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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... 

Cartoons encourage children battling cancer

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Dominic, Bella, McKenna, Ayden and Erin – names appearing on the five rubber bracelets worn around Jenny Formica’s left wrist. These five names represent more than children battling cancer. For Formica, these names are friends, purpose, hope and the reason that she started Courageous Cartoons. Courageous Cartoons is a brand new club on campus this semester created... 

CAB fair promotes healthy lifestyle

CAB fair promotes healthy lifestyle
Freshman Resident Housing Association member Garrett Hoffman quizzes students on proper laundry settings at CAB’s Health and Fitness Fair Sept. 19. David Vorobyov, junior, celebrates after winning a shirt by answering the questions correctly. RHA was promoting good mental and emotional health along with cleanliness for first-time college residents. / photo by Celine Dehban Alison Rodriguez Staff... 

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... 

Hillel gives ULV a taste of Sukkot

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Hillel, a Jewish club at the University of La Verne, hosted its second annual event Tuesday to celebrate the week-long Jewish holiday of Sukkot. The holiday commemorates the biblical period after the departure of the Israelites from Egypt when they wandered the desert and lived in temporary dwellings for 40 years, said Jake Huberman, Hillel adviser and visiting professor... 

Comic book day disappoints real enthusiasts

Michael Saakyan Staff Writer When the Campus Activities Board announced National Comic Book Day would be held on the South Quad on Wednesday, some students expected a miniature version of ComicCon, however all they got was what looked like a child’s 8th birthday party. The single booth had a mask-making station where students were encouraged to create a secret identity using glitter and feathers. A... 

Comic fans bug out over new shop

Comic fans bug out over new shop
Angel Peralta has been working at A Shop Called Quest in Claremont since its opening six months ago. The store, located in the Claremont Village at 101 N. Indian Hill Blvd., sells comic books, licensed character toys and sponsors a gallery of fan art. / photo by Uyen Bui Michael Saakyan Staff Writer The city of Claremont added a hint of geek to its chic boutique stores in March with the grand opening... 

Pappas Artisanal fires up the rotisserie in LV

Julian Burrell Staff Writer Pappas Artisanal is the newest restaurant on D Street in downtown La Verne. As the latest in the long line of restaurants in the area, Pappas is working to establish itself as the latest hot-spot for the hungry masses in the city by building up good faith among customers. “My dad is actually the one who told us about the onion rings here,” customer Mike Mejia said. “They’re... 

Bakeshop cooks up personal pies

Bakeshop cooks up personal pies
The I Like Pie Bakeshop offers a variety of mini pies with flavors ranging from cherry blueberry to peanut butter chocolate cream and even gluten-free options. The shop is located in the Claremont Village off Indian Hill Blvd. / photo by Celine Dehban Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer As the doors to I Like Pie Bakeshop open, an aroma of freshly baked pie lingers in the air. A wall is covered with aprons... 

Interfaith Student Council brings new goals to LV

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Four members of the Interfaith Student Council traveled to participate at the Interfaith Leadership Institute at New York University this summer, learning how to work better together. From August 10-13, the students worked with others from around the country to develop action plans to bring back to their college campuses. “There was only one other college from California,... 
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