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Mahdavi discusses rise in human trafficking

University President Pardis Mahdavi discussed “Tripping through the Tropes of Trafficking,” as this year’s speaker for the 10th annual Frederick Douglass Human Rights lecture Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium.

Students anticipate spring fashion

Spring is just around the corner, with March 19 marking the first day of the season, and with it, is spring fashion. This year’s spring styles will recycle looks from previous years, taking inspiration from various decades of fashion. 

Leopards fall in SCIAC Semifinals

In a semifinal matchup of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament on Feb. 22, the La Verne Leopards were defeated by the Occidental Tigers, 76-70.

Exhibit explores classic photography

The Ground Floor Gallery in Miller Hall is currently showcasing the exhibit “Elemental Opposites, ” featuring simple-yet-engaging black-and-white photos taken in various settings.

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Mahdavi discusses rise in human trafficking

University President Pardis Mahdavi discussed “Tripping through the Tropes of Trafficking,” as this year’s speaker for the 10th annual Frederick Douglass Human Rights lecture Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium.

Spanish diplomat discusses United Nations

Juan Carlos Sánchez Alonso, senior Spanish diplomat and Consul General of Spain, presented his Hot Spots Lecture “The European Union: Results of the Spanish Presidency” Wednesday to roughly 35 University of La Verne students, staff and faculty in the La Fetra Auditorium.

Voters to decide on mental health services

California voters will help decide the fate of the state’s mental health services in next week’s election.

Faculty concerned about lack of urgency to fill open positions

Faculty in programs across the University have raised concerns about the dramatic loss of full-time faculty, the University’s failure to retain many of its full-time faculty, and the slow pace and procedure for replacing faculty who have left. 

Sports

Leopards fall in SCIAC Semifinals

In a semifinal matchup of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament on Feb. 22, the La Verne Leopards were defeated by the Occidental Tigers, 76-70.

Baseball dominates Opening Day

After being one win away from a College World Series appearance last year, the No. 23 ranked Leopards kicked off the 2024 season with a 13-3 victory over Pacific Lutheran on Friday at Ben Hines Field.

Softball gets heartbroken in extras

The Leopards grinded in an extra-innings battle before ultimately falling in the ninth inning 10-4 to the Pacific Lutheran Lutes in the first game of their doubleheader on Saturday at Campus West. 

Leopards lose home opener

In the 2024 season home opener, the women’s water polo team played their closest game yet against the Fresno Pacific Sunbirds, but fell short 13-10 on Saturday morning at the La Verne Aquatic Center.

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Punk rock band keeps genre alive

The band Agent Orange performed a sold-out concert on Saturday in the Rök House Brewing Company in Upland as part of their ongoing tour. 

Exhibit explores classic photography

The Ground Floor Gallery in Miller Hall is currently showcasing the exhibit “Elemental Opposites, ” featuring simple-yet-engaging black-and-white photos taken in various settings.

Concert fundraises for potential musical theater minor

The University of La Verne hosted a musical theater concert and fundraiser at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Morgan Auditorium. 

Open mic gives new comics a chance

The FeedThatFunny group of comedians hosted the second of their new series of bi-weekly Thursday open-mic events on Feb. 22 at CK Cafe.

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Students anticipate spring fashion

Spring is just around the corner, with March 19 marking the first day of the season, and with it, is spring fashion. This year’s spring styles will recycle looks from previous years, taking inspiration from various decades of fashion. 

Rap artist celebrates trailblazers

Shaun Boothe, a recording artist and motivational speaker, shared his work  “The Unauthorized Biography Series,” on Feb. 23 in the Campus Center before an audience of about 30. 

Bird Fest features native fauna, flora

The annual Family Bird Festival 2024 flew its way into the California Botanic Garden Sunday, drawing approximately 1,300 guests.

Puppies fetch voters

Jordan Knutzen, junior biology major, pets Gracie the golden retriever at the Puppies to the Polls event Tuesday in the Campus Center sponsored by ULV Voter and Civic Engagement.
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