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Leopards swing big past Cougars

Leopards swing big past Cougars
In game two of the Leopards’ doubleheader, La Verne senior catcher Zachary Quinones pops up a bunt. Kean sophomore catcher Michael Kendall caught the pop up for the first out of the inning. The Leopards pulled ahead with a win, 14-6, despite dropping game one, 4 -1, at Ben Hines Field March 19. / photo by Daniel Torres Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The baseball team battled back after a 4-1 loss... 

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor
Tyler Connaghan, lead singer of Attic Empire, plays the guitar and sings popular cover songs, including “Play That Funky Music” by Wild Cherry and “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The Campus Activities Board hosted the Spring Break Take 2 event featuring the band, which performs frequently at venues around the L.A. area in addition to touring in other cities.... 

Community honors Sue Caple’s life

Community honors Sue Caple’s life
Dr. Susan Caple, professor of marketing, died March 1 after a long bout with cancer. The University came together to honor her at a celebration of life ceremony Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium./ file photo by Katherine Careaga Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief Friends, family, students and colleagues came together to honor the life of Dr. Sue Caple at a celebration of life ceremony Wed­nesday in Morgan... 

ASULV pushes for affordable tuition

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The Associated Students of the University of La Verne unanimously passed a resolution Monday condemning the proposed tuition increase for the 2015-16 school year. “Obviously we understand sometimes maybe we need a tuition increase, but we also know the reasoning on the students’ ends,” ASULV President David Asbra said. “Scholarships don’t really go up as... 

Video voyeurism investigation begins

A male student was detained and questioned by the La Verne Police Department last week on suspicion of video voyeurism at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 in Brandt Hall. He was allegedly filming a female student without her consent. The suspect was later released and the University is currently conducting an administrative investigation to find the actual individual involved. Anyone with information on suspicious... 

Men’s 4X100 team takes first place

Men’s 4X100 team takes first place
Junior Jessica Reeves jumps for 4.16m in the long jump event at the Pomona-Pitzer All-Comers Saturday at Strehle Track. She came in 13th place. / photo by Celene Vargas Hal Hargrave Staff Writer Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The University of La Verne men’s 4×100 meter relay team took first place at the Collegiate All-Comers Individual meet, hosted by Pomona-Pitzer Saturday at Strehle Track. The... 

Baseball sweeps to first in SCIAC

Baseball sweeps to first in SCIAC
La Verne junior shortstop Woody Reyes tags Claremont-Mudd-Scripps junior infielder Jackson Umberger at second base for the third out at the top of the seventh inning of the first game Saturday. The Leopards took down the Stags, 10-1, at Ben Hines Field. / photo by Celine Dehban Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor A three-run homer by senior pitcher Mark Jebbia sealed the deal... 

Baseball team looks forward to SCIAC play

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The La Verne baseball team plans to put its past behind it and hopes to be in the running for another Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Con­ference championship during their upcoming 2015 season. “We definitely are looking to compete for a conference title,” graduate assistant Jason Munoz said. “That’s our expectation every year, anything below that... 

Bylaw changes concern faculty

Kat Simonelli News Editor Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor Several members of the faculty are currently working on a proposal to change the wording of a clause in the board of trustees’ bylaws. The bylaws had created a stir among faculty earlier this semester after a 2013 update of the document was released to some faculty members. “We are all required to have bylaws, which the board of trustees... 

Reed to be permanent provost

Kristina Bugante Editor in Chief Kat Simonelli News Editor Jonathan Reed has been selected as the permanent provost and vice president for academic affairs for the University of La Verne, President Devorah Lieberman announced last Week. Reed has served as the interim provost since January of this year after replacing former provost Greg Dewey. Reed’s duties as the permanent provost of the University... 
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