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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,... 

Wright discusses social justice

Wright discusses social justice
Ann Wright talks about the abundance of information in today’s world during the Frederick Douglass Human Rights Lecture on Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium. A retired Foreign Service officer who served at the United States embassies in Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Nicaragua, and Grenada, Wright is outspoken about her opposition to the war in Iraq. With the... 

Packard packs advice through entertainment

Packard packs advice through entertainment
Daniel Packard, love expert, presented love advice Feb. 12 in La Fetra Lecture Hall. As part of his routine, Packard portrayed a woman putting on eyeliner. Packard used a thin strip of blue tape to separate the men and women who attended. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Love expert Daniel Packard provided students with romantic advice Feb. 12, just in time for Valentine’s... 

Treatments zap away undesired hair

Treatments zap away undesired hair
Ethel Vincent, the owner of Classic Electrology, prepares for her next client while talking about the process of electrolysis. Vincent discusses the difference between electrolysis and laser hair removal. Classic Electrology is located on Third Street, between the La Verne Police Department and Bowl House. After 33 years in the business, Vincent has become friends with her clients. / photo by Michelle... 

LV golf victorious at Via Verde Country Club

Chris McMahan Staff Writer The golf team earned a 21-stroke victory over the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, 294-315, Saturday at the Via Verde Country Club. Leading the way for the Leopards was senior Kelby Scharmann, who finished with a score of three-under 69. Right behind him was sophomore Austin Matzaganian, posting a two-over 74. The Sagehens’ two top scorers were junior Kevin Knox, who hit a 75... 

Leopards send Bulldogs to pound

Leopards send Bulldogs to pound
La Verne freshman guard Victor Costa attempts to drive past Redlands senior guard Connor Griffin and freshman center Blake O’Brien in the second half of Saturday’s game. The Leopards pounced into the lead with 40 seconds remaining in the game to defeat the Bulldogs, 59-58, at Frantz Athletic Court to break their two game losing streak. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer The... 

European opera captivates

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Classical notes from a grand piano and a strong baritone captured the attention of audience members Thursday at the intimate Drinkward Recital Hall in Claremont. Baritone Frank Strnad and pianist Tatiana Thibodeaux took the stage to perform Hugo Wolf’s “Wandern with Wolf,” works by Ottorino Respighi, and David Sisco’s “Missed Connections.” “I just love to come... 

Open mic performers open hearts

Open mic performers open hearts
Snaps and applause filled the Dailey Theater Tuesday, February 17 during the “What is Love?” Open Mic Night presented by University of La Verne’s Slam Poetry team. Audience members were given the opportunity to get up to the microphone and perform their own poetry or sing songs to a receptive and encouraging crowd. Junior music major, Christian Garay, and sophomore history major, Patrick Swart,... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Women’s Tennis, Feb. 15 La Verne – 5 Linfield – 4 Men’s Basketball, Feb. 17 La Verne – 69 Caltech – 70 Women’s Basketball, Feb. 18 La Verne – 58 Caltech – 59 Schedule Friday Swimming and diving, SCIAC Championships @ Commerce, California, 9 a.m. Baseball @ Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2:30 p.m. Saturday Track and field @ Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers, 10 a.m. Baseball vs.... 
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