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Lab fees belong to departments

Every year as the semester starts many students hand over both their tuition and a lab fee that is suppose to benefit them in their major. The departments are able to use these fees toward their budgets to care for the department’s equipment. Students have a general understanding that this extra money is going toward what they need while they are taking equipment heavy courses, even without the department... 

Tuition increase slated for fall

Lauren Creiman News Editor Undergraduate tuition will increase another 6.5 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year, bringing the total to $33,400. The increase was approved by the Board of Trustees on Nov. 4. “Just to operate the university, with this very complex and comprehensive program of activities, is expensive and some of our costs just go up, even if we do not do anything above and beyond,”... 

Raise endowment, not tuition

On Nov. 4 the Board of Trustees approved a 6.5 percent undergraduate tuition increase for the 2012-2013 academic year. Reasons for this increase range from a need to sustain education programs to improve the image of the University. For the 2011-2012 school year, tuition at the University of La Verne approximates $31,300. This is compared to Chapman at about $40,234, Pepperdine at about $40,752 and... 

ULV campus needs a break

ULV campus needs a break
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez Thanksgiving is inching closer and teasing students with the dream of vacation. The long weekend gives the campus two extra days of relaxing before dumping them back into the workload leading up to finals. The University of La Verne, unlike some other universities, does not grant students and faculty a fall break for recovery from the beginning of the year. After... 

Devorah Lieberman is inaugurated as La Verne’s 18th president

Devorah Lieberman is inaugurated as La Verne's 18th president
As Bob Neher, professor of biology and chair of the Natural Sciences Division leads the procession, he carries the new University mace. President Devorah Lieberman asks students and attendants to look his way. Neher wears white gloves to protect the mace from the touch of human hands. / photo by Zachary Horton by Branden del Rio Editor in Chief photography by Zachary Horton Speakers at the inauguration... 

Athletes’ travel should be on ULV

Many of La Verne’s athletic teams fundraise so that they can travel to far away places and stay overnight. This is extra work that the student athletes do not need to deal with. La Verne is a private university, meaning the expenses to attend are quite steep compared with the state’s publicly funded California State or University of California systems. With such high tuition, one would think that... 

Lieberman defines the ULV experience

Lieberman defines the ULV experience
Devorah Lieberman took office as La Verne’s 18th president on July 1, and the celebration of her inauguration will kick off Homecoming weekend. The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. on Oct. 21 in the Athletic Pavilion, with a reception following at 5:30 p.m. in the University quad. The day will begin with a series of academic symposia starting at 9:30 a.m. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Amanda Nieto LV... 

Lieberman explores ‘magical’ ULV

Lieberman explores ‘magical’ ULV
President Devorah Leiberman has been visiting all corners of the diverse University of La Verne campus on what she calls her “Magical Mystery Tour” to become familiar with staff, faculty, administration and students in all departments. On one of her stops she talks with Rhonda Dolormente and Chris Carrasco in the athletic training room on Sept. 8. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Amanda Nieto LV Life... 

ULV needs to grow smarter

As progress on the new dorms continues and the successful opening of the long-awaited parking lot earlier this week, it looks as if the University of La Verne is growing at a steady pace. However, the appearance of growth through construction is not the only thing we have to be concerned with. Even though admissions enrolled the same number of students this year as last, we still have an over-crowded... 

Law school could lose standing

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer University of La Verne’s College of Law received news on May 1 that it was not recommended for full American Bar Association Accreditation approval. Allen Easley, dean of the College of Law, received the disappointing news via a phone call from the ABA Accreditation Committee. “It’s frustrating since we believe we are even stronger than we were when we appeared before... 
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