As students pass through the bottom floor of Miller Hall they notice the walls of the Irene Carlson Gallery adorned with a new entourage of photographs. But there is something very different about this display that requires passersby to take a second glance.
Tom Tondee, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin photojournalist and friend to the University of La Verne and its Communications Department, died last Thursday, a month after being diagnosed with stomach cancer. Tondee, 42, had a tremendous influence and impact on the University of La Verne Communications Department.
Less than 20 years ago, the University of La Verne had no formal journalism program. Also, the Campus Times was run by the Associated Student Federation (ASF) Forum. In 1976, a change occurred that altered the face of the Campus Times forever.
As local photographer Dorothy Wallace talks about “BLACK & WHITE in color,” her new show in the Irene Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall, her 3-year old daughter, Rose, entertains herself, passionately drawing portraits of her mother. She says she is an artist.
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.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.