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Kicking up dirt at Ortmayer Stadium

Kicking up dirt at Ortmayer Stadium
Demolition on the Ortmayer Stadium track and field began Monday. The stadium was constructed in 1990 and first used for the 1991 football season. At the time it was considered one of the premier track and field facilities in the Inland Valley. However, La Verne has not hosted a track meet in the past four years because of the track’s poor condition. The new complex will include an artificial turf... 

Safety should expand with campus

Anyone who has visited other college campuses has probably seen the towers with a bright blue light on top. These towers are emergency response systems put in place around the campus so students have a quick way of seeking help if put in any danger. Many college campuses have emergency response systems that include emergency response buttons or call boxes. As we expand, the University should begin... 

Faulty water main breaks at dorm construction site

John Bottala Staff Writer A water main on the construction site of the new dorm at D and Second streets broke late Monday morning, spraying thousands of gallons of water through the site. “The water main … was shooting water halfway onto D Street and the entrance to the parking lot,” said Mike Paulinik, a project manager for Hanover Pacific LLC, the real estate development company involved... 

Let’s keep La Verne beautiful

Let’s keep La Verne beautiful
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez For the inauguration of President Devorah Lieberman the campus was scrubbed until even the trees around La Verne seemed to shine. Alumni were treated like returning champions and students were able to enjoy three days of a truly beautiful campus. Now that the President has been officially ushered in and welcomed by the current students and its alumni, the University... 

ULV needs to grow smarter

As progress on the new dorms continues and the successful opening of the long-awaited parking lot earlier this week, it looks as if the University of La Verne is growing at a steady pace. However, the appearance of growth through construction is not the only thing we have to be concerned with. Even though admissions enrolled the same number of students this year as last, we still have an over-crowded... 

Parking paradise

Parking paradise
Parking lot D opened for business early Tuesday. Students and faculty can now park in the new parking lot south of the Campus Center. Built on the site of Ben Hines Field, the new lot adds 332 spaces to campus parking, making it the biggest University lot. /photo by Cameron Barr  Read More →

New parking lot to open Tuesday

New parking lot to open Tuesday
President Deborah Lieberman prepares to cut the Leopard ribbon with Chip West, senior director of central services and capital planning, and several students. The new lot will accommodate more than 300 cars, triple that of any current lot at the University of La Verne. It will have a parking spot counter at the entrances, showing how many spots are available. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Veronica Rodriguez Staff... 

Track, field to undergo renovation

Christian Orozco Staff Writer Ortmayer Stadium, including the football field and track, are scheduled to undergo a major facelift sometime in November, most likely sometime after the football season. However, the coaches affected by the renovations have different opinions about how the changes will impact recruiting. “Anything new is always fun to have,” football coach Chris Krich said. “The... 

Squads find homes, await new fields

Squads find homes, await new fields
The women’s soccer team will hold practices this semester at Lutheran High School on Fruit Street, just north of Foothill Boulevard. Practices are held Monday through Thursday afternoons. Head coach Wendy Zwissler said the Lutheran High field is a great place to practice. / photo by Candice Salazar Grace Casale Staff Writer Bulldozed baseball, soccer and football fields will eventually give way to... 

Peering into progress

Peering into progress
Carlos Bandini prepares to put a fresh coat of paint on the walls of Dant Chapel during the first week of classes as part of its renovation. Since most of the attention is focused on construction of the new residence hall, it might be easy to miss the new look of the chapel. Dant Chapel was dedicated in 1966, after a donation of $75,000 by Mrs. Charles E. Dant. The chapel currently houses the office... 
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