Green and orange flags and signs placed around campus built the community’s anticipation as staff, faculty and students gathered in front of Founders Hall to celebrate the University of La Verne’s 125th anniversary at convocation Aug. 31.
University of La Verne President Devorah Lieberman was presented the Ellis Island Medal of Honor May 7 from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations, a group committed to honoring diversity and tolerance.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.
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.
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.