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At the Buzzer Women’s Tennis, March 26 Master’s — 4 La Verne — 5 Women’s Water Polo, March 27 (game one) Cal Tech — 4 La Verne — 13 Women’s Water Polo, March 27 (game two) La Verne — 7 Claremont Mudd Scripps — 10 Schedule Friday Baseball @ Caltech, 3 p.m. Women’s tennis vs. Occidental, 2 p.m. Saturday Baseball vs. Cal Tech, 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Softball @ Pomona-Pitzer, 12 p.m.... 

Commentary: Getting around with Google

Commentary: Getting around with Google
Kristen Campbell, News Editor Google Maps is a great help to anyone needing directions walking, driving, using public transits, and now, bicycling. My experience has always been an easy and efficient one, until I started playing around with the Web site. While perusing summer vacations, I was curious how far Honolulu was from my house, so I pulled up Google Maps and got directions, thinking it would... 

CAB sponsors St. Patty's lunch

Kristen Campbell News Editor Davenport Dining Hall was active with hungry students and faculty with bluegrass Celtic music playing March 10 at the St. Patty’s Day Celebration put on by the Campus Activities Board. The afternoon opened with Sligo Rags, the event’s band, warming up to give the guests a taste of the performance to come. “At last year’s celebration, the band was a hit, so we decided... 

News Briefs

Haiti Appeal Following the earthquake in Haiti, a group of ULV faculty, administrators and staff formed a group, the Haiti Relief Committee. This committee asks people to donate at least $10 for a hygiene kit, which includes daily toiletries needed by Haitians. Please make all checks to “University of La Verne” and drop it off at the front desk of the Campus Center by March 19. An event to raise... 

Jewish musical traditions on display at ULV

Jewish musical traditions on display at ULV
Noreen Green, director of the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony; Cantor Marcelo Gindlin of the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue; and Adam Del Monte, jazz guitarist and adjunct professor at USC, perform “Musical Traditions of the Sephardic Jewish Community” on Wednesday. Professor of Music Reed Gratz and his son, Joachim, sing along in the audience. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Kristen Campbell News... 

News Briefs

Blood Drive The Red Cross is holding a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Presidents Dining Room. Make an appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org using the sponsor code ULV. All donors will receive a voucher for two L.A. Galaxy tickets. (There is a $7.50 processing fee per ticket.) E Street Closure The city of La Verne will close E Street at Arrow Highway for a 2-3 week period,... 

'Vagina Monologues' preview sparks emotion

Kristen Campbell News Editor The production of “The Vagina Monologues” is back at the University of La Verne with new interpretations and entertainment for everyone. Celebrating its fifth year of performing on Dailey Theatre’s main stage, the cast and crew of this year’s production are hoping for a successful turnout. “There’s so much darkness and secrecy surrounding them—like the Bermuda... 

News Briefs

Scholarship opportunity The University of La Verne is offering a 10 week summer volunteer program that can fulfill CORE 305 or a Community Service requirement and offers a $3000 tuition scholarship for the following year. This program has sites in camps, churches, and social service agencies in California, Oregon and Washington, and is working on sites in Mexico. Although the program was developed... 

Mentors offered for first generation students

Kristen Campbell News Editor Starting college can be hectic, especially if the student is a first generation college student. The Office of Multicultural Services at the University of La Verne offers a program to ease the load of starting in uncharted territories. The First Generation Student Success Program was established in 1996 and has assisted more than 500 students and their families. The FGSSP... 

Wheeler left mark on University, Church of the Brethren

Wheeler left mark on University, Church of the Brethren
Myrna Wheeler and President Stephen Morgan participate in the University of La Verne’s centennial celebration in 1991. Wheeler served on the Board of Trustees for nearly 25 years. / file photo by Ben Weybright Kristen Campbell Staff Writer Myrna Long Wheeler, respected alumna and trustee of the University of La Verne, died Jan. 9 at her home in San Dimas after fighting acute myeloid leukemia for... 
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