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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Thank you for stating your opinion on the gun control issue (“Background checks are needed,” May 3), however I am shocked on your stance of the Second Amendment and would like to provide a different opinion. First of all, the background check bill failed because of the same reason many others fail: it was full of high controversial gun control issues. When Obama states that 90 percent... 

Huzzah for fun at the Renaissance Faire

Huzzah for fun at the Renaissance Faire
Terry Clark engages in some lively conversation with two fair-goers in one of the various vendors’ tents at the Southern California Renaissance Pleasure Faire on Saturday. The fair runs annually from the beginning of April to the end of May at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, featuring an assortment of interesting characters, shows and hand-made items for sale. / photo by Chelsea Knight  Read More →

Rain puts damper on spring

Rain puts damper on spring
Senior criminology major Claudia Gonzalez steps under a canopy in front of the Barkley Building on D Street on her way to class Monday morning. The surprise rain showers continued all day Monday and into Tuesday morning. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Professor brings chemistry to lecture

Professor brings chemistry to lecture
Greg Beran, assistant professor of chemistry at UC Riverside, presents his research, "Molecular Crystal Polymorphism: Can We Predict How Molecules Pack Together in Solids?" in the Science Seminar class May 1. One example Beran used was chocolate bars. Cocoa butter has six polymorphs, the most desirable being Metastable Form V, which has a glossy appearance, is crisp and melts at 34 degrees... 

Tennis finishes fourth in SCIAC

Tennis finishes fourth in SCIAC
Freshman Andrea Madrigal smashes the ball over the net for a point against a doubles team from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the tournament semifinals at the Upland Tennis Club May 3. Winning more games this season than any other season, with a record of 5-3 in conference play, the team earned a spot to play and host the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. The Leopards... 

Food Court: Bake sale raises funds

<i>Food Court</i>: Bake sale raises funds
Sophomore journalism major Ingrid Rodriguez and sophomore music major Vicky Campos take the first shift selling homemade baked goods at the La Verne Choral Organization bake sale in front of the Campus Center Wednesday. The event was a fundraiser for the choir to perform at the Walt Disney Concert Hall this summer. Pineapple muffin turnovers, peanut butter cupcakes filled with jelly and chocolate brownies... 

Historic train passes through La Verne

Historic train passes through La Verne
The Santa Fe 3751 roared past La Verne Sunday, traveling from Bakersfield to Los Angeles on a rail fan excursion. The 4-8-4 steam engine hauled its first passenger train in 1938, and thanks to the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society, Santa Fe 3751 still carries passengers through Southern California on 80-inch drive wheels, and can be viewed south of Arrow Highway between San Dimas Canyon Road... 

Art tells personal story

Art tells personal story
Junior art minor Nikki Godinez tells graduate student Mauricio Medrano the story behind her art installation. The piece represents what Godinez perceives to be her parents’ disapproval of her art – and society’s eyes always on her, Godinez said. The art department displayed students’ art at the West Gallery in the Campus Center, for one day, April 30. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

Karate and pilates kick campus into shape

Karate and pilates kick campus into shape
Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, Ty Aponte conducts the workshop on April 30 titled, “Mind and Body” a multicultural event involving karate and pilates. Aponte, who has taught karate for three years, has been practicing it since childhood. Aponte grew upon the lower east side of New York in a neighborhood where there was a lot of gang violence. His father introduced him to karate in order... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Golf, SCIAC Championships, April 29 La Verne – 867 (1st) Claremont-Mudd-Scripps – 881 Redlands – 891 Cal Lutheran – 893 Chapmann – 905 Occidental – 948 Whittier – 962 Pomona-Pitzter – 971 Schedule Friday Tennis vs. Whittier, @ SCIAC Championships, 10 a.m. Saturday Track and field @ Occidental Invitational, 3 p.m. Softball Standings  SCIACOverall Redlands22-634-10 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps21-732-11 Chapman17-1124-16 La... 
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