As the pandemic has kept us physically distant from just about everyone in our normal lives, students, along with everyone else, are relying more than ever on social media.
A sophomore biology major and resident assistant at the University of La Verne, Emely Ortega-Martinez appears to be like any other college student – young, athletic, studious and friendly. But she is also undocumented and one of the 700,000 DACA recipients in the United States.
Arthur Romero, a junior kinesiology major at the University of La Verne, spends every ounce of his free time working on his business, Binary Exercise And Sports Training, known as BEAST.
Thomas Allison, a new assistant professor of legal studies – and three-time University of La Verne alumnus – says his upbringing and his education have been the driving forces in all of his work and accomplishments.
Couples and singles around the world have been “Zooming” to find creative accommodations to help keep their love life alive and well, despite being forced to social distance.
Senior public affairs major Priscilla Applebee shared the journeys of Latinx Americans in her senior project, “The Latinx American Dream,” which she released online over the course of May.
As local restaurants continue to suffer through the COVID-19 pandemic, students in the College of Business and Public Management have decided to take action with a campaign called Eat La Verne, which is meant to bring more business to struggling local restaurants.
Matt Durant, athletic department strength and conditioning coordinator, has been keeping University of La Verne athletes working out while sheltering in place – via Instagram.
Business on top, lounge wear on the bottom seems to be the new quarantine fashion trend as most classrooms and businesses have switched to online platforms during the coronavirus pandemic – at least according to fashion experts and lay people working virtually.
Both new and experienced chefs – sheltered inside for many weeks – have flocked to the kitchen. Professional chefs and kitchen newbies shared their advice and ideas cooking up delicious dishes, to help pass the time, and bring some simple pleasure during the COVID-19 lockdown.