Lindsey Pacela

Nursing program passes important hurdle

The University of La Verne Faculty Senate this week voted to approve a new bachelor of science in nursing program, moving this piece of the planned College of Health one step closer to becoming a reality.

Honduran ambassador considers climate, equity

United Nations Ambassador Mary Elizabeth Flores representing Honduras, spoke to the University community about “Climate Change, Humanitarian Aid, and Rehabilitation: The Case of Honduras,” before a virtual audience of 41 Wednesday via Zoom.

Transgender lives celebrated through film screening

The University of La Verne hosted a Transgender Remembrance Day virtual event Wednesday, to honor the trans lives lost this year. The event featured photographer and filmmaker Henry Horenstein who screened his film “Blitto Underground”  before 35 La Verne community members who attended via Zoom.

New law calls for free menstrual products in state schools, universities

An amendment to the California Education Code, the Menstrual Equity for All Act of 2021 was signed into law on October 8, requiring that free menstrual products be available in all public schools from grades six to 12, as well as at all Cal States, UCs and community colleges across the state. 

Photographer depicts Indigenous people’s lives in a different light

Author and photographer Antonio Turok hosted the presentation “Mexico Resistance” on Indigenous People’s Day Monday in the University of La Verne’s Sacred Space.

Speaker shares immigrants’ experience

Enrique Morones, founder of Gente Unida, House of Mexico and Border Angels, explained how to get involved in activism, how to help immigrants and how hateful words turn into hateful actions in a lecture as part of the virtual Latinx Heritage Month series on Wednesday via WebEx.

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