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Student gives back to community

Student gives back to community
Junior criminology major Abril Camarena received the Newman Civic Fellow Award at the annual Spirit of La Verne Awards April 28. She is involved in several organizations, including the Dolores Huerta Foundation. She also organized a rally in December to raise awareness for the 43 missing students in Mexico. / photo by Bailey Maguire Jennifer Jackson Assistant Editor Junior criminology major Abril Camarena... 

Ghazzawi takes on religious diversity

Ghazzawi takes on religious diversity
Professor of Management Issam Ghazzawi entertains a full house for his lecture “The Coin Has Two Faces: Differences That Matter” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. He talked about a case study that covers issues that arose because of the religious differences among the immigrant employees at JBS S.A., an international meat packing company. / photo by Jerri White Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer Professor... 

Activist shares transgender journey

Activist shares transgender journey
Aiden Aizumi and his mother Marsha Aizumi presented “One Family’s Journey: A Mother, Her Transgender Son, and Their Journey to Love and Acceptance” April 30 in the Abraham Campus Center. Aiden, a liberal studies major who was born a woman, co-authored “Two Spirits, One Heart” with his mother, which reflects on Aiden’s transgender experience. Aiden and Marsha discussed Aiden’s transition... 

Fair offers transgender resources

Fair offers transgender resources
At the Transgender Resource Fair, during transgender awareness day, Sophomores Audie Munoz and Jessie Bias participate in #PaintYourNailsForBruce. The campaign is trending in support of Bruce Jenner identifying as a woman. Thursday’s fair consisted of informational speeches by faculty members. Tri-City’s booth in Sneaky Park gave out pamphlets about “Room 4 Everyone,” a mental wellness campaign.... 

Students take part in a soul journey

Students take part in a soul journey
University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner leads the campus interfaith organization Common Ground on a Souljourn trip to the Jain Center of Southern California in Buena Park Sunday. A wooden temple sits in the middle of the main entrance. The guide leading the group explained the structure is a replica of the Jain Temple of Palitana Mountain in Gujarat, India. It was displayed in the former Castaways Casino... 

Diversity finds ‘Common Ground’

Diversity finds ‘Common Ground’
Vanessa Oceguera, Common Ground Club member, was in charge of correcting the Interfaith Quiz at the Better Together Day event in Sneaky Park Tuesday. Everyone was welcome to take to the quiz. Three correct answers earned a free t-shirt. The event, publicized by Zandra Wagoner, university chaplain, is a national day celebrated at college campuses around the United States. / photo by Sara Flores Sierra... 

Morales represents LV in fellowship

Morales represents LV in fellowship
On March 26 outside the Hanawalt House, Marisol Morales, director of community engagement, takes a step outside to engage with the community. Morales discussed events with students. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Kayla Hockman Staff Writer University of La Verne Director of Civic and Community Engagement Marisol Morales was recently accepted into the 2015 Cross Sector Leadership Fellows Program as the... 

Meditation relieves student stress

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer While trying to balance school and extracurricular activities, 80 percent of college students find themselves in stressful situations, according to a recent study by the Associated Press. There are a few techniques that can help students focus and succeed in the present moment. “We often have random thoughts constantly going through our mind everyday, and our thoughts... 

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright
Professor of English Dorena Wright gives a 2009 speech at a dinner for the Peace with Justice Center of Pomona Valley, for which she served on the board. Wright taught at the University of La Verne beginning in 1989. / file photo by Rafael Anguiano Des Delgadillo Podcast Producer Folk music, poetry and a traditional ringing of bells filled Morgan Auditorium Jan. 31, during the memorial service for... 

On the Calendar

Campus Closed Campus is closed on Monday in observance of President’s Day. Chinese New Year Event CAB is hosting an event to celebrate Chinese New Year from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday in the South Quad. There will be free food, crafts and entertainment. Library Workshops The Wilson Library is offering free research and academic technology workshops to students, staff and faculty members from Feb.... 
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