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Community enjoys monthly bird watching treat

Community enjoys monthly bird watching treat
Neil Gilbert leads his group of birdwatchers on a two-hour walking tour of the loop at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden in Claremont. He started as a guide for the botanical garden 20 years ago when he found his love for bird watching. Bird watching is available the first Sunday of every month with free admission. The garden is open daily and student admission is $6. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Monique... 

Wang shares thoughts on culture, childhood, policy

Wang shares thoughts on culture, childhood, policy
Chinese native Chun Wang speaks on April 25 about his culture, growing up in China and his thoughts on Chinese politics and policy, in a lecture hosted by the International Student Organization in the West Dining Room as part of their “Focus On” series. / photo by Christopher Mora Monique Parra Staff Writer The University of La Verne International Students Organ­iza­tion sponsored a talk by Chun... 

Community News: Track meet fun for all ages

Monique Parra Staff Writer San Dimas welcomed parents and students to San Dimas High School for the 43rd Annual City Olympics Track and Field Meet last Saturday, April 20. Track athletes from Allen Avenue Elementary, Ekstrand Elementary, Shull Elementary, Gladstone Elementary, Lone Hill Elementary, Holy Name of Mary and home-schooled children were invited to participate. Physical education teachers... 

Sharma’s dream built on language

Sharma’s dream built on language
Tahil Sharma, junior foreign languages major specializing in Spanish and Japanese, is involved with many different activities on campus including the Interfaith Student Council, International Student Organization and the Model United Nations. After graduation Sharma says he wants to go into a profession that involves translation and interpretation. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Monique Parra Staff Writer When... 

Community News: Garden benefits community

Monique Parra Staff Writer From feeding neighbors from a single seed to now feeding over 6,000 people each month, Sowing Seeds for Life provides groceries twice a month to families who live in Los Angeles County between downtown Los Angeles and Claremont. Sowing Seeds for Life, a non-profit organization, began in 2007 when Vicki Brown, CEO of DPI Labs, decided she wanted to give back to her community. Starting... 

Community News: Families join community in egg hunt tradition

Monique Parra Staff Writer La Verne residents joined together to take part in the annual Easter egg hunt early Saturday in Emerald Park and Pelota Park. Hundreds watched as children, ages 1-12, stood anxiously at the red line waiting to snatch one of the 2,000 Easter eggs that were scattered across the grass. “It was a nice day for such a wonderful tradition that so many participated in,” Dick... 

Community News: Bonita High expo promotes health

<i>Community News</i>: Bonita High expo promotes health
Local residents Daanyaal Kumar and Hayley Blockinger enjoy hula hoops during the La Verne Health and Fitness Expo, held at Bonita High School March 16. The event offered health screenings, fitness workshops, vaccines and other services from 48 vendors. / photo by Chelsea Knight Monique Parra Staff Writer Free massages, samples and workshops drew in many people to La Verne’s Family Health and Fitness... 

Food Court: Baresse’s passion involves sweets

<i>Food Court</i>: Baresse’s passion involves sweets
Katie Barrese, senior psychology major, will graduate in May, hoping attend graduate school at Southern Methodist University in Texas to pursue a career working with children. Barrese is a distance runner on track and field. She also enjoys buying lemon mousse cupcakes from Some Crust Bakery in Claremont. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Monique Parra Staff Writer Senior psychology major Katie Barrese takes... 

Study analyzes athlete relaxation

Study analyzes athlete relaxation
Megan Granquist, above, and Sarah Dunn present their research results during the faculty titled “The Effects of Relaxation Training on Stress Indicators in Trained and Untrained Individuals,” Monday. The pair conducted a study of 60 cortisol profiles. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Monique Parra Staff Writer Assistant professors of movement and sports science Sarah Dunn and Megan Granquist discussed... 

Community News: Permits now required at park

Monique Parra Staff Writer The Claremont Wilderness Park, with its spectacular hiking trails and stunning views, will no longer be completely free to all. Beginning today, those parking in the Wilderness Park lot north of Mills Avenue, will be required to display a permit or pay a meter fee. The city of Claremont has added a parking lot to hold 150 vehicles with parking meters. The fees are necessary,... 
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