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At the Buzzer Tennis, April 18 La Verne – 9 Whittier– 0 Softball, April 18 La Verne – 11 Whittier– 8 Baseball, April 22 La Verne – 3 Caltech – 1 Schedule Friday Women’s water polo vs. Whittier @ Pomona-Pitzer, 4 p.m. Softball @ Redlands, 2 p.m. Softball @ Redlands, 4 p.m. Saturday Track & field, UC San Diego Invitational, 10 a.m. Softball vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, noon Softball... 

Kaminsky recites poetry

Ilya Kaminsky, a poet and translator of poetry, recites and explains multiple Russian poems at the Poetry and Translation event April 17 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Kamisky, originally from Odessa, Ukraine, currently lives in San Diego and teaches English and comparative literature at San Diego State University. The Poetry and Translation event was April 15 to 17 in the Campus Center Ballroom. /... 

‘Spotlighting’ future freshmen

‘Spotlighting’ future freshmen
Stephan Friedland, a senior at Fusion Academy High School, breaks the ice by playing ninja with sophomore photography major Megan Peralez Saturday during Spotlight Weekend. Spotlight showcases the University of La Verne to recently admitted students and their families as students are in the process of making their final college selection. Prospective Leos participate in a club fair, an overnight dorm... 

Pre Law Society makes a comeback

Pre Law Society makes a comeback
Political science major Jacob Parga signs up for the ULV Pre Law Society club on March 11. Pre Law Society President Cassie Holloway, senior public relations major and Vice President Mark Jebbia, senior economics major, encouraged classmates to sign up. The club wil host speaker events focused on law school and the legal profession. / photo by Michelle Leon Sierra Dasher Staff Writer The Pre Law... 

Fiamma Naturals embraces sustainability

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Fiamma Naturals began as a candle company in the kitchen of a Claremont home, and while it has been nearly eight years, the business continues its endeavor to remain eco-friendly with its soy candles and all-natural spa products. Amy Massie, owner of Fiamma Naturals, initially began pouring soy candles, and later launched a line of spa products made with essential oils. “I... 

Golfers take second place at Los Serranos tournament

Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer The golf team finished in second place in the second Southern California Intercol­legiate Athletic Conference tournament Saturday and Sunday at Los Serranos Country Club. The team is second in SCIAC and 19th nationally in NCAA Division III. The Leopards pulled in second both days of the tournament, trailing No. 1 Redlands with a combined score of 286 for the first... 

Zhao tells stories with piano

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Sundays at the Morgan this month featured the La Verne Artist-in-Residence Grace Zhao. She performed a solo piano concert with six sets of pieces composed by Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and more Friday in Morgan Auditorium. “I thought her set list was really cool, to transition from Baroque to Romantic music to modern, it was like a historical timeline,” said freshman... 

Diversity finds ‘Common Ground’

Diversity finds ‘Common Ground’
Vanessa Oceguera, Common Ground Club member, was in charge of correcting the Interfaith Quiz at the Better Together Day event in Sneaky Park Tuesday. Everyone was welcome to take to the quiz. Three correct answers earned a free t-shirt. The event, publicized by Zandra Wagoner, university chaplain, is a national day celebrated at college campuses around the United States. / photo by Sara Flores Sierra... 

LineVernapalooza

Students wait in line Wednesday morning for LaVernapalooza concert tickets for rapper 2Chainz. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Fox Theater in Pomona, and doors open at 7 p.m. The ticket line extended from the Campus Center to Fasnacht Court to get a limited number of pit tickets. Complementary T-shirts were also given out with the free tickets. / photo by Michelle Leon  Read More →

Senior project inspires women’s empowerment

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Breast cancer awareness, women empowerment and slam poetry were mixed into one event as Cendy Linares, senior communications major, teamed up with Shades of Essence for Café Power Night in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday. The event started with approximately 10 people there, mingling with vendors, eating and viewing informational pamphlets at the pink tables in... 
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