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New editors set goals, plans

New editors set goals, plans
Natalie Veissalov and Kevin Garrity will begin their roles as La Verne Magazine editor in chief and Campus Times editor in chief, respectively, next spring. Veissalov is the current editor in chief of the Campus Times while Garrity serves as managing editor. photo by/ Rafael Anguiano Charlie Neff Staff Writer In anticipation of the spring semester, communications department faculty have selected... 

Black Friday bargains draw crowds, chaos

Charlie Neff Staff Writer Every year, the Friday after Thanksgiving attracts masses of people to malls and department stores around the country, during the blackness of predawn morning. Of course the term “Black Friday” actually refers to the stores’ eagerly anticipated profits and not the color of the sky when the biggest bargains are found. Deal-seeking shoppers come out in droves and help... 

Panthers survive Leopard scare, 17-14

Panthers survive Leopard scare, 17-14
The football team finishes a winless 2009 season. Freshman running back Eric Brown weaves around Chapman defensive lineman Willie Tobbins during the first half of Saturday’s game. Although Brown’s evasion may have succeeded, the team as a whole did not, losing the game, 17-14. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Charlie Neff, Staff Writer Dan Sayles, Sports Editor The football team tried its hardest to... 

University Advancement office showcases student art

Charlie Neff Staff Writer Ashley Contreras, a studio art major, was recently selected to have her student project series displayed in the University Advancement lobby. Contreras produced her student project series during an advanced painting class last spring when she used photography as a base to form a painting. Contreras created five paintings during the project, each displaying silhouettes of power... 

'Blood Wedding' evokes passions

The theater department’s production of the Lorca classic is superb Charlie Neff Staff Writer The theater arts department debuted Federico Garcia Lorca’s challenging play “Bodas de Sangre,” or “Blood Wedding,” last weekend, and the production was explosive. The production continues this weekend with performances tonight and Saturday and a matinee Sunday. After just the first few moments... 

Commentary: Costume shopping shouldn't be scary

Charlie Neff Staff Writer With Halloween around the corner, many students are looking to find the perfect costume. Hopefully this will serve as a guide for those students struggling with costume decisions. One can’t underestimate the importance on Halloween of looking good, having the freshest costume and showing a little creativity as well. The Disney classics seem to be a huge hit this year with... 
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Pumpkin patch features petting zoo, family fun

Pumpkin patch features petting zoo, family fun
The La Verne Heritage Foundation, dedicated to preserving the history of La Verne, opened its annual pumpkin patch at Heritage Park on Oct. 10. One-year-old Bryce Diley carefully selects his pumpkin from the hundreds of all shapes and sizes. The patch also features a petting zoo and hay rides. The pumpkin patch will be open every day until Oct. 30. / photo by Christopher Guzman Charlie Neff Staff... 

Restaurant Review: At The Press, wholesome food meets ambiance

Charlie Neff Staff Writer The Press Restaurant’s healthy, hearty meals put grandma’s cooking to shame with a variety of delicious options. The Press is a little hole in the wall, located in downtown Claremont. But don’t let its modest exterior fool you. The Press is a classy joint. At first glance from the outside, one would expect the restaurant to be small. Upon entrance, you quickly realize... 

Men's soccer gets 1-0 victory against Poets

Men's soccer gets 1-0 victory against Poets
The Leopards’ strong defense shuts out Whittier. La Verne defender Kevin Parada steals the ball from Whittier forward Srdan Jovanovic in 103-degree heat on Ben Hines Field during the first half Sept. 23. La Verne spellchecked the Poets, 1-0, with a goal made by forward Nahavi Mendoza with 19 minutes left in the second half. The Leopards play at home against the Cal Lutheran Kingsmen at 11 a.m.... 

Taking a walk on the abstract side

Community art work is displayed at the monthly Pomona Arts Colony Art Walk. Charlie Neff Staff Writer The Pomona Arts Colony Art Walk was held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sept. 26 in Metro Pomona, attracting many artists and potential buyers. Over 25 local galleries stayed open past their normal hours to portray artwork by the various artists included in the Art Walk. Each gallery had a different theme,... 
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