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Leatha Webster remembered for kindness

Leatha Webster remembered for kindness

Leatha Webster, who served the University as director of financial aid since 2003, died after a relapse of multiple myeloma on Jan. 3. She is remembered lovingly by all those who knew her.

Economy, debt troubles complicate post-grad plans

In an ailing economy many college students find themselves trying to fund their education with loans, and when they graduate they end up thousands of dollars in debt with no job offers.

Raise endowment, not tuition

On Nov. 4 the Board of Trustees approved a 6.5 percent undergraduate tuition increase for the 2012-2013 academic year. Reasons for this increase range from a need to sustain education programs to improve the image of the University.

Commentary: Cutting loan program would hurt, not help

<i>Commentary</i>: Cutting loan program would hurt, not help

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul promised that he would cut the federal budget by $1 trillion if he is elected president.

We are bursting at the seams

During this school year we have watched our class sizes increase, our financial aid decrease, our parking spots fill up and ours sports leave campus one-by-one.

Cal Grant cuts are pending

The state legislature has not yet cut funding from the Cal Grants program, but with the legislature looking to trim public schools, California State Universities and other institutions in the state, it is certainly in danger.

Scholarship recognizes performers

Scholarship recognizes performers

The University of La Verne offers 12 full-tuition scholarships in six areas of performance: art, communications, music, photography, speech and theater.

State education budget cuts may not hurt La Verne

A recent budget proposal by California Gov. Jerry Brown includes a drastic $12 billion state spending cut.

Letter to the Editor

In response to last week’s editorial about the Spotted Pig on the Opinions page (“This little piggy has a problem,” Oct. 15), I would like to say that that campaign is not merely an effort to get your pocket change.

This little piggy has a problem

Recently many faculty members and students arrived to their offices, mailboxes and dorm rooms to discovered clear, plastic piggy banks with a note inside. The note explained the pig was from the University of La Verne Advancement department’s new Spotted Pig Campaign.

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