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Leopards look Stag-nant, fall 3-0

Leopards look Stag-nant, fall 3-0
Senior defender Andrew Greenen drives toward the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps side in an effort to stop CMS player Alex Censullo from taking it to La Verne’s goal during the first half at Ortmayer Stadium Saturday. The Leopards lost to the Stags, 3-0. / photo by Celine Dehban Julian Burrell Staff Writer The men’s soccer team was shut out by Claremont Mudd-Scripps 3-0 Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. It... 

Pappas Artisanal fires up the rotisserie in LV

Julian Burrell Staff Writer Pappas Artisanal is the newest restaurant on D Street in downtown La Verne. As the latest in the long line of restaurants in the area, Pappas is working to establish itself as the latest hot-spot for the hungry masses in the city by building up good faith among customers. “My dad is actually the one who told us about the onion rings here,” customer Mike Mejia said. “They’re... 

Syria vigil pushes for peace

Julian Burrell Staff Writer Sudden stormy weather on the evening of what had been a bright summer day was not enough to keep nearly 80 local protesters off of the corner of Foothill and Indian Hill Boulevard in Claremont on Monday. Those present had assembled in protest of the expected Congressional decision to send the U.S. military into Syria as a response to their armies use of chemical weapons... 

Claremont offers hike with tarantulas

Julian Burrell Staff Writer The Claremont Wilderness Trail is a rugged earthy escape that is easy for locals to find. “Around here it’s one of the better hikes that you can find,” said Gabriela Krupa, a freshman political science major, who was hiking the rugged trail recently despite the humid weather. “I always enjoy going because I like the little bit of peace that hiking provides you with,” The... 

Santa, carolers ring in the holidays in La Verne

Santa, carolers ring in the holidays in La Verne
Santa Claus came to town during Bonita High School’s Chamber Singers performance of “Jingle Bells.” Many merry citizens attended the annual tree lighting ceremony at La Verne’s City Hall on Monday. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Julian Burrell Associate Editor The annual La Verne tree lighting ceremony has a long-standing tradition of capturing the spirit and camaraderie of the holiday season,... 

Young artists battle infidelity in Italian opera

Brenna von den Benken Arts Editor Created by Plácido Domingo, L.A. Opera’s new Domingo-Thornton Young Artists program’s presentation of Mozart’s comedy “Cosi fan Tutte” showed that women are just as human as men are; even in a test of fidelity. “Cosi fan Tutti” sings the story of two young men who go undercover to test the fidelity of their ladies. With the classical accompaniment of... 

Happenings

Chamber Music Recital Piano instructor Grace Xia Zhao will direct a chamber collective from noon to 1 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. ‘Red Noses’ The Peter Barnes play “Red Noses” opened and will continue to be performed until Sunday. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. today and tomorrow and at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Dailey Theater. Admission is $10 for the general audience, $8 for staff and $5... 

Connolly’s Kitchen dishes out Irish culture

Connolly's Kitchen dishes out Irish culture
Wendy Connolly is an Irish dancer and musician from Cerritos who met her husband Paul Connolly in Dublin, Ireland. After moving back to the United States the couple decided to open Connolly’s Kitchen in March, 2010. The most preferred dishes by customers include fish and chips and Irish stew. Connolly’s Kitchen is located at 1453 Foothill Blvd. in La Verne. / photo by Denisse Leung Julian Burrell Associate... 

Happenings

Organ Trio The Gayle Serdan Organ Trio will perform from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight in the Morgan Auditorium as part of the faculty performance series. Admission is $8 for the general public and free for students. Piano Recital University piano instructor Grace Xia Zhao will perform from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday in the Morgan Auditorium as part of the faculty performance series. Admission is... 

On the Calendar

Occupy Movement Occupy La Verne will be holding a rally from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 8. Bon Appetit will be catering an outdoor lunch during the demonstration at Sneaky Park. Following the rally, a teach-in will be held in the President’s Dining Room to educate about the reasons behind the Occupy movement. Spotted Pig Round-up Students who bring their spotted pig banks filled with change from... 
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