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Fashionistas support breast cancer awareness

Fashionistas support breast cancer awareness
Sophomores Janice Yeh, Ayla Rodriguez and Bertha Wang receive free treats from club member Remy Easterling at the LaVogue Breast Cancer Awareness event Wednesday. LaVogue is a club on campus whose goal is to better understand fashion trends at the University of La Verne. This is LaVogue’s first event on campus. LaVogue collected donations at the event to go toward the National Breast Cancer Awareness... 

Majority feels too mature for Halloween treats

Liz Ortiz Metro Editor Halloween is traditionally thought of as a holiday where only children go door-to-door trick-or-treating, but adults participate in the tradition, which has sparked some controversy. In an informal survey of students, 10 out of the 15 agreed Halloween is a time for children to dress up and trick-or-treat. Halloween began as a Christian and pagan holiday. It has since shed its... 

La Verne community runs for funds

La Verne community runs for funds
Joseph Fengler, University of La Verne Board of Trustees member, energizes fellow runners before the Athletic Training Student Club’s Community 5k Fun Run on Saturday. As a part of the Homecoming festivities, the event raises money for the club to attend regional and national conferences and pay for club shirts and workshops for the public and for high schools in the area. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Melissa... 

Diwali festival illuminates chapel

Diwali festival illuminates chapel
University of La Verne Librarian Vinyana Tripuraneni presents a dedication of flowers while Bharatdwaj Nandakumar offers a ceremonial prayer at the Diwali celebration. Nandakumar, priest and director of Hindu Student Life at USC, led the ceremony Oct. 23. The celebration was organized by Common Ground and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Gabriella Chikhani Staff... 

Students toast Homecoming royalty

Students toast Homecoming royalty
Junior Teresa Crum and sophomore Bianca Rivera wait with the rest of the crowd for the announcement of the Homecoming Court, Monday at Mainiero Square. Celebratory snacks of apple cider and cake pops were offered to those who showed their support to the princes and princesses. Homecoming king and queen 2014 will be announced during Saturday’s Homecoming football game. / photo By Emily Bieker Liz... 

Powder Puff ignites sorority rivalry

Powder Puff ignites sorority rivalry
Senior child development major Chanellei Flores scurries past senior kinesiology major Krystal Gutierrez in CAB and RHA’s Power Puff Girls Powder Puff Game Tuesday. Flores led the Sigma Kappa team to a victory over team Coalition, 26-12. / photo by Julian Mininsohn Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer Four shirtless male cheerleaders, bedazzled with glittered leopard footprints on their faces and chests,... 

Nocturnal creatures emerge into light

Nocturnal creatures emerge into light
Bobby Conner, Jennifer Mosson and Marco Casteneda admire the wolfdog Damu at the “Things That Go Bump in the Night” event Saturday at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont. Damu is trained to perform for cameras. The event highlights animals that have a reputation for being frightening or bizarre by letting visitors get up close with them. / photo by Daniel Torres  Read More →

Students voice feelings on domestic violence

Michael Saakyan Book Editor Students gathered to write words of encouragement on a graffiti wall Friday on the South Quad as part of the “La Verne Against Domestic Violence” event hosted by the Campus Activities Board. Philanthropy chairwoman and sophomore communications major Jasmine Marchbanks organized the event because of recent domestic violence cases involving the NFL. “I was thinking... 

Moonlight Madness introduces hoops squads

Hal Hargrave Staff Writer Hakim Arnold, sophomore kinesiology major, stole the show in the traditional slam dunk contest in front of a crowd of more than 500 at Frantz Athletic Court for the annual Moonlight Madness basketball kickoff event Oct. 16. “Moonlight Madness is held every year and is an opportunity for the fans to come out and see who’s on both the men’s and women’s... 

First person experience: Juice fasting yields few benefits

Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor I cracked the seal of my sixth and final juice of the day. I poured the blend of cold pressed cashew milk, agave nectar and vanilla bean over ice and took a sip. The “dessert” drink I had been looking forward to for hours proved to disappoint my taste buds as my gag reflex was triggered yet again. The juice-cleansing trend has caught on with juice bars like Nékter... 
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