Nearly two weeks ago, a scandal brought to the forefront a prime example of what power, status and privilege can buy: an acceptance to the most elite colleges in the country like Yale, Georgetown and the University of Southern California.
On the westbound 210 freeway in Irwindale, drivers are able to spot a billboard that claims the University of La Verne is one of the best universities for veterans. Across La Verne’s advertisements and website, it is clear that the campus prides itself in its relationship with veterans.
Snug up against the foothills, in the middle of suburban neighborhoods, the cobblestone Rubel Castle, operated by the Glendora Historical Society, continues to carry on one man’s dream of never growing up by offering tours.
Allyson Brantley delivered a presentation titled “Which Roads Lead to an HSI? The Palomares Colonia, Demographic Shifts, & the Transformation of the University of La Verne” before about 35 community members Nov. 26 in Quay Davis Executive Boardroom, with some joining on Zoom.