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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... 

Students get a kick out of helping

Students get a kick out of helping
Junior psychology major Brianna Romero defends the ball from freshman health science major Jackie Selva at Phi Sigma Sigma’s Kicks for Kidneys event March 7 at the Frantz Athletic Court. The money raised will go to the Phi Sigma Sigma foundation, which benefits the National Kidney Foundation. / photo by Stephanie Ball Monica Dien Staff Writer Loud cheering and music filled the Athletes Pavilion as... 

Commentary: Greek good deeds go unnoticed

<i>Commentary</i>: Greek good deeds go unnoticed
Veronica Orozco, LV Life Editor Being a part of any organization on campus comes with the responsibility of making sure it is well represented, but Greek organizations go through this most of all. They get scrutinized for every little mistake that is made but never recognized for the efforts they take to help out. People hear gossip about what one member did and generalize the entire Greek community... 

Sigma Kappa gambles at annual casino night

Monique Millan Staff Writer All the chips were out for Sigma Kappa’s annual casino night to support their philanthropy and bring their families together. The event was held Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom to welcome students with their families to support a good cause. A total of 175 people attended the event. The night was designed to mimic a live casino, minus slot machines, and the dealers... 

Greeks help Enactus can hunger

Greeks help Enactus can hunger
Cindy Lai of Alpha Omicron Pi and Michael Wahba of Phi Delta Theta discuss the “Students Come Together to Can Hunger” event Nov. 20 in Sneaky Park. The event, organized by senior Veronica Sepulveda, vice president of philanthropy for the College Panhellenic Association, enabled Greek organizations to showcase each others philanthropic efforts and collected canned food for donation toward the holiday... 

Jumping for cystic fibrosis

Jumping for cystic fibrosis
Senior Coni Cartagena and sophomore Carissa Miranda take a break from jumping in the Iota Delta jumper Wednesday afternoon. The Iota Delta Sorority hosted a 24-hour jumper in Sneaky Park as part of a week of events to support a philanthropic effort against cystic fibrosis. During the 24-hour event the sority collected donations that will go towards cystic fibrosis research. / photo by Ryan Gann  Read More →

Painting for a change

Painting for a change
To celebrate students’ participation in the recent elections, Greek life came together to host a lunch in Sneaky Park. There was a hamburger lunch, a live band named Third Degree Blues, free ice cream trucks, voting-themed stickers and pins, and a painting station. The painting station included canvases available to be painted by students in order to be hung for display on Veterans Day. Spencer Contreras,... 

Stuffed panda bears collected for a good cause

Stuffed panda bears collected for a good cause
Alpha Omicron Pi members Vanessa Perocier, senior psychology major, and Kailey Milliken, senior criminology major, work at the sorority’s panda drive table Wednesday when two members of the La Verne community, Maribel Nunez and Delia Heredia, stop by to learn about the cause. The sorority collected stuffed panda bears, or money to buy stuffed panda bears, which will be used at the American Juvenile... 

Sigma Kappa teaches ULV to RESPECT each other

Monique Millan Staff Writer Sigma Kappa’s RESPECT Movement Rock Painting took place on Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to noon, as a stand against hazing in fraternities and sororities. Hazing takes the form of humiliation, embarrassments, and often much worse, bringing discomfort to a person during the pledging process. This is the second year the sorority has held the painting event as a time to better... 
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