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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... 

Cartoons encourage children battling cancer

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Dominic, Bella, McKenna, Ayden and Erin – names appearing on the five rubber bracelets worn around Jenny Formica’s left wrist. These five names represent more than children battling cancer. For Formica, these names are friends, purpose, hope and the reason that she started Courageous Cartoons. Courageous Cartoons is a brand new club on campus this semester created... 

Community News: New app keeps citizens updated

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer The Operation Predator iPhone app was released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to allow users to send anonymous tips and get news updates about sexual predators via mobile phone. The app will allow users to track information and arrests involving sexual predators in an attempt to catch predators in a more efficient manner. The Operation Predator app will... 

Professor draws on life experience

Professor draws on life experience
Nyema Guannu came to the United States from Liberia to earn a bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University, a master’s degree from the University of Denver, and is working on a doctorate from the Claremont Graduate University. The adjunct professor of economics is teaching Economics 220 during the fall semester. This is his first semester at the University of La Verne. / photo by Stephanie Ball Kellie... 
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