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Extravaganza creates holiday spirit

Engaging in the holiday fun, senior communications major Tyler Bertao and freshman criminology major Veronica Montes decorate Christmas cards at the Holiday Extravaganza. The Campus Activities Board hosted the event at Dec. 3 in the Bonita Building on Bonita Avenue, and CAB provided snacks and crafts from different cultures around the world. / photo by Chelsey Morrison Hayley Hulin LV Life Editor The... 

Students perform at talent show

Improvising lyrics on the spot, junior psychology major James Trejo III performed freestyle rap at this year’s Phi Sigma Sigma talent show Dec. 2 on the third floor of the Campus Center. At the show, Phi Sigma Sigma accepted donations for their Neddie Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship goes to Phi Sigma Simga women in financial need. Trejo has always practiced his freestyle rap but began to take... 

Students celebrate the season in diverse ways

Taylor Bolanos Staff Writer Winter is coming to the students at the University La Verne, and this season some of the best moments will be bonding with family and friends over holiday traditions. Ten students from around campus shared the traditions they look forward to the most when winter finally arrives. According to these students, food brings everyone closer together, whether it is baking from... 

Latino Student Forum celebrates Las Posadas

Latino Student Forum celebrates Las Posadas
While waiting for the Las Posadas event to start, Dean of Student Affairs Loretta Rahmani stops by each table to introduce herself Friday at the Campus Center Ballroom. The Latino Student Forum hosted Las Posadas, a nine-day celebration of Christmas that originated in Spain. Rahmani sat down with freshmen criminology major Veronica Montes and biology major Savanah Goode, as they talked about what they... 

Housing hosts Thanksgiving dinner

Brooke Grasso Metro Editor During Thanksgiving many students go home to be with their families and take a break from school. Unfortunately some live too far away or do not have the means to get there. For those students who were unable to travel home for the holiday this year, the office of housing and residential life held a Thanksgiving dinner in the Vista La Verne main lounge. “It is hard to... 

Quick career services offered

Alexandra de Leon Staff Writer When it comes to careers and striving to get a job, the University of La Verne’s Career Services Drive-Thru helps students improve their resume, or cover letter or prepare for interviews all in under 20 minutes. Career Services Drive-Thru is a program for undergraduate and graduate students that provide a quick advising session for job-related questions. No appointments... 

Speaker slams mental illness stigmas

Speaker slams mental illness stigmas
Jamie Ritchey, community capacity organizer at the Tri-City Mental Health Services in Pomona, shares the types of mental illnesses and asks the audience, “Why should our mental health be treated any differently from our physical health,” Tuesday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Ritchey was the guest speaker at Slamming Stigma, an honors senior seminar project event by creative writing major Brittney Britt,... 

Documentary shows hidden China

Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Every Friday night, the Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion club shows a movie meant to inform students, faculty and staff on topics that affect the planet and spark conversation. ‘The Heart of The Dragon’ was featured Nov. 20 in the Arts and Communications Building to show “the last hidden world of China,” as described by the narrator. This episode in the... 

Fraternity crowns fifth Miss SAE

Last year’s Miss SAE, junior business administration major Christine Romero, crowned senior radio broadcasting major Megan Keller as the new Miss SAE on Nov. 20 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Contestants junior business administration major Blanca Gonzalez, senior kinesiology major Tara Breyer and junior business administration major Amanda Alcorn were present for the crowning of the new winner.... 

Phi Sigma Sigma rocks for college readiness

To raise funds and awareness for school and college readiness, Phi Sigma Sigma members Brittany Boiko and Jennifer Nguyen rock in rocking chairs in the sorority’s annual Rock-a-Thon, a 24-hour event that took place Nov. 12-13 in Sneaky Park. / photo by Kristina Bugante Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer Sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma hosted their 24-hour Rock-a-Thon philanthropy event Nov. 12-13 in Sneaky... 
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