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Event stresses the importance of community

After months of social distance and isolation, University of La Verne students and faculty got together to celebrate and affirm the bonds of the community on Nov. 5 over Zoom.

Virtual Scholarship Gala takes in $605,000

The University of La Verne took the annual Scholarship Gala – traditionally a black tie dinner event – to a virtual realm this year, and still raised $605,000 in donations for the scholarship fund, exceeding the goal of $100,000 for Saturday’s event. 

Play faces truth of race, privilege

“Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon, Race, and Privilege” explored themes of racial injustice and what the trauma of growing up black in America looks like, with an audience and actor “talk-back” panel following each performance. 

Artist finds his art through nature

Self-taught artist Gary Brewer, one of four displayed in the “Secret Garden” exhibit, spoke about his connection to nature through painting and art on Thursday in the Harris Gallery to a crowd of about 20 students, staff and faculty members. 

Students showcase talent at open mic

A surplus of talent filled the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre at the Open Mic Night on Tuesday.

Proposed law would protect natural hairstyles

A bill being considered by state legislators could help reduce the discrimination in schools and the workplace associated with natural African American hairstyles.

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