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Humorous memes animate the online world

Alex Forbess Staff Writer An Internet user creates a meme to express his excitement by using a photo of an 11-month-old with a determined face and clinched fist and surrounds it with a statement saying his girlfriend finally gave an answer of where to eat. Sammy, better known as the “Success Kid,” is one of many photos that have now become part of the meme trend. The “Success Kid” is used... 

Theater Review: ‘American Idiot’ fights ordinary beat

Alex Forbess Staff Writer When news spread that Green Day allowed musical drones from New York to create a Broadway musical based on their best-selling album “American Idiot,” I felt my heart sink. I never felt more betrayed to know my idols – wise men who raised me with the sacred gospel of punk – sold out in such a fashion that I considered sacrilegious. Before throwing them out of my life,... 

Eureka Burger titillates taste buds

Eureka Burger titillates taste buds
Leslie and Adrian Bergh complete their day at Eureka Burger in downtown Claremont. Adrian Bergh is a junior in high school and came with her mother, Leslie, from Galt, Calif., to visit prospective colleges. Leslie ordered the original burger, while Adrian ordered the Loma Linda vegetarian burger. Eureka Burger has been open for almost one year and offers more than 10 different burgers, including a... 

Students push non-GMO food bill

Students push non-GMO food bill
Ron Flemming and Lanae Hernandez, graduate students in public administration, present “The Future of Food” to an audience in the Campus Center Ballroom. The video sought to raise awareness about the “California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act.” After the film viewers were asked to sign a petition to get the act on the November ballot. / photo by Zachary Horton Alex Forbess Staff... 

Mansell’s passion inspires debate

Mansell’s passion inspires debate
Senior Ryan Mansell, a political science and speech communication major, is also the captain of the Debate Team. Since joining the debate team, Mansell has strengthened his teammates and encouraged them all to learn as much as they can. In a recent speech he used sports as an example to describe how to prepare a debate argument. He plans to attend law school after graduation and has already received... 

Men’s basketball drops another to Sagehens

Men’s basketball drops another to Sagehens
During the second half of Saturday’s game, senior point guard John Leggett tries to claw the ball away from Sagehen guard R.J. Maki. The Leopards had a 61-57 lead in the second half until the Sagehens caught fire and hit 17 shots in a row. The final score ended up with the Sagehens winning over the Leopards, 74-63. La Verne is currently riding a six game losing streak. / photo by Cameron Barr Alex... 

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court

Lecturer discusses the power of the Supreme Court
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean and professor of law at the UC Irvine College of Law, spoke on “Formalism Without a Foundation, Stern vs. Marshall” at the University of La Verne College of Law on Feb. 2. Chemerinsky’s remarks dealt with the Supreme Court’s limitation on the ability of bankruptcy courts to decide certain specific issues. His expertise includes constitutional law, federal practice, civil... 
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