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Leaver explores smoke imagery

Leaver explores smoke imagery
Associate Professor of Art History Jon Leaver spoke about “Smoke Imagery and Contemporary Art in Los Angeles” at the faculty lecture Monday. Leaver looked at smoking in historic and contemporary painting in Los Angeles throughout his studies. / photo by Kelly Maggiulli Danielle Hunt Staff Writer Monday’s faculty lecture in the President’s Dining Room focused on the effects of smoke in contemporary... 

Emotions affect students’ success

Emotions affect students' success
Daniel Loera found that by creating a happy and safe environment for first generation students, they are more likely to engage in class. Loera presented his research “Emotional Intelligence and Student Success Among White and First- and Second-Generation Latina/o College Students” at the weekly faculty lectures series Monday in President’s Dining Room. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Danielle Hunt Staff Writer On... 

Men’s basketball slams Afghan national team

Danielle Hunt Staff Writer The men’s basketball team finished its final preseason test Saturday night with a 73-53 win over the Afghanistan national team in front of a home crowd at Frantz Athletic Court. “We are a really strong team this year with our strength in numbers and unselfish playing style,” head coach Richard Reed said. “We are a great team family and we set aside our personal issues... 

CAB fair brings ULV tricks, treats

CAB fair brings ULV tricks, treats
The Campus Activities Board sponsored Fright Night on Tuesday. The event included two Terror Trucks with mazes and a Dos Chinos Mexican-Asian food truck. The food truck served a choice of tacos, burritos, bowls and fries with an Asian twist. Their burritos were voted one of the top 10 burritos by OC Weekly. With festive music in the background, Halloween booths set up by student clubs provided activities... 

Leopards claw their way to wins

Leopards claw their way to wins
Senior middle blocker Catie Logan smashes the ball over the net for a kill in the third set of Saturday’s match against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps. Saturday was the volleyball team’s senior night. After each senior was recognized by program announcers, the Leopards took the court against the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas. The Leopards mauled the Athenas, 3-0. This win boosted the Leopards into No.... 

Student royalty gathers for soiree

Student royalty gathers for soiree
The Campus Activities Board hosted a Romeo and Juliet Masquerade Ball Oct. 18. Homecoming princess Jessica Gerard and prince Garry Hedlund ended the evening dancing on the patio of the Hanawalt House. / photo by Ryan Gann Danielle Hunt Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board’s Romeo and Juliet’s Masquerade Ball last Thursday gave the Hanawalt House a romantic feel with dimly lit lights and masks... 

Jam club de-stresses with beats and strings

Jam club de-stresses with beats and strings
Junior art history major Lauren Rios, junior psychology major Jared Taylor, senior public affairs major Jesus Vargas-Lopez and junior multimedia and speech communications major Chris Pulu meet in Sneaky Park as part of the Jam Fam Club. In 2011 Pulu and others started jamming in Sneaky Park as a way to escape from school and other stress. As more people came to share music with them, they decided to... 

Amnesty International club launched at ULV

Danielle Hunt Staff Writer Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million people who advocate ending the abuse and unfair human rights that occur around the world. The University of La Verne’s new Amnesty club hopes to spread its knowledge across the ULV campus. The Amnesty club has already set up several events to get the word out, said the club founder Kaveh Farzad. “I wanted... 

Class prepares students for a changing world

Class prepares students for a changing world
President Devorah Lieberman assists Professors Terrence Deal and Jack Meek teach the honors interdisciplinary seminar. The course engages students in discussion rather than the traditional lecture based course. On Sept. 10 the students steered away from the usual tables and chairs setup to form a circle to share their daydreams and their La Verne stories. / photo by Kelley Magguilli Danielle Hunt Staff... 

La Verne has its day at the L.A. County Fair

Danielle Hunt Staff Writer Every year the Los Angeles County Fair takes over Pomona and attracts thousands of people to its prizes and greasy food. Wednesday was La Verne Day at the Fair, so many University of La Verne students took advantage of the free admission. “It was a great opportunity since the fair prices have been ridiculously expensive so to be able to go for free and hang out with my... 
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