What are you thankful for?

by Enedina Perez
Editorial Assistant

Thanksgiving weekend is just around the corner. For many University of La Verne students, this is the first holiday of the year when they get to go home. For others, it is just a time to relax, catch up on homework and spend time with their loved ones. Most importantly, it is a time to give thanks.

Although students may come from a variety of different backgrounds and different walks of life, most are thankful for the same things-friends, family and the opportunity to attend college at the University of La Verne.

These are the things that some students are thankful for:

"To be alive."
Mike Montoya
"I am thankful I actually have parents, family to support me. I am very thankful I actually have my parents and I'm not an orphan like some kids."
Kathy Franco
"For my family and the fact that I'm in college. I am thankful for succeeding right now. I am thankful for being alive with all the violence."
Cameron Chappell
"I am thankful for God giving me the ability to play basketball and to come to a college like La Verne."
Dale Schroeder
"I am thankful for my family that they're healthy. I'm thankful for my friends, and thankful that the holidays are coming up because I get to spend them with my family and friends."
Veronica Rodriguez
"I am thankful that I have food when other people in Africa are starving to death. I'm also thankful that I can continue my education when other people don't even have the opportunity to do that, and I am just thankful to be alive."
Kenia Magallanes
"I am thankful for my friends and family, when they are always around me to support me."
Karie O'Neill
"I am thankful that I have a very healthy and happy family and to have a home. I am thankful to have opportunities other people aren't able to have."
Liz Rodarte
"I am thankful that God gave me the opportunity to be able to attend an institution like this one and thankful that I've made it this far in life."
Linza Williams

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