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LV golf victorious at Via Verde Country Club

Chris McMahan Staff Writer The golf team earned a 21-stroke victory over the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, 294-315, Saturday at the Via Verde Country Club. Leading the way for the Leopards was senior Kelby Scharmann, who finished with a score of three-under 69. Right behind him was sophomore Austin Matzaganian, posting a two-over 74. The Sagehens’ two top scorers were junior Kevin Knox, who hit a 75... 

Leopards send Bulldogs to pound

Leopards send Bulldogs to pound
La Verne freshman guard Victor Costa attempts to drive past Redlands senior guard Connor Griffin and freshman center Blake O’Brien in the second half of Saturday’s game. The Leopards pounced into the lead with 40 seconds remaining in the game to defeat the Bulldogs, 59-58, at Frantz Athletic Court to break their two game losing streak. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer The... 

European opera captivates

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Classical notes from a grand piano and a strong baritone captured the attention of audience members Thursday at the intimate Drinkward Recital Hall in Claremont. Baritone Frank Strnad and pianist Tatiana Thibodeaux took the stage to perform Hugo Wolf’s “Wandern with Wolf,” works by Ottorino Respighi, and David Sisco’s “Missed Connections.” “I just love to come... 

Open mic performers open hearts

Open mic performers open hearts
Snaps and applause filled the Dailey Theater Tuesday, February 17 during the “What is Love?” Open Mic Night presented by University of La Verne’s Slam Poetry team. Audience members were given the opportunity to get up to the microphone and perform their own poetry or sing songs to a receptive and encouraging crowd. Junior music major, Christian Garay, and sophomore history major, Patrick Swart,... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Women’s Tennis, Feb. 15 La Verne – 5 Linfield – 4 Men’s Basketball, Feb. 17 La Verne – 69 Caltech – 70 Women’s Basketball, Feb. 18 La Verne – 58 Caltech – 59 Schedule Friday Swimming and diving, SCIAC Championships @ Commerce, California, 9 a.m. Baseball @ Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 2:30 p.m. Saturday Track and field @ Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers, 10 a.m. Baseball vs.... 

City reduces 3-hour parking

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer After a parking study last summer, the city of La Verne reduced the legal limit for many of the timed parking spaces surrounding the ULV campus – to bolster downtown businesses. A city committee decided to adjust 179 parking spaces along Bonita Avenue, and B, D and E streets to reduce the traffic in downtown La Verne. One hundred and twenty-two spaces, which previously... 

Kingsmen put Leopards in check

Kingsmen put Leopards in check
La Verne sophomore guard Khaneal Mason attempts a layup against Cal Lutheran junior guard Lanaki Apele late in the second half Tuesday. The Leopards were within three, but were defeated by the Kingsmen, 71–64./ photo by Daniel Torres Sierra Dasher Staff Writer The men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss, 71-64, against Cal Lutheran Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court. La Verne started the game... 

Softball silences Puget Sound

Softball silences Puget Sound
With bases loaded and two outs, La Verne sophomore first baseman Alexis Schiff hits a pop up, as senior second baseman Danielle Vela leads off third base on her way home. Unfortunately for Schiff and Vela, Puget Sound caught the ball to end the fourth inning. Even so, the Leopards defeated the Loggers in the second game of the day, 4-2, at Campus West. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

Clubs welcome the new semester

Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer Campus club representatives and students gathered for the spring club fair in the South Quad on Feb. 4 to welcome the start of a new semester. “Welcome to the Jungle” was the theme of club fair, going off of Campus Activities Board’s theme for the welcome back week. Students started many new clubs for the new semester, including Thirst Club and Leo Nation. Thirst... 

Kwon examines income inequality

Kwon examines income inequality
Roy Kwon, assistant professor of sociology, lectures on his ideas of how politics and political inactivity has shaped economic outcomes. At the Feb. 9 lecture, he also shared his ideas on how political polarization in the Senate affects how Congress performs as a whole. Kwon earned his doctorate in sociology from University of California Riverside in 2011. His research interests are political economy,... 
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