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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... 

LVTV brings spook to community

LVTV brings spook to community
Senior Marilyn Mejia and junior Tyler Harrison host La Verne’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular” event at Mainiero Square Oct. 31. After greeting and interviewing many costumed children, the hosts welcomed La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick. / photo by Uyen Bui Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Mayor Don Kendrick and President Devorah Lieberman were two special guests that appeared on LVTV’s annual “Halloween... 

Students hunger for fast and healthy dining

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Students want another on campus eatery, and 10 out of 16 students asked in an informal survey think that the University community would benefit from a deli-style sandwich shop. With Davenport Dining Hall and Barbara’s Place as the only two options for food on campus, people often resort to leaving campus to get food. By adding another place on campus for everyone to... 

Students seek info on STDs

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer  Sexual health is very important to students on campus, and 15 out of 16 students questioned in an informal survey feel as though the health center could do more to educate students about sexually transmitted disease protection and prevention. “Basically we have several brochures in our waiting room about why it is important to take care of your sexual health,” Cynthia... 

CAB celebrates Halloween in style

CAB celebrates Halloween in style
Vanessa Canales, junior history major, shares her Halloween creation with Shelbi Knudsen, senior history major, at the Witch Will You Wear event, hosted by the Campus Activities Board, in Sneaky Park Oct. 17. Students were invited to create Halloween accessories. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Kellie Galentine Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board presented Witch Will You Wear Oct. 17 in Sneaky Park... 

LV turns Homecoming into circus

LV turns Homecoming into circus
Senior psychology major Dane Turney is crowned Homecoming king by last year’s king, Kevin Dowell, at halftime of the football game Saturday. Senior broadcast journalism major Marilyn Mejia was also crowned Homecoming queen. / photo by Hunter Cole Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Robert Penalber Editor in Chief A week of Homecoming events culminated Saturday’s street fair, bringing together undergraduates,... 

Open house shakes up awareness

Open house shakes up awareness
Victor Castaneda, a second year in the fire fighting academy at Mt. SAC, guides 3-year-old Asher Baker in spraying a hose at balloons at the Public Safety Open House Saturday. Baker is the son of Aaron Baker, assistant professor of psychology at the University of La Verne. The open house was held along D Street where police cruisers lined the streets open for anyone to sit in for a tour. / photo by... 

Band brings pep to home outings

Band brings pep to home outings
Joshua Williams, a senior CAPA student, is the president of the University of La Verne Pep Band. The Pep Band has been recognized as a club on campus since 2012, but Williams had been planning the band since 2011. Williams plays the tuba for the band, but also plays trombone and bass on the side. The 15-person band dedicates Saturday mornings for practice. / photo by Celine Dehbar Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Walking... 
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