With only two weeks left until graduation, Audrey Butcher has proven her commitment to reaching her goal with, as she put it, unconditional support from her family and the University of La Verne speech communication department.
Few games have been played, but the University of La Verne women's basketball team is already seeing the impact of its hard work. The Leopards squared off against the College of Notre Dame Argonauts on Saturday in the Supertents, and although they lost, 58-50, the game served as a good reference point in tracking their progress.
The sounds of hard work can be heard on weeknights in the Supertents. Yells of encouragement from teammate to teammate, the basketball bouncing off the hardwood, and 13 pairs of shoes stomping down as the players change direction during sprints.
Colleen Flores is making history as the La Verne Police Department’s first female chief of police. She began as an explorer at the Upland Police Department before going to the academy to become an officer.
After three years of fundraising, two years of house hunting and one false start, the University of La Verne Board of Trustees funded a $2.5 million Claremont home to be regarded as the new “University house.”
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.
The University’s housing and residential life team is taking necessary precautions to keep those students living on campus healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while still trying to provide some sense of normalcy so residents feel at home.