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The swanky new dorm scheduled to open in fall 2012 will not be made of newfangled super-sustainable materials.
As the University of La Verne continues to grow and mature, so too does the city of La Verne. However land availability has its limits, and when building outward is no longer possible, there is nowhere to go but up.
Most colleges and universities allocate their housing options to their students on a priority basis, including the University of La Verne.
On the first day of the spring semester students arrived on campus to find the University under construction at the corner of D and Second streets.
University of La Verne students returning for the spring semester have been met with more than 120 fewer parking stalls and overfilled classes. The combination of new dorm construction removing parking lots and a sharp increase in spring 2011 new enrollments has compounded our growing pains, straining advisers and leaving some newbies feeling lost.
For many students at the University of La Verne, winter break is essentially a vacation from school. Moving home for two months allows students to visit with family, see old friends and relax after a hard semester filled with research projects, group assignments and classes that never seem to let up.
At roughly 1 p.m., Thursday, a fire alarm went off in the F middle building of the Oaks residence hall.
A residence hall is a place for students to congregate. With couches, rooms and a place to study, a dorm building should be the last place one would think about shopping.
The University Board of Trustees recently approved the next phase of La Verne’s Master Plan for Campus Development.