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Collectors reclaim memories at Antique Row

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Fourteen antique stores and more than 100 vendors showcased and sold their valuable antiques and collectibles Saturday at the Antique Row Collectors Street Faire in Downtown Pomona. Antique Row holds the Street Faire on the last Saturday of every other month to bring vendors and treasure hunters to this hub of collectibles to find nostalgia in items and people alike. “I... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Women’s Water Polo, March 28 La Verne – 5 Cal Lutheran – 4 Baseball, March 28 La Verne – 6 Pacific – 4 Softball, March 28 La Verne – 2 CMS – 0 Schedule Friday Tennis vs. Caltech, 2 p.m. Baseball @ Occidental, 2 p.m. Softball @ Occidental, 3 p.m. Saturday Track & field @ Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, 10 a.m. Tennis @ Redlands, 10 a.m. Baseball vs. Occidental, 11 a.m. Softball... 

Debate qualifies for quarterfinals

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Two out of three teams from the La Verne Debate Team advanced to the quarter finals of the George Washington Intervarsity Invitational at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. March 21 and 22. Junior philosophy major Gia Karpozis, senior speech communication major Natalie Holland and freshman biology major Kim Pineda excelled to quarterfinals. Ryanne Bible, junior... 

Softball shuts out Bulldogs in five

Softball shuts out Bulldogs in five
La Verne senior shortstop Rebecca Ireland attempts to get Redlands sophomore centerfielder AJ Carrasco out at second base in the top of the fifth inning, but does not get the call. The Leopards pounced through five innings past the Bulldogs for a, 9-0 mercy rule win in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader at Campus West. The team dropped game one, 14-7. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Lauren Crumbaker... 

Car show brings back classics

Jerry Maldonado and Diana DeOrio take cover from the heat in a renovated 1946 teardrop trailer, while owner Diamond Williams explains the history of teardrops and how he acquired it for $45 in 1977. Williams completed the restoration himself, allowing the teardrop to be self-sustainable with solar panels and water tanks. Saturday’s Auto Tech Car Show at Bonita High School’s student parking lot... 

Technology Review: Apps support fitness goals

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Fitness apps are giving smart phone users motivation at their finger tips. Users now have access to personal trainers, doctors and a calorie counter all in one convenient place, reinforcing that smart phones are far more than communication tools. The following apps are free, allowing anyone to embark on the road to a healthier life. 1. Nike+ Training Club Nike is famous for... 

Gardeners take a walk on the ‘wildflower’ side

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The Weekend Wildflower Walks at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden takes guests through its garden to experience the beauty of California native wild plants and learn more about their historic uses. Dawn Thielo, a volunteer for 30 years, led a tour group of about 20 guests on March 22. She interacted with kids and adults, taught them about how Native Americans used some... 

Tufts serves Leos third straight loss

Tufts serves Leos third straight loss
La Verne freshman Janae Chinn returns a serve in a doubles match against Tufts University March 19 at the Claremont Club. Chinn and teammate junior Andrea Madrigal were one point from tying midway through the match, but were unable to win as Tufts pulled ahead for a final score, 8-5. / photo by Daniel Torres Chris McMahon Staff Writer The women’s tennis team lost, 6-3, to Tufts University of Massachusetts... 

Symposium teaches about impact of drought

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer The La Verne Law Review held a symposium to educate law students and the community about the impact of the drought, the legislation that has happened because of it, water allocation and water endowments March 20 at the College of Law. “Everyone knows we are having a problem with the drought but not everyone knows the impact of it,” said Noelia Barajas, co-executive... 

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor
Tyler Connaghan, lead singer of Attic Empire, plays the guitar and sings popular cover songs, including “Play That Funky Music” by Wild Cherry and “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The Campus Activities Board hosted the Spring Break Take 2 event featuring the band, which performs frequently at venues around the L.A. area in addition to touring in other cities.... 
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