Director of Speech and Debate Jason Sandford will not renew his contract with the University of La Verne, effective upon the conclusion of the school year. The news came early last week following Sandford's return from an international debate tournament in London, England.
As people gather together with loved ones on Christmas Eve, two University of La Verne students, sophomore creative writing major Sean Krispinsky and junior political science major Justin Jones, will depart from their families and head to Manila, Philippines to compete in the 19th Annual World Debate Championship.
The University of La Verne forensics team is enjoying a successful 1998, having taken third place out of 17 in its first official competition of the year. At the Reel Invitational at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut earlier this month, the team had excellent group and individual results in each of the event's forms of competition.
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.