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Students address tuition, parking at ASULV town hall meeting

Students address tuition, parking at ASULV town hall meeting
Students got the chance to air grievances and ask questions of University of La Verne administrators Oct. 16 in Morgan Auditorium. The panel included Chief Human Resources Officer Jody Bomba, Vice President of Strategic Enrollment Management and Communications Homa Shabahang, Vice President of University Advancement Myra Garcia, Director of Financial Aid Diane Anchundia, Provost Jonathan Reed, President... 

AC is essential for residents’ safety

editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Brandt Hall and Stu-Han are notorious for being the only dorms on campus still without any air conditioning. This puts residents at risk for heat-related illnesses. The National Weather Service issued a severe heat warning for Southern California Sept. 8 to 11. A warning is issued if temperatures reach at least 105 degrees for more than a three hour period for two... 

‘Vapes’ blow out cigarettes’ fire­

‘Vapes’ blow out cigarettes’ fire­
Sophomore business administration major Christian Monterroza enjoys an afternoon vape in Mainiero Square with a banana and strawberry flavored e-juice called “Smooth Curves” by Stimulus. Monterroza was an occasional smoker and wanted to try vaping as an alternative. He started vaping about nine months ago after friends introduced him to it. / photo by Emily Lau Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Tommy... 

Dorms offer clever workout space

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Hectic schedules and the limiting space of a dorm room make time and motivation for fitness a struggle among college students. However, finding time for a simple 15-minute workout in a day can help improve overall health and fitness. “It is hard to be motivated when you are tired and work and go to school,” said Bonnie Murphy, kinesiology adjunct instructor. Murphy... 

Quake preparedness critical to LV

Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer The University of La Verne has taken extra precautions toward earthquake preparedness in light of recent earthquakes in the Los Angeles County to prepare students and faculty in case of emergency. A campus-wide earthquake drill took place April 15 in every dorm at ULV. Drills were led by the resident advisers and each was trained on what to do in an event of an earthquake. “I... 

Please excuse my dear ant problem

The hot days in La Verne means it is ant season. Apparently it is ant season in the Vista La Verne Residence Halls as well. Ant infestations have been a problem for Vista La Verne residents since the school year started. There are numerous accounts of ants raiding students’ bathrooms, closets and beds. Just go check the Vista La Verne Residence Halls’ front desk, they keep an ant log. Senior housing... 

Dorm flood forces students out

Eighteen students had to be evacuated from their suites in the Vista La Verne dorm the first week of classes following a slow hot water heater leak that caused drywall to crumble and floors to buckle, as well as damaging students’ personal items. Robert Beebe, director of physical plant operations and service, said he could not give a monetary estimate of the damage. All 18 students had to move out... 

Housing accommodates freshmen

Mariela Patron Staff Writer The dramatic increase in freshman admissions to the University of La Verne and the opening of the much anticipated Vista La Verne dorm are among the major changes at the University this fall. More than 630 freshmen are enrolled as of the start of the fall semester, compared with 524 last year. This increase has caused staff to focus on the specific needs of freshmen along... 

New dorm promises comfort, style

New dorm promises comfort, style
Construction on the new residence center is nearly complete, on schedule for the Fall Semester 2012, as the plaster scratch coat is sprayed onto the walls. Three hundred seventy-eight additional students will be living on campus in the fall, adding to the bustling campus atmosphere. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Danielle Navarro Staff Writer In fall semester 377 lucky students will have the chance to... 

Housing embraces technology for applications

Robert Penalber Staff Writer As students await the opening of the new residence hall next fall, many are wondering what major changes will be placed upon the housing application process. The goal of the new process is to provide convenience for students. Since most students are becoming technologically dependent, the new process will allow most of the housing arrangements to be completed online. “What’s... 
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