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Pilots fight fire from the sky

Pilots fight fire from the sky
Brackett Airport has served as a staging area for helicopters fighting the Morris Dam Fire, which started August 25, and the Station Fire, which broke out the next day. Pilot Kenny Chapman and co-pilot Gregg Deacon were among the first to be called and the last to leave the Station Fire, which was still burning on Wednesday.Chapman lives in Portland, Ore., and has been with Erickson Air-cranes for... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Volleyball, Sept. 5 (Game 1) Cathrage—3 La Verne—2 (Game 2) Texas Lutheran—2 La Verne—3 Schedule Friday, Sept. 11 Men’s soccer vs. Frank & Marshall, 2 p.m. (@ Elizabethtown, Penn.) Volleyball vs. Trinity (Tex.), 12:30 p.m. (@ Thousand Oaks) Volleyball vs. Pacific (Ore.), 3 p.m. (@ Thousand Oaks) Saturday, Sept. 12 Football vs. Whitworth, 11:30 a.m Men’s soccer @ Elizabethtown,... 

A Hawaiian luau gathering

A Hawaiian luau gathering
Dixie Beutler and Cindy Wang run the raffle booth for the second annual Hawaiian Luau at the La Verne United Methodist Church on Sept. 5. The luau was hosted as a fundraiser for the church. The event included Hawaiian dancers, music and food. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Freshmen meet their mentors

Freshmen meet their mentors
Kristen Campbell, public affairs major, and David Werner, associate professor of English, met in the Campus Center Ballroom to participate in the Lavernapalooza Luncheon on Aug. 31. The event, sponsored by the Orientation Week Leaders, gave freshmen the opportunity to meet faculty from many academic departments at the University / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Arts and Sciences Dean's List, Spring 2009

The following students in the College of Arts and Sciences earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in the spring 2009 semester. Susan Acker Faisal Alfaddaghi Deborah Allison Turki Alqahtani Zain Alshamiyeh Brian Alva Ana Andrade Juan Andrew Angeles Christopher Arce Angelie Arellano Brandy Barnett Maxtla Benavides Alyse Beni Amanda Brenner Kevin Brousard Janine Brown Kate Carlisle Emily Carrillo Krystal... 

Intangibles key to Weem’s success

Intangibles key to Weem's success
Sophomore communications major Clyde Xavier Weems, born in Ohio and raised in Richmond, Calif., moved to La Verne to get away from a violent neighborhood that took the life of one of his friends. Following in the steps of Spike Lee, Weems is now in the process of directing and starring in his own film. After graduating Weems hopes to be involved in the entertainment industry as a producer/director.... 
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