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Study seeks depression treatment

Study seeks depression treatment
Ryan Harrison answers a question about what determines clinical depression in participants in a study he presented Monday as a part of his lecture titled “Older Adult Depression and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).” Harrison, senior adjunct professor and the director of life and wellness at Hillcrest Homes, spoke lightheartedly despite his serious subject, focusing on complimentary... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At The Buzzer Baseball, March 7 La Verne – 12 Whittier – 5 Softball, March 9 La Verne – 7 Ithaca – 1 Women’s Water Polo, March 11 La Verne – 15 Penn State –Behrend – 2 Schedule Friday Track and field @ Oxy Distance Carnival and Sprints Festival, 10 a.m. Golf, Jekyll Island Invitational @ Pine Lakes, Myrtle Beach, 11 a.m. Baseball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 3 p.m. Saturday Track and field, NCAA... 

City elects new councilman, mayor wins unopposed

Mary Castillo, a volunteer at Lighthouse Baptist Church, helps residents finish casting their ballots for the city of La Verne General Municipal Election on Tuesday. After voters put their ballots into the designated drop box Castillo gave them a receipt and an official “I Voted” sticker. / photo by Sara Flores Chris McMahan Staff Writer Tim Hepburn and Charlie Rosales won the two city council... 

Workshop provides tips for clubs

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Angie Anderson, associate director of student life, covered everything one needs to know about funding a club, from meetings to events, at the spring Club Workshop II presentation Feb. 26 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Anderson spoke about booking vendors, expenses and the required paperwork. “This has been the first year that we’ve mandated (clubs to attend workshops)... 

City council bans new smoke shops

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The La Verne City Council on Monday approved an ordinance that will prohibit new tobacco businesses from opening in the city until January 2016. The ordinance also restricts existing smoke shops, vapor lounges or hookah lounges from expanding, remodeling or relocating within the city. “This came about due to a lot of concerns we had from residents and businesses who express... 

High salt levels affect fish species

High salt levels affect fish species
Instructor of Biology Pablo Weaver explained the differences between the saltwater fish and the freshwater fish of the Limia perugiae species, which vary in size and shape. Weaver and Associate Professor of Biology Jerome Garcia presented “The Evolution in Extreme Environments: The effects of hyper salinity on the physiology of live bearing fish” Monday. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Deonah Cendejas... 

Netflix distracts students from their studies

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Netflix’s popularity is spreading like wildfire on college campuses, specifically the University of La Verne. During an informal survey of 15, ULV students were asked their opinions on Netflix and the reasons for its popularity. The survey showed that 13 students out of 15 currently watch Netflix. “I usually spend about four to five hours a week watching Netflix,”... 

Karate champion strikes humbly

Karate champion strikes humbly
Shahin Jahanvash, sophomore broadcast journalism major, teaches karate classes and works as a manager at Red Dragon Karate in Diamond Bar. Jahanvash is a third degree black belt who competes nationally. The main room of Red Dragon’s studio is covered with a wall of mirrors, allowing students to observe their form during karate practice. / photo by Celine Dehban Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Karate... 

Leopard bats go silent in no hitter

Leopard bats go silent in no hitter
Junior centerfielder Nolan Henley checks a swing Friday in the bottom of the third inning, taking a fourth ball for a walk. Henley was the only Leopards base runner, as La Verne was no-hit by the Redlands Bulldogs and in eight innings, 10-0, at Ben Hines Field. / photo by Celene Vargas Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer Redlands Bulldogs freshman pitcher Felix Minjarez threw a no hitter against the Leopards,... 

Leopard Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Softball, Feb. 28 La Verne – 2 Redlands – 11 Baseball, Feb. 28 La Verne – 10 Redlands – 6 Men’s Golf, March 3 8th – 906 Schedule Friday Women’s water polo vs. Caltech @ Claremont Convergence Tournament, 10 a.m. Baseball @ Whittier, 2:30 p.m. Women’s water polo vs. Sonoma State @ Claremont Convergence Tournament, 3:20 p.m. Saturday Track and field, SCIAC Multi-Dual 1,... 
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