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$5,000 worth of books stolen

Kristina Bugante News Editor Karla Rendon Arts Editor A man and a woman were questioned by the La Verne Police Department Tuesday in connection with the theft of more than $5,000 worth of textbooks taken from the University Bookstore on Monday and Tuesday. Danielle Gornik and Erich Soiles, both 21 and Claremont residents, were arrested at around 5 p.m. in front of the store. The suspects first visited... 

Burnett lecture explores Islamic revolution

Karla Rendon Assistant Editor The Campus Center Ballroom A surpassed maximum capacity by nearly 45 heads when photographer David Burnett visited the University of La Verne to present a lecture for his exhibit, “44 Days: Iran and the Remaking of the Word,” on Nov. 21. Although the title of the gallery may have convinced the audience that his exhibit was strictly focused on Iran, half of Burnett’s... 

Alumnus uncovers cost of Internet fame

Karla Rendon Assistant Editor Rachel Sandoval Staff Writer In the world of social media popularity, every like and follower on a website is now translating to dollar signs for some social media moguls. Overnight fame has been available to the public with just a click and a credit card. Icons from Barack Obama to Paris Hilton have been accused of buying views and likes on sites such as YouTube and Twitter. “Celebrities... 

Happenings

Senior Art Exhibition The art department will host an opening reception for the Senior Art Exhibition from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. from Dec. 9 until Dec. 13 at the Harris Gallery. Admission is free. Piano Marathon The Morgan Auditorium will host a piano marathon from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. West African Drumming The La Verne West African Drum Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec.... 

Happenings

‘Bette and Boo’ Christopher Durang’s black comedy “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” will finish its run at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Dailey Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $12 for faculty, staff and seniors; and $8 for students. Student Recital The music department will host a student recital at 7:30 p.m. today in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Jazz... 

Happenings

‘Bette and Boo’ Christopher Durang’s “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” will show at 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Nov. 21-23, and at 2 p.m. Nov. 24 in Dailey Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general admission; $12 for faculty, staff and seniors; and $8 for students. ‘44 Days’ Carlson Gallery is displaying photographer David Burnett’s “44 Days – Iran and The Remaking of The World”... 

Zhao explains Jewish influence on Chinese music

Zhao explains Jewish influence on Chinese music
Pianist Grace Zhao presents “In a Remote Place” Monday in the Presidents Dining Room. Zhao graduated from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and completed her doctorate in musical arts. / photo by Jessica Harsen Karla Rendon Assistant Editor Simple piano lessons from Jewish composers Wolfgang Fraenkel and Julius Schloss, turned China’s classic folk musician, Sang Tong,... 

Concert Review: Hunx brings the Punx to Los Angeles

Karla Rendon Assistant Editor San Francisco based punk band Hunx and His Punx performed for 200 people in Los Angeles last Thursday. The group consisting of drummer Erin Emslie, bassist and vocalist Shannon Shaw and guitarist and vocalist Seth Bogart, who goes by the stage name Hunx, played to promote of their newest album, “Street Punk,” an energetic, angry addition to their discography. As guests... 

News Briefs

Christian Club Renew Christian Club will accept donations for Operation Christmas Child from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 4 and 5 inside the Campus Center, and on Nov. 6, outside the Campus Center. They will collect school supplies, small toys and hygiene products for children in need around the world. Winter Grad Finale Commencement office representatives will host a Winter Grad Finale for graduates... 

Concert Review: Best Coast makes waves

Karla Rendon Assistant Editor Fashionable hopeful fans waited outside of Amoeba Music to see Los Angeles-based indie rock band Best Coast on Tuesday in Hollywood. Playing a free show to promote their new EP, “Fade Away,” fans of the duo waited in line for several hours outside of the record store to see Best Coast. Separated into different aisles of CDs and anticipating the presence of singer Bethany... 
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