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CAPSIM team is No. 1

Yessenia Romo Staff Writer A team of University of La Verne business students placed No. 1 in the nation in the CAPSIM competition among hundreds of other U.S. colleges and universities. The competition consists of a business simulation operated by Management Simulations. For the eight-week project, the teams makes weekly decisions for their businesses and how they function. The decisions are then... 

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,... 

Cal Lutheran pounds ULV, 45-3

Cal Lutheran pounds ULV, 45-3
Football team drops 10th in a row in Homecoming game. La Verne running back Erek Brown cannot hold on to the ball after the hit by Cal Lutheran’s Brett Lewis. The Leopards lost their Homecoming game, 45-3, and will finish their season Saturday. / photo by Rafel Anguiano Yessenia Romo Staff Writer The Homecoming game between La Verne and Cal Lutheran on Saturday resulted in a loss for the Leopards,... 

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... 

Leos are staggered by the Stags, 17-7

Leos are staggered by the Stags, 17-7
The ULV football team fights hard to break its season-long losing streak. La Verne defensive back Loren Rojas knocks Claremont-Mudd-Scripps wide receiver Jacob Tobis out of bounds for the 25-yard run toward the touchdown, making it a first down for the Stags. The Stags trampled the Leopards, 17-7, on Saturday. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Yessenia Romo Staff Writer The La Verne football team played... 

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... 
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