Happenings

// Mar 30th, 2012
‘The Agony of Colin Powell’ Dailey Theatre will host performances of Ralph Soldana’s senior directing thesis “The Agony of Colin Powell” at 7:30 p.m. April 19 and 20. Written by Professor of English William Cook, the play is a dramatic monologue in one act. It is a fictitious portrayal of a person in spiritual... 
Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology; Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry; and Michael Robinson Chávez, Los Angeles Times photographer, discuss the effects of gold mining in Rinconada, Peru, during a panel discussion March 8 that also included, Professor of Spanish Gabriella Capraroiu and Professor... 
Veronica Orozco Staff Writer The University of La Verne will welcome 2,217 new students next fall, but this is just a fraction of the 7,033 that originally applied. The number of applications received is 18 percent higher than it was at this time last year and applications are still flooding in, according to the office... 
Freshman struggles with alcohol
The consequences of excessive drinking affect nearly all college campuses, college communities, and college students, according to the NIAAA. Nearly 80 percent of all college students drink alcohol, including nearly 60 percent of students age 18 to 20 years old. / photo illustration by Christian Uriarte Kristen Campbell Senior... 
Rocking out to the luck o' the Irish
Michael Kelly of the Celtic folk band Sligo Rags performed Monday during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Davenport Dining Hall. Shepard’s pie and corned beef, as well as lime green Jell-o and other desserts, were served as students ate lunch to the music of Sligo Rags, which was named one of the best acoustic... 
Jerome Garcia shares his La Verne journey
Associate Professor of Biology Jerome Garcia was the first of his family to earn a college degree when he graduated from La Verne in 1998. He went on to the University of Southern California for his Ph.D. He decided to teach biology so he could guide students in their college careers. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Veronica... 
Pomona draws crowds for Art Walk
David Cone helps artist Rachel Walker sell her drawings at the Pomona Art Walk on March 10. Cone was also selling skateboards with his own personal designs. The Pomona Art Walk starts at 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month and 6 p.m. on the last Saturday. The Art Walk serves as a place to admire local talent... 
ULV catches much needed break
Senior Tara Allis tries to tag out Redlands Kayla Uphold on March 3. The Leopards struggled after the Bulldogs scored seven runs in the fourth inning and five runs in the fifth. The Leopards lost their first game 13-3 and their second game 10-1 after playing a doubleheader against Redlands at Wheeler Park. The two... 
Online journalism ethics addressed
Elizabeth Zwerling, associate professor of journalism, offered a lecture on “Ethics (and the Lack of Ethics) in Electronic Media” Monday in the President Dining Room. Various faculty members participated in discussion of the topic. Many ethical problems were brought up, for which there are no easy solutions. Still... 
Class works on new set
Sabrina Consiglio, a sophomore theater major, works on the set for the theater program’s next play, “The House of Atreus,” which opens May 3. Her stagecraft class is responsible for building the sets for all the theater program’s productions. / photo by Katherine Careaga  Read More →
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