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Commentary: World Series could be deja vú in 2010

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer The clocks have been turned forward and the temperature has begun to rise which can only mean one thing, spring is here, and with the start of spring comes the start of America’s favorite pastime, baseball. With spring training all but over, all 30 Major League teams are putting together their 25-man rosters, and with opening day comes a clean slate, a chance to forget about... 

ULV students staying close to home this spring break

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer With spring break upon us, students are getting a break from term papers and projects a month earlier than than they did last year. Much like last year, however, the state of the economy is making it hard for some students to travel long distances, while some plan not to travel at all. “I’m going to Havasu or Las Vegas,” said Christopher Bin, a senior criminology major. “I... 

Early drug prevention is priority

Early drug prevention is priority
Thierry Kolpin, assistant professor of education, delivered an overview of drug prevention programs during his lecture on Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Prevention Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Kolpin said that government programs continue to improve upon the early successes of drug prevention models, including Scared Straight and the Drug Abuse and Resistance Education, or DARE, each of which... 

Women's basketball team takes charge on senior night

Women's basketball team takes charge on senior night
Devon Michaels leads the Leopards past Caltech with 18 points. La Verne guard Ashley Paul regains possession of the ball from Caltech and drives toward the net as Krissy Dahl, Caltech point guard, trails behind. The Leopards busted the Beavers’ dam, 73-37, Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court on senior night. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Elsie Ramos Staff Writer Emotions ran high on Saturday as... 

Workshop helps students deal with stress

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer College students are subject to a variety of different stresses. Whether it is writing term papers or studying for finals, not dealing with this continuous anxiety can lead to harmful consequences. Rocio Rosales and Joan Twohey-Jacobs, both assistant professors of psychology at the University of La Verne, held a workshop to teach students safe and effective ways to manage stress. “Bigger... 

Men's basketball tops Poets with big second half

Trevor Woodland sets the tone with 19 points. Elsie Ramos Staff Writer The men’s basketball team improved to 7-14 after defeating the Whittier Poets, 79-71, on Wednesday night. This comes after having dropped three of the last four games. The Leopards started off stiff, going scoreless the first four minutes of the game and giving up four turnovers in three minutes, but they pushed through and took... 
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