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Housing hosts Thanksgiving dinner

Brooke Grasso Metro Editor During Thanksgiving many students go home to be with their families and take a break from school. Unfortunately some live too far away or do not have the means to get there. For those students who were unable to travel home for the holiday this year, the office of housing and residential life held a Thanksgiving dinner in the Vista La Verne main lounge. “It is hard to... 

Construction wrecks quiet hours

Construction wrecks quiet hours
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff When students came back to school at the end of August, it was clear this year would not be the same. Many Vista La Verne residents have been jolted awake at 7 a.m. by the demolition for the parking structure starting this past week, only to be kept awake by the dawning realization that it is only going to get worse. From the moment the emails started pouring into... 

AC is essential for residents’ safety

editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Brandt Hall and Stu-Han are notorious for being the only dorms on campus still without any air conditioning. This puts residents at risk for heat-related illnesses. The National Weather Service issued a severe heat warning for Southern California Sept. 8 to 11. A warning is issued if temperatures reach at least 105 degrees for more than a three hour period for two... 

Community cultivates sustainability for Earth Day

Community cultivates sustainability for Earth Day
Juniors Clo Hidalgo, Dalia Flores, Ruby Montero and David Martinez stopped by the Sustainable Campus Consortium booth Wednesday to sign contracts to go green and different ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. The University of La Verne celebrated Earth Day with different booths sharing effective ways to go green and various events on campus throughout the day. / photo by Michelle Leon Julian Mininsohn Podcast... 

Fair meal plans are not on the menu

Fair meal plans are not on the menu
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff and Des Delgadillo Students are fed up with what and how they are being fed. Purchasing a meal plan is mandatory for students who live on campus, which is nothing radical, but students at the University of La Verne are sick of being forced to pay large amounts of money for meals they do not use and do not always want. At the beginning of this school year, students... 

Quake preparedness critical to LV

Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer The University of La Verne has taken extra precautions toward earthquake preparedness in light of recent earthquakes in the Los Angeles County to prepare students and faculty in case of emergency. A campus-wide earthquake drill took place April 15 in every dorm at ULV. Drills were led by the resident advisers and each was trained on what to do in an event of an earthquake. “I... 

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... 

ASULV is finally speaking up

The Associated Students of the University of La Verne took a huge step in promoting the voice of the student body by releasing a resolution stating that the governing body did not agree with the 4.9 percent tuition increase that the University’s Board of Trustees has voted on for the next school year. ASULV proposed a number of possible solutions in the resolution to the problem of student’s... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, While editorials such as that presented in last week’s Campus Times (“Parking Should Trump Park,” March 7) are opinions, as professional journalists I would have hoped you would have examined some of the facts before launching into your commentary on Leo Park. As a faculty member in the kinesiology department, faculty adviser to ASULV, and faculty member of the Parking Committee,... 

Parking should trump park

Parking should trump park
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff The University’s student government has elected to turn the currently vacant area south of the Vista La Verne residence hall into a recreational space. The area, called Leo Park, will include a basketball court, exercise equipment and free space for other “impromptu recreational activities.” While the idea of a nice little park is nice, the site on the corner... 
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