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Mural embodies La Verne values and diversity

A mural on the Second Street side of Wilson Library represents the University’s mission of having a supportive, diverse and inclusive environment, where students of all backgrounds benefit from sharing their life experiences and viewpoints with other students, staff and faculty.

‘Defamation’ depicts racism in play

The actors made their way to the stage, subtly signifying the start of “Defamation.” The lights dimmed and the debate between a black woman and a white man over stolen property began.

Protesters speak out against Trump

Loud chants of “Build bridges, not walls” and “This is what democracy looks like” erupted as students and faculty members marched around campus in a peaceful protest against President-elect Donald Trump at 10 p.m. Nov. 10.

Latino higher education access emphasized

The Latino Education Access and Development conference welcomed educators, parents and middle school to college students to learn about higher education Saturday.

Living the Diversity Mission: Curriculum still lags in minority issues

In 2005, a minor in women’s, gender and sexuality studies was added to the University of La Verne’s academic catalog. University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner, who was the director of general education, was facilitator among a large committee of faculty members from several departments who were pushing for the program since discussion of a women’s studies major — and why this University didn’t have one — first began in 2003.

Multicultural mural in the works

In an effort to make the University more diverse and inclusive, especially representative of more students, students and faculty created the Art Council.

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