Many veterans, including veteran students at the University of La Verne, suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other mental health issues of which affect their daily lives as they return to civilian life and pursue their education.
The transition to college typically occurs in two ways: the lead up to high school graduation following acceptance and decision, then mid-August when students frantically attempt to navigate all aspects of a new campus.
David Finkel spent several months in Baghdad covering the Iraq War, and even longer following some of the soldiers as they returned home and struggled with re-entry into civilian life after the trauma they experienced in combat.
Eric Bishop, a University of La Verne alumnus, who also held several positions at La Verne – including associate dean of academic advising, journalism professor and Campus Times adviser – was recently appointed president of Ohlone Community College in Fremont, California. He starts July 6.
The Mission Tiki Drive-In Theatre could be showing some of its final films this year. Although nothing has been approved yet, the city of Montclair has been dealing with a proposal to tear the theater down to make space for several warehouses.