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Speaker presents ‘Drink Think’

Kellie Galentine Online Editor Rick Barnes introduced himself to an audience of more than 200 students at “Drink Think” Monday by mentioning that he spoke at La Verne three years ago. “Apparently we are still drinking,” Barnes said, as the audience erupted in laughter. “My message on alcohol is very simple – if you want to drink, drink. I would ask you to do this: slow down a little bit.” Barnes,... 

Students, Lieberman protest proposed Cal Grant cuts

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The proposed 2015-16 state budget includes an 11 percent cut in Cal Grants, which translates to nearly $1,000 less state money for each new student here. The cuts would not affect continuing students who currently receive Cal Grants. The proposed cuts – from private universities – would be re-allocated to students at public and state schools. “They are under the... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, While I am sure it is well intended, a mandatory helmet law is not the answer to bicycle safety (“Liu urges reform for helmet law,” March 6). This will only discourage riders from participating in a safe activity that has been getting safer over the years. Cycling accidents in California are down 42 percent since 2000. “The evidence shows that mandatory helmet laws make the streets... 

ASULV pushes for affordable tuition

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The Associated Students of the University of La Verne unanimously passed a resolution Monday condemning the proposed tuition increase for the 2015-16 school year. “Obviously we understand sometimes maybe we need a tuition increase, but we also know the reasoning on the students’ ends,” ASULV President David Asbra said. “Scholarships don’t really go up as... 

Resolution pushes student agenda

The Associated Students of the University of La Verne unanimously passed a resolution Monday that condemned the projected tuition increase for the 2015-2016 school year. Last April ASULV passed a resolution calling for student input in administrative decisions. This year the administration went ahead and passed the tuition increase without input from ASULV. It is refreshing to see that students are... 

Face time with CFO, provost

Face time with CFO, provost
Chief Financial Officer Avo Kechichian and Provost Jonathan Reed straighten out details about next week’s open meeting with the Associated Students of the University of La Verne with Anthony Reyes, vice president of finance for ASULV, and Selyna Ybarra, executive vice president of ASULV, Thursday in front of the Campus Center. Ybarra informed them the students would send them questions prior to the... 

ASULV finally speaks up

ASULV finally speaks up
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff and Des Delgadillo Last week the Board of Trustees approved a 4.9 percent increase in tuition for the 2015-2016 school year. Tuition will rise from $36,744 per year to $38,560 per year. Tuition increase is inevitable, but this year, the Associated Students of the University of La Verne’s open protest against it was not. In fact, their response was quite surprising. Throughout... 

Hoops League swishes into action

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The Leo Hoops League dribbled into action for the first time Nov. 21 in a tournament held by Cal State Northridge. The team played in four games throughout the weekend, defeating Cal State Northridge, but fell to San Luis Obispo and Santa Clara twice. They came in fifth out of eight teams in the tournament. This tournament was the first club tournament that CSUN held. “We... 

On the Calendar

Education Festival The International Education Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in Sneaky Park. Students are invited to learn about and experience global cultures. The first 100 commuter students eat free. Movie Screening CAB and ASULV will host a screening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Edwards West Covina Stadium 18. Little Tokyo Day CAB... 

Students toast Homecoming royalty

Students toast Homecoming royalty
Junior Teresa Crum and sophomore Bianca Rivera wait with the rest of the crowd for the announcement of the Homecoming Court, Monday at Mainiero Square. Celebratory snacks of apple cider and cake pops were offered to those who showed their support to the princes and princesses. Homecoming king and queen 2014 will be announced during Saturday’s Homecoming football game. / photo By Emily Bieker Liz... 
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