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More options mean less mischief

More options mean less mischief
Editorial Cartoon by Michael Escañuelas Although the University of La Verne provides an intimate atmosphere and great relationships between students and faculty, student life on campus leaves something to be desired. During the weekend there are limited number of on-campus activities. The Campus Center has pool tables, video game access, and the ability to house movie nights and other events, but... 

Campus Center gets mixed reviews

Campus Center gets mixed reviews
Built in 2009, the Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center serves as a hub for student activities at the University of La Verne. Designed by the institutional architecture firm Gonzales Goodale Architects, the 40,000 square foot building houses a café, several student lounges, banquet areas and classrooms as well as offices for student groups and clubs. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Philips Staff... 

The Reed Gratz Band plays in the Campus Center

The Reed Gratz Band plays in the Campus Center
The Reed Gratz Band performed an intimate concert Friday night in the ballroom of the Campus Center. Gratz played the piano, accompanied by Andrew Ford on bass, Mike Bennett on the drums and Steve Biondo on percussion. Gratz is professor of music; Ford graduated from La Verne in 1982; Bennett graduated in 2004. Biondo is the music department coordinator and founder and director of the West African... 

Campus Center grillin'

Campus Center grillin'
Dharma Richards, a barista for Sodexo, prepares drinks for University of La Verne students during his shift at Barbara’s Place on the first floor of the Campus Center earlier this month. The grill, along with the espresso machine, is open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the weekends. Barbara’s Place is a location on campus where students can get a quick meal. ... 

Campus Center goes green

The new Campus Center has made great advancements in the University’s pledge to fulfill environmental advocacy in its mission statement. Its recent silver certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, becoming the first building in the entire city to receive the award, should serve as a blueprint for any new building that hopes to achieve optimal sustainability and efficiency. The... 

Campus Center gets green award

Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor Samantha Sincock, Arts Editor/Editorial Director The new University of La Verne Campus Center was recently awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design silver certification for its environmentally sustainable construction, making it the first building in La Verne to receive this recognition. The University’s commitment to build the Campus Center in a sustainable... 

Sculpture adds flair to La Verne

Sculpture adds flair to La Verne
Before the rains come, construction workers put the final touches around the “Inhale/ Exhale” sculpture, adding shrubbery, rocks and woodchips Tuesday. Designed by Phillip K. Smith for the Muriel Pollia Sculpture Garden, “Inhale/Exhale” was installed Sept. 29. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Campus Center sculpture installed

Campus Center sculpture installed
Construction workers arrived at 6 a.m. Tuesday to mount the 54-foot sculpture, “Inhale/ Exhale” by artist Phillip K. Smith. After the column was attached to its foundation, a cover was bolted to its flat, triangular top. The orange colored sculpture was placed in the Muriel Pollia Sculpture Garden, adjacent to the Johnson Family Plaza. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Campus Center wins Leos' hearts

Campus Center wins Leos' hearts
Alumnae Amanda Calzada and Tamara Collins join junior Christopher Kaelberer, Associated Student of the University of La Verne president, for the Campus Center Grand Opening on Sept. 10. Benjamin Harris, a member of the Board of Trustees, waits in the background for the first tours of the new building. / photo by Cindy Harder Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer The University of La Verne commemorated... 

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Faculty workout classes In order to participate faculty and staff can either use tuition remission benefits and register for the class as a student, or show up at the first class, sign a waiver and pay a $50 fee. For further information, please contact Paul Alvarez, x.4259. Trustee diagnosed with leukemia Myrna Wheeler has been diagnosed with acute leukemia. A Web site has been established by her daughter... 
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