As the University of La Verne dives into the “2020 Strategic Vision,” students and faculty prepare for the next major changes to the campus: the removal of Stu-Han and Brandt Residence Halls, the Interfaith Chapel and the Lawn. The future offers bright new residence buildings, a large interfaith center and a dining hall. While these campus facelifts are exciting, a more pressing issue - the lack of classroom space and academic buildings on the main campus - is at hand, and should be addressed before accommodating more students with new dorm facilities.
La Verne is working to move into the future with its master plan, which looks to add new facilities, including academic buildings, residence halls and parking lots, to its main campus. However, with all of this planned construction comes unfortunate demolition.
The Board of Trustees voted to approve the staging and financial proposal for Phase I of the University’s Master Plan at its Friday meeting, allowing the University to move forward to the construction phase.
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.