The Associated Students of the University of La Verne are looking to increase the student activities fee from $90 – a figure stagnant since 1982 – to $270, an increase to be phased in over the next two years.
Zesty dancers tapping and spinning to the soulful strums of a guitar, students tossed by a mechanical bull, a swinging piñata with a full belly of sweets, and Spanish-themed food filling tables were the sights and sounds of España Day on Oct. 11 in the University of La Verne’s Quad.
University of La Verne seniors are upset about scheduling changes made to this year’s commencement. Ruby Montaño-Cordova, associate dean of student affairs, made these changes without consulting or notifying the graduating class.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
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.