Tag: Isela Chavez

First generation college students overcome unique obstacles

As a first-generation college student and an only child, my decision to go to college was not just for myself but also for my family. 

New pub at Barbara’s Place pours up local breweries

Barbara’s Place, in the Abraham Campus Center, has opened a pub for students and faculty who are 21 and older to enjoy beer and hard cider from local breweries and cider houses.

State schools stock Narcan, will La Verne follow suit?

The California Campus Opioid Safety Act requires public colleges and universities to offer educational and preventative information about opioid overdoses to students during orientation. And it requires campus health centers to distribute free dosages of the federally approved opioid overdose reversal medication Naloxone, commonly known as Narcan. 

Three-year calendar proposal would streamline planning

The University of La Verne is in the process of adopting a new three-year calendar plan that administrators hope streamline planning and help the school run more efficiently.

University’s 19th president sees education as vital to democracy

In a momentous event filled with hope and anticipation, the University of La Verne inaugurated its 19th President Pardis Mahdavi on Oct. 13. 

Plan to switch January Interterm to May raises concerns, confusion

Starting in the 2025-26 school year, the University’s January Term will move to the new May Term. This change – approved by the Board of Trustees in May – which students and faculty members have protested in the past, has not been formally announced to students and faculty. 

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