Tag: u.s. forestry department

Inmate firefighters save lives

As fires raged across California last month, more than 1,500 inmates traded their prison issue jumpsuits for flame retardant gear and faced unrelenting flames, smoke and ash.

La Verne reflects on fires, climate

As fires rage across the state with a rising death toll – of more than 59 at press time Thursday – it’s clear that climate change and human impact have intensified California’s prolonged fire seasons.

Alternatives examined for ‘L’ Day

Responding to the loss of the University of La Verne's permit to maintain the historic "L", the Associated Students Federation (ASF) Forum is presently examining alternatives to what has been deemed by the Forestry Service to be an environmentally harmful practice.

Permit expiration cancels “L” Day tradition

What has been a tradition for 77 years could be destroyed by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.

Forest Service should respect ULV

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 and faculty form a bond that will remain unbroken long after graduation.

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