The University of La Verne campus experienced an eight- hour power outage Tuesday, forcing buildings to close and classes to be canceled on the east side of campus.
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Hundreds of University of La Verne students were evacuated from their classrooms and dormitories around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday after an earthquake rattled the University, prompting a school-wide check for structural damage and gas leaks and interrupting the first session of many evening courses.
Students, staff and faculty were evacuated from the Oaks dormitory, Barkley, Barkley Annex and the Arts and Communications building on Tuesday after a gas line rupture caused by construction outside the Oaks sent toxic gas into the area.
From too many students being packed into a classroom, to some courses not having a room at all, this semester’s room assignments do not suit the needs of students and professors.
On Wednesday Leo Hall, the Barkley Building and the Barkley Annex were evacuated after the contractor working on renovations to Leo Hall hit the natural gas main line behind the building.
It’s hard to image that a small campus like the University of La Verne would have any kind of real dangers lurking around. But there is a danger lurking in a small alley that resides between the Barkley Building and Leo Hall.
A powerful rainstorm blew through the University of La Verne Campus last week, leaving numerous buildings flooded and requiring considerable clean-up.
A swarm of bees, initially thought to be a beehive, was exterminated Friday after two students reported seeing the bees in a tree adjacent to the Barkley Annex and directly in front of the Oaks Residence Halls at approximately 12:30 p.m.
The Barkley Annex, a small, but much needed additional classroom building, is now open for business.
There is only five minutes left for class and you have to run from Davenport to the Barkley Building. Little do you know that as you are making the mad dash to class, there is a car racing out of the Oaks parking lot through the alley between the AAIC and Barkley buildings.