Beverly Daniel Tatum spoke on addressing issues of racism in academic settings and how to be proactive in our own sphere of influence on Wednesday at the annual Frederick Douglass Human Rights lecture through Zoom.
The La Verne Police Department and the FBI are continuing to investigate an apparent hate crime involving an online threat and arson that occurred on campus last Thursday and Friday, prompting the cancellation of classes.
In response to last week's apparent hate crimes – a racist threat on social media directed at a specific group of students, followed by arson in a student's car – several students rallied in Johnson Family Plaza to condemn these actions, while faculty discussed the appropriate response at the Faculty Senate meeting Monday.
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.
Following the ongoing battle with an expired contract and a fight for higher wages, University of La Verne Bon Appétit workers joined together on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. to confront University administration and delegate their needs.
A live oak tree fell in Sneaky Park on Wednesday morning, taking a city light pole with it. This is the third historic live oak to fall on the University of La Verne campus since January due to heavy winter rainstorms.