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Sustainability is focus of Hot Spots lecture

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer “We are a waste culture,” said Christopher Veirs, senior planner and sustainability coordinator for the city of Claremont, during a lecture last week at the University of La Verne. Veirs’ lecture, “Think Global, Act Local: Claremont’s Response to Sustainability,” part of the Hot Spots lecture series, focused on Claremont’s environmental efforts. During... 

Italian music captivates audience in lecture

Branden del Rio News Editor The music of Andrea Bocelli, Ennio Morricone and Michael Giacchino poured out of the speakers in the President’s Dining Room on Nov 28. The Hot Spots series continued with Roberto Andreoni, Fulbright Scholar in Residence for Music and Italian Studies at Scripps College who presented his lecture “Italy: Modern Art-Music in Global Context.” Andreoni has also worked at... 

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LV Christmas tree farm Heritage Park will open its annual Christmas tree farm on Nov. 27. People can come to enjoy the sights and purchase their own fir tree. “Sleigh” rides will be offered for $1 on the weekend. Hours are noon to 8 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekends. For more information visit laverneheritage.org or call 909-593-2862. Morgan gets honorary degree On Nov. 8 ULV President... 

Debate focuses on green regulations

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Powerful words, knowledge and different points of view filled the President’s Dining Room on Oct. 28 during a debate put on by the University’s debate team for the Hot Spots lecture series. With global warming of great international concern, many counties and states are beginning to enforce green regulations. Along with these green regulations, new jobs will come and... 

Model U.N. sheds light on human trafficking

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer There are 12.3 million children, women and adults being exploited for labor and sex in the human trafficking business and the Model United Nations members on the University of La Verne campus decided to spread the word on this issue. A lecture on the awareness of human trafficking was given Thursday in the Presidents Dining Room as a part of the Hot Spots lecture series,... 

Furutan details global segregation

Furutan details global segregation
Professor examines immigration as part of the monthly Hot Spots lecture series. Omid Furutan, assistant professor of management, presented his lecture, “Immigration and Tolerance” in the President’s Dining Room on Tuesday as part of the Hot Spots lecture series. Furutan examined findings on illegal immigration from the economists’ point of view and discussed the effects migrant workers... 

Debate team tackles immigration

Amnesty takes center stage at November’s Hot Spots event. Dan Sayles Sports Editor The Hot Spots series continued Thursday as the University of La Verne debate team took on the issue of whether amnesty should be given to immigrants who live in the United States and have not passed the citizenship exam. The event titled, “This House Believes That Amnesty Should be Given to Illegal Immigrants,”... 

Immigration to be front and center

The International Studies Institute selects the theme for this year’s “Hot Spots” discussion series. Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The International Studies Institute at the University of La Verne has voted on this year’s theme: immigration. Every year, the University has a new theme focusing on a global issue or concern that either affects people, forces them to think about their... 

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views

‘Hot Spots’ challenges social views
Fielding a number of thought-provoking questions, Kenneth H. Marcus, associate professor of history, spoke on the topic, “Why we need to rethink Immigration” on Sept. 24 in the President’s Dining Room. Marcus’ lecture is one of a series, called Hot Spots, presented on the third Thursday of each month. The next event is scheduled for Oct. 22. / photo by Cindy Harder Marla Bahloul Copy Editor... 
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