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Senior project tackles childhood obesity

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer The increasing childhood obesity epidemic was the impetus for communications major Cheryl Regan’s senior project. Regan started her own campaign to promote a healthy lifestyle for children. “Play to Live” encourages children and their parents to partake in healthy living. “I chose this project because I feel that more kids are inside after school playing video... 

Senior project aims to help Pomona area children

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer On Monday and Wednesday senior communications major Debbie Allison collected donations in the Campus Center for Pomona Hope, a local non-profit organization that provides after-school programs and other support for families in Pomona. For her senior project Allison started a campaign called “Change for Pomona,” which involves fundraising and getting the word out... 

Pinup project supports veterans, current troops

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer Gina Elise, founder of the organization Pinups for Vets, is making difference through creating a World War II era pin-up calendar. That is why when Jennahway Huerta, senior public affairs major, learned Elise needed some public relations help, she jumped at the opportunity, and parlayed this good cause into a public affairs senior project. Elise, a UCLA graduate, began the... 

Don Pollock shares memories from Fiji

Don Pollock shares memories from Fiji
Don Pollock, professor of communications, recounts his experiences on a recent trip to Fiji to a group gathered in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. The lecture included a slide show of photographs depicting the culture and beauty of this collection of South Pacific islands. / photo by David Bess Rachel Creagen Staff Writer Don Pollock, professor of communications, took a group of approximately... 

Alumni provide information on media careers

Alumni provide information on media careers
Univision 34 KMEX-TV sports anchor Enrique Gutierrez spoke to students, faculty, and more than 250 potential ULV students during Communications Day on Friday. Gutierrez is an alumnus of the Communications Department. La Verne’s Communications Department held its annual open house on Friday, giving high school and transfer students the chance to learn about the many different opportunities the department... 

Spooktacular set to entertain LV

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Costumed trick-or-treaters of all ages have a chance to join the Halloween fun at a live taping of La Verne Community Television’s “Halloween Spooktacular 2010.” There will be both tricks and treats in store for those who arrive from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Maniero Square in dowtown La Verne. “This will be LVTV’s second year in a row of putting on the... 

LVTV wins at the WAVE Awards

Professor of Communications Don Pollock and Radio-TV Operations Manager Shane Rodrigues have been instrumental in promoting the work of students in competition in the Western Access Video’s Excellence Awards. The WAVE awards, given to public access shows in the western division, fill the walls of the Arts and Communication Building and Rodrigues jokes that they are running out of wall space. Pollock... 

ULV alumni screen at 909 Film Festival

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Friends of the Pomona Fox and 909Junkie partnered to present the first annual 909 Film Festival on Sunday at the Fox Theater in Pomona. Laughter, gasps and cheering could be heard throughout the theater all night. “This film festival offers filmmakers an opportunity to represent the 909 in their own way,” Eddie Gonzalez of 909junkie, said. The movies had to be under... 

Recession is the main topic for a senior project

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer A group of graduating journalism students decided to create a website that is based on research and experiences on the complex issues of the current recession and its local effects. All students graduating from the University of La Verne are required to do a senior project in their major based on what they have learned throughout your college career. “Recession Realities:... 

Communications has new leaders

Communications has new leaders
The Communications Department at the University of La Verne was pleased to announce the publication and broadcast leadership for Fall 2010. Courtney Gooden, will take over as LeoFM program director for the next two semesters, Kristen Campbell will be the Campus Times editor in chief and Samantha Sincock will become editor in chief of La Verne Magazine for fall 2010./ photo by Christopher Guzman Erin... 
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