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Stüssy brings in customers

Stüssy brings in customers
Students William McCabe, Keoni Colson and Alexander Clague browsed through boxes of clothes and hats at the Stüssy outlet sale in the West Dining Room on Dec. 1. The outlet sale was hosted and sponsored by Phi Delta Theta. Stüssy is a popular clothing line that was founded in 1980 by Shawn Stüssy, an avid surfer and surfboard designer. / photo by Danielle Navarro Brianna Means Staff Writer Stüssy... 

Mentalists use twin powers to shock

Brianna Means Staff Writer John and Adrian Saint have an uncanny ability to deduce information about people through a trait they call Twin Sensory Perception or TSP. They showcased their abilities at 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The twin brothers discovered their odd gift for knowing things without being told when they were 22. After the two attended different colleges, they realized... 

Lamkin discusses Haydn’s music

Lamkin discusses Haydn’s music
Kathleen Lamkin, professor of music, discussed Haydn’s musical contributions from 1770 to 1830 on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. The talk was titled “Haydn’s Heritage and Reception in the Moravian Communities of North America.” / photo by Candice Salazar Brianna Means Staff Writer Joseph Haydn was a classical composer whose music flourished in the United States from 1770 to the 1830s... 

Film festival scopes out the 909

Brianna Means Staff Writer The creativity of the 909 area code was showcased with the second annual 909 Film Festival rescreening put on by the University of La Verne’s communication department. All eighteen films played at the film festival fell within the time span of nine minutes and nine seconds. The festival was held at 7 p.m., Oct. 28 in ACB 212 and featured documentaries on the Los Angeles... 

Granny’s Yogurt livens up downtown

Granny’s Yogurt livens up downtown
Freshman art major Keoni Colson shares a frozen treat with Ariel Le at Granny’s Yogurt on Monday. Granny’s Yogurt, located on the corner of D and Third streets in downtown La Verne, offers a large variety of yogurt flavors and toppings. Customers serve themselves and pay by the ounce. In addition, the store offers boba teas, smoothies and cold drinks. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Brianna Means Staff... 

Public checks out video games at library

Brianna Means Staff Writer People of all ages came to see a 10-year-old battle a 20-year-old in a relaxing, yet competitive, game of “Marvel vs. Capcom” at the video game club. The city of La Verne library holds video game meetings from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Tuesday. The club began in 2005 by children’s librarian Shandra Nelson. “It started because I like video games and thought it would be... 

Olson analyzes social networking

Brianna Means Staff Writer Facebook has evolved beyond a vehicle for keeping up with friends into a way for people to get ahead in their professions and more. Professionals use Facebook as a way to get their name and face out to the public. This week’s faculty lecture, titled “Social Support, Efficacy and Life Satisfaction: What is the impact of Facebook?” was led by Associate Professor of Management... 

Students embrace German culture at Oktoberfest

Students embrace German culture at Oktoberfest
The German Zeitgeist Band, a musical act that is a part of a larger performing group known as the American Musician of Musical Artists, played at the University of La Verne’s Oktoberfest on Tuesday. The duo, Richard Bernard on guitar and Karl Nagle on the accordion, has performed at various venues such as Disneyland. The event featured traditional German food during lunchtime in Davenport Dining... 

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast

Panel revisits democracy, Mideast
Issam Ghazzawi, associate professor of management, discusses the possibility of democracy in the Middle East in the Hot Spots lecture last Thursday. Ghazzawi was joined by professors Yousef Daneshbod, Yehi Mortag and Jason Neidleman. In the lecture “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges” the four professors each expressed their opinions on issues in the Middle East and took questions... 

Exhibit honors women of letterpress

Exhibit honors women of letterpress
Gallery visitors Linda Dare and Stephanie Froehner take a closer look at the letterpress works in the “Women Over 25: Printing Letterpress for Over a Quarter of a Century,” exhibit in the Clark Humanities Museum in Claremont. The particular piece they are observing has paper cut-outs woven together and pressed flat. The Scripps College Press celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding class... 
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