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First Generation group assists new students

Christina Collins Burton Staff Writer Alysia Arriola, freshmen biology major, has attended all the meetings of the new First Generation Club on campus. She has had the opportunity to connect with her mentor through e-mail as the first generation program moves forward with its matching. This year, the program has undergone some major changes in order to offer a wide range of topics for students to gain... 

Students give hope to sick children

Students give hope to sick children
Freshman business administration major Christopher Pulu volunteered to make bracelets on Monday for CAB’s “Bracelet Making for Children with Down Syndrome.” Each bracelet was made with letter beads, creating encouraging words, such as laugh, life and faith. CAB invited volunteers to the philanthropic event outside the Campus Center. Blue and yellow ribbon pins were handed out at the event to... 

Musicians honor Gandhi

Musicians honor Gandhi
The Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum serves as a concert hall for Devashish Dey, on vocals, and Nandini Majumdar, on tampura, a guitar-like string instrument. Students at Claremont McKenna College held a reception and heard traditional Indian music in honor of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday. This visit marks the first visit to the United States for the group which consist of Dey, Majumdar, and Hemant Ekbote... 

Alumni return for evening of music

Alumni return for evening of music
Melissa Stahly, soprano, sings “Donde Lieta,” with Eunyong Sohng playing piano, in the University Chapel for the Music Department Alumni Recital. Stahly, who completed her bachelor’s degree in music at La Verne, has performed in many choirs and has also performed in the opera “The Medium.” Sohng graduated from La Verne as a major with an emphasis in piano and works as a music tutor for... 

Students honor Muslim holiday

Students honor Muslim holiday
Zakaria Alyami of the Saudi Student Association greets Philip Hofer at the Eid al-Fitr celebration Sept. 22 in the Campus Center. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, a month long fast from dawn until sunset for Muslims. The Saudi Student Association and Muslim Student Association invited people from all walks of life to join and learn about the traditions of Muslims and their holiday with educational... 

Kids show off art talent at Los Angeles County Fair

Kids show off art talent at Los Angeles County Fair
Harry Fuqua, 4, enjoys one of the many activities offered at the America’s Kids “A Time Long Ago” exhibit at the Los Angeles County Fair on Sept. 17. The overall theme for the pavilion is set in Medieval times where children can dress as knights, learn about and build their own castles and practice archery. Also on display is local grade school art. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Christina Collins... 

Pirates host orientation carnival

Pirates host orientation carnival
The temperature topped 100 degrees Friday for the Leopards of the Caribbean Carnival held in Ortmayer Stadium. Matt Johnson, Brandon Sankey and Joseph Valenzuela all did their best in the watermelon-eating contest, sponsored by the Office of Student Life. The carnival included kettle corn, cotton candy and activities such as water tag, spin art and a pirate ship slide. / photo by Jakeh Landrum ... 
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