College students account for a percentage of the population which is usually short on cash. College students support an institution that provides an education. But at the same time mandate expenses that add to student debt. These expenses range from lab fees to student activity fees and then there are textbooks.
They permit continuous learning, allow students to miss class occasionally and prepare them for exams and the professional world. They are an everlasting resource, provide access to knowledge and are excellent references, often from experts.
For generations the campus bookstore has been the best and only way to purchase textbooks, but that has changed drastically this fall as a number of Web sites VarsityBooks.com, efollett.com, BigWords.com, ecampus.com and Textbooks.com, to name a few, have sprung to initiate an Internet book war and make buying college textbooks as easy as clicking a mouse.
Colleen Flores is making history as the La Verne Police Department’s first female chief of police. She began as an explorer at the Upland Police Department before going to the academy to become an officer.
After three years of fundraising, two years of house hunting and one false start, the University of La Verne Board of Trustees funded a $2.5 million Claremont home to be regarded as the new “University house.”
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
The University’s housing and residential life team is taking necessary precautions to keep those students living on campus healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic while still trying to provide some sense of normalcy so residents feel at home.