International students from countries such as England, France, Greece, Iran, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, Taiwan and Thailand have started their study abroad program at the University of La Verne this semester.
A parade of nations occupied the University Mall as the Fifth Annual International Celebration occurred Tuesday. Consisting of booths, food and a multi-cultural talent show, it showcased the various cultural backgrounds of La Verne’s international students.
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.
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.