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Leopards school the Poets

Leopards school the Poets
At the bottom of the second inning, sophomore second baseman Andrew Douglas attempts to steal second base in game two of a doubleheader against the Whittier Poets Saturday. Douglas safely returned to first, after beating out Whittier freshman first baseman Charlie Mayfield. The Leopards swept Whittier, 6-5, Friday and 4-2, 12-5, Saturday at Ben Hines Field./ photo by Bailey Maguire Lauren Crumbaker Staff... 

Leopards pounce over Bombers in split

Leopards pounce over Bombers in split
At the top of the fifth inning, La Verne senior shortstop Danielle Vela throws out Ithaca freshman second baseman Allie Colleran at second base and tries to turn the double play in game one of the doubleheader. The Leopards fell short, 4-2, in game one, but came back to detonate the Bombers, 7-1, in game two, Monday at Campus West. / photo by Sara Flores Chris McMahon Staff Writer The softball team... 

Mentors create safe haven for girls in Pomona

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s Shades of Essence fosters motivation and support for young girls at its Beautiful Butterflies mentoring program every Wednesday at Pomona High School. The club promotes diversity and mentors young girls. Shades of Essence is a multicultural club for empowering women and embracing women’s various cultural backgrounds, said D’nae Lewis,... 

Cultural fair honors Irish heritage

Cultural fair honors Irish heritage
Swordsman Sir Jason Houlihan engages in battle on his horse, Shadow, at the Fairplex’s Celtic Faire Saturday. Imperial Knights is a live medieval stunt show that travels internationally. Houlihan has been a part of the Imperial Knights for seven years. The group also teaches the importance of chivalry and the dangers of drugs at schools and Renaissance fairs./ photo by Celine Dehban Brooke Grasso ... 

Dorms offer clever workout space

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Hectic schedules and the limiting space of a dorm room make time and motivation for fitness a struggle among college students. However, finding time for a simple 15-minute workout in a day can help improve overall health and fitness. “It is hard to be motivated when you are tired and work and go to school,” said Bonnie Murphy, kinesiology adjunct instructor. Murphy... 

Students, Lieberman protest proposed Cal Grant cuts

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The proposed 2015-16 state budget includes an 11 percent cut in Cal Grants, which translates to nearly $1,000 less state money for each new student here. The cuts would not affect continuing students who currently receive Cal Grants. The proposed cuts – from private universities – would be re-allocated to students at public and state schools. “They are under the... 

Law professor praises Justice Clarence Thomas

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Claremont McKenna College professor Ralph A. Rossum spoke about how Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is committed to pursuing an “original general meaning” approach to interpret the constitution on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The University of La Verne College Republicans Club hosted the lecture “Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court’s Most Controversial... 

Study seeks depression treatment

Study seeks depression treatment
Ryan Harrison answers a question about what determines clinical depression in participants in a study he presented Monday as a part of his lecture titled “Older Adult Depression and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).” Harrison, senior adjunct professor and the director of life and wellness at Hillcrest Homes, spoke lightheartedly despite his serious subject, focusing on complimentary... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Baseball, March 7 La Verne – 12 Whittier – 5 Softball, March 9 La Verne – 7 Ithaca – 1 Women’s Water Polo, March 11 La Verne – 15 Penn State –Behrend – 2 Schedule Friday Track and field @ Oxy Distance Carnival and Sprints Festival, 10 a.m. Golf, Jekyll Island Invitational @ Pine Lakes, Myrtle Beach, 11 a.m. Baseball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 3 p.m. Saturday Track and field, NCAA... 

City elects new councilman, mayor wins unopposed

Mary Castillo, a volunteer at Lighthouse Baptist Church, helps residents finish casting their ballots for the city of La Verne General Municipal Election on Tuesday. After voters put their ballots into the designated drop box Castillo gave them a receipt and an official “I Voted” sticker. / photo by Sara Flores Chris McMahan Staff Writer Tim Hepburn and Charlie Rosales won the two city council... 
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