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Faculty seek relocation for Jaeger Museum

Faculty seek relocation for Jaeger Museum
Among the artifacts in the Edmund C. Jaeger Museum is a saber-toothed cat skeleton. J.Z. Gilbert donated the skeleton in the 1940s. Gilbert, who became a part-time teacher at La Verne College, brought the skeleton from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. Anne Collier (pictured above), museum curator and La Verne alumna, is helping to prepare the museum relocation. / photo by Jerri White Michaela Bulkley ... 

‘Curatorial Studies Selects’ community art

'Curatorial Studies Selects' community art
Jasmine Martinez, senior architecture major at Mt. San Antonio College, explains the design of one of her three projects to George Assenelli, parent of one of the other artists, at the “Curatorial Studies Selects” show Monday in the Arts and Communications Building. The exhibit featured work by local artists and students who were selected by the Curatorial Studies class. Martinez used balsa wood,... 

Students recite poetry in ‘Prism Review’ launch

Students recite poetry in ‘Prism Review’ launch
Senior English major and creative writing minor Tabitha Lawrence reads the poem “Good Enough” by J.L. Schneider Monday in the Interfaith Chapel. The “Prism Review” literary journal celebrated its latest edition, 17th issue, with students reading poems aloud from the journal. The event also recognized Guadalupe Robles for outstanding creative writing, and her poems, “Letters from your parents,... 

Orchestra performs movie soundtracks

Orchestra performs movie soundtracks
The music department and the La Verne Symphony Orchestra presented “Music of the Movies” Saturday at Morgan Auditorium. Conductor Emmanuel Lagumbay led the orchestra in songs from “The Hobbit,” “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Pirates of the Caribbean.” The orchestra is made up of students enrolled in MUS 119 taught by Danielle Rosaria Nahas.... 

Health center offers help for stroke survivors

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Stroke survivors and their loved ones gathered to learn more about strokes and share experiences Saturday at the Pomona Valley Health Center for Stroke Awareness Day. The event was a day filled with preventative information, aftercare information and support. Steven Marquez, a Fontana resident, is a stroke survivor. He spoke before an audience of more than 50 people about... 

Scharmann is La Verne’s first golf champ

Scharmann is La Verne's first golf champ
Senior golfer Kelby Scharmann won the NCAA Division III Individual National Championship in North Carolina, becoming the first golfer in La Verne history to win the title. He also won the 2015 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Athlete of The Year. When Scharmann is not teeing off on the course, he enjoys reading and water skiing. / photo by Michelle Leon Lauren Crumbaker... 

Tennis wraps up season in 3rd

Chris McMahan Staff Writer There was plenty of individual and team success for the women’s tennis team in the 2014-15 season. The team finished with a 13-7 overall record and a 7-4 Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference record. The Leopards finished in third place in the conference. “I am looking forward to more improvement and seeing the girls get stronger with each match,”... 

Car show funds San Dimas classes

The San Dimas High School Drama club performs “Route 66” at the second annual San Dimas High School Car Show on Saturday. Brooklyn Boyd, Miranda Rodriguez, Daniel Tubbs, Joshua Penny, Nikki Yates, Joe Oresman, Sean Goldsworthy and Austyn Haley pose for a selfie with a selfie stick during their performance. See story on page 3./ Photo by Bailey Maguire Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Car lovers cruised... 

Alonzo revisits childhood with music

Alonzo revisits childhood with music
Sarah Alonzo, junior music major with a minor in biology, performed at the Fridays At Noon Student Recital in Morgan Auditorium May 15. Alonzo did three different numbers, and the last song she soloed, “I Bought Me a Cat” by Aaron Copland, is an old children’s song, where she had to sing animal noises. / photo by Celine Dehban  Read More →

Interfaith leader to speak at commencement

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Eboo Patel, an interfaith leader, will present the keynote address at the 2015 spring commencement ceremony May 30 at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario. “I love how diverse the La Verne community is and I’m excited to meet with the new graduates,” Patel said. Patel is the founder and president of the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based organization uniting... 
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