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Mold found in Bonita Building

A small mold infestation in the Bonita building that forced members of the human resources department to relocate is slated to be dealt with in the next two weeks. The mold was found while the University conducted an indoor air quality test. It was discovered on one side and one section of the Bonita Building. “The way we test mold is by testing the outside first,” Clive Houston-Brown, vice president... 

Symphony orchestra unites the community

Symphony orchestra unites the community
Catherine Bacus, La Verne resident and former gerontology professor at the University of La Verne, lives out the La Verne Symphony Orchestra mission of performing music written by international composers with students and community members. The orchestra rehearses every Thursday night in Morgan Auditorium. The orchestra is preparing for its Winter Concert which is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium.... 

Seniors showcase their final artwork

Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor An eclectic mix of vibrant sculpture and paintings filled the Harris Gallery as nine students showcased their senior projects. Each student’s project was themed and personal. Parents, professors and fellow students studied the exhibits carefully. “I’m so thrilled with the high quality of work,” said Ruth Trotter, professor of art, who advised the nine seniors... 

Flores has ‘Gift’ for pop culture

Flores has ‘Gift’ for pop culture
Azusa Pacific University is hosting “Gift,” an art exhibit of works by David Flores. Junior Warner Trejo and senior Joey Antos of Azusa Pacific University discuss Flores’ portraits of celebrity icons, such as Disney’s Mickey Mouse and Thumper. “Gift” will be on display in the Duke Gallery through Dec. 12. / photo by Megan Peralez Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor Azusa Pacific University... 

On the Calendar

Education Festival The International Education Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in Sneaky Park. Students are invited to learn about and experience global cultures. The first 100 commuter students eat free. Movie Screening CAB and ASULV will host a screening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Edwards West Covina Stadium 18. Little Tokyo Day CAB... 

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Kristallnacht Lecture The University will host a Kristallnacht remembrance lecture featuring Martin Goldsmith, author of “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance” at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Campus Center. Limited seating is available. Admission is free. Spotted Pig The Spotted Pig Round Up will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the South Quad. Food will be... 

Fashionistas support breast cancer awareness

Fashionistas support breast cancer awareness
Sophomores Janice Yeh, Ayla Rodriguez and Bertha Wang receive free treats from club member Remy Easterling at the LaVogue Breast Cancer Awareness event Wednesday. LaVogue is a club on campus whose goal is to better understand fashion trends at the University of La Verne. This is LaVogue’s first event on campus. LaVogue collected donations at the event to go toward the National Breast Cancer Awareness... 

Pumpkin patch conjures fall fun

Pumpkin patch conjures fall fun
La Verne resident Eddie Parra drives a 1939 Case tractor Sunday at the La Verne Heritage Foundation pumpkin patch at Heritage Park. The annual pumpkin patch is filled with festive activities including a petting zoo and tractor rides. Case introduced the streamlined Flambeau Red Series in 1939 to include improvements in visibility, optional electrical starting and lighting. / photo by Amanda Duvall Children... 

Leaver connects art with afterlife

Leaver connects art with afterlife
Associate Professor of Art History Jon Leaver presents his lecture “Progress in Ruins: The Great Exhibition and Victorian Eschatology” in the President’s Dining Room. Leaver spoke of John Martin’s romantic painting series “Belshazzar’s Feast” from 1821. The Monday lecture was part of the weekly lunchtime faculty lecture series./ photo by Emily Bieker Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor Jon... 

On the Calendar

Homecoming Panel The Leos PR Club will host a Homecoming speakers panel from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m Tuesday at the Campus Center. Movie Night Hillel will have a movie night at 10 p.m. Tuesday at Sneaky Park as part of their Sukkot celebration. Students are invited to participate regardless of religious affiliation. Rock-A-Thon Phi Sigma Sigma will hold their annual Rock-A-Thon at noon Wednesday in Sneaky... 
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