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Fraternity raises awareness of ALS

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor A set of American flag painted Greek letters, a water pong table, a volleyball net and a teeter-totter turned the South Quad from April 24 to April 25 into what a passerby may think was a fratty hangout. In reality the brothers of Phi Delta Theta came together for a full 24 hours, raising awareness for their philanthropic cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,... 

Obstacle courses build spirit

Obstacle courses build spirit
Arthur Hinojosa, freshman mathematics major, and Andrew Milligan, sophomore kinesiology major, try to run as hard and fast as they can, only to get flung back by the bungee cord they were attached to. The Campus Activities Board held the Test Your Cat Skills event Tuesday on the South Quad. The event featured Davenport food, a raffle of La Verne attire and two inflatable games. / photo by Jessica Harsen Kellie... 

On the Calendar

Pajama Power Hour President Devorah Lieberman and ASULV will host the spring semester’s town hall meeting at 10 p.m. Monday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Members of the administration will be present to address student concerns. Students are encouraged to wear pajamas to the event.  Earth Day Celebration The Campus Activities Board will host a reggae band for its Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to... 

President’s address highlights success

President’s address highlights success
President Devorah Lieberman gives the spring 2014 State of the University Address Monday in the Campus Center. An audience from across the University community attended the address, where she acknowledged University of La Verne’s faculty and student accomplishments and touched on future goals for fall 2014. / photo by Austen Beck Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor President Devorah Lieberman... 

Students embrace feminism

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor A surge of campus clubs based on the values of feminism are developing on campus, mirroring a national trend. A total of 55 percent of women voters and 30 percent of men voters identified as feminists in a 2012 poll done by Ms. Magazine; and students on campus supporting women’s initiatives through clubs are bringing the trend of feminism to campus. Clubs... 

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... 
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