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Crista Jones stamps name in history book

Crista Jones stamps name in history book
Crista Jones, a senior middle blocker and outside hitter for La Verne, concluded her last season as a Leopard. Jones, a movement and sports science major, is a two-time All American and unanimous SCIAC Player of the Year. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Kevin Garrity Managing Editor In today’s sports world it is refreshing to come across an athlete who has earned numerous individual accolades,... 

Leopards' trip ends at Regional final

Leopards' trip ends at Regional final
The women’s volleyball team falls to Redlands in the fifth set. Catie Logan and Kendall Kraiss go up for the hit against Pacific Lutheran’s Sarah Beaver. The Leopards won first round of the NCAA Western Regional Championships, 3-1. La Verne dropped the championship game against Colorado College in five sets. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The Leopards’ underdog... 

GIVE sparks recycling program

Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The Green Institute for Village Empowerment has implemented a new program intended to increase recycling in Founders Hall and ultimately the entire campus. The new initiative will be directed at the faculty and staff who teach and work in Founders Hall. “It’s important for students and the faculty to understand we only recycle something like 46 percent of what we could... 

News Briefs

‘Death in the El Valle’ The Honors Program will have C.M. Hardt as a guest to screen and answer questions about her film called “Death in El Valle.” Hardt’s film is about her grandfather’s suspected assassination during Franco’s Spain. The event will be from 2:20 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 in the President’s Dining Room. The event is open to the public. For more information, call... 

Leopards move on to SCIAC tournament

Leopards move on to SCIAC tournament
The women’s volleyball team drops Redlands in four sets to earn a postseason berth. La Verne setter Anna Calmer spikes a point against Redlands outside hitter Jackie Hamilton (No. 22) and middle back Emily Capozzoli (No. 14) with help from setter Yesenia Lopez. The Leopards chained up the Bulldogs, 3-1, Tuesday on the Frantz Athletic Court. The team opens the SCIAC tournament at 5 p.m. Friday... 

Offseason comes up gold for top NBA teams

Offseason comes up gold for top NBA teams
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor We are a week and a half into the 2009-2010 NBA season and a few things seem certain, the Celtics look dominant, Pau Gasol is vital to the Lakers and the top echelon teams got a lot better during the off season. Boston bolstered their front court with the addition of Rasheed Wallace, who plays sound defense in the post and has the ability to step back and drill threes... 

La Verne downs Pitzer, sits 1 win away from SCIAC tourney

La Verne downs Pitzer, sits 1 win away from SCIAC tourney
La Vernes setter Anna Calmer, middle back Ashley Morgado, and outside hitter Randi Toomay repelled Pomona-Pitzer’s outside hitter Carly Hite’s (No. 5) attempt to score with backing from middle back Rachel Bollens (No. 14) in a Leopard victory. The next game will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Claremont Mudd-Scripps. / photo by Cindy Harder Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The Leopards pulled one game... 

Campus Center gets green award

Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor Samantha Sincock, Arts Editor/Editorial Director The new University of La Verne Campus Center was recently awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design silver certification for its environmentally sustainable construction, making it the first building in La Verne to receive this recognition. The University’s commitment to build the Campus Center in a sustainable... 

Bulldogs take a bite out of the Leopards

Bulldogs take a bite out of the Leopards
La Verne drops its conference opener to Redlands, 19-8. La Verne driver Anthony Rivera sets up a pass for the goal as Alex Dow, driver for Redlands, attempts the block. The Bulldogs mauled the Leopards, 19-8, Saturday at the La Verne Aquatics Center in ULV’s conference opener. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Kevin Garrity News Editor The men’s water polo team was outmatched against Redlands in... 

Warning: Contents in column may be hot!

Warning: Contents in column may be hot!
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor You are groggy; walking zombie-like from the warmth of the bed to your kitchen and all you want is that hot cup of coffee to drink while you read your morning newspaper (yes some people still get their news from the trusty print variety.) Seems like a nice mental picture and not a bad way to start off your morning, but before you take that first sip of the steamy “... 
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