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Veterans remember the fallen

Veterans remember the fallen
Lalo Rubio served most of his six year Army career in Germany during the Vietnam War. The one-hour Veteran’s Day program concluded with a prayer at La Verne’s Veterans Hall on Wheeler and Bonita avenues Tuesday. / photo by Helen Arase Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor The grumble of motorcycles vibrated down the street as the Friends of the Fourth riders delivered the colors in the middle of... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As a Vietnam veteran and a 45-year participant in the antiwar movement, I would like to propose a goal which I hope we can all share: May we have future generations that have no veterans, because there were no wars to create them. The Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans I have counseled overwhelmingly support this philosophy; can we support them? Their wars didn’t end when... 

Let’s have a day to honor vets

The University has been named the best institution for veterans in California by U.S. News and World Report, due in part to the University’s participation with federal initiatives helping veterans and active-duty personnel apply, pay for and pursue a degree. That we are the only California university to be on the U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 Best Colleges for Veterans list is proudly displayed... 

Heroes move mountains to aid disabled vets

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer The Heroes Project hosted their annual Climb for Heroes at Mount Baldy on Sunday in order to raise money to send veteran Charlie Linville to Mount Everest. The non-profit, founded by Tim Medvetz in 2009, works to raise money to allow wounded veterans to climb the world’s highest mountains. “This event is the final fundraiser to climb Mount Everest,” Climb for Heroes volunteer... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am absolutely disgusted with the latest GOP vote to restrict benefits to veterans. This is another part of an ongoing attack on veterans by people who claim the “patriotic” high ground and who profess to be concerned for human rights and dignity. It is beyond comprehension that people can vote to send soldiers to war (none of their own family, of course), and then vote to limit benefits... 

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... 

Kennan fights for justice

Kennan fights for justice
Dan Kennan, senior adjunct professor of sociology, has written the books for two of his courses, including Selected Topics: The 1960s and the Native American Experience. / photo by Ryan Gann Christian Orozco Editorial Director If you have not seen senior adjunct professor of sociology Dan Kennan on campus, you might have seen his face on the corner of Indian Hill Boulevard and Arrow Highway in Claremont... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As a life-long resident of La Verne, I have always loved the progressive heart shown by the University of La Verne. On the occasion of the starting of a new school year, I would like to challenge the students and faculty of the University to become involved in two causes: 1. We are trying to start a Veterans’ Center on campus; the way Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are being treated... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, It was a beautiful sight to see the crowd that attended the Veteran’s Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9. My own war was over 40 years ago, but the young men and women who served our country in Iraq and Afghanistan deserve our support. I’ve been appalled at the level of commitment people have toward our vets; there are lots of people with bumper stickers saying they “Support the Troops,”... 

Students thank veterans

Students thank veterans
Sophomore Bryan Lopez, a computer science major, writes a message on a white ribbon to thank La Verne veterans for their services. The Campus Activities Board gathered students at Sneaky Park on Monday to write and sign personal messages on ribbons in honor of Veterans Day. These signed ribbons will be hung today around the Campus Center as part of the Veterans Appreciation event hosted by CAB from... 
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