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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,... 

Quinceañera Expo showcases party options

Erienne Rojas Staff Writer The Quinceañera Expo, held Sunday at the Fairplex in Pomona, was one of the biggest expos of its kind in California featuring more than 100 vendors all under one roof. A quinceañera is a Hispanic and Catholic coming of age celebration, when a girl symbolically becomes a woman at the age of 15. It consists of a church ceremony where the girl makes a commitment to her faith,... 

Meditation relieves student stress

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer While trying to balance school and extracurricular activities, 80 percent of college students find themselves in stressful situations, according to a recent study by the Associated Press. There are a few techniques that can help students focus and succeed in the present moment. “We often have random thoughts constantly going through our mind everyday, and our thoughts... 

Campus Times takes gold for overall excellence

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism awarded the Campus Times a Gold Medal for print and online journalism publication excellence for the 2013-2014 academic year. “It is a tribute to a team effort, and in the last couple of years we’ve had some hard-hitting stories,” said Elizabeth Zwerling, associate professor... 

Tennis stays undefeated

Tennis stays undefeated
Junior Andrea Madrigal returns the ball to Brandeis opponents junior Maya Vasser and freshman Danielle Simms. Madrigal and partner freshman Janae Chinn won the match 8-4. No. 15 La Verne defeated the Judges, 7-2, Saturday at the Claremont Club. / photo by Bailey Maguire  Read More →
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