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ULV bids farewell to the Morgans with send-off barbecue

ULV bids farewell to the Morgans with send-off barbecue
Ann and Steve Morgan were honored by the University of La Verne and the community for their contributions during the last 26 years at the Out the Door Barbecue last Saturday in Sneaky Park. The Morgans were presented with several gifts from guests that included a handmade rocking chair, bobblehead dolls, a trophy and LeoFM sweatshirts. / photo by Candice Salazar Genesis Miranda Staff Writer A host... 

Learning Enhancement Center helps students survive finals

On Tuesday afternoon, director of the Learning Enhancement Center, Corrine Hinton, gave a workshop in the Campus Center on how to survive finals. The presentation emphasized 10 major points to help students perform better on their final exams. Some of which were task management, prioritizing, eating healthy “brain food” and preparing for worst-case scenarios. “My advice to students is not to... 

Jazz singer Barbara Morrison bares her soul

Jazz singer Barbara Morrison bares her soul
Morgan Auditorium was filled with the sound of cool jazz and soulful blues as Barbara Morrison performed on Tuesday. She has performed with such jazz and blues greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Etta James, Ray Charles and the Count Basie Orchestra. Her musical performance was punctuated by humorous stories and audience participation. / photo by David Bess Genesis Miranda Staff Writer During her Tuesday... 

Conference educates Latinas

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Pasadena City College hosted their 17th annual Adelante Mujer Latina Conference on Saturday to encourage young Latina women to pursue a higher education. The conference began with an introduction by Lisa Hernandez, newscaster for ABC7, who told the audience, “Although I was the daughter of migrant farmers, I accomplished my goal of attending UCLA, my dream school.” Hernandez... 

Health is the focus of Frisbee fling

Health is the focus of Frisbee fling
Jacob Acevedo, CAB intramural chairman, organized Get Fit Frisbee Tuesday at the University Mall. Though turnout was lower than expected, the students who did participate enjoyed the music, sunshine and fresh fruit snacks along with the early afternoon Frisbee game. As the name suggests, the event was designed to get students out and moving. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Genesis Miranda Staff Writer An... 

Husband, wife duo perform original sonatas

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Kristen Caliendo, a student from Claremont Graduate Uni­versity, held a small concert on Tuesday in Kresge Chapel at the Claremont School of Theology. Musicians Caliendo, her husband Christopher Caliendo and Wendy Caldwell performed music from various composers and genres. The concert consisted of four compositions, including one which featured the husband and wife as... 

Warren Bennis explains traits of a leader

Warren Bennis explains traits of a leader
Warren Bennis spoke as part of the Morgan Auditorium Dedication Week on Monday. Bennis, who has advised four United States presidents, including John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan, is an expert on leadership and has written several books, including his latest, “Still Surprised.” While he said there is no one trait that makes a good leader, he stressed the importance of showing respect toward others,... 

Students just say ‘no’ to texting and driving

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board held a No Cell Phone Zone event on Tuesday in front of the Campus Center. The goal of the event was to raise awareness about texting and driving. “I think a lot of people don’t realize … you are affecting others as well as yourself (when you text and drive),” said Nicole Wood, a CAB officer. Student volunteers wereblindfolded and... 

Workshop has La Verne Library animated

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Political cartoonist and artist David G. Brown brought great basic tips to a small audience in the city of La Verne Public Library through a Motion Picture and Animation Work­shop on Saturday. Brown encouraged everyone who showed up for the weekend workshop up to sit at two tables and draw whatever they wanted. “Art is as individual as you are,”  Brown told his audience.... 

Michael Ryan concert showcases Spanish music, dance

Michael Ryan concert showcases Spanish music, dance
Claudia de la Cruz performed with Michael Ryan and Friends on Saturday in the Ann and Steve Morgan Auditorium at the University of La Verne. Cruz, a flamenco dancer, founded her own dance company, Tierra Flamenca, in Santa Ana and has come to be known as the “Gypsy Poet of Electric Dance.” / photo by Warren Bessant Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Michael Ryan and Friends enchanted the audience in... 
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