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Community News: Track meet fun for all ages

Monique Parra Staff Writer San Dimas welcomed parents and students to San Dimas High School for the 43rd Annual City Olympics Track and Field Meet last Saturday, April 20. Track athletes from Allen Avenue Elementary, Ekstrand Elementary, Shull Elementary, Gladstone Elementary, Lone Hill Elementary, Holy Name of Mary and home-schooled children were invited to participate. Physical education teachers... 

Patel delivers Fasnacht Lecture

Patel delivers Fasnacht Lecture
Eboo Patel encouraged students of all religious backgrounds to stand up for their beliefs at La Verne’s annual Fasnacht Lecture, titled “Standing Your Sacred Ground.” He explains how his upbringing led him to establish the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based organization striving for interfaith cooperation. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Lecture focuses on gay immigrant citizenship

Lecture focuses on gay immigrant citizenship
Assistant Professor of Psychology Nadine Nakamura presented “Examining the Psychological Impact of Immigration on Diverse Immigrant Populations,” for the faculty lecture series Monday. During her talk Nakamura discussed the report “Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century,” which she co-wrote with the other five members of the 2011 American Psychological Association’s... 

Community News: Claremont warns residents of crime increase

Veronica Sepulveda Metro Editor The Claremont Chamber of Commerce hosted a presentation “Take a Bite Out of Crime” Wednesday for the Claremont Police Department to inform business owners of some ways to secure their businesses. Crime alerts have been sent to the email inboxes of Claremont business owners due to recent crime increases in Claremont. “The Chamber is very proud to put on this event... 

Leos hosts debate championships

Leos hosts debate championships
Speaking with extreme opposition on the issue of a woman’s right to an abortion, Ben Kornfeld and teammate Samuel Ward-Parker argue their way to the winner’s seat Sunday at the United States Universities British Parliamentary National Debating Champion­ships. The team from Yale University was named champion after the final round in Morgan Auditorium. More than 160 schools visited the University... 

Faculty lecture focuses on second language acquisition

Faculty lecture focuses on second language acquisition
For his lecture “Language Immersion: Psychological Implications,” Justin Saldana, associate professor of education, spoke about immersing himself in French language when he traveled to France during his Sabbatical last year. Saldana, who is originally from Mexico, told his audience that immersion is the best way to learn a foreign language. / photo by Stephanie Ball Erica Maurice Staff Writer Monday’s... 

Sharma’s dream built on language

Sharma’s dream built on language
Tahil Sharma, junior foreign languages major specializing in Spanish and Japanese, is involved with many different activities on campus including the Interfaith Student Council, International Student Organization and the Model United Nations. After graduation Sharma says he wants to go into a profession that involves translation and interpretation. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Monique Parra Staff Writer When... 

Community News: Flea market offers vintage treasures

Monica Dien Staff Writer A sea of treasure lined floors, filled tables and goods dangled from canopies at the Rose Bowl Flea Market last Sunday. Shoppers flocked by the thousands to visit what has become known as “The Greatest Flea Market on Earth.” Known for its array of timeless and antique items, the market houses everything from handmade art, vintage clothing and shoes, intricate jewelry, to... 

Community News: Garden benefits community

Monique Parra Staff Writer From feeding neighbors from a single seed to now feeding over 6,000 people each month, Sowing Seeds for Life provides groceries twice a month to families who live in Los Angeles County between downtown Los Angeles and Claremont. Sowing Seeds for Life, a non-profit organization, began in 2007 when Vicki Brown, CEO of DPI Labs, decided she wanted to give back to her community. Starting... 

Senior contest asks for new curriculum

Sydney Daly-Weber Staff Writer Provost Greg Dewey, computer science professor Seta Whitby and professor of psychology Aghop Der-Karabetian are holding a contest for seniors to create a new four-year curriculum based off existing courses. The contest began March 1 and will run until May 14. Students are being asked to create a 128-unit curriculum, not including general education or prerequisites, so... 
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