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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... 

Social media inspires new exhibit

Social media inspires new exhibit
At the reception for “Geolocation: Desert­scapes,” senior communications major Anthony Juarez speaks to featured photographer Marni Shindelman via Skype and an iPad because the photographers could not make it to the reception. The exhibit, also featuring the work of Nate Larson, runs through May 24 in the Carlson Gallery on the ground floor of Miller Hall. / photo by Ryan C. Gann Karla Rendon Staff... 

Food Court: First person experience: Veganism involves more than giving up meat

Karla Rendon Staff Writer Veganism is the practice of refraining from animal products in one’s diet and life style. But what some people fail to realize is that veganism is more than just a diet; it is also a lifestyle. Adhering to the constraints that lifestyle means to abstain from eating cheese, most cookies, Jell-O and not wearing leather, wool and suede. According to a Gallup poll, 2 percent... 

Art walk features diverse display

Art walk features diverse display
Artist Wade Stanley demonstrates different ideas for a painting with Nolan Moore and Miranda Munoz at the Claremont Art Walk Friday. The event occurs the first Friday of each month at the Claremont Packing House in downtown Claremont and features a range of local artists. / photo by Chelsea Knight Karla Rendon Staff Writer Artists, musicians and spectators gathered for the Claremont Art Walk on April... 

Music Review: “Dear Miss Lonelyhearts” lives up to expectations

Karla Rendon Staff Writer Cold War Kids fans are in for quite a treat as the newest edition to their discography, “Dear Miss Lonelyhearts” was released on April 2. Following their tradition of sassy pianos, enticing lyrics and front man Nathan Willett’s captivating voice, the Long Beach-based indie rock band does not disappoint. With 10 songs on the new album, fans can agree that Cold War... 
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