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Pomona-Pitzer pounces past ULV

Alexandra de Leon Staff Writer The La Verne women’s soccer team fell short to the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens, 3-1, Wednesday at Ortmayer Stadium. La Verne is now 5-3-1 overall and 3-2 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Leopards were in first place going into the game, but head coach Lauryn Pehanich said she had no worries about rankings. “It feels great to be on top,... 

Alumna offers math intervention

Third grader Jayden Finister reviews his number rounding exercise with math intervention teacher Alyssa Lopez Tuesday at Roynon Elementary School. This is Lopez’s first year teaching at Roynon, where she helps third- to fifth-grade students in math. She graduated from the University of La Verne with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies in 2013 and a master’s in education in 2015. / photo by... 

Students run in undies

Kaila Williams Staff Writer Dozens of students raced around campus in their underwear Wednesday night for the Residence Hall Association’s annual Undie Run. Undie runs are popular on other college campuses, but La Verne’s has a philanthropic twist to it – participants donate their clothes to the American Red Cross. The idea is that students donate their clothes, even what they have on their... 

Album Review: Beirut’s ‘No No No’ displays new sound

Arielle Torrez Staff Writer New Mexico based band, Beirut, released its long anticipated album “No No No” Sept. 11. “No No No” is Beirut’s fourth album. The last album “The Rip Tide” was released in 2011, leaving fans eager for new tunes. The band consists of singer Zach Condon, drummer Nick Petree, bassist Paul Collins, trumpeter Kyle Resnick, trombonist Ben Lanz, pianist Aaron Arntz... 

Fair provides art demonstrations

Fair provides art demonstrations
Artist Linda Garcia-Dahle answers questions from guests about her inspirations and process Sunday at the Millard Sheets Art Center at the Los Angeles County Fair. / photo by Gabriel De Alba Arielle Torrez Staff Writer Photography, figured animal heads, landscape portraits, abstract paintings, glass art, cartoon art and paper sculptures filled the Art Classic exhibit at the Los Angeles County Fair. The... 

Volleyball extends win streak to 6

Volleyball extends win streak to 6
La Verne senior outside hitter Brittany Yaxley returns the ball against Chapman sophomore middle blocker Ali Robinson for a point to take an early lead in the third set of the match Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court. After losing a seven-point lead in the first set, the Leopards were able to dominate the Panthers in the next three sets, as they sealed the win, 3-1. With the win, La Verne managed to... 

Leopards Scoreboard

At the Buzzer Men’s Soccer, Sept. 30 La Verne – 3 Caltech – 1 Women’s Soccer, Sept. 30 Pomona-Pitzer – 3 La Verne – 1 Men’s Water Polo, Oct. 1 Fordham – 12 La Verne – 6 Schedule Friday Men’s water polo vs. Cal Baptist, 12:30 p.m. @ Haldeman Pool Men’s water polo vs. Johns Hopkins, 5:30 p.m. @ Haldeman Pool Volleyball vs. Pomona-Pitzer, 7:30 p.m. Saturday Men’s water polo vs.... 

Leopards top nationally-ranked Athenas

Leopards top nationally-ranked Athenas
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps sophomore outside hitter Shelbi Stein scores a kill past La Verne junior outside hitter Cassie Thompson and senior outside hitter Brittany Yaxley. Both teams kept each set close, battling to take the lead and seal the game. The Leopards defeated the No. 9 ranked Athenas, 3-2, Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court. / photo by Noel Cabrera Alexandra de Leon Staff Writer The women’s... 

Youth Network inspires high school students

Youth Network inspires high school students
Adan Chavez speaks to participants at the Fourth Annual Youth Mentoring Action Network Fundraiser held at the Claremont University Consortium Saturday. The fundraiser helps pay for the future tuition of participating high school seniors planning to attend college. The program also provides mentoring services to assist students in their college search and help them meet their goals. After expressing... 

Movie Review: ‘Scorch Trials’ is all flash, no substance

Chris McMahan Staff Writer “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” is a fun, action-packed summer blockbuster that fails to surpass its predecessor or live up to fans’ expectations. The film goes in the same direction as the “Hunger Games” and “Divergent” franchises, as the hero of the film finally realizes it is time for a revolution to take down the evil regime that is in place. The hero... 
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