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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”... 

Final choral concert delights

Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The ULV Chamber Singers and Gospel Ensemble performed their last concert of the semester Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. The choirs sang pieces entitled “The Jazz 150th,” “Vita De La Mia Vita,” “Elijah Rock,” “Go Down Moses,” “Bulle­rengue,” and their rendition of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Freshman communications major, Timothy... 

Rosé Trio thrills with original score

Rosé Trio thrills with original score
The violin group the Rosé Trio performs May 3 in Morgan Auditorium. The group was formed in 2011 by violinists Irene Shiao, Sarah Wallin Huff and Danielle Cummins, together with pianist Masako Okamura Klassen. The performance included several classical pieces as well as original compositions. They have performed at several schools including La Verne, Mt. San Antonio College and Cal State San Bernardino.... 

Sigma Kappa emerges victorious in Greek Perfect

Sigma Kappa emerges victorious in Greek Perfect
Members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity serenade the organization’s president, Michael Wahba, as part of their routine for Wednesday’s Greek Perfect event. Phi Delta Theta took third place. The winning routine – judged by Bon Appétit staff members Rebecca Farraj, Shanon Levine, and Justin Alarcon – was performed by the Sigma Kappa sorority. / photo by Christopher Mora Veronica Orozco LV... 

Leo bats fall silent in Cal Lu sweep

Leo bats fall silent in Cal Lu sweep
Head coach Scott Winterburn leaves a meeting at the mound during Friday’s loss to Cal Lutheran. Led by starting pitcher Jake Petersen, the Kingsmen held the Leopards to one run and won, 5-1. Cal Lutheran extended its winning streak to 12 games and clinched the top seed heading into the SCIAC tournament. The Leopards dropped to fifth place in standings and will have win their four game remaining games... 

Tigers maul Leopards in 2 out of 3

Tigers maul Leopards in 2 out of 3
Senior first baseman, Michael Stewart, receives the pick off throw from junior pitcher, Kevin Knight, forcing Occidental junior outfielder, Alec Strain, back to first base during Friday’s game. The Leopards took a five-run lead into the seventh inning but were outrun by the Tigers, 11-5 at Mazmanian Field at Mt. San Antonio College. / photo by Zachary Horton Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The baseball... 

Sweeps drop ULV to 5th in SCIAC standings

Sweeps drop ULV to 5th in SCIAC standings
Sophomore Rachel Hong tags out Athena Harmony Palmer as the softball team dropped both games in Saturday’s doubleheader against Chapman and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Wheeler Park. The Leopards gave up a total of 17 runs and were held to only three runs in both games. The losses puts the Leopards at 19-13 on the year and 11-11 in SCIAC play. / photo by Christopher Mora Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The... 

La Verne stars shine on Idol stage

La Verne stars shine on Idol stage
Junior music major Stephenson Holder performs at the La Verne Idol semifinals Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. The contestants had 60 seconds to perform a capella versions of a song of their choosing. Audience members voted for their favorite singers. Holder selected “What is it About Her?” by Lionel Bart as his piece. / photo by Ryan Gann Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The curtains opened, the lights... 

Fairplex hosts Irish festivities for all to enjoy

Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The weather held out and set for a perfect weekend for celebrating Irish culture at the Irish Fair at the Pomona Fairplex Saturday and Sunday. The day began with a parade through the fairgrounds set with a full drum and bagpipe line, dancing elephants and a leprechaun on stilts. “We come together to take care of the community,” Doug Schneid, the pipe major of the 42nd... 
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