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Quinceañera Expo showcases party options

Erienne Rojas Staff Writer The Quinceañera Expo, held Sunday at the Fairplex in Pomona, was one of the biggest expos of its kind in California featuring more than 100 vendors all under one roof. A quinceañera is a Hispanic and Catholic coming of age celebration, when a girl symbolically becomes a woman at the age of 15. It consists of a church ceremony where the girl makes a commitment to her faith,... 

Meditation relieves student stress

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer While trying to balance school and extracurricular activities, 80 percent of college students find themselves in stressful situations, according to a recent study by the Associated Press. There are a few techniques that can help students focus and succeed in the present moment. “We often have random thoughts constantly going through our mind everyday, and our thoughts... 

Campus Times takes gold for overall excellence

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism awarded the Campus Times a Gold Medal for print and online journalism publication excellence for the 2013-2014 academic year. “It is a tribute to a team effort, and in the last couple of years we’ve had some hard-hitting stories,” said Elizabeth Zwerling, associate professor... 

Tennis stays undefeated

Tennis stays undefeated
Junior Andrea Madrigal returns the ball to Brandeis opponents junior Maya Vasser and freshman Danielle Simms. Madrigal and partner freshman Janae Chinn won the match 8-4. No. 15 La Verne defeated the Judges, 7-2, Saturday at the Claremont Club. / photo by Bailey Maguire  Read More →

Pet lovers address animal welfare

Laura Scully adjusts Tootsie’s hat in preparation for the wiener dog fashion show during the SoCal Pet Spectacular at the Fairplex Saturday. Tootsie, a 3-and-a-half-year-old miniature dachshund, represented the country of South Africa in the fashion show. The dog had a role in the movie “Wiener Dog Internationals” and has competed in wiener dog races since she was 6 months old./ photo by Celine... 

Ceramic exhibit migrates to Pomona

Ceramic exhibit migrates to Pomona
“The Gestural Horse,” a porcelain piece by Shelley Simon, is featured in the exhibition “Southern Migration.” This traveling exhibit, which is at its final stop at the America Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona, runs through March 29. / photo by Michelle Leon Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer “Southern Migration,” an exhibit at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona, displays artists’... 

Face time with CFO, provost

Face time with CFO, provost
Chief Financial Officer Avo Kechichian and Provost Jonathan Reed straighten out details about next week’s open meeting with the Associated Students of the University of La Verne with Anthony Reyes, vice president of finance for ASULV, and Selyna Ybarra, executive vice president of ASULV, Thursday in front of the Campus Center. Ybarra informed them the students would send them questions prior to the... 

‘Breaking Illusion’ explores science as art

‘Breaking Illusion’ explores science as art
Professor of Humanities Al Clark appreciates the integration of images by artist Jessica Wimbley in Belle 9B from The Belle Series, on Tuesday. The series part of “Breaking Illusion: Artists as Scientist,” at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California. Wimbley combines images of herself with other relatives with other historical stereographic images of native and black American... 

Day spa uses all-natural remedies

Day spa uses all-natural remedies
Wild Earth Spa, an all-natural and organic day spa on D Street in downtown La Verne, has been open since 2003. Owned and operated by Rene Tao, the spa offers facials, therapeutic massages and body sugaring hair removal. / photo by Sara Flores Celene Vargas Staff Writer Wild Earth Spa’s dedication to natural and organic treatments has not changed since it opened their doors on D Street in 2003,... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Women’s Tennis, Feb. 21 La Verne – 7 Brandeis – 2 Golf, Feb. 22 4th place – 624 Men’s Basketball, Feb. 24 La Verne – 55 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 95 Schedule Friday Softball vs. Cal Lutheran, 1 p.m. Women’s water polo vs. CSU San Bernardino @ Thousand Oaks, California, 1 p.m. Women’s tennis @ Cal Lutheran, 2 p.m. Baseball vs. Redlands, 2:30 p.m. Softball vs. Cal Lutheran,... 
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