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Gay athletes find ‘Fearless’ way to speak up

Christian Orozco Sports Writer Students and student athletes filled Villalobos Hall at Whittier College on Tuesday to hear Jeff Sheng, the creator of “Fearless,” speak. Sheng’s “Fearless” is a photography and video project about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes on high school and college sports teams. Sheng began by showing the audience the numerous tennis trophies that he... 

La Verne tries to stay above water

La Verne tries to stay above water
Senior two-meter Shane Hurter turns Claremont-Mudd-Scripps defender McClatchy Ruskin to score a left-handed goal Saturday at the Inland Empire Tournament at the La Verne Aquatic Center. ULV hosted the tournament and faced tough opponents, including Long Beach State, UC Irvine and Concordia. The Leopards lost to CMS, 10-5, with Hurter scoring three goals in the tournament. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Christian... 

Ortmayer Stadium gets fresh look

Ortmayer Stadium gets fresh look
Remodeled with artificial turf, La Verne’s new football stadium has been open for football and soccer practice since mid-summer. With the opening of the new Ortmayer Stadium, the university will have one of the premiere stadiums in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The grand re-opening of the stadium will be at 5 p.m. Sept. 15. / photo by Hunter Cole Christian Orozco Sports... 

Sean Smith makes a quarter count

Sean Smith makes a quarter count
After bouncing around among several schools, it became apparent to 35-year-old Sean Smith that La Verne, with its small class sizes, was the place for him. Smith, who graduated in 1999 and got his MBA in 2001, returned this semester to compete in track and field. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Christian Orozco Sports Editor University of La Verne graduate Sean Smith has shown Leopard fans that age... 

Media outlets to get new leaders

Media outlets to get new leaders
Christian Orozco Sports Editor Sophomore journalism and speech communication major Lauren Creiman will take on the position of editor in chief for La Verne Magazine for fall semester 2012, and sophomore radio broadcasting major Corey Smee will serve as program director for Leo FM for the 2012-2013 academic year. While Junior journalism major Christina Collins Burton, who served as Campus Times editor-in-chief... 

Marcus Fortugno races to London

Marcus Fortugno races to London
Senior track 400 meter and 200 meter sprinter Marcus Fortugno is La Verne’s first-ever event champion in the 400 meter run at the California-Nevada State Championships. Fortugno ran the fastest quarter-mile time a year ago, 46.55 seconds, securing the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division III West Region Track Athlete of the Year. / photo by Cameron Barr Christian Orozco Sports... 

Runner chases down school record

Runner chases down school record
Distance runner Andrea Arceo has been raising her own bar over the course of the season. In the steeplechase, child development major Arceo broke her own school record three times this season, with a winning time of 11:08.48 in her most recent race. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Christian Orozco Sports Editor With the success of the track and field team, many athletes are having outstanding seasons. One... 

Ortmayer Stadium to get new look

Ortmayer Stadium to get new look
Construction on the football field moves along with the input of the cooling system. Pipes buried beneath the field cool the artificial turf when it gets too hot. On Tuesday, the contractor Byrom-Davey worked to cover the piles of dirt and rock with tarps to protect them from rain and mud. / photo by Zachary Horton Christian Orozco Sports Editor The $4 million project of refurbishing Ortmayer Stadium... 

Poets explore realms of humor, love

Poets explore realms of humor, love
Shannon Garcia, a senior sociology and speech communications major, recites a poem about gender issues and marriage during the Open Mic event hosted by the Black Student Union and the Poetry Club on March 29 in the Jane Dibbell Carbaret. Garcia, a member of the Poetry Club, performed two slam poems. Other student poets shared verse that dealt with identity, family and death. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Christian... 

La Verne leaves conference rivals in the dust

La Verne leaves conference rivals in the dust
Freshman Nick St. Clair placed second in the triple jump against Redlands and Whittier on Saturday with a jump of 13.04 meters. / photo by Cassandra Egan Christian Orozco Sports Editor It was a fruitful weekend for the men’s and women’s track and field teams as they won three of four total competitions at Occidental on Saturday. The men’s team destroyed Whittier with the score of 107-53, but... 
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