Contagious messages of love and positivity spread across Sneaky Park in the form of colorful signs and uplifting music, as honors students held “Dissipate the Hate,” a senior project event 11 a.m. Monday to educate the University community about hate speech.
Before being forced back to what had become foreign land, Jacob, who asked that his real name be withheld because of his precarious immigration status, had only vague memories of his life in Mexico. The native of Los Mochis, in the northern coast of the state of Sinaloa, found himself hopeless in a city whose future was hijacked by the effects of drug trafficking and lack of opportunities.
Junior kinesiology major Josh Ramirez tried it all growing up: baseball, football, basketball. He even wished he had ventured into hockey and lacrosse. But Ramirez only truly found his element among the rectangular lines of a soccer field and early father-son memories of the ‘beautiful game.’
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.
Aiden Aizumi, a transgender activist and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experience in honor of Transgender Rememberance Day on Nov. 20 via Zoom. This event also centered around remembering those in the transgender community who have died this past year due to violence.