Hundreds of demonstrators marched through downtown La Verne in support of the Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday afternoon.
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As many are urging for the economy to re-open amid the coronavirus pandemic, government officials are facing additional pressures to follow through with these demands.
A slew of protests have begun against state-wide stay at home orders as many protestors claim the mandates are both unconstitutional and unnecessary when in reality these stay at home orders are quite literally the difference between life and death for many when it comes to flattening the curve amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid the ongoing protests for democracy in Hong Kong, a single tweet consisting of an image with seven words was all it took to plunge the NBA into complete chaos. And in that chaos, one thing has become clear: The NBA needs to stop trying to pander to both sides.
Decolonize ULV, a student group rallying to give a voice to students with diversity and inclusivity concerns, called for University administrators to commit to mandatory diversity training, a full audit of general education curriculum and the maintenance and expansion of cultural affinity alumni networks Wednesday in Sneaky Park.
For years at the University of La Verne there has been evidence of inequality from administration and faculty.
On Oct. 25, 2018, a group of students met in the corridor outside the President’s and Provost’s offices to share their experiences and state their demands for changes to address the University’s treatment of minority groups on campus (“Protest calls for diversity training,” Oct. 26).
More than 200 members of the surrounding Claremont and La Verne communities gathered to protest a picket by the Westboro Baptist Church, an organization known for protesting public events, even funerals, with inflammatory anti-LGBT signs and rhetoric.
University of La Verne Faculty called on one another to take action to address the discrimination minority students endure after hearing a group of more than 20 students share stories of microaggressions they have experienced on campus.
Last week, Thursday, Oct. 25, a group of students staged a protest in Founders Hall (“Protest calls for diversity training,” Oct. 26). The impetus for this action is not linked to one specific event, rather the systematic inequality at the University of La Verne.