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Iota Delta clotheslines violence toward women

Iota Delta clotheslines violence toward women
Junior Bonita Estrada decorates a shirt for Iota Delta sorority’s Clothesline Project with sophomore Katie Lewis and senior Amanda Timko at the booth. The demonstration focused on raising awareness and prevention of violence towards women. Students decorated a colored shirt at the table, each of which represents a different atrocity committed against women. The shirts were then hung up on a clothesline... 

Watkins and Walker talk education

Watkins and Walker talk education
Nancy Walker, professor of education and Naomi Watkins, associate professor of education, ­­speak on the value of secondary teaching methods in their faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Disciplinary literacy, creativity and literacy were all described as benefits of their methods. The next faculty lecture is March 24. / photo by Julian Burrell  Read More →

Tittl braves the waters of theatrical spotlight

Julian Burrell Staff Writer Since his freshman year at the University of La Verne, senior Jacob Tittl has been showcasing his passions on more than one stage for the world to see. Tittl is a proven diver and has accomplished much during his career at La Verne. Last year he earned second place in the Southern California Intercol­legiate Athletic Conference one meter diving event and earned fourth place... 

Festival shares culture and crafts

Festival shares culture and crafts
Michael Bracamontes sells traditional Tongva jewelry to Ceeroosha Andreas at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Acorn Festival Saturday. Bracamontes makes the jewelry and sells it with the help of and his mother, Dlia Bracamontes. Andreas returned to the festival on the second day to buy some more earrings from them. The festival celebrated the traditional harvest season for the Tongva tribe, for... 

Hayes hopes to run his way to national stage

Hayes hopes to run his way to national stage
Bryan Hayes, sophomore physics major, placed fifth at the SCIAC Cross Country Championships Nov. 2. As a freshmen Hayes earned all-conference honors with a top 20 finish at the 2012 SCIAC Championships. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Julian Burrell Staff Writer Bryan Hayes, sophomore physics major, knows for certain that he will be competing in cross country at the national level at the end of the season. As... 

Biggers rushes big, LV loses bigger

Biggers rushes big, LV loses bigger
Garrett Mentz, sophomore running back, carries the ball midfield and charges against Chapman’s defense in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s home game. La Verne lost to Chapman, 45-7. La Verne’s last home game of the season is Saturday against Cal Lutheran. / photo by Celine Dehban Julian Burrell Staff Writer Though it was a record setting day for the Leopards as senior running back Matthew Biggers... 

Leopards take home senior night win

Leopards take home senior night win
With 29 minutes remaining in the second half, freshman forward Alexa Smith takes the ball across the field just before passing it to teammate Olga Saldivar who scored the winning goal. The Leopards outran the SCIAC leading Regals, 1-0, Saturday during the team’s senior night game. / photo by Uyen Bui Julian Burrell Staff Writer The women’s soccer team upset conference leader Cal Lutheran Saturday... 

Leopards’ win streak snapped by Poets

Leopards’ win streak snapped by Poets
Senior midfielder Ryan Estrada runs the ball down the field attempting to keep it from Whittier’s sophomore forward Pablo Gomez in the first half of the game. The Leopards lost the game to the Poets 2-1 in overtime. / photo by Stephanie Ball Julian Burrell Staff Writer After their third overtime finish in as many home games, the men’s soccer team lost at home Monday night against the Whittier Poets,... 

Debate team places second in Open

Debate team places second in Open
Sophomore Jonathan Singleton argues for the opening opposition team in the first debate at the tournament Oct. 11 hosted by Claremont McKenna College. The debate discussed whether the federal government should step in to aid Detroit with its financial problems. Singleton was the first from the opposition to argue against a bailout. Singleton and his partner, Melanie Nadon, were ranked second in the... 

Western Days Rodeo rounds up community

Western Days Rodeo rounds up community
Courtney Cline of Arroyo Grande, Calif., competes in the barrel-racing event at the 19th Annual San Dimas Western Days Rodeo. The event took place Saturday and Sunday with events including bronco riding, bareback bronco riding, bull riding, tie-down wrestling, steer wrestling, team roping and barrel-racing. / photo by Sarah Golden Julian Burrell Staff Writer This weekend, the San Dimas community... 
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