West African music celebrates a culture
Steve Biondo, music department coordinator, leads the West African Drum Ensemble during a concert Thursday in Morgan Auditorium. The students of the West African Drumming class of fall 2010 performed 12 songs. The songs displayed various traditions from the different regions of West Africa. / photo by Warren Bessant Brenna... 
Roark discusses personal boundaries
Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark gave a lecture titled “Sacred Space” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Roark, who has been teaching at La Verne since 2009, has published articles on property, commercial law, and religion. / photo by Candice Salazar Jesse Evans Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writers The... 
Larini leaves LV as a storied leader on the diamond
Senior pitcher and infielder Mark Larini looks out on Ben Hines Field from the dugout as the construction workers continue preparations to dig up the field. Larini, a movement and sports science major, has played for La Verne for four years. He was selected to be on the All-SCIAC team and lead the team in innings pitched... 
As the year comes to a close, we are saying goodbye to President Steve Morgan, who has been leading the University of La Verne for the last 26 years. On July 1, President-Select Devorah Lieberman will take over and begin her presidency. We at the Campus Times have a few things to ask Lieberman to put on her to-do list... 
Karlie Bettencourt Associate Arts Editor The meeting room in the La Verne City Library was filled with the classical guitar music of two music doctoral students from the University of Southern California on Saturday afternoon. Dmitry Koudymov and Brian Barany entertained about 40 people that crowded into the meeting... 
Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Senior sociology major Mary McCool believes there is a correlation between cosmetic procedures and age, ethnicity, religion and self-esteem. McCool’s intrigued interest in this topic inspired her senior thesis. The initial idea came from hearing news reports of girls receiving breast implants... 
Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Speech communications instructor Rob Ruiz was recently named director of forensics at the University of La Verne. Ruiz, who broke the team’s semi-finals curse in 2007 by winning the national championship as an undergraduate here, will take over administrative duties in fall 2011. He follows... 
During this school year we have watched our class sizes increase, our financial aid decrease, our parking spots fill up and ours sports leave campus one-by-one. We have protested enrollment increases, and yet next fall our enrollment will be at an all-time high. What is more troublesome is that despite the increases... 
Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor The students of the theater and community class have combined their individual passions for theater into a string of eight performances called “The Power of Hope” that push ignored issues into the limelight. “We aren’t trying to save the community, but we are trying to bring... 
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer About 50 students, staff and faculty attended the event titled “Linguistic Pluralism and Education in Spain: Past and Present” at noon Monday, in the President’s Dining Room. This event, coordinated by Assistant Professor of Spanish Gabriela Capraroiu, was designed to spark conversation... 
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