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Roark discusses personal boundaries

Roark discusses personal boundaries
Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark gave a lecture titled “Sacred Space” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Roark, who has been teaching at La Verne since 2009, has published articles on property, commercial law, and religion. / photo by Candice Salazar Jesse Evans Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writers The Faculty Lecture Series featured Assistant Professor of Law Marc Roark, who spoke... 

Garcia, Weaver explore science of aging

Garcia, Weaver explore science of aging
Jerome Garcia and his research partner, Kathleen Weaver, shared their research in a presentation titled “Modification/Mutation of Mitochondrial DNA: Implications for Aging and Age-Related Disease” on Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Garcia spoke about free radicals, how they affect the cellular structure of humans and their involvement in a variety of diseases. / photo by Allison Lavelle Grady... 

MMA emphasizes protecting oneself

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The University of La Verne played host to Blood Bank Mixed Martial Arts academy, which set up shop in Sneaky Park this week to raise awareness of martial arts and the benefits participation offers. Attendees watched closely as owner and professional MMA fighter Aaron “Blood Spiller” Miller instructed his own students various techniques, ranging from striking to Brazilian... 

SIFE comes out on top in regional competition

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The University of La Verne Students In Free Enter­prise team won the 2011 USA Regional Competition and will advance to the 2011 SIFE USA National Expo­sition, from May 10 to May 12 in Minneapolis, Minn. Of the 27 teams that competed at the Regional Competition in Orange County, ULV reigned supreme in a field that featured some of the West Coast’s top institutions of... 

Emily Carrillo leads women’s basketball team on, off court

Emily Carrillo leads women's basketball team on, off court
Emily Carrillo decided to play a fifth year for the women’s basketball team while beginning her graduate work in the teaching credential program here at La Verne. In her final season, she reached the 1,000-point mark, regaining her status as one of the top SCIAC players. She scored 12 points in her final game. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Emily... 

Leopards lose game but not hope

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Although the season came to a close with the loss, there is reason to be optimistic about what the future holds for the Leopards in the years to come. The men’s basketball team lost in the semifinals of the 2011 Southern California Intercolleg­iate Ath­letic Conference postseason tournament to Clare­mont-Mudd-Scripps, 68-62. The loss also marks the programs first... 

Leopards advance to SCIAC women’s basketball tournament

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer To earn a postseason berth, the women’s basketball team needed all four quarters plus overtime to defeat Redlands, 78-77, on a game winning layup by senior forward Emily Carrillo. Head coach Matt Rogers used a solid game plan and a lot of Leopards to take down the Bulldogs in the season finale. Similar to its entire season, which was hampered by injury and adversity,... 

Trio of Leopards dive into SCIAC finals meet

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer Six divers competed in the Southern California Intercolleg­iate Athletic Conference diving preliminaries last Saturday at Pomona-Pitzer, with three qualifying for the final meet. Solid performances were turned in by many of the Leopards, including senior Amanda McCadden, who qualified for the one-meter and three-meter diving events for this weekend’s SCIAC championship... 

Leopards hope for a winning spring

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer With the new semester around the corner, students are curious to see what is in store for the 2011 spring sports season. Seven of ULV’s athletic programs will begin regular season play – meaning a fresh opportunity for success in each respective program. All sports ranging from softball, baseball and golf – to women’s tennis, water polo and track and field will... 

New women’s basketball coach Matt Rogers looks to deliver

New women’s basketball coach Matt Rogers looks to deliver
Matthew Rogers, St. Louis Intercol­legiate Athletic Conference Coach of the Year for 2003-04, is the new head coach of the women’s basketball team at La Verne. He was formerly the men’s basketball coach at Maryville University in St. Louis, where he captured two conference titles and two NCAA postseason berths. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer As the 2010-2011 regular... 
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