Alondra Campos

Pandemic and virtual semester mean deep budget cuts, with possibly more to come

With a budget deficit of approximately $15 million due to the pandemic, and only 25% of housing and dining enrollment enrollment, the University has made financial cuts from numerous areas, while attempting to limit layoffs and furloughs of faculty and staff during these unprecedented times.

New Learning Commons program offers online support for students and faculty

Students, staff and faculty can get technical assistance, class materials, online equipment and other resources to facilitate the remote semester through the University’s Learning Commons.

Chorale closes the year on a hopeful note

The University Chorale and Chamber Singers held their annual concert “Community Through Music” on Friday virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, immediately followed by a reception on Zoom.

Former ULV administrator named president of Ohlone Community College

Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6. 

Local hotel, food bank support families and first responders affected by pandemic

The Sheraton Suites Fairplex hotel in Pomona opened its doors to provide rooms for COVID-19 patients in the nearby areas who need isolation.

Television Review: ‘Tiger King’ provides an exotic but chaotic distraction

“Tiger King” is a sensationalist Netflix documentary series that reeled in 34 million viewers within the first 10 days of its release on March 20. And yet it is not at all what is expected from a serious and informative docu-series.

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