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Documentary shows hidden China

Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Every Friday night, the Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion club shows a movie meant to inform students, faculty and staff on topics that affect the planet and spark conversation. ‘The Heart of The Dragon’ was featured Nov. 20 in the Arts and Communications Building to show “the last hidden world of China,” as described by the narrator. This episode in the... 

Yes Men shed light on issues in big business

Taylor Bolanos Staff Writer From convincing an audience that the candles they were given were made from humans to posing as corporate executives on live television, two men have gone to great lengths to prove sometimes, it takes a lie and a bit of humor to send a message. On Nov. 6 in the Arts and Communications Building, Professor of Biology and Biochemistry Jay Jones hosted In Context, which features... 

Movie night shows society’s apathy

Camila Rios Staff Writer The Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service club, better known as SEEDS, hosted a movie night on Friday, showing the comedic science-fiction film “Idiocracy” in room 212 of the Arts and Communications Building to an intimate group of approximately 10 people. “Idiocracy” is a film about two people who are sent 500 years into the future due to a military... 

ULV gardening club sprouts fresh vegetables

ULV gardening club sprouts fresh vegetables
Cassidy Furnari, president of the Botany and Gardening Club, picks fresh sage at the club’s open house Saturday. Members planted chard, broccoli and cilantro in the club’s garden, behind the Health Center on the corner of Second and E streets. Visitors were offered freshly picked fruits and vegetable, plus other refreshments. / photo By Nanor Zinzalian Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Behind the Health... 

Group marches against Monsanto

Celene Vargas Arts Editor A group of about 20 peaceful protesters marched Saturday in Pacific Palisades to show their disapproval of Monsanto and the recent passing of the California Seed Bill that prohibits anyone from sharing seeds past a three-mile radius from their source. “Large agricultural firms are doing what American firms do, which is to get a greater market share,” said University... 

Program to train physician assistants

Kristina Bugante Editorial Director The University hopes over the next several years to offer a physician assistant graduate program, in response to a growing national demand for health care professionals. Officials have undertaken a three-year process – that began in fall 2014 with the hiring of Michael Estrada, associate professor of health – which they hope will end with an accredited program... 

Community cultivates sustainability for Earth Day

Community cultivates sustainability for Earth Day
Juniors Clo Hidalgo, Dalia Flores, Ruby Montero and David Martinez stopped by the Sustainable Campus Consortium booth Wednesday to sign contracts to go green and different ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. The University of La Verne celebrated Earth Day with different booths sharing effective ways to go green and various events on campus throughout the day. / photo by Michelle Leon Julian Mininsohn Podcast... 

Science of life meets ‘Essence’ of art

Science of life meets ‘Essence’ of art
Professor of Biology Christine Broussard explains to junior biology major Diana Gonzalez how “Limb Bud and Somites, 2003” is relevant to her classes Feb. 26 in the Carlson Gallery. The teal and purplish colors in Broussard’s image come from dyes that make it easier on the untrained eye to see the formation of a vertebrate limb beginning with a paddle. Broussard is one of nine University of La... 

Campus Times Podcast, Ep. 1: ULV Parking

  This is the first of a series of stories highlighting key issues on and off campus. This first story deals with parking, a polarizing issue on campus. Host Julian Mininsohn gets the perspective from key officials as well as students from the University of La Verne.  Read More →

Parking structure will open in 2016

Jennifer Jackson Staff Writer The building of a multi-leveled multi-million dollar parking structure was recently bumped to the top of the list for the Campus Master Plan. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2015. “This opens the ability for the Campus Plan to be approved by the city,” said Erin Gratz, president of the faculty senate, Web and instructional technology librarian and... 
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