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Slam Poetry Auditions The ULV Spoken Wordplay group encourages students to participate in the fall slam poetry audition from 10 p.m. until midnight Oct. 3 in Morgan Auditorium. The event is an open mic. Sundays at the Morgan Mariachi group Trio Ellas will perform at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 in Morgan Auditor­ium. There is a $20 suggested donation. ‘Black Maps’ Photographer David Maisel’s exhibit, “Black... 

Fire chars 17 acres in Claremont

Fire chars 17 acres in Claremont
Fire fighters battle a blaze that started at approximately 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, just north of Foothill Boulevard between Mills and Amherst avenues in Claremont. It took more than 150 fire fights from the Claremont and  County fire department roughly two hours to extinguish the fire, which consumed 17 acres of property owned by the Claremont Colleges. After the fire was out, fire fighters remained... 

Music Review: Unexpected sounds from Arctic Monkeys on “AM”

Karla Rendon Assistant Editor Fans of Arctic Monkeys are in for a surprise as their highly anticipated fifth album, “AM,” steers away from the quirky indie beat sound that skyrocketed the band as one of the post-punk revival heavyweights. Shifting towards a more serious record, the band has matured with their sound as well as their looks (i.e: frontman Alex Turner going from indie heartthrob to... 

Happenings

‘Divinity Degenerate’ The Tall Wall Space is presenting Mark Dean Veca’s installation project, “Divinity Degenerate,” through May 30. The reception for the exhibit will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Arts and Communica­tions Buil­ding. Admission is free. Film Festival The Cultural Arts Society of La Verne will present a student film festival at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Meeting... 

Council appoints Ingels

La Verne’s search for a new city council member ended with former La Verne police chief Ron Ingels selected to finish out the term of Robert Rodriguez, who died July 6. Chosen over 17 other candidates, Ingels will serve on the council until March 2018. While traditionally council members are to run for election, La Verne City Hall decided to appoint rather than have elections since it would cost... 

Happenings

‘Divinity Degenerate’ The Tall Wall Space is presenting Mark Dean Veca’s installation project, “Divinity Degenerate,” through May 30. The reception for the exhibit will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Arts and Communica­tions Buil­ding. Admission is free. Film Festival The Cultural Arts Society of La Verne will present a student film festival at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in the Meeting... 

LeoFM takes students to game

Karla Rendon Staff Writer LeoFM held its last event of the semester from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on May 16 in Sneaky Park. The event included hot dogs, courtesy of La Verne Corner Butcher Shop, and music from the radio station. The event’s main attraction was the chance to win four field level tickets including free parking to see the Dodgers play the Angels Monday at Dodger Stadium. “LeoFM Takes... 

Students find fun in philanthropy

Students find fun in philanthropy
Members of Phi Delta Theta – sophomore biology major Wesley Lam and senior e-commerce major Dylan Malloy – spend their half hour shift on the teeter-totter goofing off, singing and doing tricks at their ALS event Tuesday. Fraternity members raised money by collecting donations, selling tickets for their Zumbathon, and selling items at their various events. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alison Rodriguez Staff... 

Barbershop performances bring harmony

Barbershop performances bring harmony
Ladies of Leo – a group comprised of junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro, sophomore music and theatre arts major Mona Lutfi, sophomore photography and theatre arts major Sonora Hernandez and junior music major Amanda Timko – perform “I Don’t Mind,” “On My Own,” and “Ma, He’s Making Eyes At Me” The at the barbershop harmony concert May 9 in Morgan Auditorium. / photo by... 

Leos ROAR to bring attention to good cause

Karla Rendon Staff Writer While University of La Verne has diverse clubs that cater to student interests, a new club called Reaching Out for Animal Rights’ main ambition is to serve the animal community and bring awareness. Founded this semester by freshman criminology major Leah Parkhurst, the club’s mission was to educate students about the welfare of animals. There are about 20 active members. “We... 
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