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Artists present solo performances

Artists present solo performances
Sophomore music major Brianna Nemback, a soprano, rehearses with accompanist Carol Stephenson, music department associate, before the student recital in Morgan Auditorium Nov. 22. Nemback performed “Vissi d’arte” from Puccini’s “Tosca.” / photo by Jasmin Miranda Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor Three pianists and five vocalists came together to showcase the hard work and effort that they... 

Lagumbay gets caught up in the music

Lagumbay gets caught up in the music
Senior music major Emmanuel Lagumbay spends much of his free time composing music and trying out new compositions in the music library in Founders Hall. Last Thursday, Lagumbay was composing a new piece in the digital audio workshop, Cubase, using the MIDI keyboard to input notes into the program. / photo by Sarah Golden Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor Senior music major and video game enthusiast Emmanuel... 

Kent brings excitement to black comedy

Kent brings excitement to black comedy
Christopher Durang’s “The Marriage of Bette and Boo” is the theatre department’s new fall production directed by Steven Kent. The play follows a newly married couple, Bette and Boo, played by Sarah Rae Jackson and Jacob Tittl, and the antics of their comically dysfunctional family and friends. In this scene titled “We Will Call Him Skippy,” the family argues about what to name the newborn... 

Happenings

Choral Showcase The Chamber Singers, University Chorale, the Leo Singing Dudes and the A Team will perform a showcase at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 and 26 in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $10 and students are free. ‘44 Days’ The Carlson Gallery is displaying photographer David Burnett’s exhibit, “44 Days – Iran and The Remaking of The World” through Dec. 13. Admission is free. There will... 

Soccer unable to pluck Sagehens

Soccer unable to pluck Sagehens
In the first half Saturday, junior midfielder Jaime Weaver drives down the field toward Pomona-Pitzer’s goal as Sagehens midfielder Allie Tao tries to steal the ball. The game ended with a 4-1 loss for La Verne. / photo by Stephanie Ball Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The women’s soccer team lost 4-1 to Pomona-Pitzer Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium leaving the Leopards in fifth place in the Southern... 

ALS Walk tops $100k in donations

Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The University of La Verne hosted the annual Walk to Defeat ALS with an estimated 1,200 walkers Sunday. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a debilitative disease that causes muscle weakness and the gradual loss of motor skills over several years. “It’s a very tough disease, you lose your motor skills and it hits you so quick and there’s no recovery so once... 

Fire chars 17 acres in Claremont

Fire chars 17 acres in Claremont
Fire fighters battle a blaze that started at approximately 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, just north of Foothill Boulevard between Mills and Amherst avenues in Claremont. It took more than 150 fire fights from the Claremont and  County fire department roughly two hours to extinguish the fire, which consumed 17 acres of property owned by the Claremont Colleges. After the fire was out, fire fighters remained... 

Emergency towers to be installed by this fall

Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor Campus safety is working with Capital Planning to add Wide Area Emergency Broadcast System, or WEBS, towers on campus, starting with one in D Lot this semester. These towers, also called “Blue Lights,” will provide students with the opportunity to be in immediate contact with campus safety in the event of an emergency. “The purpose of bringing WEBS to campus is... 

Animals bring wild side to the fair

Animals bring wild side to the fair
Ontario resident Juan Cifuentes visits the Great American Petting Zoo on Monday. Llamas, deer, pigs, wallabies and goats of all sizes will call the Los Angeles County Fair home for the next four weeks. They can be found scattered throughout the fairgrounds. / photo by Ryan Gann Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The Los Angeles County Fair opened Aug. 30 and welcomed people from all over to experience... 

Senior musicians say ‘Adios’ to LV

Kat Simonelli Staff Writer Senior music majors Angelica Osorio and Michael Choy presented their senior projects May 18 in Morgan Auditorium in front of family, friends and music enthusiasts alike. Osorio prepared a PowerPoint presentation on musician Astor Piazzolla who most famously played the bandoneon, a type of accordion, and his composition “Adios, Nonino” which means “Farewell, Grandfather”... 
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