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Lawrence Potter, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, discusses “colorism,” a social divide between lighter-skinned and darker-skinned African Americans, Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Potter considered a debate between W.E.B Du Bois and Marcus Garvey on colorism, a phenomenon that disadvantages darker skinned African Americans. Potter says that modern day colorism persists because media has created a beauty standard and superiority for lighter skin and Caucasian features.

Potter tackles intraracial prejudice

Lawrence Potter, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, explained the notion of the “color line,” or “colorism” within the African American community, otherwise known as intraracial prejudice between light skinned and darker skinned African Americans, Monday in the President’s Dining Room.

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The Associated Students of the University of La Verne held an “Open Campus” event Tuesday in the Office of Student Life to encourage students to apply for positions on the Campus Activities Board and ASULV, as well as certain scholarships and Orientation Week Leader positions. Carmen Yang and Charles Lapuz, both sophomore business majors, perused the applications. / photo by Cortney Mace

Considering leadership

The Associated Students of the University of La Verne held an “Open Campus” event Tuesday in the Office of Student Life to encourage students to apply for positions on the Campus Activities Board and ASULV, as well as certain scholarships and Orientation Week Leader positions.

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Joshua Cruz earned his bachelor of science in business in January. Following graduation, he took a solo back packing trip to Thailand. One of the only setbacks Cruz faced was losing his Nikes at a hostel. To replace them Cruz bought $4 knock-off-Adidas.

Recent grad inspired by solo travel

Not all students jump right into the workforce after graduation. Joshua Cruz, who earned his bachelor of science in business at the University of La Verne in January made sure to fulfill his dream Joshua Cruz earned his bachelor of science in business in January. Following graduation, he took a solo back packing trip to […]

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