundraiser Iota Delta will raise money for the House of Ruth from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Neher Bench. Students are welcomed to stop and donate. Hillel Sukkah Hillel will build and bless a Sukkah from 8... 

Mandala symbolizes world peace

Mandala symbolizes world peace
Sophomore political science major Mariela Martinez and Professor of Humanities Al Clark help create a mandala Friday at the International Day of Peace ceremony in the Campus Center Ballroom. The mandala was created with different types of beans, lentils and dried rice. Traditionally the mandala is created with colorful sand, to be later broken up by Tibetan Buddhist monks. Zandra Wagoner, the university... 

Sorority members say no to hazing

Sigma Kappa sorority held its annual Rock painting and fundraiser on Monday designed to bring awareness to the dangers of hazing during National Hazing Prevention Week. During the event, Sigma Kappa sorority members encouraged students to take an anti-hazing pledge. Some painted their hands and placed them on the Rock, symbolically leaving their promise there. “Hazing can be something big or something... 

Interfaith walk demonstrates unity

Interfaith walk demonstrates unity
Anthony Reyes, senior political science major, exchanges beads with 7-year-old Dunya Hakkak and her mother, Layla Naji, a University of La Verne alumna, during Sunday’s Interfaith Peace Walk. The beads came in various colors with each color representing a religious tradition. Participants exchanged beads and made colorful bracelets. The walk started at Temple Beth Israel in Pomona, reached City of... 

Student shows passion for research

Student shows passion for research
Katie Rosenthal protects her hands from powdered chemicals in the physics room of Mainiero Hall earlier this month. Rosenthal, a junior chemistry major, returned from her 10 week summer internship at the end of the summer. The internship took place at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs where her work related to carbon nanotubes and physical chemistry. / photo by Helen Arase Gabriella Chikhani ... 

Stress solution offered

Stressed out students and staff may have a meditative remedy: “The Quiet Spot.” The twice-weekly mediations will take place from 12:05 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, and from 7:30 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Thursdays in the Interfaith Chapel. Zandra Wagoner, university chaplain and assistant professor of philosophy and religion, is coordinator of the weekly meditations, new this academic year. “All... 
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