A whale of a problem
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief It was terribly sad to hear the news about Dawn Brancheau, the SeaWorld whale trainer who was drowned by one of the show’s orcas last week. It’s hard to imagine what her family is going through at this moment. But how surprising did the news come for people? The irregularity of such... 
Federal stimulus reinvests in roadways
Road work can be seen along San Dimas Avenue, south of the 210 Freeway at the cross section of Allen Avenue in San Dimas. The City of San Dimas is among several local recipients of grants from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Other recipients include the Bonita Unified School District and the University... 
Commentary: Scientology survivors retell stories of hell
Natalie Veissalov, LV Life Editor A couple of weeks ago, I was assigned to attend a news conference and create a story out of it for my Advanced News Reporting class. But in no way did I think my first news conference would be so dramatic. The news conference I covered was a talk given by six ex-Scientologists telling... 
Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer This year’s Honolulu International Film Festival has accepted a film made by University of La Verne alumna La Verne resident Jennifer Hoge and two University broadcast faculty members. Hoge’s documentary, “Damien Making A Difference God Making a Saint,” was one of the 41 films selected... 
When attending college there are two major headaches that plague the enjoyable experience – passing classes and paying for them. For more than half a century Cal Grants have successfully funded students through college within our state, making it one of the best programs that aid students in pursuing higher education. With... 
Web news gives small towns big boost
As part of the faculty lecture series, Elizabeth Zwerling, associate professor of journalism, gave a talk titled “Rural News Network: Web Technology Meets Citizen Journalism to Restore a Sense of Community in Rural Montana Towns,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Her article on the same topic was published... 
Professors take pride in video award
The Pride of La Verne, a film that previously won the Accolade Award, was shot by Mike Laponis, Shane Rodrigues and Don Pollock (left to right). The three were chosen as the winners of the Award of Excellence from the Broadcast Education Association for their film. The film contained interviews and history on the... 
Michael Phillips Staff Writer On Monday Career Services hosted a resumé workshop for students, emphasizing the importance of resumés as the first point of contact between job applicants plus the fact that 40.5 percent of the United States’ unemployed are college students. “The easier you make it for the employer... 
Jewish musical traditions on display at ULV
Noreen Green, director of the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony; Cantor Marcelo Gindlin of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue; and Adam Del Monte, jazz guitarist and adjunct professor at USC, perform “Musical Traditions of the Sephardic Jewish Community” on Wednesday. Professor of Music Reed Gratz and his son, Joachim,... 
Be skeptical of new credit laws
Editorial Cartoon by Michael Escañuelas You see what happens when you let the free market dictate how it treats its consumers? Not only are people taken advantage of, they know they are and yet they usually can’t do much about it. However on Feb. 22, the Obama administration finally took steps to rein in predatory... 
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