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Event marks Mexican milestone

Event marks Mexican milestone
Ibis Cordero, Ramon Montoya and Ana Hernandez dance in celebration of Mexican independence from Spain. The celebration traditionally begins with the ringing of a bell and the Mexican President shouting “¡Vivá Mexico!” at 11 p.m., at the National Palace in Mexico City. The Latino Student Forum hosted the fiesta in Sneaky park last Thursday. / photo by Scott Mirimanian John Bottala Staff Writer The... 

Concert Review: West London folk musicians land in Hollywood

Amanda Nieto Life Editor Laura Marling and Alessi’s Ark brought the West London folk scene to a crowd of about 200 eager fans at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Troubadour. The West London folk scene has included other similar acts such as: Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit, Noah and the Whale and the ever-growing popular Mumford & Sons. Alessi’s Ark started off the night with her lovely British... 

Galloping toward a friendlier Los Angeles County Fair

Galloping toward a friendlier Los Angeles County Fair
Yankee Dan suffered heat exhaustion after winning the fourth race of the first day of racing at Fairplex Park as part of the 73rd Racing Season on Friday. Outrider Jesus Camacho struggled to keep the horse calm as trainers doused the horse with hoses and buckets of water. It is uncommon for horses to suffer from heat exhaustion of such magnitude. / photo by Warren Bessant John Bottala Staff Writer When... 

Rockstar nails bring a party to the fingertips

Rockstar nails bring a party to the fingertips
Stephanie Bennett, makeup artist and manicurist at Ricciolo Salon and Day Spa, gives the Rockstar treatment to her childhood friend, Kimberly Lee, by sprinkling three types of glitter to create a custom fingernail design. Bennett’s custom nail art business travels between La Verne and Capelli International Day Spa in Yorba Linda where she is manager. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Alyssa Cole Staff Writer Move... 

Indian club hopes to share culture

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor Aksheta Verma, a sophomore education major, has started a new Indian Cultural Association club, with the hope of bringing together Indian students and sharing Indian culture with the La Verne community. A freshman, Verma was inspired to take action when she found she didn’t have a cultural club she identified with. “The more people I ask,... 

ASULV focuses on communication

John Bottala Staff Writer The Associated Students of the University of La Verne hope to increase campus communication through scheduling town meetings, and the group plans to propose transforming La Verne into a wet campus. ASULV President Nick Sloot and staff spent the summer coming up with ways to increase communication between faculty and students. One idea is to hold a town meeting, which would... 

Claremont Farmers Market reaps what it sows

Claremont Farmers Market reaps what it sows
endors Karen Marquez and Rafael Corona do not stop moving for five hours serving customers every Sunday morning at the Claremont Farmers Market. They sell fresh grapes, peaches, nectarines, lemons, grapefruit and avocados from Atkins Nursery in Fallbrook. The market brings more than 100 growers and artisans sharing their products throughout the year. / photo by Zachary Horton Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor At... 

Women flock to new feather trend

Women flock to new feather trend
Stephanie Sommers, an employee at Primped Salon & Boutique located on Foothill Boulevard, got a feather extension added to her collection. The salon, owned by Joy Campbell, offers new hairstyles, perms, supplies and even clamp-in feather extensions. The feather extentions come in a variety of shapes and sizes starting at $5 each. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff Writer Feather... 

Law school could lose standing

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer University of La Verne’s College of Law received news on May 1 that it was not recommended for full American Bar Association Accreditation approval. Allen Easley, dean of the College of Law, received the disappointing news via a phone call from the ABA Accreditation Committee. “It’s frustrating since we believe we are even stronger than we were when we appeared before... 

Prism Review launches new issue with reading

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The Prism Review magazine held a launch party for its 13th issue at 4 p.m. Thursday where staff members read excerpts from the new literary magazine and the winner for the creative writing undergraduate contest was announced. Prism Review is an on-campus literary magazine where students take a course that teaches the creativity and art of being an editor. About 28... 
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