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Pomona blood drive disappoints

Pomona blood drive disappoints
Elisa Vazquez, who works at the Starbucks in downtown Pomona, gets her blood drawn by Red Cross worker Cinthia Lerma on her way back from work Feb. 19. The Pomona Police Department held its Battle of the Badges blood drive with the Red Cross in front of the Pomona Public Library. Vazquez said she enjoys giving blood because “It’s exciting knowing that I am doing something positive for the community.”... 

LV students would rather be broke than sick

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer In a recent informal survey, students at the University were asked if they would be willing to be infected with the flu for $3,000. Thirteen out of the 20 students interviewed said they would not be willing to get sick for the money. During the flu season, people do everything in their power to avoid getting sick, but now the National Institutes of Health is offering participants... 

Career Services increases outreach

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s Career Services began undergoing changes to enhance employer relations with the help of new Assistant Dean of Student Career Support and Employer Relations Mindy Baggish. The restructuring of the center was a part of President Devorah Lieberman’s 2020 Vision proposal. Career Services plans to expand its outreach to potential employers in various... 

Guitar trio plays jazz extravaganza

Guitar trio plays jazz extravaganza
The jazz trio, The Cat, the Hag, and the Longstreet, performed Nov. 30 in Morgan Auditorium. The band includes Sean Hagstrom, Roberto Catalano and Sean Longstreet. This is their second year playing at the University. The first piece was “The Maze,” from jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock’s first solo album, “Taking Off.” / photo by Stephanie Ball Liz Ortiz Staff Writer After several... 

Trio measures K-12 teacher efficacy

Trio measures K-12 teacher efficacy
Lisa Looney presents research titled, “Exploring Early Childhood Teachers’ Sense of Teacher Efficacy” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. The research demonstrated that teacher effectiveness varies in part depending on where teachers are in their careers. / photo by Jasmin Miranda Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Lisa Looney, assistant professor of education, unveiled the results of a research project... 

Multicultural Club celebrates Latino culture

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Students, faculty and staff came together by forming “familias,” while discovering their individual cultural identities at the Latino student retreat on Nov. 8. More than 20 people attended the fall retreat, designed to help the University’s students become better acquainted with faculty and staff and discuss any questions and concerns they had regarding their experience... 

Alumna devotes her time to disaster relief

Alumna devotes her time to disaster relief
La Verne alumna Charlene Marie King founded the Not Forgotten Project in 2008. She has traveled to stressed and destroyed communities in Missouri, Colorado, Mississippi, Louisiana and more to help rebuild homes after hurricanes and tornadoes. Next she will be leading a venture to Moore, Okla., during the spring. / photo by Uyen Bui Liz Ortiz Staff Writer In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, La Verne... 

First Person Experience : Fall Festival rakes in real results

<i>First Person Experience </i>: Fall Festival rakes in real results
Joyce Quisenberry from Clown Connection volunteered to run a face-painting booth at Grace Miller Elementary School’s Fall Festival Oct. 25. It was put on by the schools Parent Teacher Association. Several members of the La Verne community volunteered to help at the event. / photo by Celine Dehban Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Children hopped from booth to booth, parents chatted among each other at picnic... 

Cycling fiends find outlet for fierce workout

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Almost 130 cyclists sped through the streets of Upland for the Tour de Foothills cycling classic on Saturday in hopes of bettering their skills and reaching the end. At 7:30 a.m., cyclists embarked on their choice of a 31 mile, 62 mile, or 72 mile ride while their friends and families waited for them at the street fair, which was located at the finish line in downtown Upland. To... 

Fab 8 ‘comes together’ for Claremont Village

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer The Claremont Village Square was packed with cheering fans as the Fab 8, a Beatles tribute band, finished singing its rendition of “Hey Jude” last Friday night. The concert was a part of the Claremont “Friday Nights Live” concert series, which features three different bands in three different areas of the Claremont Village every Friday night. The Fab 8 headlined and did... 
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