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Leopards spike into new season undefeated

Leopards spike into new season undefeated
Junior outside hitter Brittany Yaxley’s spike resulted in a kill against Whitworth from Spokane, Washington, last Friday at the Pacific Coast Classic tournament at Frantz Athletic Court. La Verne won the match, 3-1. The Leopards also defeated Wheaton from Illinois, 3-0, earlier in the day. On the second day of the tournament, La Verne defeated St. Scholastica from Minnesota, 3-1 and UC Santa Cruz,... 

Drought causes businesses to conserve water

Jennifer Jackson Staff Writer La Verne faces the distress of California’s three-year drought with newly introduced regulations on water use. According to the United States Geological Survey, in 119 years of recorded history, 2013 was the driest calendar year for California, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a drought state of emergency last January. At last month’s La Verne City Council meeting,... 

Club fair produces ‘Universal’ opportunities

Russell Silva Staff Writer New students and transfer students flooded the club fair in hopes of finding clubs to join. Students gathered on the South Quad Aug. 27 to take part in the club fair. The Universal Studios theme of the club fair showed at every booth with every club’s table decorated to a different movie. Canopies covered the lawn while fraternity boys were dressed in togas and anime club... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Volleyball, Aug. 30 La Verne – 3 UC Santa Cruz – 1 Men’s Soccer, Aug. 30 Arizona Christian – 0 La Verne – 2 Women’s Soccer, Aug. 31 Benedictine (Ill.) – 0 La Verne – 2 Men’s Soccer, Sept. 2 La Verne – 2 Hope International – 0 Schedule Saturday Cross Country @ UC Irvine, 10 a.m. Men’s Water Polo vs. USC @ UC San Diego, 1:20 p.m. Volleyball @ Westmont,... 

College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List, Spring 2014

The following students in the College of Arts and Sciences earned a grade point average of 3.75 or better during the spring 2014 semester. Bahador Aghakoochek Monica Aguinaga Jessica Alberts Maria Ale Hope Allen Nysa Allen Sarah Alonzo Angelica Alvarez Isabelle Alvarez Gregory Amaya Rosa Anaya Helen Arase Sam Arcas Audriana Arceneaux Raymond Aubele Jr. Allysa Avilez Gizel Avina Siegfried Azarcon Sondos... 

One act plays showcase talent

One act plays showcase talent
Theater students, Ali Franco and Jordan Randall perform “California Suite,” written by Neil Simon and directed by senior Brittnay Lokar, as part of the One-Act Festival on Monday night. “California Suite” was offered among six plays in the annual festival at Dailey Theatre. Stage designers Caitlin McCarthy, Jen Scarr and Annie Curasi prepared the set and props for the play. The shows is scheduled... 

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on outsourcing mentioned in the recent interview of Dr. Ispahani (“Ispahani reflects on 40 years,” May 14). Honestly speaking I would prefer buying a U.S. product for $20 over a Chinese product of $10. Customers’ behavior towards a product depends on how they value it. In this economy people look for affordable and good quality products. In my country, India,... 

Track damage sidelines competition

Track damage sidelines competition
Pat Widolff, professor of movement and sport sciences, commented that the track does not just look bad but poses an injury risk to all people using the track. Once the original First Street, it is now covered by the southwestern part of the track in Ortmayer Stadium. It has acquired drainage problems making it unusable for track events. Additionally the installation of the new surface on the track... 

Faculty lecture series continues

Faculty lecture series continues
Cindy Cary, associate professor of education, presented her lecture on “ Continuity of Care in Infant/Toddler Child Care Programs” Monday in the West Dining Room. Cary spoke on the importance of children having the same secondary care giver throughout the child’s toddler years. The event was sponsored by the Faculty Research Committee and La Verne Academy. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Alumni celebrate artist’s work

Alumni celebrate artist’s work
University of La Verne faculty and alumni engaged in a day of the art of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the early 20th century painter, on Saturday. The event, hosted by Alumni Relations, began with a lecture by Jon Leaver, assistant professor of art history, in the President’s Dining Room. Leaver then escorted guests to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to see Renoir’s work up close. / photo by Christopher... 
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