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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... 

Optional SAT a good first step

The University of California freshman admissions requirements are finally taking baby steps in the right direction by not requiring the SAT subject tests as necessary for admission by many UCs. It is great that the UCs are beginning to recognize that it is not necessary for students to take these tests. However, the confusion that this change has added to the complicated application process prevents... 

Spotlight Weekend offers a glimpse of ULV

Spotlight Weekend offers a glimpse of ULV
Prospective student Erica Gomez arrives on campus to spend the weekend at the University of La Verne’s Spotlight Weekend last Friday and Saturday. The event introduced accepted students to the campus by allowing them to sit-in on classes and participate in events including a photo scavenger hunt to learn their way around campus. / photo by David Bess Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Spotlight Weekend,... 

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Even with the new dorm scheduled to open in Fall 2012, University of La Verne housing could still have a tough time keeping pace with enrollment if enrollment continues to grow as it has for the past few years. The new residence hall, currently under construction on D Street between First and Second streets, is the latest attempt by the University of La Verne administration... 

LV puts itself in the spotlight for prospective students

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer When stuck with the tough choice of which college to attend, Spotlight Weekend can seal the deal for incoming students. The University of La Verne uses the weekend to showcase all that La Verne has to offer. This year’s Spotlight Weekend will be held April 8-9. ULV encourages the parents to come out as well and see what their children will be doing while attending... 

New bloggers attract potential Leos

New bloggers attract potential Leos
Sophomore Danielle Burgess is excited to be among the student bloggers chosen by the admissions office to write about their lives and experiences at ULV. The 19 year-old biology major plans to go to medical school after she finishes her undergraduate studies. / photo by Allison Lavelle Jesse Evans Staff Writer The student blogging program is in its second semester and the University of La Verne has... 

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,... 
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