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Rupel is remembered for generosity

Cody Luk Online Editor Chris McMahan Staff Writer Former University of La Verne student, employee and Board of Trustees member Bev Rupel died Nov. 21 at the age of 78 from pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease. She was a student at the University for two years, before meeting and marrying Milan Rupel. He helped build the Ben Hines Field and supported ULV baseball significantly prior to his death in... 

Clark lectures on global warming

Clark lectures on global warming
Professor of Humanities Al Clark gives a presentation Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room regarding the San Gabriel Watershed and the effects of global warming. Clark gave brief suggestions on ways to conserve our resources, such as turning the faucet off as we brush our teeth. / photo by Gabriel De Alba Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer Professor of Humanities Al Clark discussed his upcoming book,... 

Professors reflect on their experiences

Professors reflect on their experiences
Senior philosophy major Meaghan McHenry talks to the crowd about her experiences during CAFE’s Teaching Day event Monday in the Campus Center Ballroom. Teaching Day is an opportunity for students, alumni and professors to share the experiences they have had while teaching and learning. This year’s focus was faculty and student interaction outside of the classroom. The other students on the panel... 

Cummings documents HIV crisis

Cummings documents HIV crisis
Valerie Cummings, associate professor of broadcast journalism, analyzes the dangers of HIV and AIDS after showing her documentary “Women at Risk: Black Women and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. Cummings’ 25-minute film examines the lives of black women who have been affected by the disease. She said it was difficult finding women to interview, but she had more... 

Research connects campus community

Research connects campus community
Katherine Bay, a chemistry major with a minor in biology, discusses her research board displaying the Synthesis of Radical Sensitizers for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization-NMR with Bianca Hunter, interim director of the office of sponsored research, at Faculty Research Day in the Campus Center Ballroom May 8. Bay collaborated with Professor of Chemistry Iraj Parchamazad and William Jenks, a professor at... 

Werner reflects on teaching career

Werner reflects on teaching career
Longtime ULV English professor David Werner presented “I Have a Map to a Treasure” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Werner, who will retire this year, talked about the creative writing class he taught in the prison education program, and the college writing and mythology classes he has taught for years at the University. He also shared his love for “Star Wars,” Joseph Campbell and... 

Clark captures University history

Clark captures University history
Al Clark, professor of humanities, presents “Oral History of the University of La Verne” as part of the La Verne Academy lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Clark explained the importance of oral histories. He included interviews with University of La Verne alumni, who attended the school more than 80 years ago. / photo by Bailey Maguire Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Faculty and... 

Delgado discusses racial tensions in Ferguson

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor “Do black lives matter? Ferguson as a Window to Race in the United States” was the topic of discussion Thursday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the monthly Hot Spots lecture series. Hector Delgado, professor of sociology, addressed the issue of racial discrimination toward the black community by focusing on events in Ferguson, Missouri. “There is disparity... 

Study seeks depression treatment

Study seeks depression treatment
Ryan Harrison answers a question about what determines clinical depression in participants in a study he presented Monday as a part of his lecture titled “Older Adult Depression and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).” Harrison, senior adjunct professor and the director of life and wellness at Hillcrest Homes, spoke lightheartedly despite his serious subject, focusing on complimentary... 

Liu urges reform for helmet law

Al Clark, professor of humanities, rides his bike to work daily. Clark said he believes that the proposed state law to require all bike riders to wear helmets is a good idea because of the dangers for cyclists sharing the road with cars. Clark said all cyclists should be required to wear a helmet because both drivers and cyclists “drive crazily” and many fail to signal./ photo by Jerri White Brooke... 
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