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Museum highlights Ice Age fossils

Museum highlights Ice Age fossils
The Raymond Alf Museum of Paleontology in Claremont opened up for its monthly Family Day on Saturday. Families from all over came to look at the dinosaur and mammal fossils, listen to story time sessions, make dinosaur crafts and play in the interactive museum at the Webb Schools. The museum wanted to make learning fun and educational for children. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer The... 

Pomona PD honors Law Enforcement Week

Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer The Pomona Police Department’s open house on Tuesday allowed the public the opportunity to take a look inside the department and see what day-to-day operations are like. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., curious visitors strolled in for guided tours of the department, led by police personnel. The event coincided with National Law Enforcement Week, which pays homage to officers who... 

Minoves compares world democracies

Minoves compares world democracies
Juli Minoves Triquell, assistant professor of political science, gives a lecture titled “No End of History” May 1 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Minoves, the former foreign minister of Andorra, expressed his hopes that China will democratize as it becomes more industrialized and his concern about the inequality of wealth in democratic nations. / photo by Daniel Hargis Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Global... 

‘Measure For Measure’ delivers laughs

Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Trapped in the hands of a ruthless hypocrite, nun Isabella cannot release Lord Angelo’s lustful grip as he groped her body, pleading for Isabella to give up her chastity. Angelo releases his grip, failing to convince Isabella, as she leaves him shattered and ignites a fury in his unrelenting soul. The main characters in William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” deal... 

Cool cats’ gig entertains audience

Cool cats’ gig entertains audience
Ted Edeson and Steve Biondo play bass and drums for the jazz group OrganiZm in Morgan Auditorium. Gayle Serdan (not pictured) completed the trio on Hammond B3 Organ. Edeson, Biondo and Serdan all graduated from the University. / photo by Julian Burrell Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer The sound of bass, drums, and organ reverberated throughout Morgan Auditorium, getting the audience to clap their hands in... 

‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit

‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit
Several wooden sculptures stand tall for the world to see in the Harris Art Gallery. Titled “Natural Subjects,” the two-person exhibit by Keith Lord and Nancy Macko is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer As viewers walk into Harris Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Natural Subjects,” they approach with an insect-sized point-of-view... 

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed

Scripps’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ exposed
The Scripps College Ceramic Collection presented “Best Kept Secret” featuring many different pieces. The event took place at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in downtown Pomona. / photo by Keenan Gilson Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Colorful clay platters lined the wall, complimenting the ceramic vases, culture-rich sculptures and mural presented at American Museum of Ceramic Art. The Ruth Chandler... 

La Verne Idol begins audition process

La Verne Idol begins audition process
Freshman biology major Abril Casias sings a Bruno Mars song at day one of La Verne Idol auditions March 26. Casias got the “golden ticket” to go on to the next stage of the competition. The finals will be April 17. / photo by Stephanie Ball Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer Singing in front of judges for the first time may not be the easiest thing to do, but for University of La Verne students, it was... 

ArtReach reaches limit with media

ArtReach reaches limit with media
Claremont High School senior Melanie Gettler browses her friends’ and classmates’ artwork in the “ArtReach 2014: The Art of Pop Culture” exhibit, staying to look at other art by other local high school students. All of the art commented on pop culture, the effects or the obsession with it. The exhibit will be on the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts at the Fairplex until March 19. / photo... 

Insightful art protests rape culture

Insightful art protests rape culture
A solitary black sofa in the center of the gallery’s squared space allows the exhibit’s visitors to view the multimedia piece by artist Andrea Bowers. The exhibit titled “#sweetjane” highlights the Steubenville, Ohio, high school rape case and trial through a series of documented photos and video clips of the trial proceedings and protests by the activist group Anonymous. Bowers’ work is... 
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