The Campus Activities Board held a three-day fundraiser to give University of La Verne students the opportunity to give back to those who are less fortunate.
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On Monday the Campus Activities Board organized a Down Syndrome awareness project for which students made bracelets to donate to the Pomona Buddy Walk’s participating children.
I should be considered a superhero. No, seriously. I am not even being arrogant when I say that. At nearly 19 years old I realized I give a lot of myself for the benefit of those who need things more than I do. This all started March 2009, during my senior year of high school.
Alzheimer’s affects as many as 2.4 million people. That’s why the Campus Activities Board held the “We Will Never Forget” event Tuesday to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Day and educate the community on this debilitating disease.
Unfortunately it takes a grand-scale catastrophe like the 2004 tsunami, 2005 Hurricane Katrina and the recent quake in Haiti for people to feel inclined to help their fellow man.
The devastating earthquake in Haiti has led the La Verne community – including the University of La Verne, city of La Verne and Church of the Brethren – to join hands and provide relief for the victims of this devastating natural disaster.
In an effort to spread some holiday cheer to children in the community, the Associated Students of the University of La Verne are carrying out a toy drive until Dec. 7.
I cannot believe how fast the holidays are approaching. It feels like we just rang in the New Year. With our busy schedules and hectic life, it seems like everything is passing us by so much and without any room to take it all in.
A new kind of fever is coming to the University of La Verne campus this semester as the Take a Stand Campaign, centered around giving back to the community, debuts on April 3 with a charitable fundraising fair.
Last weekend, I was invited to represent the University as a student for the President’s Dinner Gala. The event hosted hundreds of donors and potential contributors to the University of La Verne, in addition to the honoring of a distinguished alumnus, Dr. James Swift.