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Student safety should come first

The campus safety website reads, “ The University of La Verne prides itself on having a safe and inviting campus that welcomes visitors for an afternoon or students for years of study.” The University’s main campus has 10 people on the campus safety staff, led by interim director of campus safety Jeff Clark and lead officer Laura Avalos, for the entire student body of nearly 7,000 students. There... 

Suspect still at large in Tuesday petty purse theft from Hoover

The La Verne Police Department is looking for the man suspected of stealing a purse from the Hoover Building at around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect is described as a 30 to 35-year-old African-American male, about 5’10” and 180 pounds. On Tuesday afternoon, Priscilla Ogas left her purse under a desk in the Hoover building when she stepped out to check her car. “When I came upstairs he bumped into... 

Flasher caught Tuesday on campus

On Tuesday, at 9:55 p.m., a young man exposed himself to a female student on the ULV campus and was caught shortly after. The victim was walking near the north entrance of Parking Lot D and Second Street when the suspect pulled up alongside her in his vehicle, a maroon Honda Civic. The suspect has been taken into custody by the La Verne Police Department. Campus Safety reminds university community... 

Students’ personal electronics stolen

Between 1:08 p.m. and 1:31 p.m. on Thursday, Campus Safety received calls reporting stolen electronics from the Athletic Pavilion and Stu-Han dormitory. According to responding Officer J. Varrios, electronics were stolen out of the lockers that were left unlocked. Two residents across campus also had personal items stolen. Freshman Vicky Campos said she locked her room in Stu-Han when she left for... 

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... 

Emergency fair shakes things up

Emergency fair shakes things up
Joshua Camacho and Mike McNeil from the Southern California Gas Company are sharing tips for saving energy with Judi Stillwell and Vivian Chu. The fair included safety and disaster supply vendors including the Red Cross, Southern California Edison, Quake Hold, and La Verne Police department. The La Verne Safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair was held at the Campus Center on Oct. 5. / photo by Britney... 

Three ULV buildings evacuated by gas leak Wednesday

Three ULV buildings evacuated by gas leak Wednesday
On Wednesday a contractor searching for a water line caused a gas line to burst behind Leo Hall. Southern California Gas Company employees started to dig using a hydraulic shovel attached to the back of their truck and finished the digging manually. Watching over the work at the north end of the alley at Second Street is Campus Safety and Transportation Director Michael Nunez. The accident, which closed... 

Sheraton is the site of car thefts

Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer Walking into the parking lot of the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel in Pomona from his room on the third floor, Brett Case, senior English major, searched for his car where he thought he’d parked it. After searching the parking lot, he realized that his car had been stolen. Case was one of 11 victims of auto thefts, burglaries and vandalism that took place on Nov. 23, nine affecting... 

Key theft creates security risk

Carly Hill Arts Editor Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer The apparent theft of a set of master keys to the University’s residence halls, and other campus facilities, has led to a security breach that has so far cost the University $7,000, and will ultimately cost much more. Last Friday afternoon Facilities Management staff members noticed that a set of sub-master keys was missing from their department office. At... 

Students take their safety for granted

This semester the University of La Verne’s residence halls have experienced a series of attempted robberies, harassment and unwanted visitors, that has shaken many of the students who live on campus. Students generally believe that since the University is in the city of La Verne, a city known to be safe, and quiet that they do not have to worry as much about leaving their doors open, walking alone... 
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