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Alex Gallardo’s photography captures beauty of sport

Work by University of La Verne alumnus and award-winning photojournalist Alex Gallardo was displayed in “Eyes on the Ball,” an exhibit at the Carlson Gallery through May 20.

Students request new food options

Students request new food options

The University of La Verne has started searching for a new food provider to cook for the masses. Committees have met with four different food providers for a chance to take over Sodexo’s position. Now that there might be a change in who is providing the food to the students, faculty and staff, this is the perfect time for the student body to request new food options as well.

Leos begin sprint to SCIAC finish

Leos begin sprint to SCIAC finish

The men’s and women’s track teams took part in the 25th annual Pomona-Pitzer Invita­tional on Saturday where the men’s 4×400 team took first place, women’s 4×100 finished in fifth, and men’s 4×100 took third.

Fan violence needs to stop

In sports there are fans who the teams rely on to show support by attending games, buying merchandise and even trash-talking with the fans of rival teams. Sometimes the trash-talking can escalate to violence, like the incident that happened after the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Opening Day victory against their rival the San Francisco Giants.

Mark McKergow gives the skinny on big goals

The Campus Center Ball­room was filled with anxious and excited guests waiting for Mark McKergow to give his lecture on “Rutenso; The Art of Thriving in a Time of Constant Change.”

Commentary: 3-D movies are not necessary

<i>Commentary</i>: 3-D movies are not necessary

I go to the movies quite often. I probably go too often if you ask my friends; I have seen the movies most television previews advertise. I enjoy being entertained and escaping from the world for two hours during a stressful week.

Donating blood makes an impact

Donating blood makes an impact

The Red Cross came to the University of La Verne on April 6 for a much needed blood drive. The event lasted all day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and the turnout was more than what was expected.

We’ve grown in LGBT tolerance

Although the University of La Verne may not be exclusively known for its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups most people know that we have one. Unlike some university campuses the LGBT community here has an on-campus presence: we have the Rainbow Alliance club.

Poets’ work fights the mainstream

In honor of the Ceasar Chavez and “Gaypril” celebrations the Scripps College Queer Straight Alliance had the group Climbing PoeTree perform on April 8 in the Score Living Room.

Water polo struggles against Cal Lutheran, 11-5

La Verne struggled to find its momentum with many lost opportunities from shots on goal to counter attacks on both ends as it fell short to Cal Lutheran Wednesday at Las Flores Park, 11-5.

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