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Leopards split with Pomona-Pitzer

Leopards split with Pomona-Pitzer
La Verne junior third baseman Mackenzie Dutton misses the tag on Pomona-Pitzer senior center fielder Ashley Morello, who slid safely into third at the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday at Pomona-Pitzer in game two of the doubleheader. The Leopards pulled through in the end to win the game, 5-2. The team dropped game one to the Sagehens, 6-3. / photo by Celene Vargas Chris McMahan Staff Writer The... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Softball, April 11 La Verne – 5 Pomona-Pitzer – 2 Golf, April 12 La Verne – 578 Women’s Water Polo, April 15 La Verne – 13 Redlands – 14 Schedule Friday Track & field @ Bryan Clay Invitational, 10 a.m. Baseball @ Chapman, 3 p.m. Softball vs. Whittier, 4 p.m. Saturday Tennis @ Whittier, 10 a.m. Women’s water polo vs. Whittier, 11 a.m. Baseball vs. Chapman, 11 a.m. Softball... 

Teams launch way to win in Frisbee

Teams launch way to win in Frisbee
Sophomore Luis Vargas, a pledge of Phi Delta Theta attempted to throw the Frisbee to his team as Phi Delta Theta member senior Michael Jimenez tried to steal it during the intramural ultimate Frisbee game Monday at the South Quad. / photo by Michelle Leon Sierra Dasher Staff Writer The Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternities formed five teams to battle it out in ultimate Frisbee intramurals... 

First Person Experience: Cyclists pedal away the pounds

<i>First Person Experience</i>: Cyclists pedal away the pounds
The members of Cyclinsanity in La Verne experience virtual cycling presented by epicRIDES. Virtual cycling classes are being introduced at fitness studios around the country. The Thursday class, hosted by Shirin Beckett, was the first class at Cyclinsanity to view locations such as Aspen, Colorado. The Aspen route is a 32 mile ride on Maroon Bells Road and Castle Creek Road. / photo by Jerri White Michaela... 

Light It Up Blue highlights autism awareness

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer The University of La Verne hosted the annual Autism Speaks: Light It Up Blue event from April 2 to April 4 to help spread autism awareness through crafts, performances and information booths on campus. Light it Up Blue is an international campaign brought to the University by Dawn Witt, assistant professor of special education, to inform the public of better ways to interact... 

Students take a chance at directing

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The theater department hosted five student directed plays Thursday and Friday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater. The short plays were the final product of the six-student spring directing class. The class gave six students six weeks to prepare, cast and direct a short, 25-minute one-act production. Auditions for the shows were open to the community and University students. “It... 

Annual show illustrates South Asian culture

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The 2015 Sanskriti 5C South Asian Cultural Show featured dancing, music and a skit with a unifying theme of love Saturday in Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College. The show embraced the South Asian culture by featuring performances that demonstrated different aspects of the Indian culture, like classical dancing and songs that praised their Hindu beliefs. However, the show... 

Tennis sends Beavers back to dam

Tennis sends Beavers back to dam
La Verne sophomore Janae Chinn returned the ball to continue a short rally near the end of the last set in their doubles match. Chinn and teammate junior Andrea Madrigal skinned the Beavers, 7-2, Friday at the Claremont Club. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Chris McMahan Staff Writer The No. 26 nationally ranked La Verne women’s tennis team defeated the Caltech Beavers soundly, 7-2, Friday at the Claremont... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Women’s Water Polo, April 4 La Verne – 10 Chapman – 14 Baseball, April 4 La Verne – 11 Occidental – 4 Women’s Water Polo, April 8 La Verne – 8 Occidental – 5 Schedule Friday Women’s tennis @ Chapman, 2 p.m. Baseball vs. Cal Lutheran, 3 p.m. Softball vs. Occidental, 4 p.m. Occidental vs. Occidental, 6 p.m. Saturday Track and field, SCIAC Multi-Dual 3, 9 a.m. Golf, SCIAC... 

Initiative set to support men of color

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The University of La Verne has recently started a program focusing on the success and growth of under-represented men known as the Men of Color Initiative. The idea for the program followed recent institutional data showing that men of color have lower college success rates. What started as an inward look at what it means to be a Hispanic-serving institution lead to the revelation... 
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