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Food Court: Lordsburg Taphouse ready to serve

Monica Dien Staff Writer The Lordsburg Taphouse and Grill will take over the D Street home of T. Phillips Alehouse, which recently closed its doors. The Taphouse, scheduled to open by the end of the month, promises to have various new menu items and a variety of beers. The restaurant will feature a trendy but old school ambience, high quality ingredients and possibly wi-fi in the near future, said... 

Shakespeare praised at conference

Shakespeare praised at conference
Cal State Fullerton student Ashley Lunsford presented “Verbal and Written Exhibitionism: Demonstrating Transformations Through Language” using examples from Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice.” ULV hosted its inaugural Shakespeare Conference in Dailey Theatre on April 27. / photo by Hunter Cole Monica Dien Staff Writer Shakespeare fans from far and near gathered, debated theories, and... 

Mei Duo honors Boston composer

Mei Duo honors Boston composer
Rachel V. Huang plays during the Friday Noon Concert series at Scripps College April 19. Huang played Amy Beach’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor, Op. 34. The concerts are every Friday at 12:15 p.m. in Balch Auditorium. / photo by Stephanie Ball Monica Dien Staff Writer The sweet sound of the violin accompanied by the piano came together as the Mei Duo performed their rendition of Amy Beach’s... 

Community News: Flea market offers vintage treasures

Monica Dien Staff Writer A sea of treasure lined floors, filled tables and goods dangled from canopies at the Rose Bowl Flea Market last Sunday. Shoppers flocked by the thousands to visit what has become known as “The Greatest Flea Market on Earth.” Known for its array of timeless and antique items, the market houses everything from handmade art, vintage clothing and shoes, intricate jewelry, to... 

Spotlight weekend gives prospectives taste of ULV

Spotlight weekend gives prospectives taste of ULV
Getting into the Spotlight Weekend spirit, sophomore Michael Jimenez and junior Michael Ryan Cesena escort President Devorah Lieber­man down the red carpet outside the Campus Center Friday. The admissions office offered accepted students a chance to walk down the carpet to meet mascots Leo and Lea in a high-spirited introduction to the weekend, an annual three-day event to introduce prospective students... 

Artistic mix brings buzz to Pomona

Monica Dien Staff Writer The nightlife was abuzz in downtown Pomona as art enthusiasts and artists alike came together for the bi-monthly Pomona Arts Colony art walk. The art walk, featuring a repertoire from painting, photography, to post modern furniture, showcased local artists’ work in the eclectic community. The dA Center for the Arts gallery held a show, “Where East Meets West.” “I wanted... 

La Verne goes blue for autism awareness

La Verne goes blue for autism awareness
Senior English major Ally Shultz and senior public relations major Anthony Juarez participate in the activities at the Order of Omega’s booth on Tuesday in front of the Campus Center. April is Autism Awareness Month, and in honor of the month, Order of Omega hosted its annual Autism Speaks: Light it up Blue event, from Tuesday to Thursday. / photo by Ryan Gann Monica Dien Staff Writer Laughter boomed... 

Faculty center gets new name, sets new focus

Monica Dien Staff Writer The Center for Teaching and Learning was recently renamed the Center for Advancement of Faculty Excellence, or CAFE, with new plans to reach out to faculty and provide training in integrating technology. The impetus for this change has to do with the University’s strategic plan, said CAFE director Sammy Elzarka. New goals for the center have to do with reaching more faculty... 

Students get a kick out of helping

Students get a kick out of helping
Junior psychology major Brianna Romero defends the ball from freshman health science major Jackie Selva at Phi Sigma Sigma’s Kicks for Kidneys event March 7 at the Frantz Athletic Court. The money raised will go to the Phi Sigma Sigma foundation, which benefits the National Kidney Foundation. / photo by Stephanie Ball Monica Dien Staff Writer Loud cheering and music filled the Athletes Pavilion as... 

Coronado earns national acclaim

Coronado earns national acclaim
Loren Coronado, a senior radio broadcasting major, won a third place award from the Broadcast Education Association for Festival of Media Arts for an announcement she created for LeoFM. The announcement, aired during October, was for a giveaway featuring tickets to Scandia’s Haunted House. Coronado used a mix of a witch and pirate voice to create the announcement. She is the image and music director... 
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