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Friday screenings revisit past ages of music

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.

Leopards enjoy Homecoming triumph over Chapman, 30-21

Leopards enjoy Homecoming triumph over Chapman, 30-21

Homecoming for the football team Saturday was very welcoming as the Leopards walked away with a convincing 30-21 victory over Chapman.

Let’s keep La Verne beautiful

Let’s keep La Verne beautiful

For the inauguration of President Devorah Lieberman the campus was scrubbed until even the trees around La Verne seemed to shine.

Slow start dooms water polo in Hens’ house

The men’s water polo team fell short of a victory on Wednesday on the road against Pomona-Pitzer with a 17-8 loss.

Scaring costumes out of schools

Halloween costumes are traditionally modeled after supernatural figures such as monsters, ghosts, skeletons, witches and devils. Over time, the costume selection extended to include popular characters from fiction, celebrities and universal archetypes such as samurais and princesses.

Optional SAT a good first step

The University of California freshman admissions requirements are finally taking baby steps in the right direction by not requiring the SAT subject tests as necessary for admission by many UCs.

Commentary: Empty plots butcher modern horror

<i>Commentary</i>: Empty plots butcher modern horror

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.

Vampires drain the market as supernatural themes invade popular culture

Halloween is a time of ghosts, scares and the paranormal to come to the front of everyone’s mind and surround themselves with the unknown world of the supernatural.

Women awarded for peace

On Oct. 7 the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the first-ever shared Nobel Peace Prize awarded to three women. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman are this year’s winners.

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