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Administrators face student questions at forum

­­­Emily Lau Metro Editor Students discussed and received answers about pressing issues like tuition, financial aid and housing from administrators at the ASULV town hall meeting Thursday night in La Fetra. Administrators on hand to answer student questions were Heather Podsakoff, general manager of Bon Appétit; Loretta Rahmani, dean of student affairs; Juan Regalado, associate dean of students;... 

Students, Lieberman protest proposed Cal Grant cuts

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The proposed 2015-16 state budget includes an 11 percent cut in Cal Grants, which translates to nearly $1,000 less state money for each new student here. The cuts would not affect continuing students who currently receive Cal Grants. The proposed cuts – from private universities – would be re-allocated to students at public and state schools. “They are under the... 

ASULV pushes for affordable tuition

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The Associated Students of the University of La Verne unanimously passed a resolution Monday condemning the proposed tuition increase for the 2015-16 school year. “Obviously we understand sometimes maybe we need a tuition increase, but we also know the reasoning on the students’ ends,” ASULV President David Asbra said. “Scholarships don’t really go up as... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 1: ULV Parking

  This is the first of a series of stories highlighting key issues on and off campus. This first story deals with parking, a polarizing issue on campus. Host Julian Mininsohn gets the perspective from key officials as well as students from the University of La Verne.  Read More →

Tuition to rise 4.9 percent

Kellie Galentine Online Editor Associated Students of the University of La Verne Senator Cameron Mendez stood, microphone in hand, asking students to approach an ASULV information booth Feb. 5 urging them to learn more about the 4.9 percent increase in tuition for the 2015-2016 school year. “This is a 98 percent tuition-funded school, which means we pay a lot of money to come here, and we pay a lot... 

Grand opening of Leo Park a hit

Grand opening of Leo Park a hit
Sophomore psychology major Corenne Hall tests out the elliptical machine Oct. 8 at the grand opening of Leo Park. Located on the corner across the street from the Arts and Com­munications Building, Leo Park offers a basketball court to compliment a variety of workout equipment for students to exercise. Leo Park is a two-year-old project commissioned by the Associated Students of the University of... 

Students talk dining and dorms at ASULV open forum

Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor The Associated Students of the University of La Verne held the first student forum of the year Wednesday in effort to listen to student concerns. This year, student suggestions revolved around parking, dorms, dining services and an on-campus pool. Joshua Barragan, freshman chemistry major, was one of a few students who had comments on campus dining. “There are only... 

Students slide into summer spirit

Students slide into summer spirit
Sophomores Jan Pfennings, Kason Kennedy and Andrew Phillips speed through the inflatable Slip ‘n’ Slide to keep cool at Soakfest on Tuesday. The Campus Activities Board held the annual event on the South Quad. With temperatures beginning to rise, many students lined up for the various inflatable water slides, slushies and a hot dog truck. / photo by Jessica Harsen Soakfest presented an opportunity... 

Fraternity raises awareness of ALS

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor A set of American flag painted Greek letters, a water pong table, a volleyball net and a teeter-totter turned the South Quad from April 24 to April 25 into what a passerby may think was a fratty hangout. In reality the brothers of Phi Delta Theta came together for a full 24 hours, raising awareness for their philanthropic cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,... 

New leaders call for transparency

New leaders call for transparency
David Asbra, sophomore political science major, and Selyna Ybarra, freshman business administration major, were elected by the student body as president and vice president of ASULV for the 2014-2015 school year. Their plan while in office is to use their previous leadership skills to bridge the gap between administration and the students and allow the students voices to be heard. / photo by Jessica... 
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