Students arrived on the University of La Verne campus Monday toting backpacks and hot coffee, some still sleepy-eyed from months of summer relaxation and others raring to go for the first day of t...
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In a simple pair of shoes, Paul Alvarez carries with him a powerful sense of tradition and love for a grandmother who sacrificed mightily for her kids and her grandchildren.
One La Verne student’s real education came in the discovery of helping others rather than a focus on her own achievement.
They make the decision to pursue higher education and then they go it alone. The journey is long, fraught with impossible deadlines, crushing workloads, often at a dizzying pace. But they push their limits, often finding they can expand their capacity — for knowledge, for understanding, for discipline. Then that special day comes when a degree is conferred upon these collegians, a day worth all the struggle, their graduation. They sit impatiently, under their robes and mortar boards, ready to hurl their transformed beings at the future. Commencement.