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Pomona Boys and Girls Club promotes learning

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Children from Madison and Cortez Elementary Schools as well as teens from Garey and Diamond Ranch high schools gather at the Boys and Girls Club of Pomona Valley after school on weekdays to get help with homework and participate in events. About 100 members between the ages of 6 and 17 attend the club during the school year and more than 250 attend in the summer. The Pomona... 

Student drum concert is a cultural hit

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Morgan Auditorium was filled with celebration and appreciation for West Africa during the West African Drumming classes’ performance on Wednesday. “I thought we did really well,” said music department manager Steven Biondo, who teaches the class. “We met once a week every Wednesday, which is about 12 or 13 times to rehearse for this recital, so I thought in that amount... 

Immigration shapes artists’ work

Immigration shapes artists’ work
Professor of History Kenneth Marcus speaks on his recent research titled “Migration and Modernism in Los Angeles, 1900-1960,” Monday in the faculty lecture series. He focused on the effects of migration and how with it came a shift in classical music in Los Angeles. / photo by Amanda Nieto Autumn Simon Staff Writer Kenneth Marcus, professor of history, discussed “Migration and Modernism in... 

Community raises funds for city

Autumn Simon Staff Writer The La Verne Chamber of Commerce and Bonita High School partnered to hold their fifth annual Community Yard Sale in the Bonita High School parking lot last Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Vendors and community members gathered in the parking lot to sell their used and unwanted items for a good cause. “The goal is to offer opportunities for different people to help the charities... 

Students raise concerns at town hall meeting

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Students got the opportunity to ask 15 members of administration about hot topics such as tuition increase, the parking structure for next year and food at the Pajama Power Hour town hall meeting Monday night. President Devorah Lieber­man and ASULV hosted the spring semester’s town hall meeting in La Fetra Lecture Hall. “I don’t know any other university in the country... 

Fairplex draws car lovers

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Thousands of adults teens and children gathered to observe, sell and buy classic cars Sunday at the annual Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show at the Fairplex. The event, which has been going on for nearly 40 years, was presented by George Cross and Sons, Inc. “At first we were a little worried because when only one gate was open it meant that not a lot of people were... 

Capraroiu delves into translation

Capraroiu delves into translation
Gabriela Capraroiu, associate professor of Spanish, discusses how the Cold War changed culture in her lecture titled, “Hispanic Writers and the Cold War: Memory and the Cultural Politics of Translations in Romania” during the faculty lecture in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. She emphasized the importance of translating literature to preserve culture. / photo by Katie Madden Autumn... 

Golf swings third in SCIAC match

Golf swings third in SCIAC match
Jessica Serrano, the only woman on La Verne’s golf team, competed in her first SCIAC match Saturday and Sunday at Sierra Lakes Golf Club in Fontana. / photo by Helen Arase Hannah Burton Staff Writer Autumn Simon Staff Writer The La Verne golf team finished third in the Southern California Intercollegiate Ath­letic Conference Tournament No. 1 on Saturday and Sunday at the Sierra Lakes Golf Club in... 

Track and field sprints into season

Freshman kinesiology major Jake Pavlovics practices his 110 meter hurdles for the meet Saturday at Pomona College, where he will compete in the Pomona All-Corners decathlon. The Leopards’ first home meet will be March 1. / photo by Austen Beck Autumn Simon Staff Writer The University of La Verne track and field team is in session and coaching staff are motivated and are poised to conquer the Southern... 
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