The women’s basketball team defeated La Sierra 73-71 in overtime Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court.
Three pianists and five vocalists came together to showcase the hard work and effort that they put into perfecting their selected pieces throughout the semester in a concert Nov. 22 in Morgan Auditorium.
After several reflective pieces, the audience came to life and snapped along as The Cat, the Hag, and the Longstreet played what they jokingly referred to as the Mediterranean “Pink Panther” theme song at their concert Nov. 30.
A silver star shone brightly in the sky as the Christmas tree outside city hall was lit, kicking off the holiday season for the La Verne community with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony along with a visit from a very special guest.
Shedding light on a very complicated topic, Vanessa Preisler lectured about her research of quantum dots and spintronics on Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
With newspapers across the country taking a slow plunge and in some areas disappearing altogether, a new form of journalism – “hyperlocal” Web based publications have begun to fill the void – even in La Verne.
The University of La Verne’s official Web site has been noticeably modified for the fall semester, receiving both positive and negative response to its new design and functionality. The Office of Information Technology, in charge of maintaining laverne.edu, altered the Web site design and also added new user-friendly features.
Can there really be true healthcare reform without including a public option? The case for the public option provision in an upcoming healthcare bill took another blow on Tuesday, when the Senate Finance Committee rejected both Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Senator Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) bills which included a public option.
The University of La Verne has received a nearly $900,000 National Science Foundation Grant for scholarships and internships. The money will be distributed by the La Verne Noyce Teacher Scholars Program, which provides up to $15,000 a year for students who are interested in teaching biology, mathematics, chemistry and physics.
David Werner took his audience behind bars on Monday with his lecture on teaching in prison. As part of the continuing faculty lecture series that is held in the President’s Dining Room, Werner’s lecture was another interesting perspective into the world of education.
The University of La Verne is now offering students the option of buying their books directly online from the ULV bookstore after registering for classes.
With such issues as migrant labor, illegal immigration in the public consciousness, Kenneth Marcus, associate professor of history and director of the International Studies Institute, chose immigration as the theme for this year’s Hot Spots speaker series.
Cars honked, people yelled and some threw water bottles at students protesting Proposition 8, the ballot measure that banned gay marriage in California. The University of La Verne’s Rainbow Alliance sponsored the event last Wednesday on the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue.
America is so reliant on fast food that we insist that there be outlets throughout the country dishing out this “poison” to the masses.