A series of catalytic converter thefts have occurred on or close to the University of La Verne’s campus recently. So far six cases have been reported to Campus Safety, with four of them occurring in campus lots or structures.
Two men broke into the University’s Enrollment Management building early Thursday morning, but thanks to fast-acting Campus Safety officers, the alleged perpetrators escaped empty-handed after fleeing from police.
My son Nicholas Ceballos was a Chino Valley student from kindergarten until his high school graduation in 2017. Prior to this incident, he had a clean criminal record, no disciplinary issues, and great social and family interaction.
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.
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.
The University of La Verne hosted its annual Kristallnacht Remembrance Lecture featuring author Steven Wasserman speaking about his book, “Grasping at Straws: Letters from the Holocaust,” Sunday in the Campus Center Ballroom.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.