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Festival celebrates with seasonal gifts, crafts

Festival celebrates with seasonal gifts, crafts
Tony Banzuelo, co-owner of “Pretty Fancy,” shows Dona Arilla and Susan Swaydan “42 ways to make a shawl.” The Harvest Festival is an annual art and craft show at the Pomona Fairplex, which attracts holiday shoppers. This year’s festival was from Dec. 2 through Dec. 4. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Tennille Wright Staff Writer The smell of cinnamon potpourri filled the air while furry string... 

Laughter, gravity plague ‘Red Noses’

Laughter, gravity plague ‘Red Noses’
“Red Noses” tells the story of monk Marcel Flote, played by Zachary Green, who decides that he must spread laughter throughout Europe in 14th century France during the Great Plague. He gathers a group of outcast performers called the “Red Noses.” Among the “Red Noses” are a mercenary soldier named Rochfort, played by Jeremy Law, who turns into an artist; a lustful nun, played by Arianna... 

Lipstadt lecture sheds light on Eichmann trial

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Wednesday marked the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht, also known as the night of broken glass, during which a series of attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and Austria involved the ransacking and torching of synagogues, Jewish homes and shops. In remembrance of the day Deborah Lipstadt, professor of modern Jewish and holocaust studies at Emory University, shared... 

Bowl of Heaven focuses on health

Bowl of Heaven focuses on health
Bowl of Heaven owners Tammy Records and Rick Sweatt opened their La Verne restaurant on Halloween. Their goal is to share foods that are tasty and healthy. Their most popular dish is the North Shore Bowl made of acai berries and other healthy fruits, above. The grand opening event with food samples and a raffle will be held Nov. 29. / photo by Denisse Leung Tennille Wright Staff Writer Pastel colored... 

La Verne students adopt kids for holidays

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Residential advisers and residents are doing their part to make the holiday season special, by “adopting” seven children from David And Margaret Foster Family Agency. David and Margaret is an organization that provides services to children and families in need – from acting as a foster family agency to providing transitional housing for youth at risk of homelessness. Victoria... 

Short holiday break keeps La Verne students local

Tennille Wright Staff Writer The campus was quiet with many students gone for the short Thanksgiving break. Because the vacation amounted to only two days off this year, however, many kept their plans local. “I would actually spend a lot more time with my family but we only have a short break,” Matthew Johnson, sophomore biology major, said. Students who live out of state, echoed this sentiment. “If... 

Karaoke club set to take the stage

Tennille Wright Staff Writer The Lip Sync and Karaoke Club is the newest club to hit the campus and they are calling all karaoke junkies to come participate. The club is for everyone no matter how well they sing. The only prerequisite is the ability to let loose and know how to have an awesome time, no vocal coaches required. “We want to meet once a month, starting in December,” Daniel Sillas,... 

Guitar concert hits right chords

Tennille Wright Staff Writer “A free show worth every penny,” joked musicians Roberto Catalano and Carlos Calvo during their acoustic guitar concert last week in the Campus Center Ballroom. The audience was abuzz with anticipation as the two performers came out with their guitars. Their enjoyment grew as the musicians played. The small but interactive crowd moved closer to the stage, creating a... 

Duo’s show offers variety of media

Duo’s show offers variety of media
Erin Dunn is one of two artists displaying their work Tuesday in the Harris Art Gallery. The joint installation, “Someone Told Me You’d Be Here,” also features Cal State Long Beach photography professor Kyle Riedel. Dunn’s piece “Untitled” was made from mixed media such as airbrushed shrubs, stickers, and beads. According to the artist, this particular piece focused on gravity and chemical... 

Beer brings cheer to Claremont

Beer brings cheer to Claremont
UCLA student Andrew Velas­quez works at Democratic con­gressional candidate Russ Warner’s booth at the Califor­nia Beer Festival in Claremont on Saturday. Warner is running for Congress in the 26th District against incumbent Republican David Dreier. / photo by Christopher Guzman Tennille Wright Staff Writer Inebriated, smiling people were everywhere Saturday during Claremont’s Califor­nia... 
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