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Garcia, Weaver explore science of aging

Garcia, Weaver explore science of aging
Jerome Garcia and his research partner, Kathleen Weaver, shared their research in a presentation titled “Modification/Mutation of Mitochondrial DNA: Implications for Aging and Age-Related Disease” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Garcia spoke about free radicals, how they affect the cellular structure of humans and their involvement in a variety of diseases. / photo by Allison Lavelle Grady... 

‘The Screens’ offers an abstract view of war

'The Screens' offers an abstract view of war
In this scene from “The Screens,” Mother and Madani, portrayed by sophomore Stephanie Aguilar and junior Kevin Ray, try to talk to the dead. The play, written by Jean Genet and directed by Georgij Paro and Sean Dillon, was written during Algeria’s struggle for independence from France, and depicts several characters in a reality that is both otherworldly and human. Performances continue at 7:30... 

Happenings

‘The Screens’ The theater department will present the play “The Screens” by Jean Genet at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday, with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday. For reservations call the box office at 909-593-3511, ext. 4386. Mu Phi Epsilon Concert There will be a Mu Phi Epsilon Concert at 7:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. The concert will feature vocal performances and instrumental... 

La Verne, Phi Delta Theta fraternity host ALS walk

La Verne, Phi Delta Theta fraternity host ALS walk
Kyle Mitchell walks with his family on Sunday to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It was his fourth year participating in this event. Mitchell’s grandmother, Arlene Salas, died two years ago from the disease. / photo by Candice Salazar Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer People of all ages gathered on Sunday at the University Mall to participate... 

L.A. Times Festival of Books promotes active readers

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer The Los Angeles Times and the University of Southern California celebrated the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, one of the Southland’s most cherished and engaging weekend celebrations, with its 16 anniversary on April 30 and May 1 at USC’s University Park Campus. Angelenos of all ages interested in famous authors, celebrity appearances, speaker panels, superstar... 

Rummage sale proceeds benefit foundation

Rummage sale proceeds benefit foundation
Michelle Isaksea of Pomona and her dog, Mama, stop by the Campus Activities Board’s campus and community-wide rummage sale on Saturday to take a look at the items for sale. Proceeds from the rummage sale went to the Dream Foundation. / photo by Allison Lavelle Jesse Evans Staff Writer Campus Activities Board hosted a campus-wide rummage sale on Saturday to raise money for the Dream Foundation and... 

Alumni return for a night of music

Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor The University of La Verne welcomed back its alumni for the third annual alumni recital hosted by the Department of Music at 7:30 p.m. last Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. The concert offered a mix of classical and musical theater pieces to entertain an audience of nearly 50 people. “The reason we are doing this recital is to celebrate the opening of the new auditorium,”... 

Administrators: hear our cries

The University of La Verne has been filled with the spirit of protest throughout April, when a sit-in protest to the tearing down of Ben Hines Field on April 12 brought students and faculty together for a cause that mattered. Students have also begun to protest the housing department’s decision to make dorms available on a first-come, first served basis. With plans to increase traditional undergraduate... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I couldn’t agree more with the editorial comments opposing the removal of Ben Hines Field for a parking lot (“Field of broken dreams,” April 22). Many family members, players, parents and fans literally carried rocks and other important tasks of that area to make the present field that has existed for more than 40 years. This will make ULV the only SCIAC college without a field on... 

Cool Cruise show draws classic cars downtown

Cool Cruise show draws classic cars downtown
Garey and Maryanne Hummel kick off their boots and relax during the Cool Cruise Car Show in old town La Verne on Saturday. The Hummels, who have been married and riding for more than 30 years, own a motorcycle and have participated in many car shows. / photo by Candice Salazar Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer Downtown La Verne is generally a quiet place for a weekend stroll. But this was not the case... 
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