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Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students
Junior Gerardo Cuevas talks about college to sixth graders at Lehigh Elementary School in Montclair as part of the “No Excuses University” event Nov. 8. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alana Glenn Staff Writer Sixth grade students at Lehigh Elementary School attended an assembly program last Friday, “No Excuses University,” in which students sat with members of La Verne’s Greek community and asked... 

ALS Walk tops $100k in donations

Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The University of La Verne hosted the annual Walk to Defeat ALS with an estimated 1,200 walkers Sunday. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a debilitative disease that causes muscle weakness and the gradual loss of motor skills over several years. “It’s a very tough disease, you lose your motor skills and it hits you so quick and there’s no recovery so once... 

Greeks talk respect at conference

Greeks talk respect at conference
Christopher Braunstein presents “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” for the Greek Conference Saturday in the Campus Center. Braunstein is the key national adviser for the California Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and president of the Alumni Advisory Board for the University. Braunstein welcomed potential members into La Verne’s Greek community. / photo By Uyen Bui Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer Members... 

Kickball tournament raises funds for Alzheimer’s research

Kickball tournament raises funds for Alzheimer’s research
Junior Daniel Gonzalez tries to make an out at third base as Cal Poly Pomona junior Robby Gamble strides in safely at Sigma Kappa’s kickball tournament Sunday. Gonzalez and teammate Chris Gonzalez played for Phi Delta Theta’s B team, which lost to Gamble’s Phi Kappa Tau team. / Photo by Stephanie Ball Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Bleachers full of eager teams gathered at Wheeler Park Sunday morning... 

Students find fun in philanthropy

Students find fun in philanthropy
Members of Phi Delta Theta – sophomore biology major Wesley Lam and senior e-commerce major Dylan Malloy – spend their half hour shift on the teeter-totter goofing off, singing and doing tricks at their ALS event Tuesday. Fraternity members raised money by collecting donations, selling tickets for their Zumbathon, and selling items at their various events. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alison Rodriguez Staff... 

Sigma Kappa emerges victorious in Greek Perfect

Sigma Kappa emerges victorious in Greek Perfect
Members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity serenade the organization’s president, Michael Wahba, as part of their routine for Wednesday’s Greek Perfect event. Phi Delta Theta took third place. The winning routine – judged by Bon Appétit staff members Rebecca Farraj, Shanon Levine, and Justin Alarcon – was performed by the Sigma Kappa sorority. / photo by Christopher Mora Veronica Orozco LV... 

LV students flock to Phi Sig’s Rock-n-Jock

Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor The ladies of Phi Sigma Sigma rocked their charity event last week bringing teams together in a competition that ended with team BSU being awarded the title of champions. The eighth annual Rock-n-Jock charity basketball competition was held April 23 and 25 in the Athletics Pavilion to raise money for the Neddie Scholarship, a national scholarship given to women Phi Sigma... 

Proud and Pretty in Pink

Proud and Pretty in Pink
Chandra Mogan and Chelsie Mogan of Proud and Pretty in Pink answer questions from attendees at Sigma Kappa’s Spring Fling fashion show April 13 in Upland. Proud and Pretty in Pink is devoted to providing programs and workshops to girls of all ages regarding body image, self esteem and sex education. After the information session Sigma Kappa hosted a fashion show with members posing and modeling on... 

La Verne goes blue for autism awareness

La Verne goes blue for autism awareness
Senior English major Ally Shultz and senior public relations major Anthony Juarez participate in the activities at the Order of Omega’s booth on Tuesday in front of the Campus Center. April is Autism Awareness Month, and in honor of the month, Order of Omega hosted its annual Autism Speaks: Light it up Blue event, from Tuesday to Thursday. / photo by Ryan Gann Monica Dien Staff Writer Laughter boomed... 

Project sheds light on abuse

Project sheds light on abuse
Crystal Miranda, outreach coordinator for Project Sister Family Services in Pomona, speaks in La Fetra Hall Monday to raise awareness of sexual assault and date and acquaintance rape. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Iota Delta’s weeklong events focused on abuse against women with their annual Clothesline project and a presentation by Project Sister. The Clothesline Project is a program created to address... 
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