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Guitar group hits the right chords

Guitar group hits the right chords
Teresa Piccirillo, a sophomore liberal studies major, and the rest of the La Verne Guitar Ensemble perform the song “Spring,” composed by senior music major Angie Osorio, Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. Adjunct Professor of Music Michael Ryan directed the performance that showcased the pieces students learned and prepared during the semester. / photo by Ryan Gann Christian Garay Staff Writer Showcasing... 

Nutrition lecture teaches diet to fight cancer

The Cancer Care Center in Pomona held a presentation about cancer fighting foods and how to take care of your body. The presentation was held May 9 and given by registered dietian Nancee Renee Perez. Those in attendance included cancer survivors, newly diagnosed patients and those interested in learning more about helping prevent the disease. “I developed an early interest in healthy eating and exercise... 

Leopards clinch spot in SCIAC tournament

Leopards clinch spot in SCIAC tournament
Junior communications major Candice Nuñez went to bat at the bottom of the second inning against Pomona-Pitzer, where she hit a single. La Verne won both games in their double-header home game at Wheeler Park on April 19, trouncing the Sagehens on their senior day. / photo by Stephanie Ball Christian Garay Staff Writer The softball team earned its spot in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic... 

Mu Phi crowns Navarro 2013 LV Idol winner

Christian Garay Staff Writer Mu Phi Epsilon concluded its third annual La Verne Idol competition Thursday night naming freshman Alyssa Navarro winner. At the beginning of the night there were five finalists joining Navarro – junior theatre major Sierra Taylor, freshman biology major Sarah Alonzo, junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro and freshman music and behavioral science major Bradlee... 

Club blossoms with seasonal festival

Club blossoms with seasonal festival
Sophomore psychology major Cory Campos, senior international business major Erica Lozano and sophomore computer science major Eldric Rabago inform students about Japanese traditions at the Cherry Blossom Festival on Tuesday in Sneaky Park. / photo by Ryan Gann Christian Garay Staff Writer The Japanese Culture Club hosted its first Cherry Blossom Festival at Sneaky Park to celebrate the coming of spring... 

Swap meet brings antiques and oddities to LV

Christian Garay Staff Writer  Sunday George Cross & Sons Inc. sponsored the annual Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show at the Fairplex. Holding up to seven events per year, this event contains over 2,500 vendors selling rare car parts and accessories along with a wide variety of other items. Veteran swap meet vendor Mae Batto has been selling novelty items since 1991. “I sell anything I can... 

Former police chief joins campus safety team

Former police chief joins campus safety team
Stanley Skipworth is La Verne’s new director of campus safety and transportation. Among his priorities is to fix the parking situation. When not at work, he spends time with his eight children, enjoys traveling the United States and is a fan of the Beatles. He is the former police chief for Cal State Long Beach. / photo by Chelsea Knight Christian Garay Staff Writer In January the University of La... 
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