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Rites of Passage ceremony celebrates Black tradition and culture

Roughly 20 students, faculty and staff gathered for the University’s third annual Rites of Passage ceremony Sept. 9 in the Ludwick Center Sacred Space to honor community, rich spiritual and cultural African traditions. 

Brother’s Forum rebrands as Kings’ Ascension

Brother’s Forum is a club at the University of La Verne established by Emmett Terrell 40 years ago to cater towards Black men's health, academics, and personal struggles. This year, the club plans to rebrand to be more inclusive, and has a new name – Kings’ Ascension.

Spirit Awards recognize La Verne’s core values

After a two-year hiatus, the Spirit of La Verne awards ceremony and reception was held Tuesday at the Ludwick Center Sacred Place.

Junior named Newman Civic Fellow

Drake Ingram, a junior criminology major and Campus Times photographer, was recently named a 2022-2023 Newman Civic Fellow along with 172 student civic leaders from 38 states by Campus Compact, a national coalition of educational institutions that work to help improve civic and community engagement in higher education. 

Students reflect on importance of culture, community at Rites of Passage ceremony

About 40 members of the University of La Verne community came together for the Rites of Passage event Sept. 3 to emphasize the importance of community and knowledge.

Activism at different levels discussed

Author and vocalist Rev. Charles Dorsey talked about the Black experience and challenged participants to be agents in disrupting oppression and white supremacy on Wednesday at the “We Got Problems: A Conversation about Overcoming Limitations and Embracing Your Power” lecture held via Zoom an hosted by the University of La Verne’s Brothers’ Forum.

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