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Rock-n-Jock is a slam dunk for philanthropy

Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Phi Sigma Sigma hosted its seventh annual Rock-n-Jock basketball philanthropy tournament Wednesday in the Athletics Pavillion. “I just came out to cheer on everybody,” Lisa Tundis, resident director of the Oaks, said. “I just love the Greek community.” Participants in the event were asked to donate $2 to play, while audience members were asked to give $1 to... 

Putting the pieces together

Putting the pieces together
Senior Angela Rios places a signed puzzle piece on one of the oak trees outside the Campus Center on Monday as part of the “Light it Up Blue” event. The event was sponsored by the College Panhellenic Association to raise awareness about autism. / photo by Debora Escobar  Read More →

Helping hands

Helping hands
Seniors Nathaniel Cruz and Karen Yu, a member of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, discuss donation amounts in the Campus Center on Monday. Members of AOII collected money for two days and will donate the proceeds to the Arthritis Foundation. Yu and other members of her sorority will participate in the Arthritis Walk on April 29. The Arthritis Foundation provides information and tools to those who suffer... 

Phi Sigma Sigma kicks for a cause

Phi Sigma Sigma kicks for a cause
Freshman Boye Christiansen tries to steal the ball from senior Wesley Lucas in the final game at Phi Sigma Sigma’s Kicks for Kidneys event Tuesday at Frantz Athletic Court. The event was sponsored by the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, to benefit the National Kidney Foundation. / photo by Cassandra Egan Valerie Dominguez Staff Writer Frantz Athletic Court was roaring with music and students Tuesday... 

Stüssy brings in customers

Stüssy brings in customers
Students William McCabe, Keoni Colson and Alexander Clague browsed through boxes of clothes and hats at the Stüssy outlet sale in the West Dining Room on Dec. 1. The outlet sale was hosted and sponsored by Phi Delta Theta. Stüssy is a popular clothing line that was founded in 1980 by Shawn Stüssy, an avid surfer and surfboard designer. / photo by Danielle Navarro Brianna Means Staff Writer Stüssy... 

A glimpse into Greek tradition

A glimpse into Greek tradition
The new members of Alpha Omicron Pi paint The Rock at an event to celebrate their acceptance into the sorority on Sunday in front of Founders Hall. The group met after 10 p.m. to accommodate the schedules of the women involved and painted their letters onto The Rock with light from cell phones and small flashlights. / photo by Warren Bessant  Read More →

Students say ‘no’ to hazing

Students say ‘no’ to hazing
Will Ortiz paints his hand red, white and blue, preparing to leave his mark on The Rock in honor of Sigma Kappa’s Anti-Hazing campaign, a national event this week. The sorority has a zero tolerance policy on hazing, an act designed to degrade potential pledges. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Clothesline Project sheds light on domestic violence

Clothesline Project sheds light on domestic violence
The Clothesline Project, started in 1990 in Cape Cod, Mass., is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt and hanging it on a clothesline. It has spread world-wide and has reached the University of La Verne, where the Iota Delta Sorority recently hung a clothesline in Sneaky Park. The colored shirts represented scenarios such as death from domestic violence,... 

La Verne, Phi Delta Theta fraternity host ALS walk

La Verne, Phi Delta Theta fraternity host ALS walk
Kyle Mitchell walks with his family on Sunday to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It was his fourth year participating in this event. Mitchell’s grandmother, Arlene Salas, died two years ago from the disease. / photo by Candice Salazar Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer People of all ages gathered on Sunday at the University Mall to participate... 

Greek Week canceled for poor sportsmanship

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer This will be the first spring semester in years that La Verne has held Greek Week events, which in for the past 15 years been a highlight in Greek Life on campus. In the past Greek Week has held activities that help serve the community, strengthen friendships and are a good time for those involved. Last year, however, some instances of poor sportsmanship caused administrators... 
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