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Athletes hope to save Ben Hines Field

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor A student-led campaign to save Ben Hines Field began this week and has already met strong opposition from administration. The campaign began on Monday in Davenport Dining Hall where members of the baseball team handed out fliers and asked students to come to their event on Tuesday to sign their petition. Ben Hines Field, which is used for both baseball and soccer, is slated... 

New writing major boosts creativity

Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor The University of La Verne will provide another creative outlet for its students with the addition of creative writing to its official list of available majors for fall 2011. ULV currently offers creative writing as a minor and offers the courses necessary to major in creative writing, but it was not until last week that the creation of the major was voted on and approved. “The... 

Feeling the squeeze

University of La Verne students returning for the spring semester have been met with more than 120 fewer parking stalls and overfilled classes. The combination of new dorm construction removing parking lots and a sharp increase in spring 2011 new enrollments has compounded our growing pains, straining advisers and leaving some newbies feeling lost. This spring ULV opened its doors to 106 new students,... 

University names Devorah Lieberman as 18th president

University names Devorah Lieberman as 18th president
Greeted by a standing ovation, Devorah Lieberman is welcomed to the platform in the Campus Center by Chairman of the Board of Trustees Luis Faura on Wednesday. Lieberman previously served as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Wagner College in Staten Island, N.Y. Lieberman plans to spend some time here before assuming responsibilities in July. / photo by Christopher Guzman Kristen... 

Dewey named permanent provost; national search bypassed

Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief President Steve Morgan sent out an e-mail to faculty announcing that, with the endorsement of the Board of Trustees, he had decided to removed the word “interim” from Provost Greg Dewey’s title on Nov. 23. “It is an honor to be recognized after only being here for one year,” Dewey said. “Everything I have done has been for the good of the University of La... 

Lab fees cover equipment upkeep

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Many students today are concerned with how much they are spending on school and how the money is actually used. When classes require lab fees, it is important to know what they will be used for. The communications department has lab fees for journalism, radio, television. The sciences also have lab fees for laboratory classes in both life and physical sciences. These fees... 

President search is top secret

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer The Presidential Search Ad­visory Committee for months has been at work selecting the next president of the University of La Verne, though this year’s search unlike previous searches is being conducted under strict confidentiality confines. All members of the committee, including faculty and administrators, have signed confidentiality agreements pledging not to reveal... 

Admissions may raise standards with minimum SAT requirement

Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief Pending the approval of the Provost and Enrollment Management, the minimum SAT score requirement for admission to the University of La Verne could be 850, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Currently the University of La Verne has no minimum SAT requirement for student admittance. However, on Oct. 5 the College of Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly approved a motion “to encourage... 

New policy will further restrict smoking

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The students and employees of the University of La Verne no longer have to worry about walking through a cloud of secondhand smoke. A new policy restricts smoking to only parking lots and public sidewalks that are directly adjacent to University parking lots. The policy was approved on Oct. 15 and will be enforced beginning Jan. 1, 2011. “I think this policy is useless.... 

LV should pick up the Work-Study slack

Before the beginning of each school year, financial aid packages arrive in the mail for current and upcoming University of La Verne students. These show how much money they have to come up with to continue attending this institution, sometimes forcing them to take out loans. As years have passed, the government has slowly cut college students’ federal financial aid in an attempt to get out of debt. As... 
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