Six people gathered last Friday to watch “The Last Guardians,” hosted by the Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society, which showed how indigenous people in Ecuador were negatively affected by oil companies.
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Copa America Centenario will be the biggest men’s soccer tournament hosted by the United States since the 1994 World Cup, which still holds the attendance record of 3,587,538 and an average of 68,991 per game.
Fifteen large flags waved in the light breeze Nov. 20, representing the countries of students who attend the University of La Verne.
The University of La Verne offers its students a wide variety of study abroad programs, on six different continents and for periods from a few weeks to a full year. Some of the most popular options include programs in England, France and Japan, or more “exotic” program locations like Jordan, Ghana and India.
Through the Brethren Colleges Abroad, professors Jack Meek, Keith Schildt and Kristen Ogden participated in international seminars held in Ireland, Hungary and the Galapagos Islands during the summer.
When most people think of beauty pageants, bleached blonde hair, fake orange tans, contrived speeches, superficiality and blinding white smiles are just some of the stereotypes that may come to mind.
International student Jorge Lezzam does not agree with the war in Iraq, but despite the current situation that the United States is in, he does not regret his decision to come here to further his education.
He has long curly hair, glasses, a backpack and a huge smile. he carries himself with a slender body, a kind face and a determined stride.
Mexico, China, Japan, Ecuador. All of these countries seem like far away lands but students at the University of La Verne can actually have the chance to study there and learn first-hand about their cultures.