Tag: covid-19

La Verne leans into its Hispanic Serving Institution status

As the University of La Verne wraps up its first full year back since the COVID-19 pandemic threw the University, with most of higher education, into the unknown territory of remote learning for more than a year, the traditional undergraduate population of this Hispanic Serving Institution has remained mostly intact.

COVID changed trajectory of relationships, research finds

Margaret Gough Courtney, associate professor of sociology, discussed her research study on COVID-19 and changes in family formation and physical and mental well-being on May 6 in the Randall Lewis Center.

Lawsuit seeks partial refund of spring 2020 tuition

Former student Brianna Arredondo, who was enrolled at the University of La Verne during the 2019-2020 year, has filed a class action lawsuit against the University calling for a partial refund of tuition and fees for the spring 2020 semester.

It’s time to cancel student debt

President Joe Biden has announced that payments on federal student loans will be on pause until August 31. While this is a good move, it is time to push for all student debt to be forgiven.

Legislation would punish doctors who spread COVID misinformation

Assembly Bill 2098, proposed last month by Assmeblymember Evan Low, D-San Jose, would make it easier to declare COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation as unprofessional conduct for physicians and surgeons.

Most students still masking up

In an informal study conducted with 20 students from the University of La Verne, 11 out of 20 said they will still be wearing their mask amid the University's lift of their mask mandate.

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