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Weekend spotlights potential Leos

Weekend spotlights potential Leos
Brittany Logan, an Auckland, New Zealand native, poses for a photo with Leo and Lea after walking down the red carpet at the start of Spotlight Weekend outside of the Campus Center on April 4. Spotlight Weekend welcomed potential incoming students to the University, where they had a chance to get a closer look at campus life and stay in a dorm. / photo by Daniel Hargis Kat Simonelli Metro Editor The... 

LV to increase foreign admissions

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer One component of the University’s 2020 Strategic Vision is the a goal to increase the international undergraduate population to 10 percent by 2020. This would cause the total number of accepted international freshmen to rise from 25 students a year to 60. With the current undergraduate population at 2,728 students, the increase would put the total international undergraduate... 

Spotlight weekend gives prospectives taste of ULV

Spotlight weekend gives prospectives taste of ULV
Getting into the Spotlight Weekend spirit, sophomore Michael Jimenez and junior Michael Ryan Cesena escort President Devorah Lieber­man down the red carpet outside the Campus Center Friday. The admissions office offered accepted students a chance to walk down the carpet to meet mascots Leo and Lea in a high-spirited introduction to the weekend, an annual three-day event to introduce prospective students... 

Crowding diminishes quality

La Verne has bitten off more than it can chew with students who have transferred to the University from other institutions this semester. The problems of unusually large class sizes — combined with a lack of physical space to house classes, cars, etc. — went from bad in fall 2012 to worse this spring. The number of students who have been admitted this semester alone threatens to keep transfers... 

LV ranked 2nd in nation for over-performing

LV ranked 2nd in nation for over-performing
Illustration by Jacob Bogdanoff Mariela Patron News Editor The University of La Verne ranked No. 2 in U.S. News and World Report’s first ever nationwide list of over-performing colleges, which looks at how universities performed in comparison to the schools’ reputations. ULV exceeded expectations in 82 measures, including enrollment, SAT scores, retention rates and grade point averages. “It’s... 

Preview of college life

Preview of college life
After months of planning, the admissions office hosted its third annual Preview Day last month. An estimated 870 students and guests, an all-time high, were checked in at the Campus Center for the one-day event, which gave prospective students a taste of life at the University of La Verne. Candyce Coleman, associate director of transfer admissions, and Erasmo Fuentes, admissions counselor, organized... 

Students question enrollment increase

Students question enrollment increase
Brett Early and Alec Garcia, both freshmen who hope to be part of the baseball team, explore the campus Wednesday while walking their usual route after morning classes. This academic year is a landmark in the University of La Verne’s history with the largest number of new students admitted. The University’s on-campus undergraduate population reached nearly 2,500. More than 7,000 applications were... 

Teens tour La Verne

Teens tour La Verne
University of La Verne students Ashle Huizar and Faby Montano warn students from Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga about the curse of stepping on the school seal on their tour of ULV on Wednesday. The students are part of the Youth Mentoring Action Network, a non-profit organization that works with minority high school students to enable smooth transitions to college./photo by Cameron Barr  Read More →

Prospective questions

Prospective questions
Francisco Sosa and other students from Pathways in Education listen Admissions Representative Matthew Rinehart (far left) answer questions about the University of La Verne on Monday in Sneaky Park. Pathways in Education is an organization that introduces students from the charter school Options For Youth to a different university every two weeks. / photo by Cameron Barr    Read More →

7,000 applications received for fall

Veronica Orozco Staff Writer The University of La Verne will welcome 2,217 new students next fall, but this is just a fraction of the 7,033 that originally applied. The number of applications received is 18 percent higher than it was at this time last year and applications are still flooding in, according to the office of admissions. The University’s sudden popularity could be a result of advertising... 
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