Campus and community news for the week of Feb. 14, 2014.
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To accommodate the campus’s growing population, University administrators are planning to expand the campus borders and reorganize the map in the near future.
Rick Rogers, director of the counseling center, will resign, effective June 30. This brings change to the counseling center, as it will now be reporting to the division of student affairs instead of the psychology department.
Students sometimes need a little help coping. But with the University of La Verne’s enrollment glut, the counseling center is among the over-worked and underfunded, programs – with potentially serious consequences.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students. That is one of the reasons why the University of La Verne should have peer counseling on campus for students who might be having major emotional problems or if they just need someone to talk to.
The redesigned and revamped University of La Verne website has stirred up complaints among numerous faculty members since its launch last summer.
Under the pressures of keeping up with classes, maintaining a social life, balancing finances and preparing for careers, students often succumb to stress and anxiety.
Students who attended an alcohol awareness event learned about alcohol and the simple ways to prevent alcohol poisoning fatalities.
It kills about 1,700 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 each year, injures another 599,000 under its influence, and more than 97,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 are victims of sexual assault or date rape because of it.
Being a first year college student can be exciting, but leaving the comforts of home for a place of unlimited freedom can be the true testament of how you live your life when you think no one is watching.