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Interfaith walk demonstrates unity

Interfaith walk demonstrates unity
Anthony Reyes, senior political science major, exchanges beads with 7-year-old Dunya Hakkak and her mother, Layla Naji, a University of La Verne alumna, during Sunday’s Interfaith Peace Walk. The beads came in various colors with each color representing a religious tradition. Participants exchanged beads and made colorful bracelets. The walk started at Temple Beth Israel in Pomona, reached City of... 

On the Calendar

LEC Midnight Study Hours The Learning Enhancement Center will have midnight study hours May 20-22 and May 27. Extended Library Hours The Wilson Library will be open 24 hours a day from noon Sunday to 5 p.m. May 30. The library will offer coffee and tea at 11 p.m. every night during these days. Baccalaureate Ceremony The Baccalaureate, a multi-faith pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the values... 

Church shares Peace and Carrots

Church shares Peace and Carrots
Freshman Edwin Escobar and senior Michelle Bedolla tend to the parsley grown in the Peace and Carrots Community Garden Tuesday afternoon. The garden is located at the north end of the La Verne Church of the Brethren parking lot, off of Fifth Street. / photo by Uyen Bui Kellie Galentine Staff Writer A plot that used to only have rotting playground equipment now provides thousands of pounds of fresh... 

Church of the Brethren feeds ULV

Church of the Brethren feeds ULV
Alumnus Rugere DePartee, class of 1974, prepares pasta for University of La Verne students at the La Verne Church of the Brethren’s free dinner Sept. 17. DePartee and several other La Verne alumni prepared several large pans to feed all students who came to eat that evening. Many members of the football team arrived late, making the kitchen workers hustle. / photo by Helen Arase  Read More →

Driving home energy efficiency

Driving home energy efficiency
Leroy Lapp (left), who graduated from La Verne College in 1953, showcases his global electric car “Ruby” to Shawn Kirchner, La Verne Church of the Brethren’s instrumental music coordinator, at the Earth Day Home Energy Fair at the La Verne Church of the Brethren on Sunday. Lapp also helped plan the event that focused on ways to save money and energy at home./photo by Cassandra Egan  Read More →

On the Calendar

BSU’s Soul Food Luncheon From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Campus Center Ballroom A, the BSU will host a lunch catered by some of the best soul food restaurants in Los Angeles. The lunch will also have entertainment. For more information email lynesha.williams@laverne.edu. The Food Network From 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the La Verne Church of the Brethren will host its monthly free dinner.... 

Longtime LV Trustee Lowell Brubaker dies

Longtime LV Trustee Lowell Brubaker dies
John Bottala Staff Writer Lowell Brubaker Lowell Brubaker, a long-time University of La Verne Board of Trustees member, died at his home in Hillcrest in La Verne on Nov. 6 due to declining health. He was 94. Born in 1916, Mr. Brubaker earned a bachelor’s degree from McPherson College in Kansas and earned both a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Southern California. During Mr.... 

Embracing community kindness

Embracing community kindness
Juniors Tiffany Koval and Daisy Aldana enjoy a free dinner at the Church of the Brethren on Tuesday. The Food Network – A Monthly Meal to Build Community, sponsored by the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and the La Verne Church of the Brethren, serves free meals once a month. The purpose is to welcome and build community among students from ULV, the community and the La Verne Church of the... 

La Verne aids Haiti earthquake victims

Rachel Smith Staff Writer The devastating earthquake in Haiti has led the La Verne community – including the University of La Verne, city of La Verne and Church of the Brethren – to join hands and provide relief for the victims of this devastating natural disaster. “People want to help and trust that our organizations will make that happen,” said Janet Ober, associate pastor of the La Verne... 

Wheeler left mark on University, Church of the Brethren

Wheeler left mark on University, Church of the Brethren
Myrna Wheeler and President Stephen Morgan participate in the University of La Verne’s centennial celebration in 1991. Wheeler served on the Board of Trustees for nearly 25 years. / file photo by Ben Weybright Kristen Campbell Staff Writer Myrna Long Wheeler, respected alumna and trustee of the University of La Verne, died Jan. 9 at her home in San Dimas after fighting acute myeloid leukemia for... 
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