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Debate team 12th in world

A University of La Verne debate team placed an impressive 12th place in the World Universities Debating Championships, beating out Yale, Princeton, MIT and all of its U.S. competitors in the annual tournament held in January in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Bomb threat evacuates 2 buildings

La Verne Police had no suspects Wednesday after a Monday morning bomb threat on campus forced the evacuation of two buildings and the cancellation of dozens of classes.

ULV represents Samoa at MUN conference

While most students spent their spring break having fun in the sun and partying, several students went to New York for the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference. Eight students, along with John Jang, professor of government and global studies, spent nearly six days representing their MUN country, Samoa.

Debate gains top honors at SDSU

In an exemplary premiere performance, the University of La Verne Speech and Debate Team traveled to San Diego State University on Oct. 14-16 to compete in the Aztec Invitational. In continuing with tradition, the team proved their excellence by capturing several top honors.

Debate team positive on new year

With a stern and solemn face, senior Stefan Chacón approaches the podium from where he is to deliver his argument. He and debate teammate senior Sean Krispinsky, have prepared their speaking points for the past 15 minutes, but Chacón still feels somewhat apprehensive at getting up to speak, delaying for a few precious moments to discuss some last minute additions to his speech.

Love fest promotes diversity

Black Liquid Love Fest, a night of poetry and spoken word in celebration of African American History month was held Feb 24 at Lordsburg Coffee Roasters in La Verne.

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