Author: Eric Borer

Bilingual Education: Diversity in the Classroom

What Luisa Lopez’s bilingual second grade class does for appreciating language and culture is what Shakespeare did for appreciating great literature. This is not just a class that provides knowledge in English and Spanish, but one that utilizes language as a tool.

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‘Mexicans on Fridays Only’

“It was the coldest water you have ever been in. Man, it was cold!” For Pete Morales, ice cold water is but one of many memories that flood back when he looks at the Ganesha Park Pool.

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Today’s Barrio: Rolling Through La Verne’s Barrio

Two toddlers joyously run around in their underwear, enjoying the wet grass while trying to escape getting splashed by the water hose. A white leghorn chicken with a vivid red beak struts from the back yard, peeks out through the fenceless area of the bright sky blue house onto the sidewalk and soon does an about face.

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From the Editor

On July 20, 1990, I had my Quinceñera. My family packed up the trunk of our blue station wagon, tied down too many suitcases on the car roof and made a three-day trek south across the San Antonio border and through the arid deserts of Mexico.

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ASF Forum: Supporting Student Life

Freshman John McFarland had a vision in 1970 of turning the existing form of student body government at the University of La Verne, led by a single president, into a legislative forum of 12 equal peers.

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