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Storytellers help Aztecs come alive

Storytellers help Aztecs come alive
Michael Heralda and his wife, Sandy, led a story-telling session Nov. 12. Heralda focused on the Mexican Aztec Culture by introducing the Aztec Nahuatl language and various hand-made musical instruments. Heralda performed for a crowded room, playing a flute called “parkas,” as his wife, Sandy plays the huehuetl drum. Heralda eventually invited his guests to play various instruments to create... 

Faculty members showcase their research

Faculty members showcase their research
Faculty of the University of La Verne got a chance to share their academic research in the annual Faculty Research Day. The event was held in the Wilson Library on Oct. 29. More than 100 students and faculty attended the event which featured the scholarship and research of 70 faculty members. / photo by Erin Maxwell Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The University of La Verne library buzzed with energy... 

Doing what you love

Doing what you love
Julissa Cardenas, Web Editor Many people ask me why I choose to be in journalism when newspapers are dying and people are not interested in reading the news anymore. The reason I am in this field is because I honestly love it. Ever since I can remember I’ve loved to read and write and even though I understand that the economy has taken a toll on my chosen field, I am planning to stick with it. Call... 

A View to a Scare

A View to a Scare
Pirates of the Dead Seas was one of three haunted mazes featured at Nightmare of Scareview Farms at the Fairplex on Saturday. Robert Silguero, one of many volunteers to join in on the fright, plays one of many characters. He greeted visitors at the entrance to the maze where they would encounter pirate ghosts and ghouls. Nightmare at Scareview Farms is open every weekend until Halloween night. Halloween... 

The plea of a shoe saleswoman

The plea of a shoe saleswoman
Julissa Cardenas, Web Editor Besides being a University of La Verne student and Web editor for the Campus Times, I am also a part time sales person. Not just any sales person – I sell shoes. Not a great profession I know, but for now it is a job. I was not offered work study, on what basis I do not know, so having this job helps me with the many responsibilities I have. Although it is a job, and... 

Immigration to be front and center

The International Studies Institute selects the theme for this year’s “Hot Spots” discussion series. Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The International Studies Institute at the University of La Verne has voted on this year’s theme: immigration. Every year, the University has a new theme focusing on a global issue or concern that either affects people, forces them to think about their... 

Debate team continues success

Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The University of La Verne debate team stood out among the colleges who competed in The United States Universities National Open Debating Tournament. The tournament took place at the Claremont Colleges on Oct. 4. “They pretty much had to debate about everything under the sun,” said Ian Lising, debate coach and assistant professor of speech and debate. “There were many... 

No on Prop. 8 rally sparks support, objection

Julissa Cardenas Web Editor Cars honked, people yelled and some threw water bottles at students protesting Proposition 8, the ballot measure that banned gay marriage in California. The University of La Verne’s Rainbow Alliance sponsored the event last Wednesday on the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue. The ballot measure was narrowly approved last year by California voters, and then upheld in... 

Farmers market has authentic music and food

Farmers market has authentic music and food
Michael Fleming of Pomona and Saul Jimenez of Saul’s Family Produce in Claremont met at the Pomona Farmers Market on Sept. 16. The Farmers Market features popcorn and smoothie stands, as well as a live band playing Latin dance music. The market runs from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at Garey Avenue and Second Street in Pomona. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Julissa Cardenas Web Editor Families... 

Dewey chosen for change

Julissa Cardenas Web Editor The University of La Verne has appointed Gregory Dewey as Interim Provost after an extensive search. Dewey was senior vice president of academic affairs at the Keck Graduate Institute at the Claremont Colleges and served for seven years as the Robert E. Finnigan Professor of Applied Life Sciences at Keck before taking the position as interim provost. “I was interested... 
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