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Extravaganza creates holiday spirit

Engaging in the holiday fun, senior communications major Tyler Bertao and freshman criminology major Veronica Montes decorate Christmas cards at the Holiday Extravaganza. The Campus Activities Board hosted the event at Dec. 3 in the Bonita Building on Bonita Avenue, and CAB provided snacks and crafts from different cultures around the world. / photo by Chelsey Morrison Hayley Hulin LV Life Editor The... 

Students perform at talent show

Improvising lyrics on the spot, junior psychology major James Trejo III performed freestyle rap at this year’s Phi Sigma Sigma talent show Dec. 2 on the third floor of the Campus Center. At the show, Phi Sigma Sigma accepted donations for their Neddie Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship goes to Phi Sigma Simga women in financial need. Trejo has always practiced his freestyle rap but began to take... 

Students celebrate the season in diverse ways

Taylor Bolanos Staff Writer Winter is coming to the students at the University La Verne, and this season some of the best moments will be bonding with family and friends over holiday traditions. Ten students from around campus shared the traditions they look forward to the most when winter finally arrives. According to these students, food brings everyone closer together, whether it is baking from... 

Housing hosts Thanksgiving dinner

Brooke Grasso Metro Editor During Thanksgiving many students go home to be with their families and take a break from school. Unfortunately some live too far away or do not have the means to get there. For those students who were unable to travel home for the holiday this year, the office of housing and residential life held a Thanksgiving dinner in the Vista La Verne main lounge. “It is hard to... 

Fraternity crowns fifth Miss SAE

Last year’s Miss SAE, junior business administration major Christine Romero, crowned senior radio broadcasting major Megan Keller as the new Miss SAE on Nov. 20 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Contestants junior business administration major Blanca Gonzalez, senior kinesiology major Tara Breyer and junior business administration major Amanda Alcorn were present for the crowning of the new winner.... 

Phi Sigma Sigma rocks for college readiness

To raise funds and awareness for school and college readiness, Phi Sigma Sigma members Brittany Boiko and Jennifer Nguyen rock in rocking chairs in the sorority’s annual Rock-a-Thon, a 24-hour event that took place Nov. 12-13 in Sneaky Park. / photo by Kristina Bugante Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer Sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma hosted their 24-hour Rock-a-Thon philanthropy event Nov. 12-13 in Sneaky... 

Commentary: Sorority women are feminists, too

<i>Commentary</i>: Sorority women are feminists, too
Hayley Hulin, LV LIfe Editor The word “sorority” carries many meanings, stereotypes and stigmas — some of which are true, while others are incredibly false. The media, especially the movie industry, portray sorority women as dimwitted party-girls and, worst of all, as women who reverse the work feminists have accomplished. It has been my experience that all of these ideas are false. I was skeptical... 

Japan Daisuki club shares culture

Members of the Japan Daisuki club use poster papers to make a Torii, a traditional Japanese gate found at the entrance of a Shinto shrine. The Torii will be used as a backdrop for the club’s event Friday, 7-5-3, an annual celebration of growth for children’s right of passage. In Japan, these numbers are considered lucky. Sophomores physics major Justine Alandy-Dy and anthropology major Richard... 

Iota Delta jumps for cystic fibrosis

Iota Delta sorority sisters – sophomore chemistry major Lupe Lara, sophomore political science major Hannah Bauer and senior liberal studies major Katie Lewis – jump for cystic fibrosis awareness during the 24-hour jump-a-thon Oct. 28 in Sneaky Park. Students entered raffles to win clothing and all money raised went to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. / photo by Nanor Zinzalian Hayley Hulin LV... 

LVTV hosts Halloween Spooktacular

La Verne Community Television held interviews with trick-or-treaters of all ages and read Halloween stories in Mainiero Square Saturday. Anchors, ULV alumna Tyler Harrison and double major in communications and speech communications, and senior broadcasting major Niki Alilovic, spoke with Samantha Bratt, dressed as the green power Cheetah from the television show “Wild Kratts,” and Emilee Butterfield,... 
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