After waiting a year for the Santa Fe Railroad to release property on the southwest corner of First and E Streets (where the train station was once located), the University of La Verne has purchased the one-acre parcel of land for $200,000. The land will provide parking space for the newly-proposed dormitory to be built across the street from the recently-bought property.
Away from home ... for many a stark realization. It means a separation from family, home and mother. Mother ... that ever toiling servant... picking up clothes strewn over the floor, cooking over a hot stove, washing dishes with Palmolive, washing clothes with Fab and trying to remove the ring around the collar.
Problems that have plagued the student housing program at the University of La Verne in the past have resurfaced once again to force students to raise questions on just what is the future of University housing.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
It has been 15 long, spectacular years of coaching at the University of La Verne for Owen Wright, professor of physical education, who will retire this month. But for Wright, he will take with him fond memories of ULV when he moves to Oregon next month.
Empowerment comedian Ernesto Gritzewsky, known as Ernie G, sat amid his audience of roughly 70 before his performance – to have intimate conversations and get to know them – Tuesday in Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center with at least 70 attendees.