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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... 

Weekend spotlights potential Leos

Weekend spotlights potential Leos
Brittany Logan, an Auckland, New Zealand native, poses for a photo with Leo and Lea after walking down the red carpet at the start of Spotlight Weekend outside of the Campus Center on April 4. Spotlight Weekend welcomed potential incoming students to the University, where they had a chance to get a closer look at campus life and stay in a dorm. / photo by Daniel Hargis Kat Simonelli Metro Editor The... 

Search for Claremont rape suspect is ongoing

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor Residents of Claremont are still on edge as the search continues for an unidentified male who allegedly broke into a home and raped a 12-year-old girl on March 20. So far more than 300 tips have poured in from community members and other law enforcement offices. “Bottom line is we’re having to follow up on all the 300 tips,” said Claremont... 

WEB tower moved

Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Though the Blue Light project has been an overall success, Capital Planning had to remove the WEB tower in front of Dailey Theatre on Feb. 28 after receiving multiple complaints. The tower was supposed to be in front of the Johnson Family Plaza. After the contractor who installed the tower found there was a sewer line running underneath that area, he decided to move it to... 

Glendora braces for mudslides

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Parts of Glendora and Azusa affected by the Colby Fire last month are now facing mandatory evacuations as the heavy rain expected this weekend poses the thread of mudslides. The burned areas are at a higher risk for flooding, mudslides and debris buildup during periods of rain. Properties north of Sierra Madre Avenue between the western city boundaries... 

Leaver gives panoramic view of Los Angeles

Leaver gives panoramic view of Los Angeles
Associate Professor of Art History Jon Leaver’s lecture Monday addressed the process and application of panoramic photos in Los Angeles. Leaver also talked about the idea of panoramas in the Judy Garland film “A Star is Born.” / photo by Julian Burrell Kat Simonelli Metro Editor Jon Leaver, associate professor of art history, presented his faculty lecture titled “Urban Sublime: Visualizing... 
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