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Student shares immigration journey

Before being forced back to what had become foreign land, Jacob, who asked that his real name be withheld because of his precarious immigration status, had only vague memories of his life in Mexico. The native of Los Mochis, in the northern coast of the state of Sinaloa, found himself hopeless in a city whose future was hijacked by the effects of drug trafficking and lack of opportunities.

Identity, sympathy examined through culture

Aghop Der-Karabetian, professor of psychology, gave his last faculty lecture, titled “World Mindedness” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

Dinner brings community together

IOStudents, faculty and staff gathered Tuesday at the President’s Dining Room to welcome Syrian neighbors and enjoy an evening of Mediterranean food and conversation.

Hybrid classes to increase

The Board of Trustees approved the allocation of a portion of University of La Verne’s year-end reserves for the development of online-hybrid courses.

Fighting the Status Quo: Industry grows to include women

Elke Teichmann, who earned her master’s degree in digital media production from Oxford Brookes University in 2014, co-produced and co-directed the documentary called “Boys’ Toy?” for her master’s dissertation. The documentary explored the sexualization of women video game characters. Teichmann said the first step toward combating sexism in games is to have more women in decision-making positions in the video game industry.

Pomona, Claremont welcome Syrian refugees

Bombs kicked them out of their homes, their cities and their country. Carrying with them some clothes and hope, the Kanjou, Wawieh and Kisiby families crossed borders and continents before arriving in Southern California.

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