Student leaders who helped open Thursday’s “Continuing the Campus Climate Conversation” event said the University is stuck in the century it was founded, that students should not be responsible for fixing the University’s diversity problems, and that we as a community must do better.
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The La Verne Police Department and the FBI are continuing to investigate an apparent hate crime involving an online threat and arson that occurred on campus last Thursday and Friday, prompting the cancellation of classes.
In response to last week’s apparent hate crimes – a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student’s car – the University held a candlelit vigil at 5 p.m., Monday, in Sneaky Park as an act of solidarity.
In response to last week’s apparent hate crimes – a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student’s car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.
Classes were canceled at the University of La Verne this afternoon after Campus Safety received a report of arson and theft in Parking Lot H2 beside Barkley Annex and Leo Hall this morning, following a report of a racist threat made against two students via Instagram yesterday.
The University of La Verne’s annual security report was sent to all students, faculty and staff late last month – with four reported cases of rape on the main campus in 2017.
On Monday, an apparent attempted theft led to the evacuation of the Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion.
Campus safety officer Jerry Espinoza examines the site of the recent theft of the letters from the University sign at Second and D streets. The spate of letter thefts began in February.
The University of La Verne prides itself on the level of safety it provides its students.
The La Verne Policy Department is investigating a snatch-and-run robbery, which occurred at 11:46 p.m. Wednesday, at Leo Park, according to University Campus Safety and police reports.