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Directing class showcases variety

Directing class showcases variety
Alvaro Renteria and Ariana Harris enact an emotionally intense scene from Richard III, Act I Scene II, directed by Zach McGreen, for the Introduction to Theatrical Directing class. The students will present their final directing projects at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer The theater department hosted student-directed... 

Sheraton is the site of car thefts

Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer Walking into the parking lot of the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel in Pomona from his room on the third floor, Brett Case, senior English major, searched for his car where he thought he’d parked it. After searching the parking lot, he realized that his car had been stolen. Case was one of 11 victims of auto thefts, burglaries and vandalism that took place on Nov. 23, nine affecting... 

Student recital highlights new talent

Student recital highlights new talent
Maggie Moreno joined fellow students of adjunct professors Carol Stephenson and Moh-Wei Chen-Hribar for a student recital Nov. 18 in the University Chapel. Chen-Hribar accompanied the students on piano as they performed pieces they learned in one-on-one sessions with the professors. / photo by Christopher Guzman Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer The small University Chapel was filled with the sound of... 

Fashion Review: Students change shoe styles for fall season

Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer As the leaves change this fall so do the shoes on people’s feet. There are several options to choose from and people all over campus are taking advantage of it. Shoes have the power to change the look of any outfit so investing the time to find the right pair is worth any students’ time. Fall is the season that motivates women to take off their sandals and put on a pair... 

ULV hosts first Preview Day

ULV hosts first Preview Day
A crowd of high school students come to Preview Day at the University of La Verne. Preview Day allowed prospective La Verne students to tour the campus, meet with current students and learn about academic and financial aid programs. Prospective La Verne parents also had separate sessions, where they spoke with current La Verne parents about the college admission process. / photo by Warren Bessant Marilyn... 

Poll shows ULV’s lack of spirit

Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer In college movies whenever the school team hits the field so do thousands of fans in face paint and school-related attire. At the University of La Verne the school spirit is not nearly that high, at least according to several students surveyed recently. In an unscientific poll of 50, students were asked to rate school spirit here a scale from 1 to 10. None of the students... 

Ryan Bueter gets down and dirty

Ryan Bueter gets down and dirty
Piano player Ryan Bueter invites Auneet Nijjar and Amanda Flores up front Monday night to sing along to his cover of Lady Gaga’s “Papparazzi.” Bueter took requests and played covers on his piano late into the night at the Campus Center Ballroom. Students also enjoyed nachos, hot wings and mocktails provided by the Campus Activities Board. Bueter is known for entertaining crowds at the bar Piano,... 

Alvarez talks perceptions of U.S.

Alvarez talks perceptions of U.S.
On his first trip outside the United States, Paul Alvarez professor of movement and sports science, served as athletic trainer for the United States International University Sports Federation competition hosted by Serbia. The event, held in Belgrade in July, is an international competition for collegiate athletes. Alvarez will join Team USA again for next year’s competition in China. / photo by... 

Gratz jazz band entertains crowd

Gratz jazz band entertains crowd
Monday night’s jazz show featured Reed Gratz, professor of music, and his band of La Verne alumni musicians. Nine jazz compositions featured were all written by Gratz. The Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theater was filled with standing-room-only for the performance./ photo by Jakeh Landrum Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer Jazz was in the air on Monday as Professor of Music Reed Gratz played the piano alongside... 

Morgan displays Leo pride at convocation

Morgan displays Leo pride at convocation
      University of La Verne President Stephen Morgan was honored with a standing ovation after giving his last convocation speech Sept. 2 to the incoming class of 2014. Morgan will retire at the end of this academic year after serving as president for 25 years. Valerie Beltran, associate professor of education, and Sean Dillon, assistant professor of theater arts, also spoke. Beltran... 
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