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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”... 

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... 
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