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Netflix distracts students from their studies

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Netflix’s popularity is spreading like wildfire on college campuses, specifically the University of La Verne. During an informal survey of 15, ULV students were asked their opinions on Netflix and the reasons for its popularity. The survey showed that 13 students out of 15 currently watch Netflix. “I usually spend about four to five hours a week watching Netflix,”... 

Karate champion strikes humbly

Karate champion strikes humbly
Shahin Jahanvash, sophomore broadcast journalism major, teaches karate classes and works as a manager at Red Dragon Karate in Diamond Bar. Jahanvash is a third degree black belt who competes nationally. The main room of Red Dragon’s studio is covered with a wall of mirrors, allowing students to observe their form during karate practice. / photo by Celine Dehban Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Karate... 

Meditation relieves student stress

Sierra Dasher Staff Writer While trying to balance school and extracurricular activities, 80 percent of college students find themselves in stressful situations, according to a recent study by the Associated Press. There are a few techniques that can help students focus and succeed in the present moment. “We often have random thoughts constantly going through our mind everyday, and our thoughts... 

Students ring in lunar new year

Students ring in lunar new year
Sarah Tang, sophomore broadcasting major, catches and reattaches fortunes of other students on a temporary wall at the South Quad during a gust of wind Feb. 19 at the Chinese New Year event planned by Campus Activities Board, International Student Organization and Chinese Students and Scholars Association. ISO set up stations for students to make lanterns, learn about their personalities based on... 

Face time with CFO, provost

Face time with CFO, provost
Chief Financial Officer Avo Kechichian and Provost Jonathan Reed straighten out details about next week’s open meeting with the Associated Students of the University of La Verne with Anthony Reyes, vice president of finance for ASULV, and Selyna Ybarra, executive vice president of ASULV, Thursday in front of the Campus Center. Ybarra informed them the students would send them questions prior to the... 

Day spa uses all-natural remedies

Day spa uses all-natural remedies
Wild Earth Spa, an all-natural and organic day spa on D Street in downtown La Verne, has been open since 2003. Owned and operated by Rene Tao, the spa offers facials, therapeutic massages and body sugaring hair removal. / photo by Sara Flores Celene Vargas Staff Writer Wild Earth Spa’s dedication to natural and organic treatments has not changed since it opened their doors on D Street in 2003,... 

Packard packs advice through entertainment

Packard packs advice through entertainment
Daniel Packard, love expert, presented love advice Feb. 12 in La Fetra Lecture Hall. As part of his routine, Packard portrayed a woman putting on eyeliner. Packard used a thin strip of blue tape to separate the men and women who attended. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Love expert Daniel Packard provided students with romantic advice Feb. 12, just in time for Valentine’s... 

Treatments zap away undesired hair

Treatments zap away undesired hair
Ethel Vincent, the owner of Classic Electrology, prepares for her next client while talking about the process of electrolysis. Vincent discusses the difference between electrolysis and laser hair removal. Classic Electrology is located on Third Street, between the La Verne Police Department and Bowl House. After 33 years in the business, Vincent has become friends with her clients. / photo by Michelle... 

First Person Experience: Barre studio ‘xtends’ workout options

Jennifer Jackson Assistant Editor Xtend Barre studio in La Verne offers classes that fuse elements of dance, ballet and pilates to create a workout that tones and strengthens the body. On Monday, I attended a 55-minute Xtend Barre class. Upon entering, I met the owner, Cara Hipwell. She was helpful and introduced me to the instructor, Bethany Thompson. I had fun while also working my core and building... 

Parchamazad stays on cutting edge

Parchamazad stays on cutting edge
Professor of chemistry and department chair Iraj Parchamazad has been working at the University of La Verne for 28 years. Parchamazad is involved with Zeolite technology. Parchamazad holds a magnetic probe that is used for the nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy machine, located on the ground floor of Founders Hall. / photo by Jolene Nacapuy Cody Luk LV Life Editor Although the chemistry department... 
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