During a recent seminar presented by writer, philosopher and La Verne alumnus Jon Hall, titled “Toward World Understanding: The Awakening of Gladdys Muir,” students were given a glimpse into the life of Gladdys Muir, a former La Verne professor who was a prominent figure in the Brethren movement and a peacemaker in society.
Eight University of La Verne students, accompanied by Richard Gelm, chairman of the political science department, traveled to New York during spring break to attend the five-day national Model United Nations conference.
Four University of La Verne students traveled to North Manchester, Ind., to take part in a three-day conference, titled "Organizing for Peace." It was a gathering for people who wanted to respond actively and nonviolently to the current war on terrorism.
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.