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Righteous leadership encouraged

Righteous leadership encouraged
Brad R. Braxton speaks about “Blueprint for the Beloved Community,” the latest in the Fasnacht Lecture Series, March 26 in Morgan Auditorium. Braxton attempted to motivate and inspire members of his audience, students, professors and local residents. Braxton encouraged each person to make changes and become a leader for righteousness. / photo by Michelle Leon Celene Vargas Staff Writer Brad R.... 

La Verne Idol contestants advance to semifinals

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer Morgan Auditorium was filled with excitement, applause and talent at Mu Phi Epsilon’s La Verne Idol semifinals on Wednesday. Wesly Tan and Kat Simonelli started off the night with a mash-up of Taylor Swift’s “Style” and “Blank Space.” “I have a lot of fraternity brothers performing,” said senior kinesiology major Mikie Jimenez. “It’s always a fun event... 

Morales represents LV in fellowship

Morales represents LV in fellowship
On March 26 outside the Hanawalt House, Marisol Morales, director of community engagement, takes a step outside to engage with the community. Morales discussed events with students. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Kayla Hockman Staff Writer University of La Verne Director of Civic and Community Engagement Marisol Morales was recently accepted into the 2015 Cross Sector Leadership Fellows Program as the... 

PR students learn tips for success

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer The Leos Public Relations Club hosted guest speaker Mary Ann Pearson Wednesday in the Arts and Communications Building to discuss “7 Steps to Success in PR.” Pearson is the president of the Inland Empire Chapter for Public Relations Society of America and an associate professor of public relations at Cal Baptist University. “I am a person who has many passions,”... 

Track splits at SCIAC Multi-Dual

Track splits at SCIAC Multi-Dual
La Verne sophomore distance runner Damon Gomez dashes through the water barrier toward the end of the 3,000 meter steeplechase Saturday at Strehle Track in Claremont. Gomez placed ninth with a time of 11:36 at the second SCIAC Multi-Dual. / photo by Jerri White Chris McMahan Staff Writer The men’s track and field team took first in several events, while the women’s team had multiple top-five finishes... 

Athenas snap Leos’ win streak

Athenas snap Leos’ win streak
Freshman Janae Chinn and doubles partner junior Andrea Madrigal won their doubles match against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 8-6, Saturday at the Claremont Club. The Athenas’ crushed the Leopards in the singles matches, resulting in an overall loss for La Verne, 8-1./ photo by Celine Dehban Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer The women’s tennis team suffered an 8-1 loss to the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas... 

Collectors reclaim memories at Antique Row

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Fourteen antique stores and more than 100 vendors showcased and sold their valuable antiques and collectibles Saturday at the Antique Row Collectors Street Faire in Downtown Pomona. Antique Row holds the Street Faire on the last Saturday of every other month to bring vendors and treasure hunters to this hub of collectibles to find nostalgia in items and people alike. “I... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Women’s Water Polo, March 28 La Verne – 5 Cal Lutheran – 4 Baseball, March 28 La Verne – 6 Pacific – 4 Softball, March 28 La Verne – 2 CMS – 0 Schedule Friday Tennis vs. Caltech, 2 p.m. Baseball @ Occidental, 2 p.m. Softball @ Occidental, 3 p.m. Saturday Track & field @ Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, 10 a.m. Tennis @ Redlands, 10 a.m. Baseball vs. Occidental, 11 a.m. Softball... 

Debate qualifies for quarterfinals

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Two out of three teams from the La Verne Debate Team advanced to the quarter finals of the George Washington Intervarsity Invitational at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. March 21 and 22. Junior philosophy major Gia Karpozis, senior speech communication major Natalie Holland and freshman biology major Kim Pineda excelled to quarterfinals. Ryanne Bible, junior... 

Car show brings back classics

Jerry Maldonado and Diana DeOrio take cover from the heat in a renovated 1946 teardrop trailer, while owner Diamond Williams explains the history of teardrops and how he acquired it for $45 in 1977. Williams completed the restoration himself, allowing the teardrop to be self-sustainable with solar panels and water tanks. Saturday’s Auto Tech Car Show at Bonita High School’s student parking lot... 
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