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Pavilion flutters with excitement

Pavilion flutters with excitement
Julie Scheuermann, a Santa Ana Botanic Garden volunteer, shows off a monarch caterpillar at the Butterfly Pavilion. The annual attraction has faced several challenges this year due to the extreme heat and the intrusion of a garden lizard into the habitat, which ate several of the butterflies earlier this week. The event runs until August 3, when the butterflies will be released all at once. Photo by/... 

Students slide into summer spirit

Students slide into summer spirit
Sophomores Jan Pfennings, Kason Kennedy and Andrew Phillips speed through the inflatable Slip ‘n’ Slide to keep cool at Soakfest on Tuesday. The Campus Activities Board held the annual event on the South Quad. With temperatures beginning to rise, many students lined up for the various inflatable water slides, slushies and a hot dog truck. / photo by Jessica Harsen Soakfest presented an opportunity... 

Car and craft show raises money for athletics

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Classic cars cruised over to Pomona Catholic High School last Sunday for the 13th annual car and craft show designed to raise money for the school’s athletic department. Because Pomona Catholic uses Damien High School’s athletic facilities, the event’s goal was to raise money for Pomona Catholic to begin to build their own facilities. The 50 cars on display were... 

Warbird tour lands at Brackett Field

Warbird tour lands at Brackett Field
Chuck Neilson talks on Monday about his experience flying a B-17 airplane on 35 missions when he was based out of Foggia, Italy. Brackett Field hosted the Wings of Freedom Tour from Monday through Thursday and displayed three planes from World War II. / photo by Keenan Gilson Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Planes from the past delighted guests at the Wings of Freedom Tour held at La Verne’s Brackett... 

Women inspire a generation to ‘Ban bossy’

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Maureen Roberts, a Girl Scout troop leader in Claremont, believes Girl Scouts and the “Ban Bossy” campaign are good partners. In an attempt to ban the word “bossy,” Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer  of Facebook, spearheaded the campaign in early March to encourage girls to pursue leadership roles. “Girls should be able to have a strong personality... 

First Person Experience: A look into Pinterest DIY remedies

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Pinterest, the online do it yourself guide, provides many at home remedies. When I was standing with oil in my hair, honey dripping down my face, blue stained feet, it was clear to me that Pinterest features both hits and misses. Pinterest has tutorials from eye shadow contouring to bartending to nursery decor. The site is full of ‘why didn’t I think of that?’ solutions... 

Club helps seniors use technology

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer The senior citizens at Hillcrest received a lesson in technology from the University of La Verne’s Enactus Club. Enactus stands for entrepreneurship, action and us. It is a business club that gives back to the community. “A lot of people think in business you just make money for yourself,” Shannon Kramer sophomore business major, said. “This club gives back and it... 

PianoPiano is a key place for fun

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer The audience cheered as pianists Steven and Jim dueled at Claremont’s PianoPiano on Tuesday night. Dueling pianos is audience driven entertainment. Two pianos are positioned in a face-off center stage. Audience members on each side of the piano become part of a team. Pianists take requests from the audience and switch off playing. Genres range from hip-hop, contemporary... 

Skaters OLLEY for funds

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Skaters celebrated spring break by grinding half pipes for a good cause with a block party on Saturday, held by the”Only Live Life Extreme… Yourself” foundation for the youth in the community. The OLLEY foundation’s goal is to inspire others to live the”OLLEY life-style” and raise the bar to be the best at whatever they do. “We want them to be the best... 

City calls for roll-back on Walmart

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer La Verne residents packed into the La Verne Community Center Monday to voice their opinions about a proposed Walmart coming to town. Both city officials and Walmart representatives presented information about the possibility of a Walmart Neighborhood Market. Walmart Neighborhood Markets are smaller versions of the traditional Walmarts and are essentially grocery stores. The... 
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