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Chorale to host show

Carly Hill Arts Editor The University of La Verne Chorale and Chamber singers will host a holiday concert, “A Musical Gift: A Christmas Collage,” for the community at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the La Verne Church of the Brethren. Choir director James Calhoun, assistant professor of music, will lead the groups in holiday songs and carols for the season. The concert will feature Adjunct Instructor of Music... 

Movie Review: Disney let’s its hair down with ‘Tangled’

Carly Hill Arts Editor When I became a teenager, I took my mind off of princess movies. Once I could finally see PG-13 movies, Cinderella and Snow White were child’s play for me, and when I could see R-rated movies, it was all downhill from there. But there is one movie that can make teenagers rush to the movies quicker than a brand new Harry Potter picture: “Tangled.” The new film from the Disney... 

LV students feel the strain of unemployment

Carly Hill Arts Editor Students at the University of La Verne often choose to jump start their working careers early by picking up a part-time job during school in order to pay bills or for some extra cash. “It’s good to have money to spend to buy what I want,” Christian Leon, junior chemistry major, said. Leon has been working at a grocery store for four years. He was hired on in the holiday... 

ULV places high at RA conference

Carly Hill Arts Editor La Verne’s Resident Assistants attended the Southern Resi­dential Activities Programming Conference last month at UC Riverside. At the conference the students presented philanthropy projects that they have been working on since the start of the school year. ULV’s RA’s donated goods to Operation Safe House, a home that houses teenagers and young children, ages 12 to 17,... 

Alan Hernandez is a role model on and off campus

Alan Hernandez is a role model on and off campus
Alan Hernandez, who is working on his master’s degree in leadership and management, is a frequent participant in school events and organizations. He also serves as assistant hall coordinator in the Office of Student Housing and Residential Education. Hernandez is a favorite at new and prospective student events, which allow him to lend advice to those who are new to the University. Hernandez says... 

Theater Review: Actors spill emotion, blood in ‘Sport of My Mad Mother’

Carly Hill Arts Editor For the latest production from the theater department, Pomona street gangs invaded the ULV campus, running wild within Dailey Theatre. The play, “The Sport of My Mad Mother,” is comparable to the 1980s film “Sixteen Candles,” if you add blood, guns and death with a gothic twist. Before the show even begins, viewers can already tell they are in for a surprise. Seats... 

Key theft creates security risk

Carly Hill Arts Editor Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer The apparent theft of a set of master keys to the University’s residence halls, and other campus facilities, has led to a security breach that has so far cost the University $7,000, and will ultimately cost much more. Last Friday afternoon Facilities Management staff members noticed that a set of sub-master keys was missing from their department office. At... 

‘Mad Mother’ engages viewers

‘Mad Mother’ engages viewers
Gang leader Greta, played by Stephanie Aguilar, intimidates her fellow gang members Cone and Fak, played by Danny Bride and Raymond Del Rio. “The Sport of My Mad Mother “ takes place in an abandoned and crumbling theater in a run down and crime-ridden neighborhood. The play has an unconventional set, where audience members sit onstage below draped nets. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Carly Hill Arts... 

Dan Sperry startles ULV students

Dan Sperry startles ULV students
Magician Dan Sperry and audience assistant Michelle Bedolla, a student at La Verne, started the show with a shocking and dark performance of magic. Sperry, a finalist on the “America’s Got Talent” television show, defied reality in front of a full house at the Campus Center on Monday as part of the University’s Halloweek events during the week leading up to Halloween. / photo by Scott Mirmanian Carly... 

Commentary: Proposition 19 has major flaws

<i>Commentary</i>: Proposition 19 has major flaws
Carly Hill, Arts Editor The smell of marijuana is in the air, or at least the proposal of it, due to hit voter ballots next week. Whether or not the law passes, proponents and opponents are agreeing on one thing: the bill is flawed. The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, backed by prominent marijuana activist Richard Lee, an Oaksterdam horticulture teacher, may have started off with good... 
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