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Students’ personal electronics stolen

Between 1:08 p.m. and 1:31 p.m. on Thursday, Campus Safety received calls reporting stolen electronics from the Athletic Pavilion and Stu-Han dormitory. According to responding Officer J. Varrios, electronics were stolen out of the lockers that were left unlocked. Two residents across campus also had personal items stolen. Freshman Vicky Campos said she locked her room in Stu-Han when she left for... 

Sexuality is not a bandwagon

Sexuality is not a bandwagon
Christina Collins Burton, Editor in Chief With the amount of vulgarity that families are exposed to on a daily basis in the United States. I can understand that there are entire groups devoted to protecting the family environment. I salute these groups when they find a cause they can get behind that helps families come closer and stops their breaking apart. In the case of the organization One Million... 

Movie Review: ‘The Woman in Black’ takes old horror back

Christina Collins Burton Editor in Chief Following the final Harry Potter movie and a Broadway show, Daniel Radcliffe reappears on the big screen as Arthur Kipps in “The Woman in Black.” Advertised as a horror flick that needed to be watched in a group, the film did very little to meet the standards set by modern horror films but worked well with its PG-13 rating. The film had the same feel as... 

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... 

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... 

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... 

Commentary: Empty plots butcher modern horror

<i>Commentary</i>: Empty plots butcher modern horror
Christina Collins Burton, Managing Editor It is Halloween, a time I usually like to celebrate by going to see the latest installment of a horror movie franchise that studios love to beat to death. This year it will be “Paranormal Activity 3,” which I have very little hope for. Last year it was the final “Saw” film, which only confused me and made me very angry with the Jigsaw legacy. I am beginning... 
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