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Plays tell stories of losers, lovers

Valerie Dominguez Staff Writer Wednesday night marked the beginning of the four-night student-directed one-acts event in Dailey Theatre. The one-acts are part of the finals of the directing class to give the students hands-on experience in directing. Travis Snyder-Eaton directed “Finer Noble Gases,” the first show of the night in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. The production tells the story of a group... 

Japanese culture celebrates the joy of children

Japanese culture celebrates the joy of children
Five-year-old Steve Aguilar decorates a Koi shaped flag for his mother Norma Aguilar at the Japanese Culture Club’s Children’s Day celebration on May 3 in Sneaky Park. Children’s Day became a national holiday in Japan in 1948 and is celebrated every year on May 5. Families fly Koinobori, or carp-shaped flags, and eat traditional rice dumplings and other treats to celebrate the occasion. / photo... 

CAB giveaway goes swimmingly

CAB giveaway goes swimmingly
Anthony Juarez, a sophomore communications major and member of the Campus Activities Board, collects fish from Nicole Rodriguez, freshman art major, and Estrellita Guzman, freshman biology major, at CAB’s Adopt-A-Fish event on Tuesday in front of Barbara’s Place. Students were allowed to choose a bowl, catch a fish and select some decorations for their new pet. CAB filled the fishbowls with bottled... 
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Band paves the way with eclectic sounds

Band paves the way with eclectic sounds
Peter Sprague, a San Diego based guitarist, plays with Bill Mays, pianist; Bob Magnusson, bassist; and Jim Plank, drummer, Monday in Morgan Auditorium. Sprague, who started playing guitar at 12 years old, has won more than 10 San Diego music awards and has been playing with the Coup band since 1978. / photo by Candice Salazar Valerie Dominguez Staff Writer Long time friends from San Diego performed... 

Injured Leopards do not have enough to win

Valerie Dominguez Staff Writer The women’s water polo team continued its season with another loss against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in Wednesday’s game at Las Flores Park. CMS beat La Verne 8-3, dropping the Leopards to an overall record of 7-16, as well as extending their Southern Cali­fornia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference record to 0-2. The Leopards started strong in the first quarter with... 

Drunken driving discussed

Drunken driving discussed
Freshman Cindy Ontiveros and junior Ashley Cole enjoy non-alcoholic piña colada drinks in the “Safe Not Sloshed” event in the Campus Center Ballroom on March 28. The event was sponsored by the Campus Activities Board and Iota Delta Sorority. Students were invited to participate in activities without alcohol and were encouraged to sign pledges to not drink and drive. / photo by Candice Salazar Valerie... 

Rocking out to the luck o’ the Irish

Rocking out to the luck o' the Irish
Michael Kelly of the Celtic folk band Sligo Rags performed Monday during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Davenport Dining Hall. Shepard’s pie and corned beef, as well as lime green Jell-o and other desserts, were served as students ate lunch to the music of Sligo Rags, which was named one of the best acoustic bands in Los Angeles by Folkworks Magazine. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Valerie Dominguez Staff... 

Phi Sigma Sigma kicks for a cause

Phi Sigma Sigma kicks for a cause
Freshman Boye Christiansen tries to steal the ball from senior Wesley Lucas in the final game at Phi Sigma Sigma’s Kicks for Kidneys event Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court. The event was sponsored by the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, to benefit the National Kidney Foundation. / photo by Cassandra Egan Valerie Dominguez Staff Writer Frantz Athletic Court was roaring with music and students Tuesday... 

Students get racey at Mario Kart tournament

Students get racey at Mario Kart tournament
Corey Chabot, Roberto Suarez, Aaron Brown and Catalina Lopez race one another in the first round of the Mario Kart Tournament on Feb. 23 in the Campus Center. Mario Kart, a go-kart style racing game, was first introduced on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1992 and became an instant classic among gamers. There are currently nine different Mario Kart games that have been made for home and... 

Movie Review: Small girl hits the big screen

Valerie Dominguez Staff Writer From the writer of such award-winning films such as “Spirited Away” and “Ponyo,” Hayao Miyazaki gives movie-goers another emotionally-captivating animated film that expresses the important message that life should be lived to the fullest. Based on Mary Norton’s 1952 fantasy novel “The Borrowers,” “The Secret World of Arrietty” tells the story about a... 
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