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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 @... 

Beer fest brews fun flavors

Beer fest brews fun flavors
Kevin Caracno, Isaac Jaurigue and Alex Rodriguez get a taste of Hollywood Blonde beer from the Great Beer Company at the California Beer Festival in Bonelli Park on Saturday. Pretzel necklaces were the portable bar snacks of the day, but vendors were selling everything that compliments the beverages from garlic fries to sliders. / photo by Helen Arase Russell R. Silva Staff Writer The smell of tacos... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Men’s Water Polo, Sept. 10 La Verne – 8 Citrus College – 14 Men’s Soccer, Sept. 10 La Verne – 2 Redlands – 1 Women’s Soccer, Sept. 11 Cal St. San Bernardino – 2 La Verne – 0 Schedule Saturday Men’s Water Polo vs. Claremont-Mud-Scripps, 9 a.m. Volleyball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, noon Men’s Water Polo vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 1:20 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. UC Santa Cruz, 4 p.m. Volleyball... 

Women’s soccer sends scoreless Eagles home

Women's soccer sends scoreless Eagles home
Sophomore forward Alexa Smith cuts between sophomore midfielder Jackie Elzakhem and junior forward Tara Tarazoff from Benedictine to steal the ball in the first half of the Leopards’ 2-0 victory Sunday at Ortmayer Stadium. La Verne sent the Eagles back to Lisle, Illinois, without a goal. Junior midfielders Kelsey Varner and senior JJ Weaver led the team to win with their goals. / photo by Megan... 

Fair mixes new and old traditions

Fair mixes new and old traditions
Children each paid $2 to ride the rainbow inspired Euro Slide at the Los Angeles County Fair on Labor Day. The annual Fairplex event opened last weekend and will remain open until Sept. 28. The fair also opened three new exhibits for the 2014 season. / photo by Michael Saakyan Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer Crowds of people entered the gates of the Pomona Fairplex on Friday to take part in opening day... 
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