Unlike public schools and other universities around the country, the University of La Verne was not “closed” for Veterans Day this past Tuesday. Universities are a business, and, as a business, it is in the school’s best interest to have every seat in every available class filled every semester.
The University of La Verne currently has a two-semester schedule with a January interterm, which works perfectly for undergraduate students because the January term is paid for in the general tuition for up to five units per student.
Unless the University of La Verne administrators want their students to fail or do poorly on their finals, they should really think about their decision to not have the two extra days before finals to study.
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.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.
The hyperpop duo 100 gecs brought a new, intoxicating stage presence to the Glass House in Pomona at their April 14 show. 100 gecs’ performance was a stimulating mix of genres like electronica, pop and synthcore that I have never seen before at this venue.