The University of La Verne held a small event on campus in the Johnson Family Plaza on Tuesday to celebrate the National Arab American Heritage Month. The event gave the community a taste of Arab culture.
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.
Students and faculty gathered Wednesday afternoon in Johnson Family Plaza to listen to vocal performances and poetry readings as well as admire fine art and photography as part of the Student Artistic Festival Day.
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.
Colleen Flores is making history as the La Verne Police Department’s first female chief of police. She began as an explorer at the Upland Police Department before going to the academy to become an officer.