As the University of La Verne wraps up its first full year back since the COVID-19 pandemic threw the University, with most of higher education, into the unknown territory of remote learning for more than a year, the traditional undergraduate population of this Hispanic Serving Institution has remained mostly intact.
Linda Yvette Chávez, co-creator and executive producer of the Netflix show "Gentefied," talked about finding one’s place in the world and establishing a safe place to talk about each other’s experience in the world as a guest speaker for the University of La Verne’s Influential Voices series.
Elena Cardeña, senior learning and development specialist and San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, spoke about the origins and meaning of Dia De Los Muertos on Wednesday via Zoom with 18 online participants.
Barbara Carrasco, a Los Angeles-based Chicana artist and activist, spoke about her art with Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Wednesday at the Virtual Latinx Heritage Month series with 16 participants via Zoom.
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.