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Students take part in a soul journey

Students take part in a soul journey
University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner leads the campus interfaith organization Common Ground on a Souljourn trip to the Jain Center of Southern California in Buena Park Sunday. A wooden temple sits in the middle of the main entrance. The guide leading the group explained the structure is a replica of the Jain Temple of Palitana Mountain in Gujarat, India. It was displayed in the former Castaways Casino... 

Jiu-Jitsu sheds light on physically impaired

Jiu-Jitsu sheds light on physically impaired
In the last minutes of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu No-Gi tournament, Jose Rugama of Smash Squad MMA from Ontario Martial Arts Center and senior Jahi Gains compete in a non-placement battle. The event was hosted by public relations major Candice Nunez to benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation ­­­Saturday at the Sports Science and Athletic Pavilion. / photo by Jerri White Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Sports... 

Community cultivates sustainability for Earth Day

Community cultivates sustainability for Earth Day
Juniors Clo Hidalgo, Dalia Flores, Ruby Montero and David Martinez stopped by the Sustainable Campus Consortium booth Wednesday to sign contracts to go green and different ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. The University of La Verne celebrated Earth Day with different booths sharing effective ways to go green and various events on campus throughout the day. / photo by Michelle Leon Julian Mininsohn Podcast... 

Fraternity starts sexual assault conversation

Kellie Galentine Online Editor Kellie Galentine Online Editor Sexual assault became a conversation among students at Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s “Project Title IX: Where the Odds Become Even,” April 9 in the Campus Center Ballroom. More than 70 students, faculty and staff members filled the room and listened to a panel discussion hosted by the fraternity, which is known nationwide by the nickname... 

Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues: ‘Thinspiration’ perpetuates unrealistic body ideals

<i>Fixing the Mirror: Peering Into Body Image Issues</i>: ‘Thinspiration’ perpetuates unrealistic body ideals
Sexualization of women leads to eating disorders, depression and low self-esteem Elizabeth Ortiz, senior journalism major, has her waist trimmed, arms slimmed, eyebrows raised, thighs reduced and boobs lifted using Photoshop. Edits made to the photo are similar to those made to models in magazines and advertisements. The Truth in Advertising Act of 2014, which will be reintroduced to Congress this... 

Pre Law Society makes a comeback

Pre Law Society makes a comeback
Political science major Jacob Parga signs up for the ULV Pre Law Society club on March 11. Pre Law Society President Cassie Holloway, senior public relations major and Vice President Mark Jebbia, senior economics major, encouraged classmates to sign up. The club wil host speaker events focused on law school and the legal profession. / photo by Michelle Leon Sierra Dasher Staff Writer The Pre Law... 

Fiamma Naturals embraces sustainability

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Fiamma Naturals began as a candle company in the kitchen of a Claremont home, and while it has been nearly eight years, the business continues its endeavor to remain eco-friendly with its soy candles and all-natural spa products. Amy Massie, owner of Fiamma Naturals, initially began pouring soy candles, and later launched a line of spa products made with essential oils. “I... 

Diversity finds ‘Common Ground’

Diversity finds ‘Common Ground’
Vanessa Oceguera, Common Ground Club member, was in charge of correcting the Interfaith Quiz at the Better Together Day event in Sneaky Park Tuesday. Everyone was welcome to take to the quiz. Three correct answers earned a free t-shirt. The event, publicized by Zandra Wagoner, university chaplain, is a national day celebrated at college campuses around the United States. / photo by Sara Flores Sierra... 

Senior project inspires women’s empowerment

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Breast cancer awareness, women empowerment and slam poetry were mixed into one event as Cendy Linares, senior communications major, teamed up with Shades of Essence for Café Power Night in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday. The event started with approximately 10 people there, mingling with vendors, eating and viewing informational pamphlets at the pink tables in... 

Fuhrman reviews principles of nutritarian diet

Emily Lau Metro Editor Best-selling author and family physician Dr. Joel Fuhrman addressed the health benefits and importance of eating a nutritarian diet to students and faculty members through Skype Thursday in the Arts and Communications Building. As a physician, Fuhrman is dedicated to persuading people to adopt a nutritarian diet, which is what he calls a diet that contains foods that are dense... 
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