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Faculty celebrates teaching

Faculty celebrates teaching
Susan Caple and students Ariel Cole and Stephanie Contreras presented their integrated business practicum Nov. 29 at the Celebration of Teaching held in the Campus Center Ballroom. Cole’s project was to market Go Cases, iPhone cases that also hold up to two credit cards. Profits from the sale of the iPhone cases will go to the American Cancer Society. / photo by Katherine Careaga Amber J. Guadez Staff... 

Students to travel abroad in January

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer Students will explore the world and gain a new perspective through international travel and study during the 2013 January Interterm. Student travel opportunities next month include trips to six different countries: Italy, France, Spain, Thailand, Japan and England. “Each of them…basically does different things depending on the nature... 

Community joins to help the needy

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer The Interfaith Student Council held a day of service event with the Grow Better Together campaign on Saturday. It was a volunteer day dedicated to planting and cleaning community gardens. There was also a canned food and toy drive. The Sowing Seeds For Life event, also known as the 5th Annual Christmas in the Park, was a holiday celebration that doubled as a canned food... 

Greeks help Enactus can hunger

Greeks help Enactus can hunger
Cindy Lai of Alpha Omicron Pi and Michael Wahba of Phi Delta Theta discuss the “Students Come Together to Can Hunger” event Nov. 20 in Sneaky Park. The event, organized by senior Veronica Sepulveda, vice president of philanthropy for the College Panhellenic Association, enabled Greek organizations to showcase each others philanthropic efforts and collected canned food for donation toward the holiday... 

An abstract outlook on landscapes

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer An upscale shopping promenade in the city of Rolling Hills Estates is where Ruth Trotter, professor of art at the University of La Verne, currently displays her artwork. The theme of her exhibit in the Zask Gallery is “Departures.” There are a total of nine pieces, all which were available for purchase. Four were priced for more than $3,000 while there other five were... 

Softball coach shares story of Olympic glory

Softball coach shares story of Olympic glory
Softball coach Julie Smith presents “How One Trains for an Olympic Gold Medal (and what one does with it once it’s won)” as part of the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Smith shared her experience of being part of the 1996 Olympic softball team. Smith also shared how she learned to embrace her great achievements and not allow them to define her. / photo by Pablo... 

Verbal warfare from student voices

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer The Very Intellectual Poets and the Black Student Union collaborated to host an open mic showcase that focused on the topic of Political Warfare with the presidential election right around the corner. Two professional spoken word artists were featured and invited to perform, David Romero and Matt Sedillo, as well as Judah 1. “I thought it was a great experience for students... 

Students give opinion on ‘hooking up’ at LV

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer Brian Velez Life Editor Many college students have sex without expectations of a relationship, they call it “hooking up.” At the University of La Verne campus views are mixed towards hooking up, from the 12 students surveyed there was a mix of seeing it as good or bad. “I think its fine, as long as those people are not in a relationship and know what they’re getting... 

Stuffed panda bears collected for a good cause

Stuffed panda bears collected for a good cause
Alpha Omicron Pi members Vanessa Perocier, senior psychology major, and Kailey Milliken, senior criminology major, work at the sorority’s panda drive table Wednesday when two members of the La Verne community, Maribel Nunez and Delia Heredia, stop by to learn about the cause. The sorority collected stuffed panda bears, or money to buy stuffed panda bears, which will be used at the American Juvenile... 

Forever 21, H&M are top buys for students

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer For some college students, fashion is as important as taking tests, attending class and getting good grades. A recent survey on campus found that many students, both male and female, shop at Forever 21 for clothes and accessories. While more than half of the 45 students surveyed said they shop at Forever 21, stores such as Target and H&M... 
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