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House of Wings takes flight

House of Wings takes flight

La Verne does at the new sports bar House of Wings that just opened in Old Town La Verne.

Movie Review: ‘Avengers’ breaks records

Director Joss Whedon had a lot of expectation thrust upon his shoulders with the high standards of audience members. Lucky for Marvel fans and executives alike the movie did not disappoint, with a record breaking $200.3 million made in the box office opening weekend in America, and a whopping $441.5 million overseas.

Students join contest to create degree plans

Students join contest to create degree plans

Provost Greg Dewey and Professor of Computer Science Seta Whitby have created a curriculum contest for which students will help the University of La Verne create a new four-year curriculum using existing courses.

Powell’s struggles explored in new play

Powell’s struggles explored in new play

A powerful position can have its pitfalls, which Colin Powell learned as the first African American to serve as Secretary of State. This was the story told in the play “The Agony of Colin Powell,” starring Lavelle Wilson, Friday and Saturday in Dailey Theatre.

Linked classes to launch for freshmen

Starting in fall 2012, incoming freshmen at the University will be place in “learning communities” or linked classes, as the University begins to implement changes with the goal of creating a “La Verne Experience” the supports students and distinguishes the University.

Norwegian pianist visits Pomona

All the way from Norway, for one night only, the talented pianist Annabel Guaita performed Saturday at the Bridges Hall of Music at Pomona College.

Jerome Garcia shares his La Verne journey

Jerome Garcia shares his La Verne journey

Jerome Garcia, associate professor of biology and University of La Verne alumnus, shared his experiences as a first generation college student in a recent interview.

Lecture discusses legal education

Lecture discusses legal education

Teri McMurty-Chubb, associate professor of law, gave her lecture, “Toward a Disciplinary Pedagogy for Legal Education” on Monday at the Faculty Lecture Series.

MOCA remembers multi-talented artist Mike Kelley

The Museum of Contemp­orary Art in Los Angeles paid its respect and admiration to one of its most influential artists, Mike Kelley. On Feb. 18 MOCA opened its newest exhibit “A Tribute to Mike Kelley,” after his death on Feb 1.

Botanical Gardens give a hoot at bird fest

Botanical Gardens give a hoot at bird fest

What better way to discover the fascinating lives and habitat of birds than to see, touch and hear about it first hand. On Sunday the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens hosted its Annual Family Bird Fest in Claremont.

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