Hundreds of University of La Verne students were evacuated from their classrooms and dormitories around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday after an earthquake rattled the University, prompting a school-wide check for structural damage and gas leaks and interrupting the first session of many evening courses.
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Last month Mexico City suffered a devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake that left more than 200 dead. Fortunately, the seismic warning system that has been in place since 1991 successfully gave the population crucial seconds to flee vulnerable buildings and prepare for the worst. The United States, however, has no such system in place; if an […]
University students, faculty and administrators participated in an earthquake drill at 10:15 a.m. Oct. 15 at the same time as millions of other Californians for the Great California ShakeOut.
Since March 2011, toxic nuclear waste has been spreading to the Pacific Ocean from Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant when it was hit by an earthquake and tsunami.
Safety awareness and preparation were brought to the attention of students and faculty at the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Fair on Oct. 5 in the Campus Center.
The meltdown at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear Reactor in Fukushima, Japan has brought more devastation to a country already recovering from an earthquake and tsunami.
The recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan has served as a wake-up call for California residents wondering when and where the next “big one” might happen, and how best to prepare.
Earthquakes have been shaking the Western Hemisphere quite frequently in the past few months. From Haiti to Chile and most recently Mexico, uneasiness about the tectonic plates shifting raises the ever present question of preparedness for when a quake’s epicenter is near your home.
Using viewpoints from various experiences of life in Haiti, five women told their unique stories of living in the nation’s social and economic strife during the time before the tragic earthquakes.
After attending the screening of “Poto Mitan: Haitian Women, Pillars of the Global Economy,” I was writing my article to report on the event and I found myself wanting to put my own opinions into the article, which is not allowed.