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Teams raise funds to fight cancer

Teams raise funds to fight cancer
Callie Thomason, 3, gets her face painted as a fairy princess by Penelope the Clown during Relay For Life Saturday at Claremont High School. Penelope was a part of Team Stillwell, participating for a second year. The team was formed by University of La Verne employees in memory of former Director of Special Projects, Judith Stillwell, who died of brain cancer in 2014. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Michaela... 

Police nab suspect in La Verne murder case

A suspect is in police custody in relation to the murder of La Verne couple Shirley and Armie Isom last year. Luke Fabela, 23, had been arrested on an unrelated vehicle theft charge in January, and forensic evidence from a previous felony linked him to the La Verne murder case. “We have not yet been able to establish his motive and we believe that he acted on his own,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s... 

Chavez helps undocumented students find financial aid

Chavez helps undocumented students find financial aid
Senior communications major Diego Chavez presents information on how to improve financial assistance for undocumented students who do not quality for government financial aid April 28 in the West Dining Room. Chavez also talked about ways to create alliances between faculty and students. As part of his senior project, Chavez has compiled a list of scholarship resources and has created a website for... 

Faculty, staff honored at annual event

Faculty, staff honored at annual event
President Devorah Lieberman honored Arthur Gonchar, Professor of Psychology, for his 35 years of service at the University of La Verne. The faculty awards were held in the athletic pavilion on Friday May 1. / photo by Bailey Maguire Deborah Walden, senior director of administration and operations, is honored at the faculty awards May 1 as one of the 2014-15 retirees after 27 years at the University... 

Asbra lobbies for Greek life in Washington

Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief Kellie Galentine Online Editor Junior political science major David Asbra traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby for the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act with approximately 105 students from various universities across the nation with the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition. The advocates from various Greek organizations came together to advocate for... 

Economist examines Chinese ties

Economist examines Chinese ties
Richard Rosecrance demonstrates how China has a growing military and economic resources that will surpass all other countries’ resources, including the United States. Rosencrance, an economist and adjunct professor at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, examined United States-China conflicts April 30 in the Campus Center. He proposed the United States differentiate economic... 

Bands open concert series with classic covers

Bands open concert series with classic covers
Lead singer of the Fab 8 Hai Muradion performs at the Claremont Village Square Public Plaza for the first concert of Claremont’s Friday Nights Live. The Fab 8 covers songs by the Beatles. Friday Nights Live will run through Oct. 30 with various bands performing at three different locations in Claremont. / photo by Michelle Leon Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Claremont residents and visitors gathered for... 

Activist shares transgender journey

Activist shares transgender journey
Aiden Aizumi and his mother Marsha Aizumi presented “One Family’s Journey: A Mother, Her Transgender Son, and Their Journey to Love and Acceptance” April 30 in the Abraham Campus Center. Aiden, a liberal studies major who was born a woman, co-authored “Two Spirits, One Heart” with his mother, which reflects on Aiden’s transgender experience. Aiden and Marsha discussed Aiden’s transition... 

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture

Lamkin reminisces in last lecture
Kathy Lamkin, professor of music history, gives her last faculty lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Lamkin joined the University of La Verne faculty in 1981 and will retire after this semester. Her lecture went through her educational, familial and professional timeline. Throughout her 34 years at the University, Lamkin has served as the chairwoman of both the music department and fine... 

Runners escape undead surprises

Runners escape undead surprises
Edward Garcia, Claremont resident, chases down runners in the Dead Garden Run Saturday at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Each runner was given flag-football belts and ran from zombies hiding throughout the course. Garcia created a zombie twin for himself that sat on a bench nearby. This was his second year participating. / photo by Helen Arase Brooke Grasso Staff Writer More than 1,000 residents... 
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