The Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists honored Ben Camacho, a freelance documentary photographer, investigative journalist at KnockLA and University of La Verne alumnus, on Wednesday night at the association’s 47th annual Distinguished Journalist Awards event.
Six University of La Verne students and recent alumni won a total of seven first- and second-place awards in the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence western regional contest recognizing college journalism published in 2018.
La Verne journalism students and recent graduates were awarded seven times over in the Society of Professional Journalist’s Mark of Excellence competition, with awards announced Saturday in Los Angeles.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
University President Devorah Lieberman and Provost Jonathan Reed presented a draft of a resolution on Oct. 26 to students and faculty listing the actions they plan to take in the coming weeks and months to improve the treatment of minority groups on campus.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.