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University takes on Green Challenge

The University of La Verne is one of the only two universities in California to commit to the Billion Dollar Green Challenge to focus on funding sustainable and environmentally sound projects around campus.

Tradition hits rock bottom

Tradition hits rock bottom

There is something different about the lawn in front of Founders Hall; it is not like the rest of the grass on campus, it is dead. If the dead grass was not a big enough eyesore there is also an abnormal sized rock on the grass that sits on top of a slab of concrete.

Sanders stresses conservation

Sanders stresses conservation

Cathy Irwin, Associate professor of Writing, introduces speaker Scott Russell Sanders, an award-winning author, as a part of the One Book, One University series sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences October 10 in the Arts and Communications Building.

Panel discusses climate change

Panel discusses climate change

Aghop Der-Karabetian, Kanya Godde and Kathleen Weaver share their views of climate change at the Hot Spots faculty panel, “Climate Change: Now What?” Sept. 26 in the President’s Dining Room.

Global warming debated

The debate team celebrated the University’s “One Book, One University” program in the ACB Sept. 12, showcasing an open debate regarding the idea that humans are not responsible for global warming.

Community News: City surpasses recycling mandate

As California increases its waste diversion quota, La Verne’s business and residential community are emphasizing recycling.

Keystone pipe will cause XL issues

Keystone pipe will cause XL issues

After the damage from the Pegasus pipeline spill in Arkansas last month, it is surprising to hear the government is already considering another pipeline construction proposal for an Keystone XL pipeline to be constructed through the mid-west.

Exxon needs transparency

Following a March 29 Pegasus pipeline spill that spewed an initial estimate of nearly 157,000 gallons of oil in Mayflower, Ark., Exxon Mobil seems to be doing a fair job in picking up its own mess, having collected more than 19,000 barrels of oil and water.

Sustainable future planned for ULV

The Sustainable Campus Consortium is making its mark on the environment, leading the University of La Verne to a more sustainable campus by revamping its goals and organization.

Let’s keep Rock tradition

Tradition is now being tested as the grass around the Rock has been dying, due to paint runoff from the circular platform and being absorbed by the soil. Despite ecological damage, suspending action to further paint this Rock is now, well, untraditional.

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