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La Verne celebrates 125 years

The University Mall was once fields filled with rows of orange groves; 125 years later, on April 27, that space was brought to life with music, food and games as the community gathered to celebration of the University of La Verne’s Founders Day.

Students paint away stress

Art therapist Maia Donadee leads an art meditation session Monday in the Interfaith Chapel with senior communications major Vanessa Oceguera, senior English major Melissa Martinez, junior kinesiology major Bryan Ortiz, senior liberal studies major Ariel Simons and junior speech communication major Kendall Simons.

Spirit of La Verne awards celebrate University values

After demonstrating strong character and activism over the past year, faculty and students from the University of La Verne, as well as community members, were honored at the third annual Spirit of La Verne Recognition Ceremony, Tuesday at the La Verne Church of the Brethren. Award recipients shared inspirational words of advocacy.

Students take part in a soul journey

Surrounded by ancient Indian style architecture, intricate marble carvings of celestial beings and meditating worshippers, ULV students and faculty learned about Jain philosophy and religion at their visit to the Jain Center of Southern California in Buena Park Sunday.

Diversity finds ‘Common Ground’

The University of La Verne’s interfaith group, Common Ground, hosted Better Together Day to bring students and faculty from different religions and worldviews together to promote unity in differing beliefs Tuesday in Sneaky Park.

Nazario discusses immigration

Central American immigrants encounter many dangerous situations for a chance at a better life in the United States and journalist and author Sonia Nazario has braved the same dangers to bring one boy’s story to the public.

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