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Organ trio merges personal styles

Organ trio merges personal styles
Gayle Serdan performs “Svoogaloo” as part of the Gayle Serdan Organ Trio on Dec. 2 in the Morgan Auditorium with Seth Greenberg on guitar and Mike Bennett on drums. In addition to teaching at ULV, Serdan also teaches piano and music appreciation at Etiwanda High School. / photo by Warren Bessant Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor The University of La Verne community and an array of guests... 

Issues persist with lab fee system

Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor Departments in the College of Arts and Sciences are struggling to balance the rate at which lab fees are spent and the amount of upgrades needed to keep its technology up to date. In addition to tuition, some classes have lab fees, requiring each student in the class to pay between $50 and $100 or more to keep up with the equipment demands of the class. Once... 

Poetry club recruits inspired writers

Poetry club recruits inspired writers
The new Poetry Club held its first meeting Nov. 15. Club members Myron Woods, Miguel Martinez, Andrea Guerra, Shannon Garcia, president Eric Espinoza and adviser John Bartlet discussed plans and ideas for club activities, including a poetry slam and promoting the club. / photo by Danielle Navarro Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor The beauty of the written word is being recognized with the establishment... 

Photographs document evolving structures

Photographs document evolving structures
  President Devorah Lieberman was one of the guests at the Carlson Gallery reception for Tavo Olmos’ “Memory Space” exhibition Nov. 3. Olmos talked with students and faculty about his pictures, which feature buildings and structures before they were torn down or remodeled. / photo by Danielle Navarro Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor The final memories of buildings that are gone have... 

Graduation time frames remain small at ULV

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer To the dismay of tuition payers everywhere, the traditional four-year bachelor’s degree is more commonly becoming a five-year degree as students take longer to complete their education. The cause of the extension of time spent in school is a mix of students working while in college, overcrowding at state universities, and the desire to obtain multiple degrees. According... 

Diwali highlights Indian culture

From Staff Reports The newly formed Indian Cultural Association turned the Campus Center ballroom into a heavenly place of light as members celebrated Diwali, on Tuesday. “Many people have Diwali parties around this time and it makes sense to celebrate as a school and a club so we can show we are active,” Aksheta Verma, president of the ICA said. “Since there are very few Indian students, this... 

Leopards fight with Stags in close water polo loss

Christian Orozco Staff Writer The men’s water polo almost pulled off the upset on Wednesday against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, but fell short, losing to the Stags 12-9. The Stags are currently tied for the top spot in the Southern California Intercollegiate Conference with a record of 5-1. “They are one of the best in our conference and it was great to see that we can go out and compete with one of... 

Friday screenings revisit past ages of music

Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor Every Friday at 1 p.m. the Morgan Auditorium is turned into a time capsule that, when opened, transports you back in time with music from every era. Music Movie Fridays, started on Oct. 14, gives audiences a chance to watch movies that take viewers back to a time when music altered cultures. “I wanted to bring people into the auditorium that might not have... 

Happenings

Yoko Ono Exhibit “Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s Year of Peace” exhibition will open Monday in the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibition focuses on the ideals of peace and love, and follows the work of Yoko Ono and John Lennon as solo artists, as a couple in the 1960s. It also includes a selection of Ono’s recent avant-garde art. For more information contact Dion Johnson at djohnson@laverne.edu... 

Leopards enjoy Homecoming triumph over Chapman, 30-21

Leopards enjoy Homecoming triumph over Chapman, 30-21
During the third quarter of the Homecoming game Saturday against Chapman, senior wide receiver Cedric Ho (No. 2) drops the ball in the end zone after being tackled by Chapman defensive back Cameron Cutter. The Leopards clawed their way through the game to beat the Panthers 30-21, halting the visitors’ three game winning streak. / photo by Cameron Barr Kevin Parada Staff Writer  Homecoming for the... 
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