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Armed robbery prompts safety talk

Armed robbery prompts safety talk
Associate Dean of Students Juan Regalado walks students and faculty members through the process of activating University of La Verne’s emergency notification system, E2Campus, using the LiveSafe mobile app at a community meeting Tuesday. The event scheduled the day after an armed robbery at the Oaks Residence Hall Monday night prompted a campuswide lockdown. Students, resident assistants and faculty... 

Resident assistants keep student morale high

Resident Aundria Gregg reads a children’s book she donated with Vista R.A. Megan Wammack at an R.A. program in the Vista lounge Sept. 23. Students participated in a book drive for children, learned about the Academic Success Center from a tutor, and bowled for a free acai bowl from Bowl of Heaven. / photo by Sarah Vander Zon Lauren Harchut Staff Writer Once again the University has selected a group... 

Construction wrecks quiet hours

Construction wrecks quiet hours
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff When students came back to school at the end of August, it was clear this year would not be the same. Many Vista La Verne residents have been jolted awake at 7 a.m. by the demolition for the parking structure starting this past week, only to be kept awake by the dawning realization that it is only going to get worse. From the moment the emails started pouring into... 

Students run in undies

Kaila Williams Staff Writer Dozens of students raced around campus in their underwear Wednesday night for the Residence Hall Association’s annual Undie Run. Undie runs are popular on other college campuses, but La Verne’s has a philanthropic twist to it – participants donate their clothes to the American Red Cross. The idea is that students donate their clothes, even what they have on their... 

ULV fails to prepare for growth

The first week back to school from an eventful summer break is always one of the hardest things to get through. As we enter the new year at the University of La Verne, the resources needed to accommodate the student body growth were underestimated. The university administration knew how many incoming students were enrolled for the fall semester, yet, it was still underestimated. Many in the University... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 10: David Asbra

  ASULV President David Asbra sits down with the CT Podcast to discuss his recent trip to Washington, D.C., in support the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act and its effects on Greek life. Plus, Asbra sheds some light on lobbying in front of Congress.  Read More →

Battery explosion causes Sheraton fire

At approximately 12:09 a.m. Thursday a fire broke out on the fifth floor of the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel on West McKinley Avenue. The cause was determined to be due to an exploded battery, Los Angeles County Fire Battalion 15 Chief Jesse Vela said. An occupant staying in the Sheraton is participating in the filming of the television show “America’s Got Talent.” The occupant’s act includes... 

Residents battle for victory

Members of the Residence Hall Association this week began the Battle of the Halls, for which students living in each of the four dorms on campus compete with one another in sports and games. The trophy was ultimately awarded to Vista La Verne when competition wrapped up Thursday night. The idea originated during the RHA summer retreat. Members were looking for a program to involve all the residence... 

Please excuse my dear ant problem

The hot days in La Verne means it is ant season. Apparently it is ant season in the Vista La Verne Residence Halls as well. Ant infestations have been a problem for Vista La Verne residents since the school year started. There are numerous accounts of ants raiding students’ bathrooms, closets and beds. Just go check the Vista La Verne Residence Halls’ front desk, they keep an ant log. Senior housing... 

RHA wins at PACURH

The University of La Verne’s Resident Housing Association brought back two first place awards and a second place award from the Pacific Association of Colleges and Universities Residence Halls 2012 regional conference. RHA was awarded “Most Spirited Small School,” “Best Small School Banner” and won second for “Best Roll Call.” This year’s conference took place at the University of San... 
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