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Panelists discuss Ferguson

Panelists discuss Ferguson
Jim Bueermann, president of the Police Foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at improving policing, discusses the mistakes the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, made after the death of Michael Brown. Buerrmann said the police department should have apologized to the community. The panel, which included Adrienna Wong, staff attorney of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Katrina Parker,... 

University serves Hispanic students

Des Delgadillo Online Editor Mariela Patron Copy Chief The University of La Verne celebrated its federal designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution last week, creating a university-wide dialogue on what merits an HSI designation beyond a population quota. At the week’s core was an exploration of identity for the University as a whole and the more underrepresented groups on campus. “As an academic... 

Democrats Club gala raises funds

Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer The ULV College Democrats held its first fundraising gala Saturday in the Campus Center Ballroom to honor distinguished members of the club and welcome honored guests California Assembly Majority Whip Chris Holden and Marisol Morales, community engagement director at ULV. The awards presented at the gala were Officer of the Year, given to Edgar Ortiz, a junior political... 

New director engages community

New director engages community
Marisol Morales works from inside her new office on the second floor of Founders Hall. As the University of La Verne’s new director of civic and community engagement, Morales is working to develop and maintain relationships with community partners. Plaques from her previous experiences at other universities decorate her office walls. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Marisol... 

Lieberman elected to urban universities board

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor President Devorah Lieber­man was appointed to the executive committee of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities last month. CUMU dedicates itself to promoting mutually beneficial relationships between higher education institutions and their surrounding communities. One of only four universities represented on the executive committee, CUMU has... 

Morris decries ‘21st-century slavery’

Morris decries ‘21st-century slavery’
Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. gave the first talk for the Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture, the university’s newest lecture series. Morris is a descendant of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington and also is president of the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, a group that combats modern sex slavery with education and awareness. / photo by Katie Madden Gabriela Krupa Staff Writer Kenneth... 

La Verne helps student veterans

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor The Office of Veteran Student Success serves to assist the 400 plus veteran students on campus in making the transition from military to civilian life. Diana Towles, coordinator of the Office of Veteran Student Success, works daily to build the office into a working resource for veterans to immerse successfully into academic and social programs. “The main... 
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