There is something different about the lawn in front of Founders Hall; it is not like the rest of the grass on campus, it is dead. If the dead grass was not a big enough eyesore there is also an abnormal sized rock on the grass that sits on top of a slab of concrete.
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Tradition is now being tested as the grass around the Rock has been dying, due to paint runoff from the circular platform and being absorbed by the soil. Despite ecological damage, suspending action to further paint this Rock is now, well, untraditional.
However, one of the few traditional symbols we have on campus is now inaccessible to students. It was not buried away or torn down, but simply chained off.
As the semester draws to a close, and the holidays are just around the corner, we have decided to put together our own wish list for the University of La Verne.
For the graduating seniors at the University of La Verne, the recent cancellation of their Pilgrim Pines retreat has been a typical scenario in a year of disappointment.
At a university that is as well-established as La Verne, tradition is a feature that is not only loved but cherished. Traditions show our dedication and pride in our wonderful institution. University of La Verne students have honored many traditions for over the last 50 years. Times change and so do traditions change. The time […]
The solemn student saunters from the Spot after a satisfying meal and takes the straw wrapper that he placed in his pocket and, rather than throwing it in one of the many trash cans in the Spot, he wads it up into a tight little ball and tosses it on the grass as he walks […]
What has been a tradition for 77 years could be destroyed by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
For 104 years, the University of La Verne has relied on its traditions to keep the college community together. Rituals such as painting the Rock, not stepping on the seal and square dancing at orientation camp are fun, but they have a deeper meaning. These small traditions, so important to University life, have helped students […]