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ULV gets bombarded by Athenas, 4-2

Alex Forbess Editorial Director They blocked, passed and took several shots at the goal, but it was not enough for the women’s soccer team, losing to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 4-2 Wednesday at Ortmayer Stadium. While the momentum started to pick up when junior defensive midfielder Ariel Loera made the second goal for the Leopards within the last five minutes, the Athenas managed to control the game... 

Club fosters political discussions

Christian Gastelum, Jenni Peterson, Anthony Reyes and Vanessa Marroquin gather for the first Democratic Student Alliance executive board meeting in the Learning Enhancement Center on Friday. The alliance was formed to support the Democratic Party and its candidates. The club hopes to sponsor a booth at the La Verne Farmer’s Market on Thursdays. / photo by Erica Castellanos Alex Forbess Editorial... 

Senior leader steps up to the plate

Senior leader steps up to the plate
Senior outfielder Jacob Ludvik completed his second year playing for the University’s baseball team. After his transfer from Citrus College, he made a quick impact on the baseball team and helped the team win its 20th Southern California Intercol­legiate Athletic Conference title. / photo by Debora Escobar Alex Forbess Staff Writer After a successful baseball season for the University of La Verne,... 

Panel discusses Islamic politics

Panel discusses Islamic politics
President of the Saudi Students Association Sami Aldejwi, Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations Hussam Ayloush, and Professor of Political Science Jason Neidleman, speak at the Muslim Student Association’s “Political Islam” event May 3 on the past, present and future of the political and religious aspects of the Middle East. / photo by Cassandra Egan Alex Forbess Staff... 

Students support GMO food labeling proposition

Alex Forbess Staff Writer Gabriela De La Cruz, Lanae Hernandez and other students in the master of public administration program had one reaction after watching “The Future for Food”: disbelief. De La Cruz considers herself health conscious; she reads the nutrition labels and asks questions about the health benefits of various ingredients, she said after the watching the documentary recently... 

Food trucks roll through Damien

Food trucks roll through Damien
Susan and Scot Howard enjoyed a zucchini tornado from the My Tornado Potato food truck at Damien High School’s Food Truck Festival on Sunday. The event featured 20 trucks with many different types of food as well as live music, such as Mad-n-Mack from Alta Loma. Damien held the festival to raise money for their athletic facility and hopes to make it an annual event. / photo by Cassandra Egan Alex... 

Commentary: Hey, America, change takes time

<i>Commentary</i>: Hey, America, change takes time
Alex Forbess, Staff Writer It is all right, America; these four years have been frustrating, but you will rejoice once you witness President Barack Obama being kicked out of office during the inauguration. Republicans can pat themselves on the back as they revealed that Obama’s mission for change was a lie, stating it would lead to numerous failures and excessive government control. So relax, because... 

The electric car’s time has come

Alex Forbess Staff Writer The U.S. thought it was dead, but Professor of Biology and Biochemistry Jay Jones assured 15 people that the electric car is back with a vengeance, Friday in La Fetra Auditorium. Jones explained the benefits of the electric car and showed, “In Context: Revenge of the Electric Car,” a movie that explains how this once dead technology has finally been embraced by the majority... 

Vietnamese gender roles discussed

Vietnamese gender roles discussed
Peggy Redman, professor of education, discusses gender differences in the work environment in Vietnam. She explained that women do mainly background and support work for the men in professional environments. Redman, along with Mark Goor, dean of the College of Education and Organizational Leadership, and Barbara Poling, associate dean of CEOL, led a “Women in Leadership in Vietnam” faculty lecture... 

Following the little white rabbit

Following the little white rabbit
Braelyn, a 2-year-old resident of San Dimas whose parents would not give her last name, participated in the Toddler Section of the Spring Egg Hunt at the annual San Dimas Family Festival on March 31 at San Dimas Civic Center Park. Along with the egg hunt, participants visited Critter Corner and vendor booths as well as enjoyed a bounce house, face painting, cultural history and the Sonrise Christian... 
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