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ULV standout Falisha Ramirez discusses life, injury

ULV standout Falisha Ramirez discusses life, injury
A torn ACL isn’t enough to keep the soccer star off the field for her final collegiate game. Falisha Ramirez, a senior on the women’s soccer team, has been an avid soccer player since the age of 4. Ramirez, who plays as forward, is majoring in movement and sports science. A three-year letter winner in soccer, track and basketball at Chaffey High School, Ramirez transferred to La Verne from... 

Gonzales scores on the small court

Xenia Martinez Staff Writer A freshman on campus may be the University’s next athletic superstar. He’s new to La Verne and doesn’t sport a Leopards jersey, but Vincent Gonzales has for years been making a name for himself in the sport of handball. Gonzales, who hails from Santa Ana, began his handball career at age 9. At 12, Gonzales played his first Junior Nationals at Venice Beach and took... 

Students place 1st at WAVEs

Xenia Martinez Staff Writer LVTV-3, La Verne Community Television, and the University of La Verne produced a winner and four finalists in the Alliance for Community Media’s Western Area Video Excellence Awards, known as the WAVEs. The winning video for the sports coverage category, “La Verne Little League Minor Championship,” was produced and directed by Public Access TV Coordinator Christopher... 

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds
Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the 17th annual Los Angeles Memory Walk was held in Downtown Los Angeles on Grand Avenue just outside of the Water Court Plaza on Sunday to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Participants in the Memory Walk support the families who are affected by this disease. According to the Memory Walk Foundation, the event raised $539,423. / photo by Cindy Harder Xenia Martinez Staff Writer As... 

Communications faculty win Accolade award

Xenia Martinez Staff Writer Three professors in the University of La Verne communications department received an award of merit from the Accolade Awards for their film “City of La Verne,” produced for the 2009 Annual President’s Dinner Gala. The Accolade is an international virtual venue, which recognizes innovative filmmakers, including documentary and animated movies, who produce fresh standout... 

Local restaurants showcased at Taste of La Verne

Local restaurants showcased at Taste of La Verne
More than 20 restaurants and catering services contributed its menu items for sampling at the ninth annual Taste of La Verne hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 20 at the Sierra La Verne Country Club. Noel Avala, of the Sierra View Restaurant, volunteered to help serve guests some of Sierra View’s new menu items, such as prime rib and grilled salmon. / photo by Christopher Guzman Xenia Martinez Staff... 

Group recognizes Latino history

Group recognizes Latino history
Students gather for a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration in Sneaky Park. A live mariachi band and Mexican food set the tone for the Latino Heritage Week fiesta in Sneaky Park Oct. 8. The festivities featured booths with information about various Latin American countries. The event was sponsored by the Latino Student Forum. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Xenia Martinez Staff Writer The Latino Student Forum... 

Founders Auditorium upgrades get green light

Renovations are set to begin in spring 2010. Xenia Martinez Staff Writer Founders Auditorium, the largest place for convocations and concerts on campus and also perhaps the most in need of architectural upgrades will finally get a facelift beginning this spring. The University has committed $2.5 million to the renovation and another $1.75 million is expected through donations. The auditorium opened... 

Student feedback sought at WASC poster session

The University of La Verne seeks re-accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Xenia Martinez Staff Writer The University of La Verne held a poster session Tuesday to help faculty and students become more familiar with the lengthy Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or WASC, accreditation process, as the deadline for review draws near. WASC accreditation is an extremely... 

On the Calendar

Greek Recruitment Greek life recruitment is going on now through next week. There will be an open house at 5 p.m. today in the Johnson Family Plaza. There will also be a theme night Saturday at midnight in the Campus Center. Once a person joins a fraternity or sorority, he or she is encouraged to do study hours and workshops, and becomes more involved in philanthropy. Applications can be picked up... 
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