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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,... 

Raising awareness for suicide

Raising awareness for suicide
Junior communications major Armando Tapia expresses his concern about suicide to sophomore kinesiology major Harrison Brethouwer and senior kinesiology major Greg Hoffman at the table for Gay-Straight Alliance and Voices in Action on Tuesday, which was World Suicide Prevention Day. In order to raise awareness, club members ask people to write the word “love” on their wrist, an idea from the American... 

Multicultural munching

Multicultural munching
Cal Poly Pomona junior civil engineering major Hector Cardenas and Crystal Hermosillo, junior liberal studies major at La Verne, talk with Rosa Lilia Gradilla, the intercultural program coordinator, about the Multicultural Club diversity retreat. Gradilla hosted the welcome back barbecue held by the Multicultural and First Generation clubs Sept. 5. / photo by Stephanie Ball  Read More →

Downtown restaurants have no taste for Yelp

Michael Saakyan Staff Writer Complaining about the service at a restaurant has become a lot more convenient since Yelp made its debut in 2004. Customers not only ask to see a manager when they find the service at a restaurant deplorable, they go online and unleash their anger out through Yelp. Founders Jeremy Stoppel­man and Russel Simmons created the local search website and added customer reviews... 

Fair goers indulge in flavorful and fried fare

Fair goers indulge in flavorful and fried fare
Senior multimedia major Christopher Pulu went to the Los Angeles County Fair Saturday. After looking at all the food stands around the fair, – which offered everything from bacon covered donuts to fresh produce – Pulu decided on Ten Pound Buns. Ten Pound Buns features pieces of toast with a variety of toppings. Pulu chose the European Bun with cheese, tomatoes, onions and garlic. / photo by Ryan... 
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