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Obama declares part of San Gabriel Mountains a national monument

Obama declares part of San Gabriel Mountains a national monument
President Barack Obama announces the designation a portion of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument Friday at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas. The designation of the San Gabriel National Monument is part of Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative and the first step in preserving, resorting and permanently protecting the only large-scale space available for Los Angeles... 

Grand opening of Leo Park a hit

Grand opening of Leo Park a hit
Sophomore psychology major Corenne Hall tests out the elliptical machine Oct. 8 at the grand opening of Leo Park. Located on the corner across the street from the Arts and Com­munications Building, Leo Park offers a basketball court to compliment a variety of workout equipment for students to exercise. Leo Park is a two-year-old project commissioned by the Associated Students of the University of... 

Oktoberfest brews up Bavarian fun

Oktoberfest brews up Bavarian fun
Debbie and Tom Ingalls from Der Fuuken Drunken Korps put money into the socks of Loren Marsteller at Oktoberfest on Saturday. The festival is held each October at the Fairplex in Pomona. Participants dance and participate in competitions such as stein holding, alphorn blowing and beer chugging throughout the festival. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Russell R. Silva Staff Writer Guests enjoyed beers and... 

Animal cruelty to be ‘A’ felony

Karla Rendon Editorial Director The FBI will increase the consequences of violent crimes against animals by reclassifying such crimes as  Group A felonies, FBI officials announced last month. This means that animal abuse will be considered a serious crime against society and stricter penalties will be enforced. The four categories for animal cruelty are simple or gross neglect, intentional abuse... 

‘Soylent Green’ provides fictionalized insight for 2020 at ‘In Context’

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer The Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service, or SEEDS Club and La Verne Community Roundtable for Sustainable Solutions presented a showing of the film “Soylent Green” for their “In Context” seminar series at La Fetra Auditorium Oct. 10. “Soylent Green” is a classic science fiction movie from 1973 that depicts what the world would... 

Lieberman focuses on the future

Lieberman focuses on the future
President Devorah Lieberman compares statistics of the University of La Verne since its start in 1891 as Lordsburg College to the present day during her speech at the State of the University Address Wednesday in the Campus Center. When addressing the chart on tuition, Lieberman rushed to the screen to cover the present-day tuition amounts, which caused the audience to burst into laughter. / photo by... 

Leaver connects art with afterlife

Leaver connects art with afterlife
Associate Professor of Art History Jon Leaver presents his lecture “Progress in Ruins: The Great Exhibition and Victorian Eschatology” in the President’s Dining Room. Leaver spoke of John Martin’s romantic painting series “Belshazzar’s Feast” from 1821. The Monday lecture was part of the weekly lunchtime faculty lecture series./ photo by Emily Bieker Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor Jon... 

Alumni advise based on personal experience

Russell R. Silva Staff Writer The University’s Leos PR club hosted a panel event, “Leos to Leaders,” that provided students with the opportunity to meet successful La Verne graduates. The panelists spoke to students about making it in the media industry and gave advice on pushing themselves to follow their dreams. “It’s about how persistent you are when it comes to starting at the bottom... 

Nazario discusses immigration

Nazario discusses immigration
Freshman business major Rudy Murillo asks Pulitzer Prize winner Sonia Nazario for an autograph. Nazario was the guest speaker at this year’s One Book, One University reading event. She presented her book “Enrique’s Journey” Oct. 2 in Morgan Auditorium and again later that day at the Church of Brethren. The book is about a boy from Honduras who travels from Tegucigalpa to the U.S. to locate... 

LEAD motivates Latino students

LEAD motivates Latino students
Denise Gutierrez, director of corporate and foundation relation, and Larry Arias, an independent biotech consultant, pose with Dolores Huerta, one of the keynote speakers after the Latino Education Access and Development Conference on Saturday. Huerta worked through her organization, Dolores Huerta Foundation, to publicly support poor working immigrants, and co-founded the United Farm Workers. The... 
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