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Debate team hosts international ‘Battle of the Bandwidth’

The University of La Verne debate team hosted its first ever online, virtual debate last weekend.

New bill calls for compulsory voting

California could soon require all registered voters to cast a ballot under a newly proposed law.

Debaters face off over Latinx rights

Roughly 30 people attended the first public debate of the year that asked “Has the U.S. Constitution failed the Latinx Community?” Tuesday in LaFetra Auditorium.

Ceremony welcomes class of 2023

Robert Ruiz, director of forensics and recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award, was this year’s keynote speaker at the University’s annual Convocation to ring in the 128th academic year Aug. 28 in the Athletic Pavilion. 

Award ceremony honors faculty, staff

The University of La Verne held a ceremony honoring faculty and staff last Friday and presented awards to those who have worked to further the four core values of the University. 

Palestinian debaters discuss teenage activist

Two ULV student debaters and two special guests from Palestine debated the actions of Ahed Tamimi, a teenage girl who rose to international prominence in 2017 after she was captured on a Facebook video kicking, punching and shoving a heavily armed Israeli soldier who was trying to enter her family home in West Bank, Palestine.

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