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Gender equality takes center stage at Model United Nations lecture

Assistant Professor of Political Science Juli Minoves-Triquell jokes with Claudia Fritsche, ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein. The two worked together for the United Nations about 20 years ago. Minoves Triquell said Fritsche is an inspiration in politics because of her willingness to negotiate. During his time at the UN, Minoves Triquell served as Ambassador Permanent to Andorra. Fritsche... 

Students express need for equality

Yaya Pineda Staff Writer The Lordsburg Debate Union hosted its first Freedom of Speech Day Wednesday night at the Rock, where students had the opportunity to voice their opinions on any topic of their choice. The event commemorated the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Bill of Rights. “Tonight was about voicing opinions and free speech,” said Colin Fisk, president of the Lordsburg Debate... 

LV Model United Nations prepares to host conference

Alana Glenn Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s Model United Nations has put themselves on the map after bringing home three distinguished delegate awards at an intercollegiate competition held at UC Santa Barbara last month. Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically role play as delegates to the United Nations and simulate... 

Sharma’s dream built on language

Sharma’s dream built on language
Tahil Sharma, junior foreign languages major specializing in Spanish and Japanese, is involved with many different activities on campus including the Interfaith Student Council, International Student Organization and the Model United Nations. After graduation Sharma says he wants to go into a profession that involves translation and interpretation. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Monique Parra Staff Writer When... 

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,... 
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