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Adjunct faculty to vote on union

Robert Penalber Editor in Chief Mariela Patron News Editor The University of La Verne adjunct faculty filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board Oct. 28, the first step toward possibly unionizing through the Service Employees International Union. Step two will be a vote to see if 51 percent of adjuncts favor unionization. The petition, which includes all part-time faculty members that... 

Sophomore La Verne Experience focuses on interpersonal ties

Robert Penalber Managing Editor University administrators will launch phase two of the La Verne Experience – the sophomore experience – in the fall of 2014. The Sophomore La Verne Experience, or SOLVE, will essentially be a two-unit course centered around student involvement. An optional pilot program of SOLVE will launch during spring semester 2014. Administrators are currently working to fill... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I read your Op-Ed piece “Student voices are not being heard” (April 5) and if it’s any consolation, the faculty often finds itself in the same position. But I know it’s not and I do commend you for speaking up. To effect change, however, students will have to be not only vocal, but also persistent, and be willing to take action. The food service workers’ decision to unionize... 

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru

Panel addresses mining conditions in Peru
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology; Jay Jones, professor of biology and biochemistry; and Michael Robinson Chávez, Los Angeles Times photographer, discuss the effects of gold mining in Rinconada, Peru, during a panel discussion March 8 that also included, Professor of Spanish Gabriella Capraroiu and Professor of Political Science Gitty Amini. The panel, which took place in Morgan Auditorium, dicussed... 

Lecture focuses on Latino students

Lecture focuses on Latino students
Rocio Rosales, assistant professor of psychology, describes Latinos as the largest population in Southern California with the lowest frequency of college education. Her research reveals that first generation Spanish-speaking students face a high dropout rate. / photo by Cameron Barr Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Rocio Rosales, assistant professor of psychology, spoke on Monday in the President’s... 

Dewey named permanent provost; national search bypassed

Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief President Steve Morgan sent out an e-mail to faculty announcing that, with the endorsement of the Board of Trustees, he had decided to removed the word “interim” from Provost Greg Dewey’s title on Nov. 23. “It is an honor to be recognized after only being here for one year,” Dewey said. “Everything I have done has been for the good of the University of La... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, In the Nov. 5 issue of the Campus Times, the editors recommended a minimum SAT score higher than the 850 combined score apparently proposed by the College of Arts and Sciences (“SAT minimum should be raised”). If the proposal is to not accept applications from students with a score below 850, we think such a policy would be ill-advised. The National Association for College Admission... 

Delgado gives history of immigration

Delgado gives history of immigration
Hector Delgado, professor of sociology, presented his lecture “Immigrants and Unions “ on Monday. Faculty and students enjoyed their lunch as Delgado shared his experiences with immigration and the history behind some of the current issues America faces today. The Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy sponsored the lecture. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Branden del Rio News Editor Hector... 

Hector Delgado talks race, gay marriage

Hector Delgado talks race, gay marriage
Hector Delgado, associate professor of sociology, is an active member of the American Sociological Association. Delgado earned the bachelor of arts degree at Temple University, and the master’s of arts degree and doctorate at the University of Michigan. Delgado enjoys golf, outdoors and spending time with his family. Although he describes himself as an agnostic, Delgado enjoys the La Verne Chapel... 
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