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Parking should be a priority

With the construction starting on the University of La Verne’s new dorms, students eagerly await the new housing that will be available to them. However, now that the Master Plan is progressing with another parking lot out of commission, the commuters of the University of La Verne have been left to suffer once again. It is true that the construction of the dorms and renovations are much needed to... 

Ground broken on new dorm

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer On the first day of the spring semester students arrived on campus to find the University under construction at the corner of D and Second streets. The new dorm construction began in January and is scheduled for completion in July of 2012. It will house 378 students. “The residence hall construction is a step toward the growth of the institution,” said Chip West,... 

Feeling the squeeze

University of La Verne students returning for the spring semester have been met with more than 120 fewer parking stalls and overfilled classes. The combination of new dorm construction removing parking lots and a sharp increase in spring 2011 new enrollments has compounded our growing pains, straining advisers and leaving some newbies feeling lost. This spring ULV opened its doors to 106 new students,... 

Remote parking helps ease crunch

Remote parking helps ease crunch
Matt Rinehart, assistant director of admissions, returns to the Wilson Library shuttle stop after a lunch outing last week. With the parking lot at D and Second streets closed for construction, the University is providing off-campus parking at a lot south of Arrow Highway. Shuttles run every 10 minutes from 6:50 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 6:50 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Fridays... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, This is in reference to the Campus Times article, “Athletics could lose facilities with new campus construction” (Nov. 12). While this is a good article that addresses a topic of concern to student and student-athletes, it unfortunately appears that this did not include the most current information prior to printing the article, and this has created some factual and philosophical misrepresentations. It... 

New dorms, parking, stadium planned

Branden del Rio News Editor The University Board of Trustees recently approved the next phase of La Verne’s Master Plan for Campus Development. The new phase includes a new dorm facility, a new parking facility, new sports facilities on what is known as Campus West and the reconstruction of Ortmayer Stadium. Construction of the new dorms is slated to begin during the spring semester. It will be constructed... 

Give parking gripes a brake

With the sudden increase in enrollment at the University of La Verne, a big concern among the student body has become parking, or the lack of parking. Students have complained that the parking situation needs to be fixed because they have spent so much time looking for parking that they have been late to class on several occasions. If the students would take the time to look for parking somewhere besides... 

Parking tough but possible

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Record enrollment of new traditional-aged undergraduate students at the University this semester has caused some parking issues, but not the crunch anticipated by administrators. As of the third week of classes, student enrollment has exceeded 1,800, a more than 300-student increase over last year. The registrar’s office has issued hundreds of parking passes. Anticipating... 

Getting to class never seemed easier

Getting to class never seemed easier
After working out in the gym, Kevin Cleis and Ben Sankey head back toward their dorms. Both Cleis and Sankey have been riding their longboards to class since their freshman year. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Shather Staff Writer A new trend is rolling its way onto the University of La Verne. Skateboarding is fast becoming a popular way to get around campus. Commuters and residents are taking... 
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