Communications Deparment University of La Verne

From the Editor...
Erin Konrad

Cover Story
Culture for $20

Ties to the Past
More than Meets the Eye
Eden in Our Backyard
Finding the Best Cell Phone Service Providers
Sidebar: Choosing a Wireless Service
What's Up(stairs) in Claremont?
Best Brew in Old Town
Writers' Strike Aftershock is Felt in La Verne

Getting It All on Film in La Verne and Beyond

The Knife & the Fork
It's the Coffee Shop Version of 'Cheers'
Tasty Treats Worth the Drive

Music Spotlight
Going Down to the Wire

Meet the Staff

About the Magazine



Past Issues


Magaine Class

• La Verne Magazine is the 2004 Society of Professional Journalists National Mark of Excellence general excellence winning magazine.
• The publication is a consistent general excellence winning magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists, Region 11, in addition to sweeping first, second and third in the individual feature writing category: 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
• It is a two-time sweepstakes winning magazine of the California Intercollegiate Press Association state competition, and Gold Medalist winner in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association competition.
• It has consistently won All-American, five-stars of distinction from the Associated Collegiate Press.

Current Honors

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Awards:
• Matt Hill: First Place, Magazine Cartoon ("La Verne 911," Summer 2007)
• Katherine Hillier: Certificate of Merit, Non-Fiction Column ("From the Editor..." Summer 2007)
• Jessica Bell and Kady Bell: Certificate of Merit, Non-Fiction Article
or Interview ("Hey Hey, My My ... Rock 'n' Roll Can Never Die,"
Summer 2006
• Nicole Knight: Third Place, Non-Fiction Article or Interview
("Ghost Town, Boom Town ... Our Town," Summer 2006)
• Nicole Knight: Certificate of Merit, Non-Fiction Article or
Interview ("Making a Contest a Career," Winter 2006)
• Adam Omernik: Certificate of Merit, Single Illustration Not Based
on Photographic Material ("iPods," Winter 2006)
• Reina Santa Cruz: Certificate of Merit, Magazine Color Photograph
("Front Cover," Winter 2006)