A couple weeks ago, sports editor Galo Pesantes wrote a column about the lack of school spirit at the University of La Verne when it comes to athletic events, and I agree.
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I always get a little jealous when March Madness comes around every year.
Circumstance has changed the University community. No longer are highly spirited students filling the seats of the classrooms. Events that are geared to attract the entire student body are dwindling if not disappearing all together, only to be replaced by activities geared toward a select group.
Traditions are supposed to inspire enthusiasm, involve activities that people enjoy doing, be fun. Why, then, does it seem as if these long standing traditions are failing to evoke spirit.
Homecoming: One look at the word tells us that it is simply when someone or something comes home. This is the obvious definition. But, to colleges and universities, the word carries a deeper meaning.
You are making your way down the University of La Verne quad, when you find yourself heading straight for the seal. You ask yourself – To walk, or not to walk. This is a scenario that ULV students face daily.
Contrasting school colors represent the decisions that ULV alumni will soon face, while departing hands forecast the parting of ways that students must ultimately face.
Last weekend, an amazing thing happened on the campus of the University of La Verne.
Attention: the University of La Verne’s debate team recently placed second at the World Debate Championship in Australia. The duo of senior Justin Jones-Rodriguez and junior Sean Krispinsky is the second best team IN THE WORLD!
In my almost two and a half years at the University of La Verne I have come to despise a saying that seems to enjoy never-ending popularity at this institution: “Get involved. You will have so much fun.” Get involved in what?