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Tufts serves Leos third straight loss

Tufts serves Leos third straight loss
La Verne freshman Janae Chinn returns a serve in a doubles match against Tufts University March 19 at the Claremont Club. Chinn and teammate junior Andrea Madrigal were one point from tying midway through the match, but were unable to win as Tufts pulled ahead for a final score, 8-5. / photo by Daniel Torres Chris McMahon Staff Writer The women’s tennis team lost, 6-3, to Tufts University of Massachusetts... 

Symposium teaches about impact of drought

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law. “Everyone knows we are having a problem with the drought but not everyone knows the impact of it,” said Noelia Barajas, co-executive... 

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor
Tyler Connaghan, lead singer of Attic Empire, plays the guitar and sings popular cover songs, including “Play That Funky Music” by Wild Cherry and “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The Campus Activities Board hosted the Spring Break Take 2 event featuring the band, which performs frequently at venues around the L.A. area in addition to touring in other cities.... 

Swimmer integrates healthy habits

Swimmer integrates healthy habits
Senior biology major Maddie Lovrensky plans to try out for the Olympic swim team in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke events. To qualify, she needs to have a time of 55.3 seconds. Her current time is 55.4. She plans to train for a year with her coach in preparation for a future tryout. / photo by Celene Vargas Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Achieving 2014 and 2015 Female Athlete of the Year and All-American... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Tennis, March 25 La Verne – 8 UC Santa Cruz – 1 Softball, March 25 La Verne – 8 Williams – 11 Women’s Water Polo, March 25 La Verne – 18 Caltech – 2 Schedule Friday Tennis vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2 p.m. Baseball vs. Pacific, Oregon, 3 p.m. Saturday Track & Field, SCIAC Multi-Dual 2 @ Claremont, 10 a.m. Baseball vs. Pacific, Oregon, 11 a.m. Women’s water polo... 

Leopards school the Poets

Leopards school the Poets
At the bottom of the second inning, sophomore second baseman Andrew Douglas attempts to steal second base in game two of a doubleheader against the Whittier Poets Saturday. Douglas safely returned to first, after beating out Whittier freshman first baseman Charlie Mayfield. The Leopards swept Whittier, 6-5, Friday and 4-2, 12-5, Saturday at Ben Hines Field./ photo by Bailey Maguire Lauren Crumbaker Staff... 

Leopards pounce over Bombers in split

Leopards pounce over Bombers in split
At the top of the fifth inning, La Verne senior shortstop Danielle Vela throws out Ithaca freshman second baseman Allie Colleran at second base and tries to turn the double play in game one of the doubleheader. The Leopards fell short, 4-2, in game one, but came back to detonate the Bombers, 7-1, in game two, Monday at Campus West. / photo by Sara Flores Chris McMahon Staff Writer The softball team... 

Mentors create safe haven for girls in Pomona

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s Shades of Essence fosters motivation and support for young girls at its Beautiful Butterflies mentoring program every Wednesday at Pomona High School. The club promotes diversity and mentors young girls. Shades of Essence is a multicultural club for empowering women and embracing women’s various cultural backgrounds, said D’nae Lewis,... 

Cultural fair honors Irish heritage

Cultural fair honors Irish heritage
Swordsman Sir Jason Houlihan engages in battle on his horse, Shadow, at the Fairplex’s Celtic Faire Saturday. Imperial Knights is a live medieval stunt show that travels internationally. Houlihan has been a part of the Imperial Knights for seven years. The group also teaches the importance of chivalry and the dangers of drugs at schools and Renaissance fairs./ photo by Celine Dehban Brooke Grasso ... 

Dorms offer clever workout space

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Hectic schedules and the limiting space of a dorm room make time and motivation for fitness a struggle among college students. However, finding time for a simple 15-minute workout in a day can help improve overall health and fitness. “It is hard to be motivated when you are tired and work and go to school,” said Bonnie Murphy, kinesiology adjunct instructor. Murphy... 
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