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Enactus travels to volunteer at an orphanage

Hal Hargrave Staff Writer Forty students and faculty members of the University of La Verne Enactus made a difference to the less fortunate but taking a trip to an orphanage in Mexico last month. Enactus is an organization of students and academic and business leaders committed to using entrepreneurial action to transform lives to shape a more sustainable world. The ULV team volunteered in Mexico... 

Leos celebrate culture with ‘Luck’

Hal Hargrave Staff Writer “Luck of the Leos,” a celebration of Irish culture hosted by the Campus Activities Board, drew nearly 150 students to check out live entertainment and dancing Wednesday at Sneaky Park. “St. Patrick’s Day to me is another day that we can experience other cultures here in America with people that live along side of us,” said Jasmine March­banks, sophomore communications... 

Technology Review: Apps support fitness goals

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Fitness apps are giving smart phone users motivation at their finger tips. Users now have access to personal trainers, doctors and a calorie counter all in one convenient place, reinforcing that smart phones are far more than communication tools. The following apps are free, allowing anyone to embark on the road to a healthier life. 1. Nike+ Training Club Nike is famous for... 

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor
Tyler Connaghan, lead singer of Attic Empire, plays the guitar and sings popular cover songs, including “Play That Funky Music” by Wild Cherry and “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The Campus Activities Board hosted the Spring Break Take 2 event featuring the band, which performs frequently at venues around the L.A. area in addition to touring in other cities.... 

Swimmer integrates healthy habits

Swimmer integrates healthy habits
Senior biology major Maddie Lovrensky plans to try out for the Olympic swim team in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke events. To qualify, she needs to have a time of 55.3 seconds. Her current time is 55.4. She plans to train for a year with her coach in preparation for a future tryout. / photo by Celene Vargas Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Achieving 2014 and 2015 Female Athlete of the Year and All-American... 

Get Active puts students to work

Get Active puts students to work
Elias Maldonado, sophomore computer science major, and Juan Ornelas, sophomore business administration major, participate in a round of tug of war against their friends Wednesday for a chance to win a Fitbit Flex, a small wrist pedometer that tracks the user’s movements among other functions. The Get Active event was in the South Quad and hosted by CAB. Along with sandwiches and Jamba Juice, participants... 

‘Fire and Ice’ glamorizes formal in old Hollywood

‘Fire and Ice’ glamorizes formal in old Hollywood
Madison Orange, a glow light dancer from the Dancing Fire company, performs at the Fire and Ice Winter Formal last Friday. The Dancing Fire, headquartered in Hollywood, offers a variety of classes ranging from belly dancing to fire dancing. In addition, the company offers DJ services. For the rest of the night, Orange showed off her skills on the side of the dance floor as students continued to dance.... 

Dorms offer clever workout space

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer Hectic schedules and the limiting space of a dorm room make time and motivation for fitness a struggle among college students. However, finding time for a simple 15-minute workout in a day can help improve overall health and fitness. “It is hard to be motivated when you are tired and work and go to school,” said Bonnie Murphy, kinesiology adjunct instructor. Murphy... 

Supplements should be consumed cautiously

Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor The dietary supplement industry is booming with reported sales reaching $13 billion in 2013, but there is a common public misperception on how these supplements really affect human bodies. According to the Food and Drug Administration, dietary supplements are intended to add further nutritional value to the diet and can be in tablet, capsule, softgel, liquid or powder form. Vitamins,... 

Workshop provides tips for clubs

Celene Vargas Staff Writer Angie Anderson, associate director of student life, covered everything one needs to know about funding a club, from meetings to events, at the spring Club Workshop II presentation Feb. 26 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Anderson spoke about booking vendors, expenses and the required paperwork. “This has been the first year that we’ve mandated (clubs to attend workshops)... 
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