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Festival raises money for sorority

Festival raises money for sorority
Shaman Cult was the first of two bands to play at Phicadelic Fest Wednesday on the South Quad. Its members include keyboardist Andrew Villaescusa, drummer Matthew Rugamas, guitarist/vocalist Francisco Vargas and bass player Luis Huizar. Phi Sigma Sigma hosted the event, which also featured music from DJ Rvysprvy and Dead Bedouin. / photo by Sara Flores Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer Students wearing... 

Faculty, staff honored at annual event

Faculty, staff honored at annual event
President Devorah Lieberman honored Arthur Gonchar, Professor of Psychology, for his 35 years of service at the University of La Verne. The faculty awards were held in the athletic pavilion on Friday May 1. / photo by Bailey Maguire Deborah Walden, senior director of administration and operations, is honored at the faculty awards May 1 as one of the 2014-15 retirees after 27 years at the University... 

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo
Freshman journalism major Thandi Ware takes a few swings at the piñata during the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Sneaky Park Tuesday. Hosted by the Latino Student Forum, students enjoyed free food, a photo booth, piñatas and DJ music. / photo by Michelle Leon  Read More →

Gallery blends multiple art forms

Gallery blends multiple art forms
Local artist Charles Fogg paints a portrait of Charles Davis, a 1948 University of La Verne alumnus, May 1 at Hillcrest Retirement Community. Hillcrest opened a gallery for the residents to showcase their creative works. The gallery included paintings, photography, knitting and sculptures. Fogg included two portraits that he had painted of some residents. / photo by Bailey Maguire Michaela Bulkley Staff... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The purpose of the La Verne Academy’s Monday noon lecture series is to offer the opportunity for faculty to present findings of their scholarly research and promote a thoughtful critical review and discussion of those findings from those present. It appears that some of the remarks and inferences made to Dr. Cook’s presentation (“‘Palestine’ lecture sparks debate,” April 17)... 

Economist examines Chinese ties

Economist examines Chinese ties
Richard Rosecrance demonstrates how China has a growing military and economic resources that will surpass all other countries’ resources, including the United States. Rosencrance, an economist and adjunct professor at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, examined United States-China conflicts April 30 in the Campus Center. He proposed the United States differentiate economic... 

Album Review: Mumford and Sons diverge from folk origins

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer If you are a fan of Mumford and Sons, then you are well aware of their musical formula. Mumford and Sons, a folk rock band that has brought banjos to a modern age, utilizes catchy lyrics and soulful music to paint beautiful pictures for fans. However, their new album “Wilder Mind” abandons folk and produces a much more electronic alternative vibe. The album is slightly... 

ULV redesigns website

ULV redesigns website
Cindy Gaytan, special events coordinator, and Debbie Hughes, executive assistant to the chief financial officer, answer a live survey at the University Identity and Website Redesign Project input session in the Campus Center Ballroom Monday. The session was led by representatives from the Ohio-based marketing agency Ologie, which has been hired to create a brand that accurately represents La Verne.... 

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture
Kathy Lamkin, professor of music history, gives her last faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Lamkin joined the University of La Verne faculty in 1981 and will retire after this semester. Her lecture went through her educational, familial and professional timeline. Throughout her 34 years at the University, Lamkin has served as the chairwoman of both the music department and fine... 

Leo Hoops splits team in final game

Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer The Leo Hoops League hosted its last game of the year, an intrasquad game with the team split into black and white squads. “We clearly had two very different teams,” said Adam Plax, Leo Hoops president and founder. “It was really a game of match-ups.” Team White dominated Team Black, 57-35, Wednesday at Frantz Athletic Court. During the first quarter, the two... 
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