Author Archive

Intramurals are big hit for La Verne students

Erica Maurice Staff Writer Half a dozen volleyballs flew across the gym as eight teams warmed up for the Campus Activities Board’s intramural volleyball tournament. “The cool thing about intramurals is that anyone can make a team and play,” said intramural chair and senior public relations major Anthony Juarez. Only four of these teams will move on to the finals of the intramural volleyball game... 

Jones-Fosu leads students to ACTion

Erica Maurice Staff Writer The Associated Students of the University of La Verne hosted Justin Jones-Fosu who brought his interactive speaking skills to life through his inspirational lecture “Lead like an ACTion HERO.” “The Foundation is to challenge people to act,” Jones-Fosu said. Jones-Fosu calls himself an ACTion HERO and wants to inspire others to be one as well. One can become an ACTion... 

Garcia leaves La Verne laughing

Garcia leaves La Verne laughing
Comedian Dillon Garcia performs on the first day of spring semester, Feb. 4 to kick off Welcome Back Week. The Campus Activities Board hosted events every night Monday through Thursday in the Campus Center ballroom. Erica Maurice Staff Writer “Welcome back week” began with a laugh as crowds of students gathered in the Campus Center Ballroom to watch comedian Dillon Garcia. The show was hosted by... 

Guitar trio prefers to play with the ‘Blondes’

Erica Maurice Staff Writer Taking inspiration from the Marilyn Monroe movie “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” three gentlemen, The Cat, the Hag, and the Longstreet performed their show titled “Blondes Prefer Gentlemen” in Morgan Auditorium on Saturday. The gentlemen were Roberto Catalano, a music professor at the University of La Verne; Sean Hagstorm; and Sean Longstreet, a graduate of the University... 

Parenting determines social skills

Parenting determines social skills
According to Lynn Stanton–Riggs, empathy through emotional regulation, or emotional regulation through empathy, will determine how a child will develop social skills. Stanton-Riggs, associate professor of education, presented her research on “Parenting and Teaching Our Children: Empathy, Emotional Regulation and Social Skills” Nov. 19 in the President’s Dining Room as a part of the ongoing... 

The Rose Trio blossoms on stage

The Rose Trio blossoms on stage
Rose Trio members Sarah Wallin Huff, Irene Shiao and Danielle Rosaria Cummins get in a quick rehearsal before their show in Morgan Auditorium on Friday. The Rose Trio has a wide repertoire, ranging from Delius and Debussy to Vivaldi and Bach. / photo by Ryan Gann Erica Maurice Staff Writer The Rose Trio filled Morgan Auditorium with melodic music Nov. 8. The trio consists of three violinists: Sarah... 

Chorale summons ghoulish vocals

Chorale summons ghoulish vocals
Senior Alvaro Renteria joins the barbershop quartet Leo Singing Dudes, consisting of junior Ernie Reyes, senior Stephenson Holder, senior Zachary Green, and sophomore David Vorobyov – to perform the Halloween classic “Monster Mash” Tuesday night in Morgan Auditorium. The performance was part of the University of La Verne Choral’s Halloween show, “Monster Mash Spooktacular,” which featured... 

Debate gets 2nd, 3rd in LV tourney

Debate gets 2nd, 3rd in LV tourney
La Verne debater Sam French quiets Courtney Pickard of Loyola Marymount University during his argument Sunday in Sneaky Park. French placed as the fourth speaker overall in the World Universities Peace Invitational Debate Tournament, hosted by La Verne. His partner, Carl Decker, placed fifth. The pair finished second overall. The debate team placed two team pairs in the final debate on the topic of... 

5K fundraiser has guests running for a cause

5K fundraiser has guests running for a cause
John Durant, son of strength and conditioning coach Matt Durant, and his grandmother Cindy Haaker participate in the 5K Fun Run/Walk hosted by the La Verne Athletic Training Student Club. The 5K was part of the several activities held on Saturday, leading up to the Homecoming football game against Pomona-Pitzer. / photo by Katherine Careaga Erica Maurice Staff Writer On a cold misty Saturday morning... 

Water polo revives after drowning

Water polo revives after drowning
Senior driver Arturo Villalpondo draws his defender, freshman attacker Daniel Morales, in order to make a wet pass to his teammate playing 2-meters during Saturday’s afternoon contest against Mt. SAC. Acting like a shooter and drawing attention in the game often results in opening up teammates, giving them a better scoring opportunity. / photo by Zachary Horton Erica Maurice Staff Writer The men’s... 
Copyright © 2009 Campus Times. All rights reserved.
Designed by Theme Junkie. Powered by WordPress.