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Debate team is top-ranked

Lauren Harchut Staff Writer After being judged by lawyers and political members, the ULV debate team took home a satisfying win at Politicon Oct. 9 and Oct. 10 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Politicon is a non-partisan Comic-Con style event for politics and entertainment with multiple events such as panels, debates, screenings, music performances and more. The debate team also attended the... 

Resident assistants keep student morale high

Resident Aundria Gregg reads a children’s book she donated with Vista R.A. Megan Wammack at an R.A. program in the Vista lounge Sept. 23. Students participated in a book drive for children, learned about the Academic Success Center from a tutor, and bowled for a free acai bowl from Bowl of Heaven. / photo by Sarah Vander Zon Lauren Harchut Staff Writer Once again the University has selected a group... 

Faculty lecture quiets the stigma on silence

Faculty lecture quiets the stigma on silence
Responding to a question about the importance of using silence as a tool for success in negotiations, Assistant Professor of Management Yeri Cho presents a faculty lecture Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. Cho explained her research process and how she gathered her data to come to the hypothesis that silence can be used as an advantage in any discussion. She said silence adds a sense of validity... 

Lockers open for commuters

Lauren Harchut Staff Writer After a request from a student survey, the University has installed lockers for commuting students in the Athletics Pavilion to store their daily belongings. The idea of the installation came about after the news of the University closing down the main parking lot surfaced. “Last year, a survey went out and the results showed that students wanted lockers,” Associated... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Women’s Soccer, Oct. 21 La Verne – 2 Chapman– 0 Men’s Water Polo, Oct. 21 La Verne – 11 Caltech– 8 Men’s Soccer, Oct. 19 La Verne – 3 Pomona-Pitzer – 2 Schedule Friday Volleyball @ Chapman, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Women’s soccer @ Pomona-Pitzer, 11 a.m. Men’s water polo @ Cal Lutheran, 11 a.m. Volleyball vs. Redlands, 6 p.m. Men’s soccer vs. Caltech, 7 p.m. Football... 

Pumpkins spice up local park for Halloween

Pumpkins spice up local park for Halloween
West Covina High School junior Tristan Villar stocks pumpkins at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch at Heritage Park in La Verne. Since 1989, the La Verne Heritage Foundation has presented the annual pumpkin patch. Heritage Park is located east of Wheeler Avenue on Via De Mansion. The pumpkin patch is open weekdays, 4 – 8 p.m., and weekends, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., until Oct. 30. / photo by Noel Cabrera Arielle... 

Roaches close Starbucks

Earlier this month one of La Verne’s local Starbucks had its health permit suspended for a week after the Los Angeles County Public Health Services came across a cockroach infestation during an inspection. The Starbucks in question is at 1181 Foothill Blvd., located in the Gateway Pointe shopping center. The inspection took place on Sept. 30 and the coffee shop was shut down immediately. The coffee... 

‘Chalk Boy’ casts dark light on teen issues

‘Chalk Boy’ casts dark light on teen issues
Penny (senior theater major Chase Montano) and Breanna (senior theater major Shelby Liburd) try to deal with the chaotic aftermath of a classmate’s disappearance in the Oct. 9 performance of “The Chalk Boy” in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. Written by playwright Joshua Conkel, the story centers around the mystery of a missing teenager, Jeff Chalk, and features witchcraft, kidnapping and drug... 

Homecoming bewitches La Verne

Senior psychology and pre-med major and vice president of Helping Hands Ashley Larae uses a handmade broomstick as a fishing pole with a powdered donut for bait, as Vikki Calderon attempts to catch the donut using her mouth in less than 30 seconds. Helping Hands had a booth at the Harry Potter-themed Homecoming street fair in the Ravenclaw house section. This is a new club on campus and open to any... 

Volleyball splits at Leo Invitational

Volleyball splits at Leo Invitational
La Verne freshman outside hitter Delaney Lynch prepares to spike the ball against UC Santa Cruz outside hitter Tatum Novitsky as junior middle blocker Kelsi Robinson, freshman libero Kristen Sanchez and freshman setter Madison Hickey watch in the second set Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court. The Leopards ultimately squished the Banana Slugs, 3-0, in game one of the Leopard Invitational. Later that... 
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