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Leopard volleyball tears Athenas to shreds

Leopard volleyball tears Athenas to shreds
Volleyball went head-to-head with the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas on Saturday. During the last game, freshman defensive specialist/libero Anna Suarez dove for a dig with the back-up of junior outside hitter Randy Taylor-Toomay. The Leopards clawed the Athenas, 3-0, by scores of 25-20, 25-11 and 25-19. / photo by Denisse Leung Allison Lavelle Staff Writer The volleyball team high-fived and enjoyed... 

Commentary: Leagues need to act to stop violence

<i>Commentary</i>: Leagues need to act to stop violence
Daniel Hargis, Sports Editor Teams taunt one another during games, often through controversial extracurricular activities that result in more resentment between the teams and an act of retaliation that the governing body of the sport must address. No self-respecting team will go down without having the last laugh, taking action so that the opponent knows they will not get pushed around. The most recent... 

Leos, Stags finish on level terms

Julian Burrel Assistant Editor The men’s soccer team had to settle for a 2-2 tie against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, despite heated back-and-forth competition from both sides. The Leopards had recently fallen into an losing streak following its victory in the season opener against the University of Dallas. For the next three games, Pomona-Pitzer, Occidental and Cal Lutheran consistently denied the Leopards... 

LV chased away by Sagehens, 4-0

LV chased away by Sagehens, 4-0
La Verne freshman Jamie Weaver outmaneuvers Pomona-Pitzer freshman Haley Barrows for control of the ball during Saturday’s women’s soccer game at Dick Larson Field at Damien High School. The Leopards fell prey to the Sagehens, 4-0. / photo by Warren Bessant Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer The women’s soccer team hosted Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday night and came out with a 4-0 loss. The Sagehens controlled... 

Netflix service split is unnecessary

Netflix service split is unnecessary
Editorial Cartoon by Anthony Juarez Netflix had a business model that worked. With more than 25 million subscribers in just the Western Hemisphere, the movie rental titan seemed unstoppable. The company has experienced growth for four consecutive years and was poised to continue the trend. With the decline of companies such as Hollywood Video and Blockbuster, Netflix was at the top of the movie rental... 

9/11 cemented in history books

A decade later, 9/11 has begun to evolve from a current event to part of American history. Right now only 21 states mention the terror attacks of Sept. 11 in their educational standards, some provide lesson plans, but their teachers are not legally required to follow them or even teach it at all. Only select, dedicated teachers spend their own time and money researching the facts and preparing their... 

Leos clawed by Panthers in loss

Daniel Hargis Sports Editor After coming out to a quick start, the volleyball team dropped its home opener for the 2011 season to the Chapman Panthers 3-1 at Frantz Athletic Court. The Leopards jumped out to a 13-4 lead in the first set before allowing Chapman to battle back to a 20-19 until an attack error by Panther junior middle blocker Kate Ferrin sealed the first set victory at 25-21. “I think... 

Exhibit honors women of letterpress

Exhibit honors women of letterpress
Gallery visitors Linda Dare and Stephanie Froehner take a closer look at the letterpress works in the “Women Over 25: Printing Letterpress for Over a Quarter of a Century,” exhibit in the Clark Humanities Museum in Claremont. The particular piece they are observing has paper cut-outs woven together and pressed flat. The Scripps College Press celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding class... 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, The opinion piece “Boomers, spend as you please,” featured in the Sept. 16 edition, forwards the assertion that your generation is somehow wracked by “obvious laziness.” On what criteria do you base your measurement of obvious laziness? From what moral or intellectual ground do you draw the right to identify a whole generation of Americans as lazy? Perhaps the evidence of such... 

Track, field to undergo renovation

Christian Orozco Staff Writer Ortmayer Stadium, including the football field and track, are scheduled to undergo a major facelift sometime in November, most likely sometime after the football season. However, the coaches affected by the renovations have different opinions about how the changes will impact recruiting. “Anything new is always fun to have,” football coach Chris Krich said. “The... 
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