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Lieberman focuses on the future

Lieberman focuses on the future
President Devorah Lieberman compares statistics of the University of La Verne since its start in 1891 as Lordsburg College to the present day during her speech at the State of the University Address Wednesday in the Campus Center. When addressing the chart on tuition, Lieberman rushed to the screen to cover the present-day tuition amounts, which caused the audience to burst into laughter. / photo by... 

Sukkah celebrates Jewish tradition

Sukkah celebrates Jewish tradition
President Devorah Lieberman drills a piece of wood to build the Sukkah with the help of Director of Multicultural Services Daniel Loera. The Hillel Jewish Club built a Sukkah during the one week Jewish holiday of Sukkot on Wednesday at Sneaky Park. During the holiday of Sukkot a Sukkah is built out of wood with three walls covered in green fabric and is blessed by a cantor. The Sukkah will stand throughout... 

On the Calendar

Homecoming Panel The Leos PR Club will host a Homecoming speakers panel from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m Tuesday at the Campus Center. Movie Night Hillel will have a movie night at 10 p.m. Tuesday at Sneaky Park as part of their Sukkot celebration. Students are invited to participate regardless of religious affiliation. Rock-A-Thon Phi Sigma Sigma will hold their annual Rock-A-Thon at noon Wednesday in Sneaky... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, After reading “La Verne drops five spots in college rankings” by Michael Saakyan in the Campus Times (Sept. 19), I was troubled that comments attributed to me did not accurately reflect the basis of the US News & World Report rankings. I am a believer in and advocate of wide access to higher education, and I am proud of our University’s record in this area. Our University provides... 

La Verne drops five spots in college rankings

Michael Saakyan Book Editor The U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of La Verne as the 166th best college in the United States in the publication’s annual report released this month. Nearly 1,800 colleges and universities were considered for the ranking based on test scores, faculty resources, assessments by peers, retention rates and graduation. The University dropped down five spots... 

LV receives selective membership

Yaya Pineda Staff Writer The University of La Verne has become a part of the New American Colleges and Universities, a consortium of selective small private colleges throughout the United States, as of July 1. According to the NACU’s website, they are dedicated to integrating liberal arts, professional studies and civic responsibility. It seeks out small colleges and universities that fit this profile... 

Students ring in new semester at Convocation

Students ring in new semester at Convocation
Associate Professor of Management and Leadership Deborah Olson asks Convocation attendees how many have felt stress while in school. Her speech, “Take Care of Your Future Self,” advised students and not to worry about other people but to make themselves happy. / photo by Helen Arase Liz Ortiz Metro Editor The sound of the University of La Verne’s spirit bell resonated in the athletic pavilion... 

Students raise concerns at town hall meeting

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Students got the opportunity to ask 15 members of administration about hot topics such as tuition increase, the parking structure for next year and food at the Pajama Power Hour town hall meeting Monday night. President Devorah Lieber­man and ASULV hosted the spring semester’s town hall meeting in La Fetra Lecture Hall. “I don’t know any other university in the country... 

Unfair labor practice charges dismissed

The National Labor Relations Board this week dismissed all six of the unfair labor practice charges against the University of La Verne, which could clear the way for the adjunct faculty’s votes on unionization to be counted. The Service Employees International Union sued the University in February claiming administrators pushed an anti-union agenda. Leading up to the union election, Uni­versity... 

On the Calendar

Pajama Power Hour President Devorah Lieberman and ASULV will host the spring semester’s town hall meeting at 10 p.m. Monday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Members of the administration will be present to address student concerns. Students are encouraged to wear pajamas to the event.  Earth Day Celebration The Campus Activities Board will host a reggae band for its Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to... 
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