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Teams launch way to win in Frisbee

Teams launch way to win in Frisbee
Sophomore Luis Vargas, a pledge of Phi Delta Theta attempted to throw the Frisbee to his team as Phi Delta Theta member senior Michael Jimenez tried to steal it during the intramural ultimate Frisbee game Monday at the South Quad. / photo by Michelle Leon Sierra Dasher Staff Writer The Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternities formed five teams to battle it out in ultimate Frisbee intramurals... 

First Person Experience: Cyclists pedal away the pounds

<i>First Person Experience</i>: Cyclists pedal away the pounds
The members of Cyclinsanity in La Verne experience virtual cycling presented by epicRIDES. Virtual cycling classes are being introduced at fitness studios around the country. The Thursday class, hosted by Shirin Beckett, was the first class at Cyclinsanity to view locations such as Aspen, Colorado. The Aspen route is a 32 mile ride on Maroon Bells Road and Castle Creek Road. / photo by Jerri White Michaela... 

Students take a chance at directing

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The theater department hosted five student directed plays Thursday and Friday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater. The short plays were the final product of the six-student spring directing class. The class gave six students six weeks to prepare, cast and direct a short, 25-minute one-act production. Auditions for the shows were open to the community and University students. “It... 

Annual show illustrates South Asian culture

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The 2015 Sanskriti 5C South Asian Cultural Show featured dancing, music and a skit with a unifying theme of love Saturday in Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College. The show embraced the South Asian culture by featuring performances that demonstrated different aspects of the Indian culture, like classical dancing and songs that praised their Hindu beliefs. However, the show... 

Tennis sends Beavers back to dam

Tennis sends Beavers back to dam
La Verne sophomore Janae Chinn returned the ball to continue a short rally near the end of the last set in their doubles match. Chinn and teammate junior Andrea Madrigal skinned the Beavers, 7-2, Friday at the Claremont Club. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Chris McMahan Staff Writer The No. 26 nationally ranked La Verne women’s tennis team defeated the Caltech Beavers soundly, 7-2, Friday at the Claremont... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Women’s Water Polo, April 4 La Verne – 10 Chapman – 14 Baseball, April 4 La Verne – 11 Occidental – 4 Women’s Water Polo, April 8 La Verne – 8 Occidental – 5 Schedule Friday Women’s tennis @ Chapman, 2 p.m. Baseball vs. Cal Lutheran, 3 p.m. Softball vs. Occidental, 4 p.m. Occidental vs. Occidental, 6 p.m. Saturday Track and field, SCIAC Multi-Dual 3, 9 a.m. Golf, SCIAC... 

Initiative set to support men of color

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The University of La Verne has recently started a program focusing on the success and growth of under-represented men known as the Men of Color Initiative. The idea for the program followed recent institutional data showing that men of color have lower college success rates. What started as an inward look at what it means to be a Hispanic-serving institution lead to the revelation... 

Arts and Sciences Dean’s List, Fall 2014

The following students in the College of Arts and Sciences earned a grade point average of 3.75 or better during the fall 2014 semester. Roger Adame Haley Adams Alejandra Aguilar Araceli Aguirre Emily Aguirre Alyssa Ahn Rocio Alaniz Hope Allen Nysa Allen Sarah Alonzo Isabelle Alvarez Gregory Amaya Nicole Ambrose Rebecca Andreano Feliz Arana Reem Aranki Helen Arase Audriana Arceneaux Kathleen Arellano Raymond... 

Plant enthusiasts give ‘sage’ advice

Abe Sanchez makes pancakes using mesquite flower and sage leaves at the California Native Sage Festival at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont. Sanchez states that mesquite helped Native Americans survive because it has a high nutritional value. Sanchez is part of a group known as the Chia Café. They attend different festivals to do cooking demonstrations of California native foods that... 

Clark captures University history

Clark captures University history
Al Clark, professor of humanities, presents “Oral History of the University of La Verne” as part of the La Verne Academy lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Clark explained the importance of oral histories. He included interviews with University of La Verne alumni, who attended the school more than 80 years ago. / photo by Bailey Maguire Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Faculty and... 
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