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Teaching Workshops CBEST workshops, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education Title V grant, University of La Verne and Citrus College, will be presented in June by Valerie Beltran. The workshops are divided into two sessions. The first session is on June 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the second session is on June 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are held in the Campus Center B and C ballroom. It is... 

Beauty Review: Skin products are put to the test

Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor Face cleansers, body lotions, and masks are just some of the things that help us feel renewed, fresh and beautiful. Trying to find that perfect product can be difficult at times. Bliss offers spa-like products so the busy person who does not have time to go to the spa can use one of its products to get the same spa feel. Facial cleansers are very important for the... 

Website raises faculty concerns

Debates surrounds who should control ULV’s image. Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor The redesigned and revamped University of La Verne website has stirred up complaints among numerous faculty members since its launch last summer. The school’s marketing department uses the University’s website both as an informational and marketing tool, said Fred Chyr, chief marketing officer, said.... 

Softball snags one from the Athenas

Elsie Ramos Staff writer The Leopards and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas split a doubleheader on Saturday that had important postseason implications for both teams. For the Athenas, the loss put them into a two-way tie for first place with the Redlands Bulldogs in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. In La Verne’s case the win was not only a confidence booster, but was... 

Commentary: Ride alongs are not as scary as they seem

Commentary: Ride alongs are not as scary as they seem
Natalie Veissalov, LV Life Editor Yet again, I was given an eye-opening assignment for my advanced news reporting class. This time though it rattled my nerves a bit. Our professor by night and a Los Angeles Time reporter by day, Ari Bloomekatz, told us to schedule a ride along with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department. He told us to choose a city we were not familiar with. At first I was excited.... 

Beauty Review: Make-up adds a bit of glam to life

Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor Most women love shopping for make-up and trying new products. Being surrounded by different cosmetics is something that makes most women happy. I contacted BeneFit cosmetics and Hard Candy cosmetics’ public relations representatives, and they sent me free cosmetics to sample and review. Both brands have a funky and flirty edge to them. Not only is BeneFit cosmetics... 

Beauty Review: Price a factor when selecting facial treatment

Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor As a college student, I know how it feels when you become overwhelmed and stressed out to the point that your skin breaks out. Most of us have had a breakout in our lives – mild or severe. It can be frustrating to fight that blemish especially before an important date or event. So I decided to do a beauty review on two blemish fighting treatments. I contacted Murad’s... 

Davis talks writing process, sabbatical

Davis talks writing process, sabbatical
Sharon Davis teaches Sociology of Deviance, Juvenile Delinquency and Senior Thesis. Davis is also developing a class on the sociology of serial killers and mass murderers. She is chairwoman of the sociology and anthropology department. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor Sharon Davis, professor of sociology, has been on sabbatical since February. Although being a professor includes... 

Student endures Chile earthquake

Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor Ben Van Kleeck, a University of La Verne student who is studying abroad in Chile, was in the country’s capital of Santiago when the 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country Feb. 27. Van Kleek was awakened by the strong shaking when the earthquake struck in the early morning hours. “When I first felt the earthquake I wasn´t sure what was going on,” Van... 

On the Calendar

Comedy Show The Public Interest Law Foundation will present a comedy show and silent auction at 6 p.m. on March 19 in the Ludwick Conference Center in the Campus Center. Tickets are $15 if purchased by Thursday and $20 at the door. Latino Student Forum Events Ann Hills, associate professor of Spanish, will present a lesson on “Spanglish “ on March 25. For more information, e-mail Hills at ahills@laverne.edu.... 
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