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Panelists discuss immigration issues at forum

Autumn Simon Staff Writer A panel of guest speakers discussed its perspectives on immigration reform, immigration effects throughout history, common misconceptions about immigrants and the media’s negative portrayal of immigrants at “The Win-Win Situation: An Immigration Discussion Forum” Dec. 1 in the Campus Center Ballroom A. The forum was organized by a group of senior Honors Program students... 

Actress shares industry advice with students

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Actress Lexy Fridell spoke to students and faculty from the University of La Verne’s theater department about the importance of knowing yourself as an actor Thursday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. Fridell is known for being a part of the productions of the Tony Award-winning show “Avenue Q” and “The Pee-Wee Herman Show” on Broadway. Students and faculty were... 

Actress inspires theater students

Actress inspires theater students
Actress Vannessa Vasquez speaks about what it takes to start a career in an extremely saturated industry on Thursday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. Along with the lecture, Vasquez presented an episode of the Hulu series “East Los High,” in which she has the lead role./ photo by Ben Camacho Autumn Simon Staff Writer Daytime Emmy-nominated actress Vannessa Vasquez visited the theater department... 

Student recital adds personal flair to classics

Student recital adds personal flair to classics
Caelin Eager, senior music major, plays Frederic Chopin’s Nocturne in F minor Oct. 23 in Morgan Auditorium for the Fridays at Noon concert series. The recital also featured student vocalists. The next installment is on Nov. 20. / photo by Kristina Bugante Autumn Simon Staff Writer Student vocalists and pianists performed a variety of art pieces from songs to arias Friday at the music department’s... 

Improv night gets a spooky Halloween twist

Autumn Simon Staff Writer The theater department’s Cabaret LIVE! created “A Night of Horror” at the Improv Insanity event Wednesday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. About 30 students stopped by the Cabaret for a Halloween themed improv class instructed by Carolyn Marie Wright, an experienced actress and manager of education and community engagement at the Geffen Playhouse. “I worked with... 

Students address tuition, parking at ASULV town hall meeting

Students address tuition, parking at ASULV town hall meeting
Students got the chance to air grievances and ask questions of University of La Verne administrators Oct. 16 in Morgan Auditorium. The panel included Chief Human Resources Officer Jody Bomba, Vice President of Strategic Enrollment Management and Communications Homa Shabahang, Vice President of University Advancement Myra Garcia, Director of Financial Aid Diane Anchundia, Provost Jonathan Reed, President... 

Sanders discusses ‘Conservationist Manifesto’

Autumn Simon Staff Writer Freshmen and faculty listened to renowned author Scott Russell Sanders answer critical questions about mankind’s responsibility to the preservation of the earth during two lectures on Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium. Sanders was invited to the University to discuss his book “A Conservationist Manifesto,” which has been chosen for the One Book, One University program,... 

Choir director returns to classroom

Choir director returns to classroom
Entering her 17th year of teaching and conducting choirs, Irene Messoloras is starting her first year as director of the University of La Verne Choir. Originally from western New York, Messoloras worked with professional choirs for two years. After receiving her DMA from UCLA in 2008, Messoloras said over those two years she missed the experience of starting with a group from scratch, ultimately deciding... 

Poets kick past Leopards in overtime

Poets kick past Leopards in overtime
In the second half of the game, Whittier freshman forward Tess Peppis draws a foul, after pushing La Verne midfielder senior Cassidy Schweiger in a struggle for the ball Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards lost to the Whittier Poets, 1-0, in overtime. / photo by Sarah Vander Zon Autumn Simon Staff Writer Despite going into overtime and multiple saves from freshman goalkeeper Jasmine Valadez,... 

Alumni artists return to their roots

Alumni artists return to their roots
Alumnus Eduardo Rodriguez reminisces with professors of art Keith Lord and Ruth Trotter and alumnus Dicran Kassouny. Eight former students were honored with an alumni exhibition titled,“Roots and Shooting Stars.” Some of the former students returned to campus for the reception Tuesday at the Harris Gallery, where Kassouny’s and Rodriguez’s works are showcased. / photo by Chelsey R. Morrison Autumn... 
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