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Guitar practice

Guitar practice
A week before their class recital, Stuart Stoddard and junior music major Ernie Reyes practice a duet for instructor Michael Ryan in Morgan Auditorium on Tuesday. The class of 14 students will perform songs together next Tuesday in the Campus Center. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Preview of college life

Preview of college life
After months of planning, the admissions office hosted its third annual Preview Day last month. An estimated 870 students and guests, an all-time high, were checked in at the Campus Center for the one-day event, which gave prospective students a taste of life at the University of La Verne. Candyce Coleman, associate director of transfer admissions, and Erasmo Fuentes, admissions counselor, organized... 

Officers enforce new parking regulations

Officers enforce new parking regulations
Amid the campus parking crisis, Chaffey College student and parking enforcement officer Michael Galvan parks in the front of a red curb on Third Street. Galvan patrols the streets of La Verne day and night to enforce the University and City of La Verne strict parking rules. The new parking rules came as a shock to students who were sent a notification email before Thanksgiving break. / photo by Zachary... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Women’s basketball, Dec. 1 La Verne – 46 Puget Sound – 59 Women’s basketball, Dec.2 La Verne – 47 George Fox – 73 Men’s basketball, Dec. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 73 La Verne – 67 Schedule Saturday Swimming and diving vs. Cal Lutheran @ Las Flores Park, 11 a.m. Men’s basketball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 7 p.m. Dec. 13 Men’s basketball @ UNLV, 7 p.m. Dec. 15 Women’s basketball... 

Herbalife promotes nutrition

Herbalife promotes nutrition
Men’s soccer head coach Crescencio Gonzalez stops by the Herbalife tent to support and hand out free smoothie samples Wednesday morning in the Johnson Family Plaza. Junior biology major Bianca Raygoza set up the tent to market some new products to other students. Her aunt Jennifer Hernandez and friend John Ingolio, her main sponsors, helped Raygoza. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Talent show fundraiser

Talent show fundraiser
Sophomores Eric Torres, Kayla Hockman and Juan Mejia Semental perform the song “Everything Has Changed” by Taylor Swift at the Phi Sigma Sigma and Latino Student Forum talent show Nov. 14 in the Campus Center. For the last five years, the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority and the Latino Student Forum put on a talent show as a fundraiser. Half of the proceeds go towards the Neddie Memorial scholarship and... 

Guarding the crosswalks

Guarding the crosswalks
Tiffany Kinslow, who is also crossing guard for Roynon Elementary School, helps freshmen Ashley Valiente and Ashley Hernandez cross D Street on their way to class. After the city received complaints about pedestrians not paying attention, the La Verne Police Department hired crossing guards for two busy D Street intersections for the next three weeks. Their charge is to regulate car and foot traffic,... 

Clean campus, one spot at a time

Clean campus, one spot at a time
Nikita Lalla, Jacky Duran, Grace Futch and Erica Castellanos of Psi Chi pick up trash out of the tree duff in front of the Campus Center on Nov. 5. Psi Chi is one of the clubs participating in the “Adopt-A-Spot” program sponsored by Associated Student of the University of La Verne to help keep the campus clean. Each club has a sign in front of their location around campus to designate their spot.... 

Competitors race to the finish for the NHRA

Competitors race to the finish for the NHRA
Courtney Force, daughter of 15 time world champion John Force, speeds down the quarter mile track in her Traxxas sponsored Ford Mustang beating Ron Capps to go to the semifinals of the National Hot Rod Association Drag Racing Finals Sunday at the Pomona Motor Speedway. The next race that will be held at the Pomona Motor Speedway will be held Feb. 9-12. / photo by Hunter Cole  Read More →

Jumping for cystic fibrosis

Jumping for cystic fibrosis
Senior Coni Cartagena and sophomore Carissa Miranda take a break from jumping in the Iota Delta jumper Wednesday afternoon. The Iota Delta Sorority hosted a 24-hour jumper in Sneaky Park as part of a week of events to support a philanthropic effort against cystic fibrosis. During the 24-hour event the sority collected donations that will go towards cystic fibrosis research. / photo by Ryan Gann  Read More →
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