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City makes University pay for new traffic lights

Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer The University of La Verne funded two left turn signals on the corner of D Street and Arrow Highway, which went into service last month. The traffic light cost the University $75,000, and came out of the Vista La Verne budget. The traffic light had to be placed in order for ULV to be able to build Vista La Verne. “We submitted a traffic study saying that we thought the intersections... 

Mediterranean culture comes through music

Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer Enzo Fina and Roberto Catalano performed songs about Italian tradition and culture using exotic instruments to an intimate crowd Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. The Mediterranean sounds were part of the duo’s “Musi­cantinca: Music and Culture from Mediterranean Italy” concert. Some of the instruments they used were guitar, mandolin, jaw’s harp, bells, shakers and tambourine. Fina... 

Schuster brings focus on international justice

Schuster brings focus on international justice
Marina Schuster, a member of the German Parliament, spoke on “Human Rights and International Justice: A Common U.S.-European Agenda?” Wednesday in the Campus Center. Schuster is a leader in foreign policy and human rights. Her lecture was presented by the Benazir Bhutto and Ahmed Ispahani International Lectureship, and the International Studies Institute. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Clo Hidalgo Staff... 

Art of the past returns to Harris Gallery

Art of the past returns to Harris Gallery
Sophomore Jake Simpson enjoys a piece of art while junior Danielle Zamora and senior Daniel Sillas mingle at the reception for “Campus: Selections from the La Verne Art Collection” that was held on Tuesday in Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit features several artists’ work that was curated and organized by Dion Johnson, the Director of University Art Galleries. “Campus,” which opened on April... 

Leos hosts debate championships

Leos hosts debate championships
Speaking with extreme opposition on the issue of a woman’s right to an abortion, Ben Kornfeld and teammate Samuel Ward-Parker argue their way to the winner’s seat Sunday at the United States Universities British Parliamentary National Debating Champion­ships. The team from Yale University was named champion after the final round in Morgan Auditorium. More than 160 schools visited the University... 

Dark side revealed in student plays

Dark side revealed in student plays
Written and performed by Teresa Yslas Beardsley, “Mademoiselle X: Ourselves in Disguise,” is a one-woman show that displayed Beardsley’s acting talent in the form of several different characters. The main character was a French woman who told stories of different people she had met throughout her life, including a doorman, a homeless man, a Texas drunk and an Occupy Los Angeles protester. / photo... 

Dancing to diversity’s beat

Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer The Latino Student Forum and Black Student Union had its third annual “Two Beats, One Rhythm” event on March 28 at the Campus Center, where both cultures came together as one. For the past three years, LSF and BSU have collaborated to bring an event where students learn about the Latin and African American culture. Rosana Chavez, president of LSF, said LSF and BSU got together... 

Original pieces highlight weeklong Pianofest

Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer The University of La Verne hosted its first Pianofest concert series for a week in Morgan Auditorium where a number of pianists performed on different days. The first concert began on March 11 with Reed Gratz and Gayle Serdan of ULV performing together on two different pianos. Gratz’s piano had its hood up and Serdan’s hood was down because he said it created a better sound... 

Laureate speaks out for poetic truth

Laureate speaks out for poetic truth
Al Young presented the honors lecture, “Can Poetry Save the World?” on Tuesday. He read from his book, “Something About the Blues,” about politics and other topics. / photo by Hunter Cole Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer California Poet Laureate Al Young gave a lecture titled “Can Poetry Save our Planet?” in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday. Noelle Cozbar, president of the Honor’s Club, introduced... 

Vibrant art animates Campus Center

Vibrant art animates Campus Center
Lindsey Foster, junior communications major, and Kyaundra Davis, sophomore movement and sport science major, admire the art piece titled “Easy Rider.” The painting is part of “Colorforms,” a solo art exhibition of recent work by Los Angeles based artist, Megan Madzoeff. The exhibit will be displayed in the West Gallery, on the second floor of the Campus Center, though April 19. / photo by Kelley... 
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