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LVFD prevents fire at Park Campus

LVFD prevents fire at Park Campus
A La Verne firefighter leaves the scene of an incident in the University of La Verne’s Park Campus at Arrow Highway and Park Avenue on Tuesday. The firefighters saw no flames, only smoke caused by an electrical arc. Several University offices and departments were temporarily relocated from the Park Avenue location to the Bonita Building / photo by Helen Arase Kat Simonelli News Editor Jolene Nacapuy... 

High temperatures almost start fire

Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Kat Simonelli News Editor The La Verne and Los Angeles County fire departments acted quickly to prevent a fire at the University of La Verne’s Park Campus facility located next to the Shuttle Lot on Arrow Highway Tuesday afternoon. At around 2:40 p.m., a transformer located in the back of the buildings began smoking; it had apparently overheated due to high temperatures. The... 

LV soccer seeks championship goal

LV soccer seeks championship goal
The women’s soccer team practices on a hot afternoon Sept. 5. Freshman forward Jessica Hernandez stretches with teammates in preparation for their game against Cal State San Bernardino Thursday./ photo by Kaung Myat Tun Kat Simonelli News Editor The women’s soccer team has high hopes for this season, with a goal of making into the conference championship at the end of the fall tournament. The... 

Leo Safe app bolsters security

The Campus Safety department launched its new Leo Safe app this summer with the goal of providing students and community members with a convenient safety resource that they could find at the tips of their fingers. The all-new app offers several features including: emergency contact information, crime statistics, daily crime logs, annual security reports, direct dials, emergency resources, parking and... 

Campus Safety receives award

Kat Simonelli News Editor La Verne’s Campus Safety Department was recognized by the School Safety Advocacy program and was presented with an award for their exemplary safety programming in late July. Some additions that Campus Safety implemented throughout the previous year and this past summer include added video surveillance, the WEBS Blue Light system, bike patrols, La Verne’s own “Leo Safe”... 

Real world lessons learned through PR panel

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor The Public Relations Student Society of America, or PRSSA, hosted a speaker’s panel titled “The Ins and Outs of the PR Industry: An Inside Look into the PR World and What It’s Really Like.” The event was created to give students the opportunity to interact with senior PR professionals who have been successful in their industry. Panelists included Chris Perez, a board... 

Leos squeeze into SCIAC playoffs

Leos squeeze into SCIAC playoffs
Senior catcher George Holland hits a double play grounder in the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday against Whittier. The Leopards played a split doubleheader Saturday at Ben Hines Field, facing both Pomona-Pitzer and Whittier. They beat the Sagehens in the first game, 6-3, and then won the second against Whittier, 12-2, moving them into fourth place. La Verne will play in a double elimination tournament... 

Suspect held in Claremont rape case

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor Claremont Police have a suspect in connection with the home invasion and rape of a 12-year-old girl, which happened nearly a month ago. As of April 18, police have detained 34-year-old Joseph Chandler Davall of Yucca Valley. Davall is currently being held in lieu of $5 million bail for two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child,... 

La Verne loses three to Kingsmen

La Verne loses three to Kingsmen
Junior Mark Jebbia pitched a shutout during the first seven innings against Cal Lutheran, only giving up hits and striking out 10; however, the eighth inning took a different turn with the Kingsmen scoring seven runs, which would leave the Leopards losing, 7-4. The second game was likewise unfavorable for the Leopards with a 10-3 loss. / photo by Amanda Nieto Kat Simonelli Metro Editor The Cal Lutheran... 

La Verne prepares for final SCIAC meet

La Verne prepares for final SCIAC meet
Senior All-American Chancise Watkins launches of his mark for the men’s 100-meter dash against Taylor Browning and Andrei de Freitas. Watkins had the sixth best time of the day for the event with 10.85. For the 200-meter, he held the best time of the day with 21.45. / photo by Julian Burrell Kat Simonelli Metro Editor The men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational... 
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