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Leopards top La Sierra Eagles to snap loss streak

Leopards top La Sierra Eagles to snap loss streak
La Verne’s Matt Boyd misses a layup against La Sierra’s Robert Johnson during the second half, but the Leopards went on to their first win of the season against the Eagles, 69-55. The Leopards next game will be Friday at Chaminade in Honolulu, beginning at 9:30 p.m. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Yessenia Romo Staff Writer The men’s basketball team came out Monday night with a 69-55 win against La... 

La Verne switches on a 'TV Land' Homecoming

La Verne switches on a 'TV Land' Homecoming
Brittney Alarcon, Diana Zarate, Hannah Nakama, Fatima Espinoza and Nataly Escobar, members of Alpha Omicron Pi, celebrate at their Homecoming Street Fair booth, which had a “Bonanza” theme, on Saturday. The street fair also included a car show, music from LeoFM and activities such as bobbing for apples, trivia questions and balloon fights. / photo by Cindy Harder Yessenia Romo Staff Writer Students,... 

Clubs host ping pong tournament

Clubs host ping pong tournament
Jiaying Shen, a graduate student in the College of Business and Public Management, won the ping pong tournament in the Campus Center on Monday night. Proceeds from the event went to benefit the Latino Student Forum. / photo by Erin Maxwell Yessenia Romo Staff Wrtier Professors impressed their students in a way that was quite out of the ordinary on Monday night by playing ping pong. The Latino Student... 

Spooktacular event sweetens Halloween night

Spooktacular event sweetens Halloween night
Emily and Michael Alamprese were among the trick-or-treaters who made their way up and down the corridors of the Stu-Han residence hall knocking on the doors of students who volunteered to pass out candy as a part of the annual ASULV Spooktacular event. Mike and Erica Alamprese brought their children trick-or-treating around downtown La Verne, where local shops and restaurants continued the Halloween... 

Team unity sparks La Verne win

Team unity sparks La Verne win
La Verne forward Falisha Ramirez beats Pomona-Pitzer defender Jordan Bryant to the ball Saturday. Ramirez has scored 18 of the Leopard’s 25 goals this season. She contributed two more goals plus an assist in the Leopards’ 3-1 victory over the Sagehens. / photo by Christopher Guzman Yessenia Romo Staff Writer The women’s soccer team outlasted Pomona-Pitzer, 3-1, on Oct. 24 at La Verne. The... 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon aids clean up effort

Yessenia Romo Staff Writer Members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity have begun to clean the field and stands at Ortmayer Stadium after every home football game. The members of the organization say they also go to the games to support the University’s football team. “We enjoy the game, so we might as well help clean up after,” said senior and SAE member Jesur Habek. The fraternity tries to... 

Project produces baby blankets

Project produces baby blankets
Michael Lin and Stephanie Hernandez, along with Jesur Habrek, make blankets for premature babies at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. The event was organized by Sigma Alpha Epsilon and held in the Muriel Pollia Sculpture Garden on Monday and Wednesday. Most premature babies are born without sufficient body fat to adequately warm themselves and usually need to be incubated, but as they become... 

Budding science teachers earn scholarships

National Science Foundation grants provide assistance. Yessenia Romo, Staff Writer Dan Sayles, Copy Editor The University of La Verne has received a nearly $900,000 National Science Foundation Grant for scholarships and internships. The money will be distributed by the La Verne Noyce Teacher Scholars Program, which provides up to $15,000 a year for students who are interested in teaching biology, mathematics,... 

Salsa classes spice up a Wednesday evening

Yessenia Romo Staff Writer About 50 ULV students and community members took a break from the usual on Wednesday evening to participate in a salsa dance class. The Campus Activities Board sponsored a salsa dancing demonstration in the Campus Center Ballroom, followed by a class. “I thought a lot of people would enjoy it and get to know the culture,” said Nicole Wood, CAB’s multicultural chairwoman. September... 

Former Olympian charts new course for volleyball

Former Olympian charts new course for volleyball
Marlon Sano is named the new women’s volleyball head coach. Marlon Sano the new women’s volleyball head coach, has coached collegiate volleyball for more than 30 years at six different institutions. His most recent positions were with the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Cal Poly of San Luis Obispo. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Yessenia Romo Staff Writer The University’s most celebrated... 
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