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One Billion Rising raises awareness on Valentine’s Day

One Billion Rising raises awareness on Valentine's Day
Celebrating life and new beginnings, La Verne counselors Sarah Leclerc and Nicole Kezos helped guests pot their flowers at One Billion Rising, an event to raise awareness and promote justice for violence against women. Kaitlin Wilson, a sophomore athletic training major, Alicia Rodriguez, a freshman music major and Jacqueline Gaeta, an I-Poly High School Student and Denim Day volunteer wrote positive... 

Speakers tackle sexual assault issues

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer Most clubs do not attempt to tackle the sensitive topic of sexual assault, but the newly founded club, One in Three, decided to host an entire discussion dinner on the subject on Nov. 22. To combat the increase of dating abuse and sexual assault, Kimberly Navarro and Sandra Maas, both junior business administration majors, came together out of a common interest in raising... 

Multicultural munching

Multicultural munching
Cal Poly Pomona junior civil engineering major Hector Cardenas and Crystal Hermosillo, junior liberal studies major at La Verne, talk with Rosa Lilia Gradilla, the intercultural program coordinator, about the Multicultural Club diversity retreat. Gradilla hosted the welcome back barbecue held by the Multicultural and First Generation clubs Sept. 5. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

King’s dream remembered

King's dream remembered
Aug. 28 marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, D.C., in which Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Members of the La Verne community observed the anniversary by creating signs addressing various issues they felt were important and holding their own march around campus. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Amanda Larsh Staff Writer Students and faculty commemorated... 

Dolores Huerta inspires crowd to ‘¡Vive!’

Dolores Huerta inspires crowd to ‘¡Vive!’
Dolores Huerta, co-founder of United Farm Workers union, speaks in Morgan Auditorium Friday. Diversity Week’s community presentation on International Women’s Day showed that it was over 50 years ago that she co-founded the union with Cesar Chavez. / photo by Zachary Horton Candice Nuñez Staff Writer In a campus-wide presentation ending diversity week, the multicultural council and student services... 

Program helps migrant teenagers

Program helps migrant teenagers
Adonay Montes, assistant professor of education and co-director of the Spanish bilingual bicultural certificate program, spoke on migrant youth Monday in the President’s Dining Room. He described ways to help migrant high school students overcome test anxieties. Montes started the program to help better prepare migrant latino students for college. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Mariela Patron Staff... 

Diverse Conversation

Diverse Conversation
In an animated dialogue on the topic of race and diversity, Lili Gradilla, program coordinator, and Daniel Loera, director of the office of multicultural affairs, shared some thoughts with sophomore Dexter Buchanan. The dialogue group, held in the West Dining Hall, served as one of the many activities offered during Diversity Week. / photo by David Bess  Read More →
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