Associate professor of public administration Soomi Lee spoke to an audience of nearly 30 people about the historical context and public attitudes towards universal basic income in the President’s Dining Room Nov. 20.
More than 200 members of the surrounding Claremont and La Verne communities gathered to protest a picket by the Westboro Baptist Church, an organization known for protesting public events, even funerals, with inflammatory anti-LGBT signs and rhetoric.
Nearly 120 people of various faiths came together in celebration of unity Sunday for the 10th annual Interfaith Walk. The walk spanned more than two miles between Claremont and Pomona and took participants through visits to Muslim, Jewish and Christian houses of worship.
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.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.
It has been 15 long, spectacular years of coaching at the University of La Verne for Owen Wright, professor of physical education, who will retire this month. But for Wright, he will take with him fond memories of ULV when he moves to Oregon next month.