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Soul journey takes students to Islamic Center

Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer Students, along with the University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner, took part in a field trip Sunday to the Islamic Center of Inland Empire in Rancho Cucamonga to learn about the Muslim community. The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life and Common Ground sponsor monthly excursions, also known as Souljourns or soul journeys. Each semester students visit different temples, churches,... 

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest

NHRA enthusiasts gear up for Fan Fest
Jack Beckman talks with Gary Spears from Rancho Cucamonga after Jack Patten took photos of them together during the National Hot Rod Association Fan Fest Saturday in Downtown La Verne. Beckman is a drag racer competing professionally in the NHRA funny car races and is also known as “Fast Jack.” / photo by Kaung Myat Tun  Read More →

Cyclists test their stamina on GMR

Cyclists test their stamina on GMR
Kyla Morris, a volunteer from the Interact Club at Claremont High School, hands Leo Toledo of Corona a medal for finishing the 62-mile fun ride at the Tour de Foothills Saturday. The course, which went up Glendora Mountain Road, was one of four courses the event offered. During the closing ceremony. participants were awarded titles such as King and Queen of the Mountain. / photo by Amanda Duvall Melissa... 

Holmes focuses on custody battles

Holmes focuses on custody battles
College of Law Dean Gilbert Holmes presented a lecture, “Family Law: A Cauldron for Our Beliefs and Principles,” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. Holmes discussed the benefits that accrue to children who are reared by married biological parents or adopted by a married same sex couple compared to those who grow up in single parent homes. / photo by Michael Saakyan Russell R. Silva Staff... 

Maker Con encourages innovation

Maker Con encourages innovation
University of La Verne students Yifong Ai and Aimee Zhao observe a 3D octopus being made Saturday at the SoCal Maker Convention at the Fairplex. J6 Events hosted the inaugural convention. Various inventors, Makerspace companies and 3D printing companies provided activities for attendees to make 3D objects, ride solar powered bikes and enter their robots to fight in a competition. / photo by Sonora... 

Author explores family history in ‘Alex’s Wake’

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor A journey of love, loss and hope was told by author, host and classical music programmer Martin Goldsmith on his novel, “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance” at the Kristallnacht lecture Sunday in the Campus Center. The event was held in remembrance of Kristallnacht, or “The Night of Broken Glass,” which happened Nov. 8, 1938 and... 

Gender equality takes center stage at Model United Nations lecture

Assistant Professor of Political Science Juli Minoves-Triquell jokes with Claudia Fritsche, ambassador of the Principality of Liechtenstein. The two worked together for the United Nations about 20 years ago. Minoves Triquell said Fritsche is an inspiration in politics because of her willingness to negotiate. During his time at the UN, Minoves Triquell served as Ambassador Permanent to Andorra. Fritsche... 

Are we there yet? Equity discussed

Are we there yet? Equity discussed
Susan Exon, associate dean for faculty development at the College of Law, gives a presentation titled “Gender Differences in Conflict Resolution” at the “Gender Equality: Am I There Yet?” conference Nov. 1. The conference, presented by the Women on the Move Network and the University of La Verne, covered issues such as domestic violence, human trafficking and racism. / photo by Daniel Torres Alyssa... 

Grace Miller celebrates fall with family festival

Grace Miller celebrates fall with family festival
Darnel Smith and Cody Kirby take a spin on a two-seater swing ride at the Grace Miller Elementary School Fall Festival Oct. 30 on Holly Oak Street in La Verne. The Fall Festival allowed students, friends and families to dress up and engage in Halloween activities, games and rides prior to trick-or-treating festivities. / photo by Emily Bieker Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer Children, parents and teachers... 

Halloween in La Verne

Halloween in La Verne
Trick-or-treating brings the Suniga family from Pomona to Third Street in La Verne on Halloween. The family has been trick-or-treating in La Verne for several years. The houses on the street were decorated, and the House of Praise Church held their Harvest Festival on the corner of Third Street and F Street for all people to enjoy food and games. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Fatima Khawaja, age 3 from... 
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