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LAMP lights path for first generation students

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer  University of La Verne alumni are giving back to students by starting a new program called Latino Alumni Mentors and Professionals. Mario Rodriguez, president of LAMP and residence life coordinator at Cal Poly Pomona, held a meeting with six other professionals to discuss the new possibilities of this program. The group serves as a social environment where the students... 

Seasonal market keeps spirits up

Seasonal market keeps spirits up
On Thursday nights in Downtown La Verne, local venders come together and set up booths on “D” Street for a community farmers market. At this booth, sophomore communications major Jessica Rivera, sophomore criminology major Ashley Harris and sophomore broadcasting major Emily Morrow ask about the price on an Alice in Wonderland painting. / photo by Ryan Gann Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Handmade... 

Gospel choir rejoices in the spirit

Gospel choir rejoices in the spirit
Junior soprano Teresa Beardsley, sophomore soprano Rochelle Rose and sophomore tenor Paolo Kespradit are all part of La Verne’s Gospel Choir, which held an informal performance in the Chapel Tuesday. James Calhoun, assistant professor of music, offered the concert to promote the choir and bring gospel music to the University community. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer A... 

Faculty, staff honored for service and tenure

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer The Faculty and Staff Recognition Ceremony was hosted by Associate Dean of Student Affairs Ruby Montano-Cordova with a cheer. “Do you know Leos are the best, oh yes oh yes, we stand up to any test, oh yes oh yes, we are the best and the best in the west,” the crowd chanted. The ceremony recognize faculty for time served, promotion and tenure, and recognized academic... 

Werner discusses the education of inmates

Werner discusses the education of inmates
David Werner, associate professor of English, spoke on “Lessons from Prison” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Werner talked about how prisoners, when released, are very likely to return to prison. Werner’s presentation was hosted as part of the weekly faculty lecture series. / photo by Katherine Careaga Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer David Werner, associate professor of English, said he... 

Cousteau champions environment

Cousteau champions environment
Celine Cousteau speaks to students and faculty about making a difference in the world through volunteering April 27 in Morgan Auditorium. Cousteau is a photographer and host for documentaries on the Discovery Channel and PBS. She is also the founder and executive director of the non-profit organization CauseCentric Productions. / photo by Candice Salazar Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Celine Cousteau,... 

Middleton talks genetic diversion

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Kevin Middleton, associate professor of biology at Cal State San Bernardino, presented three research topics to explain the working physiology of animals. His research looked at lab mice, penguin feathers and bat bones. Middleton used an example of a bicycle’s construction by saying that the similar materials can be put together to make something different but still... 

Leopards prep for SCIAC tourney with win over Caltech

Leopards prep for SCIAC tourney with win over Caltech
Without a clear shot at the goal, senior Brianna DiCarlo looks to pass to an open teammate against Caltech at Las Flores Park on Saturday. The Leopards drowned the Beavers, 12-5. / photo by Katherine Careaga Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer The Leopards beat the Caltech Beavers in their final regular season match with a score of 12-5 Saturday at Las Flores Park. Before the game began, Brittany Orduno,... 

Melodies travel the world in hours

Melodies travel the world in hours
Concertmaster Ivan Shulman conducts the Los Angeles Doctor’s Symphony Orchestra in front of a large group of residents Sunday at The Meeting House, Hillcrest Retirement Home in La Verne. The Cultural Arts Society of La Verne sponsored the performance. / photo by Zachary Horton Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer The Los Angeles Doctors Symphony Orchestra performed to a full house in The Meeting House at... 

ULV gets drowned out by determined Tigers

ULV gets drowned out by determined Tigers
Freshman driver Kelsey Broyles passes the ball during the women's water polo team’s 15-6 loss to Occidental on Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center. She also scored a goal in the game. / photo by Debora Escobar Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer The Leopards suffered a 15-6 loss against the Occidental Tigers Saturday at Las Flores Park. In the first quarter, Occidental made their first five goals... 
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