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Classic car fans revel in nostalgia

James Skalicky, owner of an early Ford Model T and professor of psychology at Citrus College, discusses the car with fellow car enthusiast Bob Shears, a University of La Verne alumnus and middle school teacher in the San Gabriel Valley. Classic cars from all eras lined C and D streets Saturday for the Cool Cruise Car Show in downtown La Verne. / photo by Daniel Torres Chris McMahan Staff Writer From... 

Administrators face student questions at forum

­­­Emily Lau Metro Editor Students discussed and received answers about pressing issues like tuition, financial aid and housing from administrators at the ASULV town hall meeting Thursday night in La Fetra. Administrators on hand to answer student questions were Heather Podsakoff, general manager of Bon Appétit; Loretta Rahmani, dean of student affairs; Juan Regalado, associate dean of students;... 

Claremont springs into Easter with festivities

Ashlyn Connolly, 4, participates in her second egg hunt, but the first by herself, during Claremont’s Spring Celebration Saturday in Memorial Park. Connolly found eight eggs in the 5-7 age group designated area. / photo by Helen Arase Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor The City of Claremont kicked off Easter weekend at Claremont’s annual spring celebration Saturday at Memorial Park. Volunteers from... 

Initiative set to support men of color

Celene Vargas Staff Writer The University of La Verne has recently started a program focusing on the success and growth of under-represented men known as the Men of Color Initiative. The idea for the program followed recent institutional data showing that men of color have lower college success rates. What started as an inward look at what it means to be a Hispanic-serving institution lead to the revelation... 

Battery explosion causes Sheraton fire

At approximately 12:09 a.m. Thursday a fire broke out on the fifth floor of the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel on West McKinley Avenue. The cause was determined to be due to an exploded battery, Los Angeles County Fire Battalion 15 Chief Jesse Vela said. An occupant staying in the Sheraton is participating in the filming of the television show “America’s Got Talent.” The occupant’s act includes... 

Arts and Sciences Dean’s List, Fall 2014

The following students in the College of Arts and Sciences earned a grade point average of 3.75 or better during the fall 2014 semester. Roger Adame Haley Adams Alejandra Aguilar Araceli Aguirre Emily Aguirre Alyssa Ahn Rocio Alaniz Hope Allen Nysa Allen Sarah Alonzo Isabelle Alvarez Gregory Amaya Nicole Ambrose Rebecca Andreano Feliz Arana Reem Aranki Helen Arase Audriana Arceneaux Kathleen Arellano Raymond... 

Plant enthusiasts give ‘sage’ advice

Abe Sanchez makes pancakes using mesquite flower and sage leaves at the California Native Sage Festival at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont. Sanchez states that mesquite helped Native Americans survive because it has a high nutritional value. Sanchez is part of a group known as the Chia Café. They attend different festivals to do cooking demonstrations of California native foods that... 

Clark captures University history

Clark captures University history
Al Clark, professor of humanities, presents “Oral History of the University of La Verne” as part of the La Verne Academy lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Clark explained the importance of oral histories. He included interviews with University of La Verne alumni, who attended the school more than 80 years ago. / photo by Bailey Maguire Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Faculty and... 

Righteous leadership encouraged

Righteous leadership encouraged
Brad R. Braxton speaks about “Blueprint for the Beloved Community,” the latest in the Fasnacht Lecture Series, March 26 in Morgan Auditorium. Braxton attempted to motivate and inspire members of his audience, students, professors and local residents. Braxton encouraged each person to make changes and become a leader for righteousness. / photo by Michelle Leon Celene Vargas Staff Writer Brad R.... 

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... 
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