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Choir spreads the Christmas spirit

Dan Sayles Sports Editor On a chilly Saturday evening at the Church of the Brethren in La Verne, the University of La Verne’s music department hosted a Christmas concert with choir and instruments in an Antonio Vivaldi performance. “It was a great, heartwarming performance,” said Jonathan Reed, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, who attended the performance. The concert was held inside... 

Lies and Tiger and branding, oh my!

Lies and Tiger and branding, oh my!
Dan Sayles, Sports Editor If there is one thing to be gleaned from the whole Tiger Woods mistress fiasco, it’s that the American public eats it up like leftover mashed potatoes. There will be few people who think otherwise, and just blame the networks of just being greedy shills, and that they do not reflect the average American. However, let us examine this hypothesis. Is it not simply undone for... 

Dinner reconnects baseball players

Dinner reconnects baseball players
Baseball coach Scott Winterburn greeted senior utility player, Mike Belcher, his father, James Belcher, and several other players and family members at the First Pitch Banquet Dinner on Tuesday Nov.17 at night. The event, held in the Campus Center Ballroom, was intended to help new and returning players bond with one another. / photo by Christopher Guzman Dan Sayles Sports Editor The baseball program... 

Students honor the La Verne fallen

Students honor the La Verne fallen
Project would revamp war memorials on campus. An oak tree growing in Sneaky Park west of the Wilson Library was planted in memory of Donald F. Gaston and Forrest O. Chappell, soldiers who died during World War I. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Dan Sayles Sports Editor Two stone memorials sit beneath the oak tree in front of the Wilson Library, amid the dusty soil. Their plaques are suffering from corrosion,... 

'Tomorrow Never Knows' art's enigmas

'Tomorrow Never Knows' art's enigmas
The “Tomorrow Never Knows” exhibition included installations of sculptures and drawings by Ruby Osorio and Macha Suzuki. Suzuki’s work, “Fail,” is a mixed media piece. The reception for the artists took place on Tues., Oct. 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibition runs through Nov. 24. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Dan Sayles Sports Editor The Harris Art Gallery... 

NBA athletic trainer talks business

NBA athletic trainer talks business
Tom Abdenour of the Golden State Warriors visits La Verne. Tom Abdenour, head athletic trainer for the Golden State Warriors came to the University of La Verne campus Monday. He answered questions and told stories to students about his career, which includes 21 seasons with the Warriors. Abdenour also was the athletic trainer for the gold medal-winning USA men’s basketball team at the Summer Olympics... 

Wheaton grinds down La Verne, 8-3

Wheaton grinds down La Verne, 8-3
The Thunder from Illinois rattles the Leopard women. Going head-to-head, sophomore Jessica Ramirez, midfielder and defender for the University of La Verne, battles it out against sophomore forward Ali Kopelman of Wheaton College. The Leopards were deafened by the Wheaton Thunder, 8-3. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Dan Sayles Sports Editor The women’s soccer team fought hard against the Wheaton College... 

Debate team tackles immigration

Amnesty takes center stage at November’s Hot Spots event. Dan Sayles Sports Editor The Hot Spots series continued Thursday as the University of La Verne debate team took on the issue of whether amnesty should be given to immigrants who live in the United States and have not passed the citizenship exam. The event titled, “This House Believes That Amnesty Should be Given to Illegal Immigrants,”... 

ULV awarded Title V grant

Dan Sayles Sports Editor The University of La Verne was awarded a five-year, $2.8 million Title V grant from the United States Department of Education, making it the fourth Title V grant the University has received. The Title V Grant program supports colleges and universities that serve Hispanic and low-income students. The grant will be used to strengthen graduate studies programs. The grant also... 

Redlands tops ULV, 2-0

Dan Sayles Sports Editor The women’s soccer team played a hard match against Redlands Wednesday that resulted in a 2-0 loss, amid a partly cloudy afternoon, a stark contrast to the heat from two weeks ago. “It was a midfielders game,” La Verne head coach Wendy Zwissler said. “We really played well.” Both teams fought hard back and forth but remained scoreless while spending time in each other’s... 
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