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Oktoberfest brews up Bavarian fun

Oktoberfest brews up Bavarian fun
Debbie and Tom Ingalls from Der Fuuken Drunken Korps put money into the socks of Loren Marsteller at Oktoberfest on Saturday. The festival is held each October at the Fairplex in Pomona. Participants dance and participate in competitions such as stein holding, alphorn blowing and beer chugging throughout the festival. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Russell R. Silva Staff Writer Guests enjoyed beers and... 

Women’s soccer ties in double OT

Women’s soccer ties in double OT
Junior midfielder Carlee Chien attempts to make it past Pomona-Pitzer’s sophomore defender Jamie Kerester, in hopes of breaking the tie and winning the game during the first overtime of Saturday’s game at Ortmayer Stadium. Although there were many opportunities to score a goal, both teams battled it out until the end of the second overtime. Neither team scored, ending the game in a draw, 1-1. The... 

Voicing opinions

Voicing opinions
Sophomore Nicole Cuadras, junior Megan Keller and senior Estrellita Guzman share their opinions with school administrators at Wednesday night’s town hall meeting. Students spoke about issues including Bon Appétit catering, Campus Safety and the University’s master plan. The meeting began at 10 p.m. and continued long after midnight. / Daniel Torres  Read More →

Alumni advise based on personal experience

Russell R. Silva Staff Writer The University’s Leos PR club hosted a panel event, “Leos to Leaders,” that provided students with the opportunity to meet successful La Verne graduates. The panelists spoke to students about making it in the media industry and gave advice on pushing themselves to follow their dreams. “It’s about how persistent you are when it comes to starting at the bottom... 

Community comes out for Adoptoberfest

Community comes out for Adoptoberfest
Within the first 90 minutes of the first annual Adoptoberfest hosted by The Inland Valley Humane Society, 20 animals had been adopted. With the amount of positive feedback the event was getting in the first couple of hours, the IVHS Board of directors declared the rest of October, Adoptoberfest. Present at this event was State Assembly member Freddie Rodriguez of District 52 accompanied by his wife,... 

Holden delivers state of the state address

Holden delivers state of the state address
Assembly member Chris Holden delivered a state of the state address for the La Verne City Council meeting on Tuesday. Holden shared information on the California drought, the massage therapy act signed by Governor Jerry Brown and kitchen grease theft. Holden and La Verne city council members praised Gov. Jerry Brown’s massage therapy act because it would penalize sex offenders. / photo by Michael... 

A ‘purrfect’ café

A ‘purrfect’ café
Kathleen Hughes coos at a kitten named Jordan at the pop-up trial in Chinatown of Los Angeles’ first cat café — Catfé. Hughes heard about the opening from her daughter and the news. Hughes has always been a lover of cats and has rescued a tabby of her own named Star. Hughes has been an actress since the 1950s. Her credits include the films “It Came From Outer Space” (1953), “Cult of the... 

ULV complicates relationships

ULV complicates relationships
Students Kenneth Carcamo Jr., Danny Moriel and Megan Sears dramatize an awkward moment of dating at the University of La Verne. Because the campus is small, a student can often encounter old flames. / photo illustration by Sonora Hernandez  Read More →

Leopards scoreboard

At the Buzzer Oct. 4, Women’s Soccer La Verne – 3 Redlands – 4 Oct. 8, Women’s Soccer La Verne – 3 Whittier – 0 Oct. 8, Men’s Soccer La Verne – 2 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 0 Schedule Friday Volleyball vs. Endicott, 6:30 p.m. Saturday Volleyball vs. Virginia Wesleyan, 11 a.m. Men’s Soccer @ Pomona-Pitzer, 11 a.m. Volleyball vs. Nazareth, 7 p.m. Women’s... 

Be Perfect Foundation raises $300K

Be Perfect Foundation raises $300K
Better Life Mobility representative Lena Abusham thanks senior Hal Hargrave for his efforts at the sixth annual Be Perfect fund raising event Saturday. Be Perfect founder Hargrave brought together friends and foundaton members to raise money for spinal cord injury victims who cannot afford ongoing physical therapy. Hargrave started the foundation in 2007 when his friend was not able to continue receiving... 
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