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Student shares ‘Game’ experience

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor Emmanuel Lagumbay, senior music major, held a presentation sharing his experience at the Game Developers Conference yesterday in the President’s Dining Room. “The reason I’m here is because I’m a gamer,” Lagumbay said. Lagumbay traveled to San Francisco last month for the Game Developers Conference. The conference brought together more than 24,000... 

Garcia talks about cellular aging

Garcia talks about cellular aging
Jerome Garcia inspired the audience at his faculty lecture on Monday while explaining his research on Histone Glutathionylation. He emphasized the far reaching effects of his findings and how it could specifically be a mechanism for aging and preventing diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The next faculty lecture is Monday. / photo by Keenan Gilson Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Jerome Garcia,... 

Majority feels selfies build esteem

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer The song “#Selfie” by the Chainsmokers has been blasting through speakers across the country since its release in January. Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie at the Oscars received 3.3 million retweets on Twitter. And an informal survey of students on campus found that 13 out of 16 students have posted a selfie on social media. Selfies, declared 2013 word of the year by Oxford... 

Smith and Alvarez analyze sports culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor Head softball coach Julie Smith and Paul Alvarez, director of the Athletic Training Education Program, spoke at the International Studies Institute’s Hot Spots lecture Thursday about the effect of politics upon international sports. The lecture, entitled “International Sports: Athletic Achievement or Political Football?” took place in the President’s... 

Lieberman elected to urban universities board

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor President Devorah Lieber­man was appointed to the executive committee of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities last month. CUMU dedicates itself to promoting mutually beneficial relationships between higher education institutions and their surrounding communities. One of only four universities represented on the executive committee, CUMU has... 

On the Calendar

ASULV Student Forum ASULV will host a student discussion on campus issues from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, Thursday at the South Quad. ‘Know Your Limit’ ASULV is bringing Lori Hart, alcohol awareness speaker, to campus at 10 p.m.,  Thursday in Morgan Auditorium. ‘Enchanted Sea’ Winter Formal will take place from 8 p.m.-midnight, March 7 at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Tickets are $30... 

La Verne helps student veterans

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor The Office of Veteran Student Success serves to assist the 400 plus veteran students on campus in making the transition from military to civilian life. Diana Towles, coordinator of the Office of Veteran Student Success, works daily to build the office into a working resource for veterans to immerse successfully into academic and social programs. “The main... 

Christmas tree lights up La Verne

Christmas tree lights up La Verne
Erin Friedeman, who works at the La Verne City Hall, and her daughter Margaret watch the Bonita High School choir perform at City Hall on Monday at the city of La Verne’s annual tree lighting ceremony. Margaret, a Roynon Elementary School second-grader, was chosen to light the tree at the ceremony. / photo by Celine Dehban Kellie Galentine Staff Writer A silver star shone brightly in the sky as the... 

Commentary: Trolls being taken seriously is seriously dangerous

<i>Commentary</i>: Trolls being taken seriously is seriously dangerous
Kellie Galentine, Staff Writer Most of the time I have faith in humanity, but then I stumble upon websites like returnofkings.com. Return of Kings is a site dedicated to renewing masculinity as defined by the pseudonym contributors, all who “believe men should be masculine and women should be feminine.” The site glorifies sexual assault and domestic violence as central to the “masculine” mindsets,... 

Church shares Peace and Carrots

Church shares Peace and Carrots
Freshman Edwin Escobar and senior Michelle Bedolla tend to the parsley grown in the Peace and Carrots Community Garden Tuesday afternoon. The garden is located at the north end of the La Verne Church of the Brethren parking lot, off of Fifth Street. / photo by Uyen Bui Kellie Galentine Staff Writer A plot that used to only have rotting playground equipment now provides thousands of pounds of fresh... 
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