Assistant Professor of English Laurie Rodrigues discussed her research on people of color and their misrepresentation in media, politics, literature and prison as well as their underrepresentation on Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
Death is upon us, all around us and within. It is a reality that hovers over the sick, the young, the meek, the old and the innocent. It strikes without warning when someone's time is naturally up, and it is acceptable and understood. However, today death is fantasized over, accelerated and used as a weapon against humanity by humanity all in the name of justice.
Leroy Eldridge Cleaver, consultant to the Coalition for Diversity at the University of La Verne, died last Friday morning at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center. The former Black Panther figure was 62.
In response to Ms. Araceli Esparza's article, ["Eldridge Cleaver recounts struggle," Nov. 21], I have one concern. On the front page of the newspaper, in the article, there appears a quote erroneously attributed to Mr. Cleaver. The quote appears to have been misconstrued from its original meaning.
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.
Aiden Aizumi, a transgender activist and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experience in honor of Transgender Rememberance Day on Nov. 20 via Zoom. This event also centered around remembering those in the transgender community who have died this past year due to violence.