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ULV gives holiday housing option

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. But what about the students who cannot go home to visit for the holidays? For these students, ULV is... 

Fire alarm set off in Oaks

Branden del Rio News Editor At roughly 1 p.m., Thursday, a fire alarm went off in the F middle building of the Oaks residence hall. Kevin Greene, junior theater arts major and resident assistant for the F top building, said that he grabbed the health backpack and evacuated his residents in accordance to procedure. “I saw a lot of smoke coming from the F middle dorm so I exited my residence and now... 

Commercial space is not necessary

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. By spring of 2011, the University will start building its new residence hall east of the Campus Center to facilitate the large increase of students to campus and to improve living conditions for those who currently live in older... 

New dorms, parking, stadium planned

Branden del Rio News Editor The University Board of Trustees recently approved the next phase of La Verne’s Master Plan for Campus Development. The new phase includes a new dorm facility, a new parking facility, new sports facilities on what is known as Campus West and the reconstruction of Ortmayer Stadium. Construction of the new dorms is slated to begin during the spring semester. It will be constructed... 

Students take their safety for granted

This semester the University of La Verne’s residence halls have experienced a series of attempted robberies, harassment and unwanted visitors, that has shaken many of the students who live on campus. Students generally believe that since the University is in the city of La Verne, a city known to be safe, and quiet that they do not have to worry as much about leaving their doors open, walking alone... 

Incidents in dorms raise safety concerns

Grady Lee Thomas Marilyn Mejia Staff Writers The fall semester has brought several reports of attempted robberies, harassment and unwanted visitors in and around campus dorms. “I was making my rounds with another R.A. about 7:30 last Tuesday when I saw a guy walk towards the Oaks A-Building residence hall,” said Justin Davis-Battle, a junior communications major and resident assistant. “The man... 

Record high temperatures hit Southern California

Record high temperatures hit Southern California
Michael Lightenberg, of the Chino Ice Service, brings ice to the empty ice chest at Circle K. Lightenberg has delivered ice over the last few days which have been the hottest on record. Circle K has become a refuge from the heat for students and locals alike, with its supply of ice, slushies and other frozen commodities./ photo by Warren Bessant Carly Hill Arts Editor With temperatures in La Verne... 

New housing director Regalado understands his residents

New housing director Regalado understands his residents
Juan Regalado has been named the new housing director at the University of La Verne. Regalado is a graduate of UC Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and the University of Maryland with a master’s degree in counseling. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Elsie Ramos Sports Editor After Byron Howlett stepped down from his post as director of housing and Residential Life last spring – and with... 

Bringing a little spirit to the residence halls

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Let the battle begin! This battle is really a friendly competition between residents all across campus known as Battle of the Halls. Students from the Sheraton, Brandt, the Oaks and Stu-Han dorms will battle all year for the most points to win a dinner from the housing office. While the Battle of the Halls is a competition, it was actually put in place by Eugene Shang,... 

New housing planned

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The influx of new students, and expectations that this year’s enrollment increase will hold steady has created the need for additional on-campus housing. The Oaks, Stu-Han and Brandt residence halls combined house 464 students and are currently 20 percent over their combined occupancy limit. “Stu-Han and Brandt have served ULV well, but they’re quickly approaching... 
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