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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... 

Majority of students read gossip on Yik Yak

Alyssa Navarro Staff Writer A relatively new social media app, Yik Yak, is causing a lot of buzz on college campuses across the country, and La Verne is no different. An informal survey of students on campus found that 11 out of 15 students have used the app. Although not every student is a frequent Yik Yak user, many students still use the app to see what interesting gossip is spreading around on... 

Club collects books for Prison Library Project

Yaya Pineda Staff Writer For the second year in a row the ULV College Republicans are sending books to prisoners as a part of the Prison Library Project. The club decided to make this an ongoing project after last year’s success collecting more than 1,500 books. “We went ahead and chose this because it’s a very wholesome idea,” said Cate Tuning, president of ULV College Republicans.” We... 

Voicing opinions

Voicing opinions
Sophomore Nicole Cuadras, junior Megan Keller and senior Estrellita Guzman share their opinions with school administrators at Wednesday night’s town hall meeting. Students spoke about issues including Bon Appétit catering, Campus Safety and the University’s master plan. The meeting began at 10 p.m. and continued long after midnight. / Daniel Torres  Read More →

Greeks go pink for breast cancer

Greeks go pink for breast cancer
Emily Aguirre, senior sociology major, orders a chili hot dog from Silvestre Rojas at Sneaky Park Tuesday. Students lined up for free Pink’s Hot Dogs as part of Letters in the Park. Hosted by Greeks, the event aimed to raise breast cancer awareness. / photo by Mariela Patron Jolene Nacapuy Sports Editor Students gathered at Sneaky Park Tuesday to show their support at Greek life’s Letters in... 
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