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SIFE recognized for regional win

SIFE recognized for regional win
La Verne’s Students In Free Enterprise team won its 2012 regional competition April 5, and was honored last Friday in Morgan Auditorium, where the members spoke about the successful presentation that won them the award. Sophomore Oseas Chavaque explains the team’s endeavor to bring a positive educational environment to underprivileged children in school. The SIFE team will compete in the SIFE USA... 

Movie Review: ‘The Raven’ is dreary, weak and weary

Danielle Navarro Staff Writer As one of the pillars of American literature, it would only be fitting for a film about Edgar Allan Poe to be as dark and captivating as his works. Unfortunately, “The Raven” is not that film. “The Raven” is a fictional story about Poe’s final days in Baltimore in 1840. After a murder, detective Emmett Fields discovers that the circumstances are identical to... 

Students promote a healthy planet

Students promote a healthy planet
Plastic Musik performed for the Campus Activities Board’s Earth Day event Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Mall. The group uses traditional percussion techniques along with all-plastic instruments to produce familiar melodies. Plastic Musik is known for playing Motown classics, hip-hop, 1980s movie themes and original pieces. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Dozens... 

Bernard shares his twist on a famous fairy tale

Bernard shares his twist on a famous fairy tale
Associate Professor of Writing Sean Bernard read his short story “Woodland” during the Faculty Lecture Series Monday. The story is a modern day spin of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale, “Hansel and Gretel.” / photo by Christian Uriarte Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Associate Professor of Writing Sean Bernard shared his newest short story, a modernization of Hansel and Gretel called “Woodland”... 

Paul Turner breaks school triple jump record

Paul Turner breaks school triple jump record
Junior track and field jumper and sprinter Paul Turner is an NCAA champion and was recognized as an NCAA all-American for his triple jump. Turner recently broke ULV’s triple jump record and was named SCIAC male athlete of the week for the week of Feb. 27 through March 4. One of Turner’s hobbies besides sports is playing piano. He practices in the Music Annex. / photo by Zachary Horton Danielle... 

Religious celebration combines spring holidays

Religious celebration combines spring holidays
Cindy Vallejo, a senior communications major, and Andrea Montoya, a sophomore communications major, enjoyed their lunch at the Campus Activities Board’s Passover and Easter event, which took place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 5 at the University Mall. Students dined on honey-baked ham, rice and salad as they learned about Christian and Jewish culture and history. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Danielle... 

Colorful culture attracts students

Colorful culture attracts students
Andrea Sotosainz, senior anthropology and Spanish major, and Aksheta Verma, sophomore athletic training major, design henna tattoos at the Holi Festival of Color event on March 29 in Sneaky Park. The festival was planned by the Indian Culture Association and CAB to raise awareness of Indian culture and celebrate the beginning of spring. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Indian... 

Movie Review: ‘Hunger Games’ feeds fans

Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Excitement has been building for the release of “The Hunger Games” since plans for the film adaptation of the novel were announced in early 2009. The resulting film has not only established the beginning of Hollywood’s next big movie franchise, but also lived up to, and possibly even exceeded, all the hype surrounding it. “The Hunger Games” began in 2008 as the... 

Inspiring random acts of kindness

Inspiring random acts of kindness
Celebrating Random Act of Kindness Day in Sneaky Park, John Comunale, freshman communications major, and Micky Pollock, sophomore broadcast major, color decorations for their significant others. CAB sponsored the event, called “Pass it On,” Tuesday. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Danielle Navarro Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board helped students spread some love with their “Pass It On”... 
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Leopards get the jump on competing schools

Leopards get the jump on competing schools
Sophomore Katie Yeager clears the 3.35 meter bar at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers track meet Saturday. Yeager’s leap took her to victory with a first place finish for women’s pole vault, beating five competing schools for the gold. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Danielle Navarro Staff Writer The Leopards arrived at Strehle Track Saturday morning with their energy and spirits high and acquired four event... 
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