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At the Buzzer Nov. 14, Men’s Water Polo La Verne – 9 Whittier – 15 Nov. 14, Football Cal Lutheran – 21 La Verne – 38 Nov. 14, Men’s Basketball La Verne – 73 Whitman – 106 Nov. 17, Women’s Basketball La Verne – 67 Hope Int’l – 93 Schedule Friday Men’s water polo @ Whittier, 9:45 a.m. Saturday Swimming and diving @ Pomona-Pitzer/Cal Lutheran, 11 a.m. Men’s... 

Leopards punch ticket to playoffs

Leopards punch ticket to playoffs
La Verne senior running back Travis Sparks-Jackson scores a touchdown in the third quarter against Pomona-Pitzer Saturday at Merritt Field. Defending Sparks-Jackson, offensive linemen senior Grant Potter and freshman Toronny Thomas block the Sagehens’ defensive line, junior Charlie Fries, sophomore Blake Gunn, junior Brian Rauzi and sophomore Evan Lloyd. The Leopards plucked the Sagehens, 49-35,... 

Women swimmers splash past Tigers at first home meet

Alexandra de Leon Staff Writer The women on the La Verne swimming and diving team shined at the team’s home opener and first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletics Conference dual meet against Occidental Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center. The women picked up their first win against Occidental in four years, while the men were outnumbered by the Tigers. Out of the 28 events of the... 

Presentation highlights La Verne’s past

Presentation highlights La Verne’s past
Professor and Librarian Emeritus Marlin Heckman gives a detailed timeline of how Lordsburg Hotel transitioned to University of La Verne at “The Lordsburg Hotel: Its Rise and Demise,” a presentation sponsored by the La Verne Historical Society. Old photographs of the hotel from the 1800s, newspaper clippings, and Heckman’s book, “Lordsburg and La Verne,” were on display for guests to look... 

Yes Men shed light on issues in big business

Taylor Bolanos Staff Writer From convincing an audience that the candles they were given were made from humans to posing as corporate executives on live television, two men have gone to great lengths to prove sometimes, it takes a lie and a bit of humor to send a message. On Nov. 6 in the Arts and Communications Building, Professor of Biology and Biochemistry Jay Jones hosted In Context, which features... 

SACNAS promotes more diversity in sciences

Alexandra de Leon Staff Writer The Society of Advancement of Chicanos and Hispanics in Science rounded off the end of Physiology Understanding week, PhUn, by teaching students at the Seedling School in Claremont different functions of the body and basic science Friday. PhUn week is a nationwide event that brings scientists and local schools together to teach students a greater understanding of physiology... 

Professors reflect on their experiences

Professors reflect on their experiences
Senior philosophy major Meaghan McHenry talks to the crowd about her experiences during CAFE’s Teaching Day event Monday in the Campus Center Ballroom. Teaching Day is an opportunity for students, alumni and professors to share the experiences they have had while teaching and learning. This year’s focus was faculty and student interaction outside of the classroom. The other students on the panel... 

Author illustrates violins as hope

Author illustrates violins as hope
In remembrance of Kristallnacht, students, faculty and members of the Jewish community gathered at the Campus Center Ballroom Sunday to hear author James A. Grymes give an emotional presentation on his book, “Violins of Hope.” Grymes is not Jewish and had little knowledge of Jewish culture when he embarked on the journey of research, learning more about the role of violins in Jewish culture during... 

Renowned violinist shares altruistic values

Renowned violinist shares altruistic values
Los Angeles Philharmonic violinist Vijay Gupta and Assistant Professor of Music Grace Zhao practice the first movement of Ludwig Beethoven’s “Sonata (‘Spring’) No. 5 in F major, Opus 24” Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. Gupta was the youngest member of the L.A. Phil when he joined in 2007 at the age of 19. The concert highlighted pieces by Beethoven and featured performances by Gupta, Zhao, Trio... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Soccer, Nov. 7 La Verne – 1 Redlands – 2 Women’s Basketball, Nov. 10 La Verne – 50 UC Irvine – 91 Men’s Water Polo, Nov. 11 Redlands – 10 La Verne – 8 Schedule Friday Men’s basketball @ Whitworth, noon Saturday Cross country, NCAA West Regionals @ Claremont, 9 a.m. Men’s water polo @ Whittier, 11 a.m. Football vs.... 
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