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Effects of atomic bomb still felt

Effects of atomic bomb still felt
Gloria Montebruno Saller of the modern languages department points out the blast-radius of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II. Saller’s lecture was titled “Atomic Bomb Survivors’ Oral Histories: Preserving the Memories of August 6, 1945.” If a person lived or was in utero, within a certain distance from the bomb or entered the most radioactive areas within two weeks of... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Men’s Soccer, Sept. 15 La Verne – 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 2 Women’s Soccer, Sept. 17 Pomona-Pitzer – 2 La Verne – 0 Men’s Soccer, Sept. 17 La Verne – 1 Pomona-Pitzer – 2 Schedule Friday Men’s Water Polo @ Cal Baptist, noon Volleyball @ Occidental, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Men’s Water Polo @ Whittier, 10:15 a.m. Football vs. Whitworth, 12:30 p.m. Men’s Water Polo @... 

Beer fest brews fun flavors

Beer fest brews fun flavors
Kevin Caracno, Isaac Jaurigue and Alex Rodriguez get a taste of Hollywood Blonde beer from the Great Beer Company at the California Beer Festival in Bonelli Park on Saturday. Pretzel necklaces were the portable bar snacks of the day, but vendors were selling everything that compliments the beverages from garlic fries to sliders. / photo by Helen Arase Russell R. Silva Staff Writer The smell of tacos... 

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At The Buzzer Men’s Water Polo, Sept. 10 La Verne – 8 Citrus College – 14 Men’s Soccer, Sept. 10 La Verne – 2 Redlands – 1 Women’s Soccer, Sept. 11 Cal St. San Bernardino – 2 La Verne – 0 Schedule Saturday Men’s Water Polo vs. Claremont-Mud-Scripps, 9 a.m. Volleyball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, noon Men’s Water Polo vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 1:20 p.m. Women’s Soccer vs. UC Santa Cruz, 4 p.m. Volleyball... 

Women’s soccer sends scoreless Eagles home

Women's soccer sends scoreless Eagles home
Sophomore forward Alexa Smith cuts between sophomore midfielder Jackie Elzakhem and junior forward Tara Tarazoff from Benedictine to steal the ball in the first half of the Leopards’ 2-0 victory Sunday at Ortmayer Stadium. La Verne sent the Eagles back to Lisle, Illinois, without a goal. Junior midfielders Kelsey Varner and senior JJ Weaver led the team to win with their goals. / photo by Megan... 

Fair mixes new and old traditions

Fair mixes new and old traditions
Children each paid $2 to ride the rainbow inspired Euro Slide at the Los Angeles County Fair on Labor Day. The annual Fairplex event opened last weekend and will remain open until Sept. 28. The fair also opened three new exhibits for the 2014 season. / photo by Michael Saakyan Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer Crowds of people entered the gates of the Pomona Fairplex on Friday to take part in opening day... 

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,... 
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