Emergency evacuation drill shakes La Verne

It was not the Big One that interrupted operations across the University of La Verne campus, but an evacuation drill that hit Tuesday at 2 p.m., which caused the campus to shut down in order to run the mock drill.

Dorian Logue, trades worker, instructs faculty and students about the surprise drill outside Founders Hall. / photo by Brian Murphy
Dorian Logue, trades worker, instructs faculty and students about the surprise drill outside Founders Hall. / photo by Brian Murphy
Sounding the “all-clear” in the Student Center, Bill Myers, trades worker, is the only soul left in the usually crowded Supertents. Like all Operations workers, Myers donned a yellow hat as he checked for leaks and cracks. / photo by Melissa A. Collett
Sounding the “all-clear” in the Student Center, Bill Myers, trades worker, is the only soul left in the usually crowded Supertents. Like all Operations workers, Myers donned a yellow hat as he checked for leaks and cracks. / photo by Melissa A. Collett
Henry Negrette, transportation coordinator, Tom Erickson, interim director of security and transportation, and Brian Worley, director of facilities management and second in command after President Stephen Morgan during a crisis, discuss the evacuation at the Rock. During an actual emergency, the Rock will serve as the check-in point for all building supervisors. / photo by Brian Murphy
Henry Negrette, transportation coordinator, Tom Erickson, interim director of security and transportation, and Brian Worley, director of facilities management and second in command after President Stephen Morgan during a crisis, discuss the evacuation at the Rock. During an actual emergency, the Rock will serve as the check-in point for all building supervisors. / photo by Brian Murphy
Sandra Kuca, administrative aide in the Health Service Management Department, alerts students to the evacuation drill—she is the AAIC building’s emergency supervisor, in charge of aiding students in the building to safety in the event of a disaster. / photo by Shelby Wertz
Sandra Kuca, administrative aide in the Health Service Management Department, alerts students to the evacuation drill—she is the AAIC building’s emergency supervisor, in charge of aiding students in the building to safety in the event of a disaster. / photo by Shelby Wertz
Enjoying a casual conversation, sophomore Tara Gibson (center) and senior Robert Perez use the ten-minute interlude to chat, while sophomore Yvonne Robles (right) writes a paper due later that day in her Cultural Environment in International Business class. / photo by Stephanie Osborne
Enjoying a casual conversation, sophomore Tara Gibson (center) and senior Robert Perez use the ten-minute interlude to chat, while sophomore Yvonne Robles (right) writes a paper due later that day in her Cultural Environment in International Business class. / photo by Stephanie Osborne
Resident Assistant Abel Sanchez alerts junior Mariela Flores of the evacuation drill. Flores, who lives in Oaks/A-top was unaware the building has been evacuated. / photo by Starr Carroll
Resident Assistant Abel Sanchez alerts junior Mariela Flores of the evacuation drill. Flores, who lives in Oaks/A-top was unaware the building has been evacuated. / photo by Starr Carroll
Dr. Robert Neher, professor of biology, took the time to smell the flowers by making use of the drill time to encourage his biology class to do some field work gathering flowers for lab. / photo by Veero Der-Karabetian
Dr. Robert Neher, professor of biology, took the time to smell the flowers by making use of the drill time to encourage his biology class to do some field work gathering flowers for lab. / photo by Veero Der-Karabetian
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