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It’s LaVernapalooza, trick!

It’s LaVernapalooza, trick!
LMFAO and Yung Joc hit Pomona’s Fox Theater for the annual concert Stefan Kendal Gordy and Skyler Husten Gordy, a.k.a. Redfoo and SkyBlu from electrohop duo group LMFAO performed along with Yung Joc on May 12 at the Fox Theater in Pomona. During their performance at the second annual LaVernapalooza, LMFAO and friends sprayed bottles of champagne on the audience while everyone sang along to their... 

Students survive finals with planning, stress reduction

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer As the end of the school year approaches, students use a variety of methods and tactics to survive these final weeks and conquer it successfully. This is always a trying time with finals, excess work and the tease of a summer vacation nearly within reach. It is a time where students can easily lose focus and procrastinate on final assignments and projects. “To survive... 

Fashion Review: Tribal fashion is on the rise

<i>Fashion Review</i>: Tribal fashion is on the rise
Sophomore journalism major and fashion enthusiast Alexa Palacios models a Fire Halter maxi dress, vintage necklace, scarf and bangles, and Sam Edelman platform shoes. Her oufit is reminiscent of the increasingly popular tribal fashion trend. / photo By Warren Bessant Alexa Palacios Staff Writer The westernized tribal chic style has swept the runways of some of fashion’s noted designers and become... 

Platform shoes reach new heights of popularity

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer The platform shoes trend, resurrected from the 1970s, has become one of the most prevalent trends in fashion today, bringing strange beauty and staggering discomfort and combining them together. Platform heels began their dynamic return into the fashion world during the spring and fall seasons of 2009 and they have continued to storm the runways of the biggest fashion powerhouses... 

Spotlight Weekend offers a glimpse of ULV

Spotlight Weekend offers a glimpse of ULV
Prospective student Erica Gomez arrives on campus to spend the weekend at the University of La Verne’s Spotlight Weekend last Friday and Saturday. The event introduced accepted students to the campus by allowing them to sit-in on classes and participate in events including a photo scavenger hunt to learn their way around campus. / photo by David Bess Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Spotlight Weekend,... 

New lot to help parking situation

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer A new parking lot is yet another addition to the growing list of capitol projects in the pipeline. With $1.3 million price tag, this new lot should be nothing short of technologically forward. The planned 380 parking spaces, a single day parking option, traffic counters and safety stations are a few of the features this lot which will occupy the area that is now the Ben... 

Leos go barefoot for a good cause

Leos go barefoot for a good cause
Bass player Austin Orrell of One Pin Short plays with his group to raise awareness for One Day Without Shoes. For the annual event students were encouraged to walk barefoot throughout the day to show their support for children who walk barefoot in developing countries. / photo by Candice Salazar Alexa Palacios Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board sponsored “One Day Without Shoes” on Tuesday.... 

Abdelgawad dispels misconceptions about Egypt

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Naeema Ali Abdelgawad, esteemed Egyptian Fulbright Scholar, addressed the conflicts that surround religion and misconceptions of the Middle East in her lecture and presentation of her film “Hasan and Morqos” on March 24. “There is an issue of sectarian conflict between Christians and Muslims. This movie shows the ramifications between the Christian and Muslim society,”... 

Showcase kicks off L.A. Fashion Week

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Looking to breathe new life into Los Angeles Fashion Week, the GAP Project Runway Designer Showcase highlighted seven talented designers based in the Los Angeles area. The host, Emma Zerner, served as a moderater for the course of events throughout the night as well as a buffer in the idle moments of the show. “I have a fashion background as a former model, but I also... 

More dining changes made

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Changes in food service and selection have been implemented in campus dining facilities recently, but they are not appeasing La Verne students. These changes, some of which began last semester, were supposedly designed to improve the dining experience in Daven­port and Barbara’s Place. They include changes in dining times, the type of food served and the addition of... 
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