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Delgado discusses racial tensions in Ferguson

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor “Do black lives matter? Ferguson as a Window to Race in the United States” was the topic of discussion Thursday in the President’s Dining Room as part of the monthly Hot Spots lecture series. Hector Delgado, professor of sociology, addressed the issue of racial discrimination toward the black community by focusing on events in Ferguson, Missouri. “There is disparity... 

LV Law diversity honored

PreLaw magazine ranked the most diverse law schools in the nation in their fall 2015 issue, with the University of La Verne’s own law school coming in at third. The College of Law last came in at the 19th spot, but a jump in faculty diversity helped shoot the school up the rankings. “It has in part to do with people recognizing the value of the education here at La Verne, the kind of atmosphere... 

PR students learn tips for success

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer The Leos Public Relations Club hosted guest speaker Mary Ann Pearson Wednesday in the Arts and Communications Building to discuss “7 Steps to Success in PR.” Pearson is the president of the Inland Empire Chapter for Public Relations Society of America and an associate professor of public relations at Cal Baptist University. “I am a person who has many passions,”... 

Library promotes literacy with fun

Melissa Gasia Assistant Editor Families experienced a fun-filled day of crafts, learning, games, story-telling and musical performances at the fourth annual Children’s Book Festival Saturday at the Claremont Public Library. The Friends of the Claremont Library sponsored the event, which had a theme of 101 Dalmatians. “Our event is titled 101 Dalmatians because it’s the 101st birthday of our... 

Collectors reclaim memories at Antique Row

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Fourteen antique stores and more than 100 vendors showcased and sold their valuable antiques and collectibles Saturday at the Antique Row Collectors Street Faire in Downtown Pomona. Antique Row holds the Street Faire on the last Saturday of every other month to bring vendors and treasure hunters to this hub of collectibles to find nostalgia in items and people alike. “I... 

Scholarship Gala honors Lewis family, raises nearly $600,000

Scholarship Gala honors Lewis family, raises nearly $600,000
Faculty of Modern Languages Jose Perez-Gonzalez cuts into Provost Jonathan Reed and wife Annette Reed’s dance at the University of La Verne’s Scholarship Gala. Many administrators, faculty and staff were seen on the dance floor together. The Scholarship Gala ’15 was held at the Sheraton Fairplex Conference Center Saturday. / photo by Helen Arase Kat Simonelli Editor in Chief The University... 

Conference stresses issues of sex trade

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Issues of sexual exploitation and the sex trade in San Bernardino County were addressed at the Human Trafficking: Issues of Gender Inequality conference March 14 at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario. Co-sponsored by the College of Law and Women on the Move Network, the conference held a panel that educated the audience on the risks and factors of human trafficking... 

Debate qualifies for quarterfinals

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Two out of three teams from the La Verne Debate Team advanced to the quarter finals of the George Washington Intervarsity Invitational at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. March 21 and 22. Junior philosophy major Gia Karpozis, senior speech communication major Natalie Holland and freshman biology major Kim Pineda excelled to quarterfinals. Ryanne Bible, junior... 

Car show brings back classics

Jerry Maldonado and Diana DeOrio take cover from the heat in a renovated 1946 teardrop trailer, while owner Diamond Williams explains the history of teardrops and how he acquired it for $45 in 1977. Williams completed the restoration himself, allowing the teardrop to be self-sustainable with solar panels and water tanks. Saturday’s Auto Tech Car Show at Bonita High School’s student parking lot... 

Festival praises pastries on Pi Day

Nine-year-old Daniel Lucero from Pomona comes up from his pie for a moment to eye his competition in the pie eating contest for the 7-10 age group at the third annual Claremont Village Pie Festival March 14. Lucero won the contest. This was his family’s first time attending the festival and his first time in any sort of eating competition. / photo by Celine Dehban Families and community members came... 
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