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Lemon Festival is anything but sour

Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor Adults and children alike excitedly gathered to enjoy Uplands annual Lemon Festival this weekend. The three day long celebration filled parking lots and residential areas surrounding the festival leaving people in cars circling for any spot they could find in a four-block radius. “Every year its been getting a little better, they have more things for the kids and every... 

Sigma Kappa emerges victorious in Greek Perfect

Sigma Kappa emerges victorious in Greek Perfect
Members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity serenade the organization’s president, Michael Wahba, as part of their routine for Wednesday’s Greek Perfect event. Phi Delta Theta took third place. The winning routine – judged by Bon Appétit staff members Rebecca Farraj, Shanon Levine, and Justin Alarcon – was performed by the Sigma Kappa sorority. / photo by Christopher Mora Veronica Orozco LV... 

LV students flock to Phi Sig’s Rock-n-Jock

Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor The ladies of Phi Sigma Sigma rocked their charity event last week bringing teams together in a competition that ended with team BSU being awarded the title of champions. The eighth annual Rock-n-Jock charity basketball competition was held April 23 and 25 in the Athletics Pavilion to raise money for the Neddie Scholarship, a national scholarship given to women Phi Sigma... 

Students and faculty entranced by tea ceremony

Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor Students and faculty gathered together and joined the Japanese Culture Club to see world famous Kyoko Kageyama perform a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony April 18 in the Campus Center. The ballroom was filled with curious spectators sitting in seats and some even lined up against the wall trying to catch a glimpse of this symbolic ceremony. “I knew there were meanings... 

Donut Man attracts sweet crowd

Donut Man attracts sweet crowd
The Donut Man, located in Glendora, has been serving fried, sugary treats to its customers for over 40 years. Established in 1972, the Donut Man is famous for their special donuts filled with fresh fruits such as strawberries and peaches when in season. Peaches are in-season in the summer, but you can get a strawberry one right now at any time since they are open 24 hours. / photo by Christopher Mora Veronica... 

Food Court: Licon continues sweet tradition

<i>Food Court</i>: Licon continues sweet tradition
Junior movement and sports science major A.J. Licon enjoys baking when he finds himself with free time. He got into baking while following his mother around as a child and she put him to work. Licon enjoys baking a variety of desserts but especially likes peanut butter cookies. / photo by Ryan Gann Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor Hidden talents are always fun to figure out, especially when it results... 

ULV offers tax help

The University of La Verne is once again offering free tax assistance to local La Verne residents. This yearly service is provided through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, sponsored by the IRS. The goal of this program is to help eligible families properly file their taxes at no cost to them. It consists of more than 30 trained students and faculty from the College of Business and Public... 

Commentary: Greek good deeds go unnoticed

<i>Commentary</i>: Greek good deeds go unnoticed
Veronica Orozco, LV Life Editor Being a part of any organization on campus comes with the responsibility of making sure it is well represented, but Greek organizations go through this most of all. They get scrutinized for every little mistake that is made but never recognized for the efforts they take to help out. People hear gossip about what one member did and generalize the entire Greek community... 

Mentalist leaves students stunned

Mentalist leaves students stunned
To close “welcome back week:” festivities, mentalist Sean Bott performed in the Campus Center ballroom Feb. 7. His numerous acts left the audience mystified. Sophomores Caiti Helsper and Kayla Hockman were asked to come to the stage and pick a page in the book Bott was holding. As they decided on the page and memorized the number, he closed the book then opened it again and had them look for... 

False alarm evacuates library

At approximately 1 p.m. Monday, Wilson Library was evacuated due to a fire alarm being set off. The disturbance was identified as a false alarm due to a portable white board hitting a smoke detector in one of the library hallways. Though the situation was under control and everyone was let back into the building shortly after, the inconvenience could have been avoided. The white board that set off... 
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