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Residents battle for victory

Members of the Residence Hall Association this week began the Battle of the Halls, for which students living in each of the four dorms on campus compete with one another in sports and games. The trophy was ultimately awarded to Vista La Verne when competition wrapped up Thursday night. The idea originated during the RHA summer retreat. Members were looking for a program to involve all the residence... 

First Person Experience: Stranger finds easy access to dorms

Brian Velez LV Life Editor During a one-month period I attempted to enter all dorm buildings on the University of La Verne campus. I was not able to enter the Oaks residence hall, yet entered all other dorms at least five times each on separate occasions. Doors were held open for me and I passed open rooms with valuables unattended. I scared people, made others laugh when I told them what I was doing,... 

Presidents break ground for new dorm

Presidents break ground for new dorm
Construction began last week on the largest structure ever built on the University of La Verne campus. President Steve Morgan and President-Select Devorah Lieberman stand together linking the University of La Verne’s past to its future as they participate in the groundbreaking of the new residence hall on March 31. The new residence hall, at D and Second streets, is due to open in the fall of 2012... 

Dorm construction leads city’s growth skyward

Dorm construction leads city’s growth skyward
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer As the University of La Verne continues to grow and mature, so too does the city of La Verne. However land availability has its limits, and when building outward is no longer possible, there is nowhere to go but up. “We don’t have much land, but we keep growing and need more facility space,” Executive Vice President Phil Hawkey said. ULV’s new residence hall, currently... 

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity

Enrollment outpacing dorm capacity
Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Even with the new dorm scheduled to open in Fall 2012, University of La Verne housing could still have a tough time keeping pace with enrollment if enrollment continues to grow as it has for the past few years. The new residence hall, currently under construction on D Street between First and Second streets, is the latest attempt by the University of La Verne administration... 

ULV gives holiday housing option

For many students at the University of La Verne, winter break is essentially a vacation from school. Moving home for two months allows students to visit with family, see old friends and relax after a hard semester filled with research projects, group assignments and classes that never seem to let up. But what about the students who cannot go home to visit for the holidays? For these students, ULV is... 

Fire alarm set off in Oaks

Branden del Rio News Editor At roughly 1 p.m., Thursday, a fire alarm went off in the F middle building of the Oaks residence hall. Kevin Greene, junior theater arts major and resident assistant for the F top building, said that he grabbed the health backpack and evacuated his residents in accordance to procedure. “I saw a lot of smoke coming from the F middle dorm so I exited my residence and now... 

Commercial space is not necessary

A residence hall is a place for students to congregate. With couches, rooms and a place to study, a dorm building should be the last place one would think about shopping. By spring of 2011, the University will start building its new residence hall east of the Campus Center to facilitate the large increase of students to campus and to improve living conditions for those who currently live in older... 

New housing director Regalado understands his residents

New housing director Regalado understands his residents
Juan Regalado has been named the new housing director at the University of La Verne. Regalado is a graduate of UC Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and the University of Maryland with a master’s degree in counseling. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Elsie Ramos Sports Editor After Byron Howlett stepped down from his post as director of housing and Residential Life last spring – and with... 

Bringing a little spirit to the residence halls

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Let the battle begin! This battle is really a friendly competition between residents all across campus known as Battle of the Halls. Students from the Sheraton, Brandt, the Oaks and Stu-Han dorms will battle all year for the most points to win a dinner from the housing office. While the Battle of the Halls is a competition, it was actually put in place by Eugene Shang,... 
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