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.
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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.
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.
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.
Students gathered in the Executive Dining Room March 7 as Director of Forensics Robert Ruiz shared advice about communication within clubs and organizations.
The debate team swept first and second place at the UCLA Invitational Tournament last weekend and placed in finals Nov. 3-4 against East Coast competitors at the University of Vermont.
The University of La Verne debate team participated in a two day tournament Oct. 7-8 at San Diego State University in the competition’s preliminary round.
The University of La Verne’s tradition of exposing students to various cultures and religions continued Wednesday evening with the Campus Ministry-sponsored Model Passover Seder.
The University of La Verne debate team continued its tradition of excellence as it vied for the top spot at the Oxford International Intervarsity Debate Competition on Nov. 8 and 9 in England.