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Soccer speed dials in to next season

Kat Simonelli News Editor Though the men’s soccer team stayed dialed in to all of its games, it was unable to reach its goal of making it into the SCIAC postseason tournament. This did not change the fact that the team came out this year under a new coaching staff and played their hearts out for one another. “For it being my first year, us getting 11 wins was historically a good number,” head... 

Provost forums shed light on three candidates

Staff Reports With the provost search nearing a conclusion, the University hosted faculty and staff open forums with the final candidates over the past two weeks. The three finalists included Catherine Koverola, dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences at Lesley University; Jonathan Reed, interim provost at the University of La Verne; and Ramon Torrecilha, former provost and vice president... 

Women’s soccer hopeful for future

Annabel Secaida Staff Writer Kat Simonelli News Editor The women’s soccer team left sweat, tears and most importantly heart on the field as it finished it’s 2014 season Saturday, placing sixth in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Leopards celebrated a 2-0 victory in their last game of the season against Whittier at Ortmayer stadium. The team finished the season 7-10-1... 

Skipworth steps down

Stanley Skipworth, director of Campus Safety and Transportation, will be leaving the University to consult in law enforcement at the Claremont Colleges. Today is his last day. “The work that he’s done to increase the professionalism, training and certification of staff and services offered has made a tremendous difference on campus,” said Clive Houston-Brown, vice president of facilities and... 

Leopards eliminated from SCIAC postseason

Leopards eliminated from SCIAC postseason
La Verne sophomore forward Nathan Gonzalez pushes his way past Caltech junior defender Teo Wilkening Monday in a drive that was later blocked. The first two goals were scored in the first seven minutes of the game by Gonzalez and sophomore midfielder Jaime Moreno. The Leopards crushed the Beavers, 6-0 at Ortmayer Stadium. / photo by Megan Peralez Kat Simonelli News Editor The men’s soccer team fought... 

Men stay dialed in with 2-1 win

Men stay dialed in with 2-1 win
La Verne sophomore Harim Coronado volleys the ball away from Redlands Bulldogs senior Charles Izydorek after a goalie throw during the second half of Saturday’s game. The Leopards beat the Bulldogs, 2-1, at Ortmayer Stadium. See story on page 11./ Photo By Sonora Hernandez Kat Simonelli News Editor The men’s soccer team hope to get a spot in the Southern California Intercollegiate postseason tournament,... 

Men’s soccer at No. 4 spot

Men's soccer at No. 4 spot
In the first half of the game sophomore forward Saul Uribe drives past three Claremont-Mudd Scripps’ defenders. Although Uribe’s attempt to score was unsuccessful, the Leopards earned a 2-0 victory over the Stags Wednesday at Ortmayer Stadium. The Leopards will travel to take on the Pomona-Pitzer Sagehens Saturday. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Kat Simonelli News Editor The men’s soccer team brought... 

Leopards victorious over Regals

Leopards victorious over Regals
La Verne midfielder Kelsea Varner pushes forward against Cal Lutheran’s defense before the end of the first half, after Regals junior midfielder Katie Moyer scored, 15 minutes into the game. The Leopards ultimately dethroned the Regals, 2-1, at the women’s soccer home opener Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium. / photo by Mariela Patron Kat Simonelli News Editor The women’s soccer team won its first... 

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... 
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