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New housing director Regalado understands his residents

New housing director Regalado understands his residents
Juan Regalado has been named the new housing director at the University of La Verne. Regalado is a graduate of UC Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and the University of Maryland with a master’s degree in counseling. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Elsie Ramos Sports Editor After Byron Howlett stepped down from his post as director of housing and Residential Life last spring – and with... 

Commentary:Baseball’s beauty to be shown in October

<i>Commentary</i>:Baseball’s beauty to be shown in October
Elsie Ramos, Sports Editor Last semester I wrote a commentary piece about the 2010 Major League Baseball season, in which I said that most likely it would be the same teams going to the playoffs this year. I was not completely wrong, but there were some teams that took me by surprise. The American League has the usual suspects: the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays fighting for the AL East and... 

Commentary: Mexico City brings culture, not fear

<i>Commentary</i>: Mexico City brings culture, not fear
Elsie Ramos, Sports Editor When my parents first told me that we were going to take a family vacation to Mexico City, I got a nervous feeling in the pit of my stomach. All I had heard from the media, other family members and my boss was how dangerous Mexico City was and how a different American was getting kidnapped and held for ransom every other week. Co-workers were telling me to be careful and... 

Spirit squad adds new members

Elsie Ramos Sports Editor With a new group of women, a new coach and a new set of routines the University of La Verne’s Spirit Squad is looking to make sure every student is proud to be a Leopard. A final set of tryouts were held on Sept. 2 to determine the final squad, but adding new members to the squad is not the only issue current members are dealing with. With no money coming in from the University,... 

Major shouldn’t matter, says Dietz

Major shouldn’t matter, says Dietz
Janis Dietz, professor of business administration, presents her lecture, “The Myth that Major Matters in Johnny’s Future” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Dietz talked about the problems facing college graduates with respect to the contemporary job markets. The Faculty Research Committee and the La Verne Academy sponsored the event. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Elsie Ramos Staff... 

Four-year starter ends Leo career

Four-year starter ends Leo career
  After nearly 19 years of baseball, Jon-Michael Hattabaugh finds himself at a crossroads in his playing career. He finishes his four year run with the Leopards as the school leader in career doubles with 49 and ranks in the top five in home runs and runs batted in. Hattabaugh realizes it will be difficult to get drafted out of a Division III school, even with his big numbers, but he looks forward... 

Seniors honored at last home game

Seniors honored at last home game
La Verne falls to Cal Lutheran, 15-7, in season finale. Cal Lutheran catcher Seth Dolar slides under the tag of La Verne third baseman Jon-Michael Hattabaugh for a triple in the second inning Saturday as Cal Lutheran third base coach Adam Leavitt assists with the call. The Leopards lost to the Kingsmen, 15-7, to end their season tied for fourth place in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic... 

ULV earns trip to SCIAC playoffs

ULV earns trip to SCIAC playoffs
Reaching in vain, Amanda Hastings misses the errant throw as Nicole Hannasch runs to first base during the first inning of Saturday’s game. The Leopards mortally wounded the Tigers with a 12-3 lead, triggering the mercy rule after five innings. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Elsie Ramos Staff Writer Saturday was a memorable day for the La Verne softball team, as it wrapped up the regular season with... 

ASULV elected officials want change

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer Students at the University of La Verne voted last week for ASULV officers, in a less conventional way. To simplify the process and eliminate paper waste, the student government organization held is first online elections. “Last year the votes were close and we had to count all the votes by hand,” said Director of Student Life Barbara Mulligan. “It was too time consuming.” This... 
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Leopards run wild against the Beavers

Leopards run wild against the Beavers
  Victor Peinado smashes a deep home run over the right field fence in the fifth inning of La Verne’s victory over Caltech on Saturday./photo by Christopher Guzman Elsie Ramos Staff Writer The Leopards showed no mercy Saturday as they pounced on the Caltech Beavers, 10-0 and 18-2, in the weekend doubleheader. In game one, the Leopards scored six runs, off of five hits, in the first inning. That... 
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