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To improv or not to improv

To improv or not to improv
Members of Shakespearean improv group A Horse perform Sept. 20 in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Performers Amanda Barnes, Carolyn Marie Wright, Rollin Perry and John David Williams asked the crowd for titles of plays Shakespeare might write today and performed one tragedy and comedy in the form of Shakespearean dialogue. The event, hosted by Professor of English Jeffery Kahan, was the opener for the Shakespeare... 

Poised for competition

Poised for competition
At 6 a.m. Tuesday, senior Andrea Ramirez leads junior David Sincock through hip mobility stretches. Tuesday morning practices consist of plyometric work, hip mobility stretches, and core strengthening prior to taking off on a distance run. The team starts its first conference game at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Multi-Dual Oct. 17. / photo by Emily Baker  Read More →

Fair vendors offer unique trinkets

Fair vendors offer unique trinkets
Glendora based company eGood, represented by Ryan Cathey and Zack Swire, finds creative ways to attract children at the Los Angeles County Fair on Sunday. They give away eGood merchandise and candy as prizes for a bean bag toss. This is eGood’s first time at the Fair. The company is a startup whose mission is to make donating to charities and nonprofits easy and accessible for businesses and their... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Soccer, Sept. 22 La Verne – 3 Occidental –5 Volleyball, Sept. 23 Redlands – 0 La Verne – 3 Women’s Soccer, Sept. 24 La Verne – 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 2 Schedule Friday Volleyball vs. Chapman, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Cross Country, Stanford Invitational Men’s Soccer @ Caltech, 4 p.m. Volleyball @ Caltech, 6 p.m. Women’s Soccer @ Chapman, 7 p.m. Volleyball Standings SCIAC... 

Bird watching continues to charm

Bird watching continues to charm
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden volunteer Gloria Slosberg and avid bird watcher Kevin Damon, spot a tufted titmouse hiding at the top of one of the trees at the Garden earlier this month. The Ranch Santa Ana Botanic Garden bird walks are held at 8 a.m. the first Sunday of the month from September to June. Participants should wear comfortable shoes and bring bird guide books and binoculars. Thanks to... 

Heat wave fries up La Verne

Heat wave fries up La Verne
The heat wave that hit La Verne in the last recent days has reached as high as 105 and 108 degrees. Students complained about the temperature of the steel green tables by the Johnson Family Plaza that feel like a stovetop that could burn skin. Although the table was not hot enough to fry this egg, the egg did start to cook. / photo illustration by Sonora Hernandez  Read More →

Red, white and Rush Week

Red, white and Rush Week
Phi Delta Theta members Wesly Tan, Albert Khalbourji, Thomas Richetts, Nick Vasquez, Paul Clark, Benjamin Deuson and Daniel Gonzalez work at the fraternity’s booth during Rush Week. Both Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon recruited members from Sept. 8-13. The fraternities host different events throughout the week to encourage men to join Greek life. / photo by Megan Peralez  Read More →

Golfing for HEROES

Golfing for HEROES
La Verne alumnus Joel Harworth tees off while Russel Domingo, Domingo Marquez and Jerald Jones watch. The fourth annual HEROES golf tournament was held earlier this month at the Via Verde Country Club in San Dimas. The event put on by HEROES, which stands for Helping Establish a Remembrance of Every Service, also featured food stands and other activities. / photo by Sonora Hernandez  Read More →

Effects of atomic bomb still felt

Effects of atomic bomb still felt
Gloria Montebruno Saller of the modern languages department points out the blast-radius of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II. Saller’s lecture was titled “Atomic Bomb Survivors’ Oral Histories: Preserving the Memories of August 6, 1945.” If a person lived or was in utero, within a certain distance from the bomb or entered the most radioactive areas within two weeks of... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Men’s Soccer, Sept. 15 La Verne – 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 2 Women’s Soccer, Sept. 17 Pomona-Pitzer – 2 La Verne – 0 Men’s Soccer, Sept. 17 La Verne – 1 Pomona-Pitzer – 2 Schedule Friday Men’s Water Polo @ Cal Baptist, noon Volleyball @ Occidental, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Men’s Water Polo @ Whittier, 10:15 a.m. Football vs. Whitworth, 12:30 p.m. Men’s Water Polo @... 
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