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High salt levels affect fish species

High salt levels affect fish species
Instructor of Biology Pablo Weaver explained the differences between the saltwater fish and the freshwater fish of the Limia perugiae species, which vary in size and shape. Weaver and Associate Professor of Biology Jerome Garcia presented “The Evolution in Extreme Environments: The effects of hyper salinity on the physiology of live bearing fish” Monday. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Deonah Cendejas... 

President Lieberman predicts hurdles in State of the University address

President Lieberman predicts hurdles in State of the University address
President Devorah Lieberman presented the State of the University address to a packed Campus Center Ballroom crowd Wednesday. Lieberman covered a variety of topics, including enrollment predictions, progress with the 2020 strategic vision, and the recent proposal for increased tuition, a source of much controversy around the campus./Photo by Daniel Torres Des Delgadillo Podcast Producer University... 

Video voyeurism investigation begins

A male student was detained and questioned by the La Verne Police Department last week on suspicion of video voyeurism at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 in Brandt Hall. He was allegedly filming a female student without her consent. The suspect was later released and the University is currently conducting an administrative investigation to find the actual individual involved. Anyone with information on suspicious... 

Quinceañera Expo showcases party options

Erienne Rojas Staff Writer The Quinceañera Expo, held Sunday at the Fairplex in Pomona, was one of the biggest expos of its kind in California featuring more than 100 vendors all under one roof. A quinceañera is a Hispanic and Catholic coming of age celebration, when a girl symbolically becomes a woman at the age of 15. It consists of a church ceremony where the girl makes a commitment to her faith,... 

Professor pays tribute to Nell Dorr

Professor pays tribute to Nell Dorr
Stacey McCarroll Cutshaw, visiting professor of photography, answers questions after her lecture, “Marketing the Family In the Mid-Twentieth Century: Photography of Nell Dorr.” McCarroll Cutshaw’s talk Monday expanded on her doctoral dissertation, “Framing the Familial in the Photography of Imogen Cunningham, Nell Dorr, and Sally Mann.” McCarroll Cutshaw’s research involves the study of... 

Group shares blooming passion for camellias

Don and Marilee Gray attend the 68th annual Camellia Show on Saturday at the La Verne Community Center as competitors. The Grays are very involved with the Pomona Valley Camellia Society. Unfortunately, the Grays did not win this year. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor Varieties of camellia flowers were proudly on display at Pomona Valley Camellia Society’s 68th annual camellia... 

Bouncy run entices thrill seekers

The Insane Inflatable 5K race Saturday at the Fairplex featured several inflatable obstacle courses. Participants started the course climbing inflatable stairs and then sliding down to begin the 3-mile race. Other inflatables included “wrecking balls.” Funds raised through runners’ donations benefit the Special Olympics Southern California. / photo by Sara Flores Melissa Gasia Assistant Editor Runners... 

Campus Times takes gold for overall excellence

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The Columbia Scholastic Press Association at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism awarded the Campus Times a Gold Medal for print and online journalism publication excellence for the 2013-2014 academic year. “It is a tribute to a team effort, and in the last couple of years we’ve had some hard-hitting stories,” said Elizabeth Zwerling, associate professor... 

Pet lovers address animal welfare

Laura Scully adjusts Tootsie’s hat in preparation for the wiener dog fashion show during the SoCal Pet Spectacular at the Fairplex Saturday. Tootsie, a 3-and-a-half-year-old miniature dachshund, represented the country of South Africa in the fashion show. The dog had a role in the movie “Wiener Dog Internationals” and has competed in wiener dog races since she was 6 months old./ photo by Celine... 

Vigil honors slain UNC students

Vigil honors slain UNC students
Graduate student Firas Arodaki, former president and co-founder of the Muslim Student Association, joined other students and faculty at a vigil Feb. 12 at the Peace Pole. The vigil was held in memory of the three Muslim students who were murdered Feb. 10 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mourners carried candles and speakers shared perspectives about the tragic event./ photo by Jolene Nacapuy Kristina... 
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