On March 9, the La Verne Police Department reported that they had arrested a former ULV student for falsifying threats made to herself and others, for electronic impersonation, perjury, and for filing a false police report. The race-based attacks the student had reported forced the University to cancel classes last year and devote substantial resources and time to addressing the alleged events.
A former University of La Verne student has been charged for making racially motivated threats and for posing as a victim of these threats, and an alleged racially motivated hate crime during spring semester 2019, La Verne police announced during a Monday press conference.
La Verne police are still investigating a midday shooting Wednesday that left one victim in stable condition with wounds to his upper and lower torso. At around 1 p.m., residents on First and A streets reported the sounds of gunfire they described as a flurry of about 10 shots.
The La Verne Police Department, with the La Verne Fire Department, arrived on scene Monday evening after a report came in that a vehicle struck a pedestrian who was jaywalking on D Street, just north of Arrow Highway, near the access road into the parking structure.
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.
Aiden Aizumi, a transgender activist and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experience in honor of Transgender Rememberance Day on Nov. 20 via Zoom. This event also centered around remembering those in the transgender community who have died this past year due to violence.