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Blue lights add to security

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Campus Safety worked in conjunction with Capital Planning to add Wide Area Emergency Broadcast System towers to the La Verne campus, adding to the numerous ways they help to keep La Verne safe. The towers, also called WEBS or blue lights, provide students with the opportunity to be in immediate contact with Campus Safety in the event of an emergency. “We did a study from... 

Students oppose idea of weapons on campus

Mariela Patron News Editor In light of recent violent attacks against public schools and college settings, lawmakers have questioned whether having designated officials carry guns on campus would help reduce violence. In an informal survey of 20 students, 14 said they do not believe campus security at the University of La Verne should carry guns, while six agreed that they should. “This isn’t... 

Former police chief joins campus safety team

Former police chief joins campus safety team
Stanley Skipworth is La Verne’s new director of campus safety and transportation. Among his priorities is to fix the parking situation. When not at work, he spends time with his eight children, enjoys traveling the United States and is a fan of the Beatles. He is the former police chief for Cal State Long Beach. / photo by Chelsea Knight Christian Garay Staff Writer In January the University of La... 

First Person Experience: Stranger finds easy access to dorms

Brian Velez LV Life Editor During a one-month period I attempted to enter all dorm buildings on the University of La Verne campus. I was not able to enter the Oaks residence hall, yet entered all other dorms at least five times each on separate occasions. Doors were held open for me and I passed open rooms with valuables unattended. I scared people, made others laugh when I told them what I was doing,... 

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... 
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