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Drug of choice hooks students

Meet Matt. By day, he is just a typical University of La Verne student: he goes to classes, takes tests and lives in a dorm room. Sometimes Matt, 21, who asked that his last name not be used, thinks about the not-so-distant future, and what he will do once he graduates. His short-cropped brown hair, […]

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New dining service provider still not selected

by R. Anthony Thurman Staff Writer Three months following the dining services proposal committee meeting, the University of La Verne’s choice for a new food service provider is still up in the air, leaving students uninformed. According to Greg Marer, manager for Aramark, ULV’s present food provider, the new food service provider should be known […]

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Former Azusa School District Principal Valerie Beltran began a full-time teaching position in June 2001 after a five-year part-time teaching dedication to the university. Beltran teaches English as a second language students and CLAD certification programs. The CLAD is a certification for teachers that demonstrates the skills needed to work effectively with second language students, which started in the summer of 1996. / photo by Manuel Hernandez

Beltran pushes beyond test scores

by Dora Galván Assistant Editor Valerie Beltran knows what today’s school systems lack. Beltran became a full-time assistant professor of education at the University of La Verne during the summer of 2001. Since the state has placed a lot of pressure on raising standardized test scores, schools have decreased, and in some cases eliminated programs […]

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