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Grand opening of Leo Park a hit

Grand opening of Leo Park a hit
Sophomore psychology major Corenne Hall tests out the elliptical machine Oct. 8 at the grand opening of Leo Park. Located on the corner across the street from the Arts and Com­munications Building, Leo Park offers a basketball court to compliment a variety of workout equipment for students to exercise. Leo Park is a two-year-old project commissioned by the Associated Students of the University of... 

Plants support sustainability

Karla Rendon Editorial Director The University of La Verne has placed drought resistant plants around the north side of the campus in an effort to save an estimated 1.1 million gallons of water each year. Different types of grass, sage and dwarf bottlebrush plants have debuted their appearance near the Counseling and Psychological Services building, Stu-Han, Brandt and the Avenue of Trees. “The liquid... 

Concrete causes setback at Leo Park

Leo Park’s opening day, which was set for the beginning of this semester, has been delayed until further notice due to the new basketball court needing new concrete. The basketball hoop was originally to be built over a sewer. In order to avoid the sewer from being compromised by the weight of the hoop, the contractor adjusted the court. The adjustment lead to the movement of the surrounding lights... 

Demystifying Disabilities: University adapts to disabled students

<i>Demystifying Disabilities</i>: University adapts to disabled students
Mariela Patron Editor in Chief It came as a shock to Ashley Dalrymple, sophomore psychology and education major, when a music professor initially doubted she had the potential to play piano in a music class. “It was just frustrating that they thought I couldn’t do it, that I couldn’t be in the class,” Dalrymple said. Dalrymple has been blind since the age of 1 when doctors diagnosed her with... 

Master Plan sets University’s future

Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer Imagine the University of La Verne with new buildings and technology – new classrooms, a bigger gym, more food stations, additional parking and restored dorms. ULV officials created the Master Plan to help generate designs, facilities and technologies that will support the growing academic population of the University. “Our goal is to create a Master Plan that will support... 

Campus West site to open in April

Jolene Nacapuy Assistant Sports Editor West Campus Athletics Complex is the new home for the University of La Verne’s softball and baseball team. The fields are located in an area off of Wheeler Avenue and Arrow Highway. Each field will include a new press box, bleachers and batting cages. The complex will also include two paring lots and a multi-purpose field with lights. “Campus West is an incredible... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, While editorials such as that presented in last week’s Campus Times (“Parking Should Trump Park,” March 7) are opinions, as professional journalists I would have hoped you would have examined some of the facts before launching into your commentary on Leo Park. As a faculty member in the kinesiology department, faculty adviser to ASULV, and faculty member of the Parking Committee,... 

WEB tower moved

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Though the Blue Light project has been an overall success, Capital Planning had to remove the WEB tower in front of Dailey Theatre on Feb. 28 after receiving multiple complaints. The tower was supposed to be in front of the Johnson Family Plaza. After the contractor who installed the tower found there was a sewer line running underneath that area, he decided to move it to... 

University makes way for Leo Park

Des Delgadillo Copy Chief The University of La Verne plans to use what was formerly the site of the Education Management Building at the corner of D Street and Arrow Highway as a recreation space for students. The space, called Leo Park, is conservatively estimated to be completed by the start of the fall semester. “It’s giving students an amenity that they currently don’t have,” said Jeanne... 

Parking should trump park

Parking should trump park
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff The University’s student government has elected to turn the currently vacant area south of the Vista La Verne residence hall into a recreational space. The area, called Leo Park, will include a basketball court, exercise equipment and free space for other “impromptu recreational activities.” While the idea of a nice little park is nice, the site on the corner... 
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