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BSU luncheon reflects on Black History Month

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Black Student Union held a luncheon in the President’s Dining Room Wednesday in honor of Black History Month. An intimate gathering of students, club members and faculty ate a catered lunch together where they relaxed and discussed what black history means to them. “The premise for the lunch was to bring members of BSU together in a casual setting for fellowship,” Mathieu... 

Club Fair promotes student ideas

Club Fair promotes student ideas
Martial Arts Club president Paul Deeb and member Gage Henderson bob and weave while other members answer student questions about the club at the University of La Verne’s biannual Club Fair last week. The Martial Arts Club practices from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays in the Athletics Pavilion Room C 200. / photo by Helen Arase Hannah Burton Staff Writer This semester’s club fair highlighted many new... 

Speaker focuses on group process

Speaker focuses on group process
Tyson Wooters, a motivational speaker who has traveled around the country discussing leadership in organizations spoke Monday in the Campus Center on the value of setting goals and following through with ideals. Wooters was this year’s ASULV leadership speaker. / photo by Julian Burrell Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Tyson Wooters, this year’s annual Associated Students of the University of La Verne... 

Order of Omega fights hazing

Order of Omega fights hazing
Alumna Sigma Kappa member Genevieve Almendarez shows her support for anti-hazing efforts by adding her name to the Order of Omega’s display in Sneaky Park on Wednesday. / photo by Keenan Gilson  Read More →

Conference SPARKs women’s empowerment

Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer Reinforcing the concept of women in leadership positions, developing communication skills, and shaping women into pro-active thinkers are just some of the goals the SPARK Women’s Leadership conference wants to achieve on campus this semester. Students Mary Anne Mendoza, Noelle Cozbar and Yasmine Andrawis are planning and directing the conference that hopes to create... 

PRSSA helps LV students prep for the future

Des Delgadillo Staff Writer Despite only coming together this semester, La Verne’s chapter of the Public Relations Students Society of America has taken the initiative to create opportunities for students interested in the public relations field. Now off to a running start, the club began as an idea between ambitious best friends Alexa Atkinson and Jade Kelley during their freshman year. “We have... 

Bowl of Heaven brings fresh bite

Rachel Sandoval Staff Writer In the midst of heavy workloads, a tiny bank account and little time, college students often eat unhealthy. Bowl of Heaven looks to change that negative outlook. Nestled in the hustle and bustle of Foothill Boulevard in La Verne, Bowl of Heaven caters to customers that want a healthy and affordable meal rather than the usual unhealthy and quick meal. “I was pretty excited... 

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... 
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