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Campus locked down overnight after armed robbery near Oaks

UPDATE (10:24 a.m.) — The person who was taken into custody last night was released after LVPD determined he was not linked to the incident, interim campus safety director Jeff Clarke said in an emailed statement Tuesday. Police did not find the suspect and concluded the search after the lockdown, which lasted about an hour and 20 minutes, was lifted after 1 a.m., Clarke said. The case is still... 

University decides not to arm campus safety officers

Des Delgadillo News Editor Celene Vargas Arts Editor University of La Verne officials decided against campus safety officers being equipped with pepper spray or batons, after members of the community expressed concerns about the policy. Under the direction of Vice President of Facilities and Technology Clive Houston-Brown, administration decided on a policy to equip officers with defensive tools in... 

The University takes initiative

With what feels like every day bringing news of another shooting in a constant string of reminders that there is no sign of the senselessness stopping any time soon — and with last week’s San Bernardino shooting feeling a little too close to home, it only makes sense that some kind of precautionary measures be implemented at ULV. Administration has taken the first steps in a positive and safe direction... 

Masked stalker scares ULV

An unknown person wearing a Michael Myers mask reportedly stalked and followed three University of La Verne students Oct. 14. The masked person approached one of the students on Third Street, between the Hoover Building and Lot B, at around 8:30 p.m. The students were filming something for their class, according to the La Verne Police Department. The person in the mask confronted one of the students... 

Safety fair shares emergency tips

Wayne O’Bannon of Prep and Save shows sophomore business major Jerrol Guidry the various kinds of emergency kits students can keep in the dorms. Prep and Save, located in Upland, sells emergency supplies for many needs and showcased its many products at the University of La Verne’s disaster and preparedness fair Oct. 15 in Sneaky Park. The fair was a part of the Great California Shakeout, an annual... 

La Verne prepares for earthquakes

La Verne prepares for earthquakes
Adjunct Professor of Sociology Stacey Haug begins her Thursday morning Correctional Systems course by having her class participate in the Great California ShakeOut drill. While practicing their evacuation procedure in front of the Studebaker-Hanawalt Residence Hall, Haug and her class discussed what hazards may come out of a large scale disaster such as an earthquake. / photo by Daniel Torres Cody... 

Resident lots not for commuters

Parking issues are not new to the University of La Verne, but residents should be the last ones to feel the effects of the reduced spots and parking changes made through the fall semester. With Lot D no longer available and commuters being required to park in the shuttle lots, some commuters have decided they would rather receive a ticket from Campus Safety than be inconvenienced by parking off campus... 

Macs stolen from Hoover Building

Jolene Nacapuy Editor in Chief Three sociology and anthropology department faculty offices in the Hoover Building were broken into sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning and two computers were stolen. Assistant Professor of Anthropology Kanya Godde, Professor of Sociology Karen Donahue and Professor of Sociology Hector Delgado’s offices were targeted. Their office door windows were... 

University rolls out new LiveSafe app

The University continued to beef up its technology in the name of safety over the summer, switching to a new mobile safety app, as well as implementing more advanced radio communication between Campus Safety officers. The switch from LeoSafe, which was just introduced last fall, to the new and feature-rich LiveSafe, came on the heels of the LeoSafe developers discontinuing future updates to the app. “That... 

Skipworth steps down

Stanley Skipworth, director of Campus Safety and Transportation, will be leaving the University to consult in law enforcement at the Claremont Colleges. Today is his last day. “The work that he’s done to increase the professionalism, training and certification of staff and services offered has made a tremendous difference on campus,” said Clive Houston-Brown, vice president of facilities and... 
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