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Greek Graduation The Greek Graduation and Awards Ceremony is at 7 p.m. Friday on the South Quad to celebrate seniors and the Greek organization’s achievements. Vets Rock The ULV Vets Club will paint The Rock 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday to honor Memorial Day, which is on May 25. College of Law Ceremony The College of Law Commencement Ceremony will be Saturday at the Church of the Brethren. The Launch The... 

LV Law diversity honored

PreLaw magazine ranked the most diverse law schools in the nation in their fall 2015 issue, with the University of La Verne’s own law school coming in at third. The College of Law last came in at the 19th spot, but a jump in faculty diversity helped shoot the school up the rankings. “It has in part to do with people recognizing the value of the education here at La Verne, the kind of atmosphere... 

Conference stresses issues of sex trade

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Issues of sexual exploitation and the sex trade in San Bernardino County were addressed at the Human Trafficking: Issues of Gender Inequality conference March 14 at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario. Co-sponsored by the College of Law and Women on the Move Network, the conference held a panel that educated the audience on the risks and factors of human trafficking... 

Symposium teaches about impact of drought

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law. “Everyone knows we are having a problem with the drought but not everyone knows the impact of it,” said Noelia Barajas, co-executive... 

‘Breaking Illusion’ explores science as art

‘Breaking Illusion’ explores science as art
Professor of Humanities Al Clark appreciates the integration of images by artist Jessica Wimbley in Belle 9B from The Belle Series, on Tuesday. The series part of “Breaking Illusion: Artists as Scientist,” at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California. Wimbley combines images of herself with other relatives with other historical stereographic images of native and black American... 

Ferguson faces lasting social strife

Ferguson faces lasting social strife
Matt Pearce, a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times, was a member of the panel for “Ferguson: A Call For Understanding and Action,” a five-part teach-in series presented Tuesday at the University of La Verne College of Law. The Times sent Pearce to report at Ferguson two days after the Michael Brown shooting in August of last year. / photo by Sara Flores Kristina Bugante Editorial Director The... 

Bar pass rate rises 73 percent

This year the La Verne College of Law students who took the California Bar Exam for the first time had a pass rate of 73 percent, which is expected to be above the state average first time Bar passage rate for 2014. Nationwide the first-time Bar passage rate declined for the July 2014 bar exam. California’s first time pass rate for American Bar Associate accredited schools also decreased from 77... 

Panelists discuss Ferguson

Panelists discuss Ferguson
Jim Bueermann, president of the Police Foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at improving policing, discusses the mistakes the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, made after the death of Michael Brown. Buerrmann said the police department should have apologized to the community. The panel, which included Adrienna Wong, staff attorney of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Katrina Parker,... 

Holmes focuses on custody battles

Holmes focuses on custody battles
College of Law Dean Gilbert Holmes presented a lecture, “Family Law: A Cauldron for Our Beliefs and Principles,” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. Holmes discussed the benefits that accrue to children who are reared by married biological parents or adopted by a married same sex couple compared to those who grow up in single parent homes. / photo by Michael Saakyan Russell R. Silva Staff... 

Race relations discussed in Ferguson context

Race relations discussed in Ferguson context
Matthew Witt, professor of public administration, discusses the book “Rise of the Warrior Cop” during the third discussion of the series “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and Action” at the College of Law Oct. 16. Also included in the panel was Stanley Skipworth, senior director of campus safety and transportation, who discussed the rise of violence in police culture. / photo by Mariela Patron Emily... 
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