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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... 

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”... 
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