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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... 

Dorms are full to overflowing

A temporary fix includes tripling up in some rooms. Brittany Lawrence Staff Writer This fall’s record-setting enrollment should benefit the University of La Verne’s prestige and financial well being. But the significant number of new undergraduate students has put a squeeze on resources such as housing. More than 770 new undergraduate freshmen, transfer and international students were counted... 

Dorm life needs some attention

The University of La Verne is a private school, and by default charges an arm and a leg, and another arm at that, for tuition, room and board. This is understandable, for the most part. ULV provides intimate class sizes and great accessibility to teachers and faculty. This accounts for the high academic tuition, but not the room and board. Living at ULV costs more than $3,000 a semester, with food.... 
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