About 150 former and present communications alumni, students and faculty – with several former Campus Times editors-in-chief – came out to celebrate the Campus Times’ 100th anniversary, with a party and exhibit of front pages through the ages Saturday in the ACB.
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The Campus Times has just hit its centennial milestone as of Monday. The first Campus Times was published on Oct. 14, 1919.
The Campus Times reached a milestone this week – 100 years of serving as a watchdog for not only the University of La Verne but also our local community. Through obstacles, brief hiatuses and award-winning highlights, the paper has established a legacy. And it is a staple of the community.
Revisit the very first issue of the Campus Times, originally published Oct. 14, 1919.
As we at the Campus Times celebrate the paper’s 100th anniversary this week, it is important to remember and acknowledge the importance of a free and independent press on a college campus.
Six University of La Verne students and recent alumni won a total of seven first- and second-place awards in the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence western regional contest recognizing college journalism published in 2018.
La Verne journalism students and recent graduates were awarded seven times over in the Society of Professional Journalist’s Mark of Excellence competition, with awards announced Saturday in Los Angeles.
The Campus Times and La Verne Magazine both won Silver Crown awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, or CSPA, putting them among the top 40 publications total to win Gold or Silver crowns among a field of 1,100 entrants for the 2016-17 academic year.
Brian Velez, who graduated from the University of La Verne in 2013 with a degree in communications-public affairs, died Sept. 27 at age 33 due to an undiagnosed illness.
Before an audience of roughly 40 faculty, staff and students William Cook, professor of English, talked about the importance of being true to oneself.