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Softball silences Puget Sound

Softball silences Puget Sound
With bases loaded and two outs, La Verne sophomore first baseman Alexis Schiff hits a pop up, as senior second baseman Danielle Vela leads off third base on her way home. Unfortunately for Schiff and Vela, Puget Sound caught the ball to end the fourth inning. Even so, the Leopards defeated the Loggers in the second game of the day, 4-2, at Campus West. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

Clubs welcome the new semester

Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer Campus club representatives and students gathered for the spring club fair in the South Quad on Feb. 4 to welcome the start of a new semester. “Welcome to the Jungle” was the theme of club fair, going off of Campus Activities Board’s theme for the welcome back week. Students started many new clubs for the new semester, including Thirst Club and Leo Nation. Thirst... 

Kwon examines income inequality

Kwon examines income inequality
Roy Kwon, assistant professor of sociology, lectures on his ideas of how politics and political inactivity has shaped economic outcomes. At the Feb. 9 lecture, he also shared his ideas on how political polarization in the Senate affects how Congress performs as a whole. Kwon earned his doctorate in sociology from University of California Riverside in 2011. His research interests are political economy,... 

Library lives the ‘Wilder’ life

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Families were laughing and smiling during the celebration of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s birthday at the 49th Annual Laura Ingalls Wilder Gingerbread Sociable Saturday at the Pomona Public Library. The free celebration of the “Little House on the Prairie” author featured activities for all ages, from arts and crafts to a pioneer sing along and rope show with entertainer... 

Guerrilla artists challenge sexism

Guerrilla artists challenge sexism
The Guerrilla Girls characters are identified by the names of deceased famous artists. Their objective is to promote feminism by shining a light on what they believe to be inadequate representation of women in the creative world. The “Frida Kahlo” character expresses the importance of including more female artists in museum exhibitions at the group’s Feb. 5 performance. She also wants to change... 

Comedian kicks it with LV students

Comedian kicks it with LV students
University of La Verne Students Andrew Rodriguez, Sahar Shahidi and Eduardo Fernandez attended comedian Dan Adhoot’s show in the Campus Center’s Ballroom Thursday night, February 5. Shahidi was the only student who “whooped” when Adhoot asked if there were any Persian people in the audience. Adhoot delivered jokes about his family and cultural traditions and sought confirmation from Shahidi... 

Leopards Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Softball, Feb. 8 La Verne – 10 Puget Sound – 5 La Verne – 4 Puget Sound – 2 Men’s Basketball, Feb. 10 La Verne – 64 Cal Lutheran – 71 Women’s Basketball, Feb. 11 La Verne – 68 Cal Lutheran – 83 Schedule Friday Baseball vs. Caltech, 2:30 p.m. Saturday Track and field @ Whittier, 10 a.m. Baseball @ Caltech, 11 a.m. Softball @ Cal Lutheran, noon Baseball @ Caltech, 2... 

Leopards win first game of season

Leopards win first game of season
La Verne junior center Emily Myers attempts a shot while being covered by Bethesda senior guard Lisette Longmo and junior forward Karina Ortiz Nov. 22 at Frantz Athletic Court. Although Bethesda had a significant height advantage, the Leopards doused the Flames for their first win of the season, 60-53. La Verne lost to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 65-62, Wednesday. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

Dancin’ in the ACB

Dancin’ in the ACB
Senior radio major Andrew Zetterberg dances to music played by DJ Steven Santana at Club ACB in the Arts and Communication Building Nov. 21. Students enjoyed LeoFM music, ate pizza and danced the night away beneath the light of a disco ball hung from the ceiling. / photo by Amanda Duvall  Read More →

Art on Tap

Art on Tap
Upland resident Joe Defazio takes a personal moment to admire his artwork while being directed by one of the teachers, Jen Rosen at Claremont Craft Ales. Defazio found Art On Tap through Groupon.com after seeing a similar establishment in northern California and wanted to try it out. Each step of the painting is explained and also demonstrated, including which brush to use and which colors to combine... 
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