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Exercise improves kids’ behavior

Exercise improves kids’ behavior
Associate Professor of Kinesiology Brian Clocksin speaks to students and faculty about his work empowering adolescents, during his lecture Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Clocksin, with students in his FLEX class, conducted research at Roynon Elementary School, which involved teaching children how to play and interact in a group setting. / photo by Megan Peralez Yaya Pineda Staff Writer Brian... 

Club educates on domestic violence

Jennifer Jackson Staff Writer La Verne’s Voices in Action club held a domestic violence awareness presentation Monday in the Campus Center Ballroom in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Sandra Maas, senior business administration major and club president, spoke about what constitutes domestic violence and how to assess such a situation before a small group of about 10. Some reasons... 

Carter promotes unity at Roynon

Carter promotes unity at Roynon
La Verne’s J. Marion Roynon Elementary School announced the new assistant principal Tomeika Carter in October. Carter hopes to improve the school’s academic success. Carter shows support for her favorite baseball team, the Los Angeles Dodgers, with a bobblehead of outfielder Yasiel Puig. “I’m also a big Lakers fan, but it’s been tough to be one recently,” Carter said. / photo by Michael... 

Obama declares part of San Gabriel Mountains a national monument

Obama declares part of San Gabriel Mountains a national monument
President Barack Obama announces the designation a portion of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument Friday at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas. The designation of the San Gabriel National Monument is part of Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors initiative and the first step in preserving, resorting and permanently protecting the only large-scale space available for Los Angeles... 

Grand opening of Leo Park a hit

Grand opening of Leo Park a hit
Sophomore psychology major Corenne Hall tests out the elliptical machine Oct. 8 at the grand opening of Leo Park. Located on the corner across the street from the Arts and Com­munications Building, Leo Park offers a basketball court to compliment a variety of workout equipment for students to exercise. Leo Park is a two-year-old project commissioned by the Associated Students of the University of... 

Oktoberfest brews up Bavarian fun

Oktoberfest brews up Bavarian fun
Debbie and Tom Ingalls from Der Fuuken Drunken Korps put money into the socks of Loren Marsteller at Oktoberfest on Saturday. The festival is held each October at the Fairplex in Pomona. Participants dance and participate in competitions such as stein holding, alphorn blowing and beer chugging throughout the festival. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Russell R. Silva Staff Writer Guests enjoyed beers and... 

Animal cruelty to be ‘A’ felony

Karla Rendon Editorial Director The FBI will increase the consequences of violent crimes against animals by reclassifying such crimes as  Group A felonies, FBI officials announced last month. This means that animal abuse will be considered a serious crime against society and stricter penalties will be enforced. The four categories for animal cruelty are simple or gross neglect, intentional abuse... 

‘Soylent Green’ provides fictionalized insight for 2020 at ‘In Context’

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer The Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service, or SEEDS Club and La Verne Community Roundtable for Sustainable Solutions presented a showing of the film “Soylent Green” for their “In Context” seminar series at La Fetra Auditorium Oct. 10. “Soylent Green” is a classic science fiction movie from 1973 that depicts what the world would... 

Lieberman focuses on the future

Lieberman focuses on the future
President Devorah Lieberman compares statistics of the University of La Verne since its start in 1891 as Lordsburg College to the present day during her speech at the State of the University Address Wednesday in the Campus Center. When addressing the chart on tuition, Lieberman rushed to the screen to cover the present-day tuition amounts, which caused the audience to burst into laughter. / photo by... 

Leaver connects art with afterlife

Leaver connects art with afterlife
Associate Professor of Art History Jon Leaver presents his lecture “Progress in Ruins: The Great Exhibition and Victorian Eschatology” in the President’s Dining Room. Leaver spoke of John Martin’s romantic painting series “Belshazzar’s Feast” from 1821. The Monday lecture was part of the weekly lunchtime faculty lecture series./ photo by Emily Bieker Alejandra Aguilar Assistant Editor Jon... 
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