The La Verne Police Department and the FBI are continuing to investigate an apparent hate crime involving an online threat and arson that occurred on campus last Thursday and Friday, prompting the cancellation of classes.
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In response to last week’s apparent hate crimes – a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student’s car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.
University of La Verne Faculty called on one another to take action to address the discrimination minority students endure after hearing a group of more than 20 students share stories of microaggressions they have experienced on campus.
Queer Education 101, developed by a group of faculty, will provide informative sessions about active ally education for all groups in the LGBT spectrum, along with increasing people’s awareness and knowledge for marginalized groups.
The University of La Verne has added a new master of arts in social justice higher education administration. The program, which stated in the fall of 2017, is designed to train “culturally competent” student affairs professionals. The program was developed by Issac Carter, assistant professor of education, who currently serves as the program chair for […]
Students and faculty of various ethnicities gathered in front of the Enrollment Management Building on First Street and E Street Wednesday morning.
The panel discussion “Social Justice is Just Us (Fill in the Black)” featured insightful commentary on social justice through the lens of white privilege.
University of La Verne faculty, staff and students discussed police reformation, civilians’ right to protest and effectiveness of voting during the panel “Community Justice: Community-Based Alternatives to Traditional Law Enforcement,” Tuesday in the Chapel.
Faculty and staff members of the University of La Verne discussed the effects a militarized mindset have on the police at a panel titled “The Social Context in Which Law Enforcement Operates: Militarization of Police and Race Relations in Law Enforcement Encounters,” the third part of the five-part series “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and […]
Law professors and practicing attorneys continued the second panel of a five-part series “Ferguson: Protector or criminal? Advocate or thug? Or neither? Examine your perceptions” Tuesday in the Campus Center ballroom.