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President search is top secret

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer The Presidential Search Ad­visory Committee for months has been at work selecting the next president of the University of La Verne, though this year’s search unlike previous searches is being conducted under strict confidentiality confines. All members of the committee, including faculty and administrators, have signed confidentiality agreements pledging not to reveal... 

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Juggling Josh Casey will showcase his comedy juggling routine at 10 p.m. tonight in La Fetra Hall. The event is part of Homecoming Week events. Admission is free. Heartstop The band Heartstop will perform from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday in Sneaky Park. The musicians are based in Los Angeles. Admission is free. Bill Cunliffe The Fall Music Series continues at 8 p.m. Nov. 12 as acclaimed composer... 

‘Taste of Asia’ is not far from home

'Taste of Asia' is not far from home
Owners Sam and Virada Khowons opened Taste of Asia, on Foothill Boulevard west of D Street two years ago. They have kept the restaurant staffed with family. Their son manages the staff and their nephew works as a server. The restaurant offers a huge menu and specializes in traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. / photo by Warren Bessant Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer It is no secret... 

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Azure Ray Azure Ray will perform songs from their new album, “Drawing Down the Moon,” at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tom Fite and Whisper­town will open the show. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information, visit theglasshouse.us. Boston Court The Fall Music Series at the Boston Court Per­forming Arts Center continues tomorrow at 8 p.m. with a performance of Tom Peters scoring... 

Series 41 inspired by daily life

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Starting with a blank canvas is no easy task for an artist. So artists draw inspiration for their work from travel, nature, literature and film. But artist Ginny Bishton, whose work is currently featured at Pomona College Museum of Art in Project Series 41, has created an exhibit inspired by none other than her daily life. “I’ve been a big fan of Ginny’s for a long,... 

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Aloha Fest From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, join the Aloha Fest in Sneaky Park. Live music, giveaways and Polynesian dancers will provide the entertainment. Island food will be served. Magic Show Dan Sperry from “America’s Got Talent” will host a magic show at 10 p.m. on Oct. 25 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Sperry’s show, “Magic No Longer Sucks,” has been performed in Boston, Las Vegas... 

Former AAIC dean John Khanjian returns to ULV

Former AAIC dean John Khanjian returns to ULV
The former dean of the Armenian American International College, John Khanjian returned to La Verne this semester. He is teaching an Old Testament survey course after a few years in service as president of Haigazian University in Lebanon. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Branden del Rio News Editor John Khanjian has come full circle in his teaching career with his return... 

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Seth Kaufman Seth Kaufman’s solo exhibit will be shown through Thursday at the Harris Art Gallery. The exhibit is a series of sculptures created from unusual objects and includes Kaufman’s self portrait on one wall. Admission is free. ‘From the Car’ The Carlson Gallery will show “From the Car,” a black and white photography exhibition through today. The exhibit showcases photographs taken... 

Bringing a little spirit to the residence halls

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Let the battle begin! This battle is really a friendly competition between residents all across campus known as Battle of the Halls. Students from the Sheraton, Brandt, the Oaks and Stu-Han dorms will battle all year for the most points to win a dinner from the housing office. While the Battle of the Halls is a competition, it was actually put in place by Eugene Shang,... 

Art Review: Windows cause double take

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Art can appear in many places in many forms: graffiti and sidewalk art are testaments to this. Sides of buildings can become art when painted with murals just as cars painted with whimsical designs and colors can become an expression of art. But an abandoned storefront creatively decorated can be a form of art, too, as proven by Jennifer Bolande’s “Plywood Curtains.” These... 
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