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LACF animals prove to be a breed of their own

LACF animals prove to be a breed of their own
For $3 visitors can buy livestock feed pellets in paper cups at the Los Angeles County Fair. Cal Poly Pomona student Marcella Mendieta of Upland feeds the sheep at the petting zoo. These animals were selected for the attraction due to their lack of top teeth, making them safer to feed. The sheep, goats and cows can be found in the farm section. The Fair is open Wednesdays through Sundays until Sept.... 

Crowd pours over Village Wine Walk

Crowd pours over Village Wine Walk
Ray Riojas, owner of Rio de Ojas gift shop, pours a glass of Chatel ‘buis Pinot Noir for patrons at the thirteenth annual Claremont Vintage Village Wine Walk on Saturday, Sept. 19. Rio de Ojas was one of 38 Village businesses serving wine during the event. The participating businesses chose their wine selections for the event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to local non-profit organizations... 

University updates classroom tech

University updates classroom tech
Junior child development major Nathalie Duran links her iPhone to the Miller Hall seminar room projector using the updated smart classroom technology. Hany Seyam, senior director of information technology infrastructure, implemented the upgrades. Funding for the campus-wide project was made possible through the University of La Verne’s instructional technology fee. / photo by Emily Bieker Several... 

Heat wave fries up La Verne

Heat wave fries up La Verne
The heat wave that hit La Verne in the last recent days has reached as high as 105 and 108 degrees. Students complained about the temperature of the steel green tables by the Johnson Family Plaza that feel like a stovetop that could burn skin. Although the table was not hot enough to fry this egg, the egg did start to cook. / photo illustration by Sonora Hernandez  Read More →

Ferguson panel analyzes legal consequences

Katie Madden Managing Editor Law professors and practicing attorneys conducted a discussion for students, visitors and faculty to watch and participate in on Tuesday night at the La Verne College of Law. The panel, “Ferguson: A Call for Understanding and Action,” focused on the legal ramifications and justifications involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Missouri last month. Before... 

Leo Bike Library designed to relieve parking

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer The University of La Verne has implemented a bike library, the Leo Bike Library, to help alleviate parking issues enabling students, faculty and staff to borrow a bicycle for free for up to a week. “They can ride them around campus, to or from class and from the dorms to help them not bring cars to campus,” said Parking and Transportation Manager Lisa Grater, who started... 

LV receives selective membership

Yaya Pineda Staff Writer The University of La Verne has become a part of the New American Colleges and Universities, a consortium of selective small private colleges throughout the United States, as of July 1. According to the NACU’s website, they are dedicated to integrating liberal arts, professional studies and civic responsibility. It seeks out small colleges and universities that fit this profile... 

Golfing for HEROES

Golfing for HEROES
La Verne alumnus Joel Harworth tees off while Russel Domingo, Domingo Marquez and Jerald Jones watch. The fourth annual HEROES golf tournament was held earlier this month at the Via Verde Country Club in San Dimas. The event put on by HEROES, which stands for Helping Establish a Remembrance of Every Service, also featured food stands and other activities. / photo by Sonora Hernandez  Read More →

Plants support sustainability

Karla Rendon Editorial Director The University of La Verne has placed drought resistant plants around the north side of the campus in an effort to save an estimated 1.1 million gallons of water each year. Different types of grass, sage and dwarf bottlebrush plants have debuted their appearance near the Counseling and Psychological Services building, Stu-Han, Brandt and the Avenue of Trees. “The liquid... 

Program encourages bystander intervention

Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer The University of La Verne has adopted a new bystander intervention program called “Step UP!” The “bystander effect” refers to instances in which individuals do not offer any means of help to a victim when other people are present. Step UP! is a program that was developed to encourage and empower students to be proactive in helping others. It is a national program... 
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