Issues of social justice and injustices were brought to light during an evening of senior thesis presentations Wednesday. The Center for Multicultural Services hosted the event in honor of Social Justice Day in the Executive Dining Room.
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.
Erik Bahnson, president of Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service club, or SEEDS, is drafting a letter to the University’s Board of Trustees to urge the University to divest not only from fossil fuel industries, but also invest in funds that comply with Environment, Social and Governance standards.
Following the ongoing battle with an expired contract and a fight for higher wages, University of La Verne Bon Appétit workers joined together on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. to confront University administration and delegate their needs.
A live oak tree fell in Sneaky Park on Wednesday morning, taking a city light pole with it. This is the third historic live oak to fall on the University of La Verne campus since January due to heavy winter rainstorms.