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Homecoming and Parents Weekend Homecoming and Parents Weekend is scheduled for Nov. 6-8. For more information visit laverne.edu/homecoming. Athletic training The Athletic Training Program has been granted continuing national accreditation by the Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education through 2019. The accreditation recognizes the quality of the faculty, staff, students and alumni... 

Movie Review: Moore skewers Wall Street with ‘Capitalism’

Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The greedy vultures of Wall Street, who use our capitalistic system to pull the strings of puppets in government, have not flown over Michael Moore’s dead body. Moore, the directive voice for all things political, makes his case for ridding our capitalistic society and returning our nation to its democratic roots in his new documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Story.” Moore,... 

Leopards cruise in win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Leopards cruise in win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Senior Crista Jones spikes one of her 17 kills against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps defender Abby Trimble. Jones led the team in kills and digs with 27. The Leopards routed the Athenas on Saturday with a three set sweep. The Leopards‘ SCIAC record is 4-3, after a loss to Redlands. / photo by Christopher Guzman Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The La Verne volleyball team swept past conference foe Claremont-Mudd-Scripps,... 

Water polo gets win, preps for conference

Water polo gets win, preps for conference
La Verne drowned the Gannon Golden Knights, 8-6, on Sunday at the Aquatics Center in Las Flores Park. Gannon’s Greg Naranjo (No. 13) was unsuccessful in his attempt to score a goal against goalie Alan Nevarez and utility player John Roche in the second quarter. ULV won the match 8-5. La Verne’s next match at the Aquatics Center will be Oct. 17 with the Redlands Bulldogs. / photo by Cindy Harder Kevin... 

Marching for equality

Marching for equality
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor A few weeks ago the University of La Verne Rainbow Alliance reminded us all of the injustices gays and lesbians still face today. The alliance protested on the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue, in regards to last year’s ban on gay marriage in California and the little progress that has been made since that forgettable vote. I hope the Rainbow Alliance will not stop... 

Leopards gain confidence with their first win

Leopards gain confidence with their first win
La Verne builds on an early lead to top Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 4-1. La Verne forward Nahavi Mendoza steals the ball from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps player Frederick Doar during the second half of Saturday’s game at Ben Hines Field. Doar quickly recovered it. The Leopards went on to chase down the Stags and win the game, 4-1. The men, who are 2-1 in conference and 2-5 overall, play their next match... 

Dreaming of a green Christmas

Dreaming of a green Christmas
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor In December, world leaders will meet in Copenhagen to discuss, and hopefully implement, a new set of regulations to confront global warming. However, this incredibly important meeting is on pace to be no different than any of the other world conversations about this issue, meaning a lot of rhetoric but little action. Hopefully, and at this point it is still only a hope,... 

Penalties spoil Leopards’ home opener

Penalties spoil Leopards' home opener
Some tough defense isn’t enough to stop a 21-9 loss to Whitworth. La Verne quarterback Christian Winnewisser completes a pass over Whitworth defenders Jeff Erlenmeyer and Travis Niles for a short gain in the third quarter. Whitworth toppled the Leopards, 21-9, with the help of two fourth quarter touchdowns. / photo by Christopher Guzman Kevin Garrity Managing Editor Penalties and turnovers proved... 

ULV looks impressive against the Benedictine Eagles

ULV looks impressive against the Benedictine Eagles
Falisha Ramirez scores four in the women’s soccer opener. Freshman forward Kim Bulow of Benedictine is unsuccessful in her attempt to steal the ball away from senior La Verne defender Courtney Cooley during the final minutes of a 7-0 blowout non-conference victory for the Leopards on Sunday. / photo by Christopher Guzman Kevin Garrity Managing Editor The women’s soccer team began it’s season... 

A progressive summer

A progressive summer
Kevin Garrity, Managing Editor In an all out attempt to become more politically and socially active this summer I decided to take the opportunity to involve myself in many activities that people might label progressive. While some might argue that my endeavors this summer should not have a political affiliation, it is clear as of late that my environmentally friendly political activism is part of the... 
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