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Petition drive to save Ben Hines Field continues

Branden del Rio News Editor The campaign to save Ben Hines Field continued Tuesday. This time almost all athletic teams came out to show their support. “What we’re trying to do is the same thing as last time,” said Alan Heide, junior pitcher and the event’s organizer. “We want to keep the events going to show administration that there are other things to do here; that (the field) has a value... 

Field of broken dreams

Ben Hines Field is slated to be torn down at the end of the baseball season in May to make room for a new parking lot. The University finds it necessary to build the lot to go along with the new dorms that are to be finished by fall 2012. When making plans for the new lot, ULV seems to have forgotten to take into consideration that multiple teams play on the baseball field: men’s and women’s soccer... 

Athletes hope to save Ben Hines Field

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor A student-led campaign to save Ben Hines Field began this week and has already met strong opposition from administration. The campaign began on Monday in Davenport Dining Hall where members of the baseball team handed out fliers and asked students to come to their event on Tuesday to sign their petition. Ben Hines Field, which is used for both baseball and soccer, is slated... 

New lot to help parking situation

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer A new parking lot is yet another addition to the growing list of capitol projects in the pipeline. With $1.3 million price tag, this new lot should be nothing short of technologically forward. The planned 380 parking spaces, a single day parking option, traffic counters and safety stations are a few of the features this lot which will occupy the area that is now the Ben... 

Presidents break ground for new dorm

Presidents break ground for new dorm
Construction began last week on the largest structure ever built on the University of La Verne campus. President Steve Morgan and President-Select Devorah Lieberman stand together linking the University of La Verne’s past to its future as they participate in the groundbreaking of the new residence hall on March 31. The new residence hall, at D and Second streets, is due to open in the fall of 2012... 

Dorm construction leads city’s growth skyward

Dorm construction leads city’s growth skyward
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer As the University of La Verne continues to grow and mature, so too does the city of La Verne. However land availability has its limits, and when building outward is no longer possible, there is nowhere to go but up. “We don’t have much land, but we keep growing and need more facility space,” Executive Vice President Phil Hawkey said. ULV’s new residence hall, currently... 

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Even with the new dorm scheduled to open in Fall 2012, University of La Verne housing could still have a tough time keeping pace with enrollment if enrollment continues to grow as it has for the past few years. The new residence hall, currently under construction on D Street between First and Second streets, is the latest attempt by the University of La Verne administration... 

New academic building in the works

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Faculty and administrators hope next year to begin construction of a new academic building. “We’re very early on in this process, probably looking at a building in 2012,” Provost Greg Dewey said. This new building would be a multi-disciplinary facility to relieve the stress placed upon ULV’s current facilities by the recent record-setting influx of new students.... 

Parking should be a priority

With the construction starting on the University of La Verne’s new dorms, students eagerly await the new housing that will be available to them. However, now that the Master Plan is progressing with another parking lot out of commission, the commuters of the University of La Verne have been left to suffer once again. It is true that the construction of the dorms and renovations are much needed to... 

Ground broken on new dorm

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer On the first day of the spring semester students arrived on campus to find the University under construction at the corner of D and Second streets. The new dorm construction began in January and is scheduled for completion in July of 2012. It will house 378 students. “The residence hall construction is a step toward the growth of the institution,” said Chip West,... 
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