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College of Business honors alumni

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Laughter and music echoed throughout Sneaky Park, bringing faculty, alumni, students and their families together as the College of Business and Public Management hosted their first department barbecue. “It’s good to see old professors and nice to reconnect,” Raymond Johns, alumnus, said. More than 350 people attended and they all agreed that good food and fun was... 

Alumni are successful despite recession

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer With graduation just months away, many University of La Verne students will be entering the tight job market of this state’s tough economy – where the unemployment rate is 12.4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ report released last month. An informal survey of La Verne graduates shows that many have found success in their chosen careers,... 

Alumni return for Homecoming weekend

Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s Homecoming weekend is Nov. 5, 6 and 7 and consists of many events for the University’s alumni as well as current students. The alumni were sent post cards with the information of the events and could RSVP on Eventbrite, an online event manager. “The University is hosting various events throughout the weekend for our alumni,” Malissa... 

LV alum to run for state Assembly

Kristen Campbell News Editor University of La Verne alumnus and West Covina city council member Roger Hernandez is running for the 57th District California Assembly seat this November. The Democrat would replace Ed Hernandez, who is running for state Senate. The 57th District of California includes nine complete cities and portions of others all within the east San Gabriel Valley, and represents roughly... 

La Verne switches on a 'TV Land' Homecoming

La Verne switches on a 'TV Land' Homecoming
Brittney Alarcon, Diana Zarate, Hannah Nakama, Fatima Espinoza and Nataly Escobar, members of Alpha Omicron Pi, celebrate at their Homecoming Street Fair booth, which had a “Bonanza” theme, on Saturday. The street fair also included a car show, music from LeoFM and activities such as bobbing for apples, trivia questions and balloon fights. / photo by Cindy Harder Yessenia Romo Staff Writer Students,... 

La Verne alumna gets historic LAPD promotion

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer University of La Verne graduate Tina Nieto was recently promoted to captain of the Los Angeles Police Department, making her the first female Hispanic captain in the LAPD. Nieto, a San Gabriel native, graduated in 2008 with a degree from ULV’s Master of Science in Leadership and Management program. She received her bachelor’s in criminal justice at California State... 
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