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First Generation Club supports new beginning

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Members of the First Generation Club at the University of La Verne sit among each other like family, prepared to share laughs and ideas and is the reason they have been able to support their members for three years. The First Generation Club is an organization that supports students who are the first in their family to go to college. Their mission is to bring awareness,... 

LAMP lights path for first generation students

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer  University of La Verne alumni are giving back to students by starting a new program called Latino Alumni Mentors and Professionals. Mario Rodriguez, president of LAMP and residence life coordinator at Cal Poly Pomona, held a meeting with six other professionals to discuss the new possibilities of this program. The group serves as a social environment where the students... 

Campus clubs court new members

Campus clubs court new members
Fraternity brothers Heu Van Le and Justin Olin set up the Sigma Alpha Epsilon booth to promote fraternity rush for the spring semester. Clubs and organizations across the La Verne campus set up information booths on the mall walk Feb. 1. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Mariela Patron Staff Writer The University of La Verne welcomed back new and returning students to spring semester with the LeoVille Club... 

First Generation group assists new students

Christina Collins Burton Staff Writer Alysia Arriola, freshmen biology major, has attended all the meetings of the new First Generation Club on campus. She has had the opportunity to connect with her mentor through e-mail as the first generation program moves forward with its matching. This year, the program has undergone some major changes in order to offer a wide range of topics for students to gain... 

Workshop helps students deal with stress

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer College students are subject to a variety of different stresses. Whether it is writing term papers or studying for finals, not dealing with this continuous anxiety can lead to harmful consequences. Rocio Rosales and Joan Twohey-Jacobs, both assistant professors of psychology at the University of La Verne, held a workshop to teach students safe and effective ways to manage stress. “Bigger... 

Mentors offered for first generation students

Kristen Campbell News Editor Starting college can be hectic, especially if the student is a first generation college student. The Office of Multicultural Services at the University of La Verne offers a program to ease the load of starting in uncharted territories. The First Generation Student Success Program was established in 1996 and has assisted more than 500 students and their families. The FGSSP... 
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