Vincent M. Franco

Vincent M. Franco, a senior visual journalism major, is a staff writer for the Campus Times.

La Verne faculty and staff pay lags behind inflation

In the past two years the rate of inflation has taken a sharp 7.5% increase, while staff and faculty at the University of La Verne have not seen a general, or cost of living, pay raise to correspond with it. 

Exhibit looks back at education 100 years ago

In honor of the Los Angeles County Fair’s theme this year, “Back to our Roots,” the University of La Verne's Cultural and Natural History Collections dug around their assortment of items and brought out objects from the 1800’s and into the fair’s Little Red School House.

Vegan on a budget? Not impossible

With La Verne students coming from all directions across the Inland Empire and the San Gabriel Valley, it turns out there are plenty of tasty vegan options nearby at reasonable prices.

‘Fauxtopia’ exhibit showcases a wonderful world of deception

Visitors leave the comfort of their familiar realities and leap into a world of hyper, perceived and simulated realism when entering the latest exhibition at Cal Poly Pomona’s Huntley Gallery, “Treasures of Fauxtopia, Artifacts, Memorabilia and Souvenirs from the Most Believable Place on Earth.” 

Professor translates poetry from Romanian to Spanish

Professor of Spanish Gabriela Căprăroiu presented her new book “Semillas de piedra. Poesía rumana contemporánea,” containing poems in the Romanian language translated into Spanish by Căprăroiu.

Cactus Coffee takes on new ownership

After serving quality coffee to the City of La Verne for the past five years, Cactus Coffee will now be operating under new management and a new name. The original owner, Jeremy Jenewein, feels now is the best time to hand over his cozy little coffee shop, in order to give it a fresh new start. 

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