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LeoFM takes students to game

Karla Rendon Staff Writer LeoFM held its last event of the semester from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on May 16 in Sneaky Park. The event included hot dogs, courtesy of La Verne Corner Butcher Shop, and music from the radio station. The event’s main attraction was the chance to win four field level tickets including free parking to see the Dodgers play the Angels Monday at Dodger Stadium. “LeoFM Takes... 

CAB starts summer with a splash

CAB starts summer with a splash
Freshman kinesiology major Andrew Phillips prepares for impact at ASULV’s Soakfest on Tuesday. The event included two water slides, a water gun battle area, a foam pit, and a watermelon-eating contest. With temperatures rising above 90 degrees on Tuesday, the third annual Soakfest could not have happened at a better time. Food was also provided via food trucks and prizes were given away. / photo... 

Students find fun in philanthropy

Students find fun in philanthropy
Members of Phi Delta Theta – sophomore biology major Wesley Lam and senior e-commerce major Dylan Malloy – spend their half hour shift on the teeter-totter goofing off, singing and doing tricks at their ALS event Tuesday. Fraternity members raised money by collecting donations, selling tickets for their Zumbathon, and selling items at their various events. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alison Rodriguez Staff... 

First-person experience: Dangers don’t deter long boarder

<i>First-person experience</i>: Dangers don’t deter long boarder
Illustration by Jacob Bogdanoff Sydney Daly-Weber Staff Writer Tires screech; hearts stop. That is the feeling I get when I ride around school and an accident almost occurs. Being a student who rides a long board around campus, I know first-hand how crazy drivers can be. They drive too fast, do not completely stop at stop signs, and they do not pay enough attention to their surroundings. They are not... 

Food Court: Lordsburg Taphouse ready to serve

Monica Dien Staff Writer The Lordsburg Taphouse and Grill will take over the D Street home of T. Phillips Alehouse, which recently closed its doors. The Taphouse, scheduled to open by the end of the month, promises to have various new menu items and a variety of beers. The restaurant will feature a trendy but old school ambience, high quality ingredients and possibly wi-fi in the near future, said... 

Leos ROAR to bring attention to good cause

Karla Rendon Staff Writer While University of La Verne has diverse clubs that cater to student interests, a new club called Reaching Out for Animal Rights’ main ambition is to serve the animal community and bring awareness. Founded this semester by freshman criminology major Leah Parkhurst, the club’s mission was to educate students about the welfare of animals. There are about 20 active members. “We... 

Nutrition lecture teaches diet to fight cancer

The Cancer Care Center in Pomona held a presentation about cancer fighting foods and how to take care of your body. The presentation was held May 9 and given by registered dietian Nancee Renee Perez. Those in attendance included cancer survivors, newly diagnosed patients and those interested in learning more about helping prevent the disease. “I developed an early interest in healthy eating and exercise... 

Food Court: Savory twist elevates old favorites

<i>Food Court</i>: Savory twist elevates old favorites
Devan and Sanjay Pandya take a break from school and work to enjoy a meal at the weekly food truck fest at Glendora Friends Church. The Glendora-based church just started this weekly event, along with Freddy’s Food Court, an online company that supplies food trucks and catering services to organizations in the greater Los Angeles area. / photo by Christopher Mora Sydney Daly-Weber Staff Writer Burgers,... 

Community enjoys monthly bird watching treat

Community enjoys monthly bird watching treat
Neil Gilbert leads his group of birdwatchers on a two-hour walking tour of the loop at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden in Claremont. He started as a guide for the botanical garden 20 years ago when he found his love for bird watching. Bird watching is available the first Sunday of every month with free admission. The garden is open daily and student admission is $6. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Monique... 

Commentary: It’s not Cinco de Drinko

<i>Commentary</i>: It’s not Cinco de Drinko
Mariela Patron, News Editor As a Mexican-American, every year I have witnessed people abuse Cinco de Mayo as a way to fully embrace every Mexican stereotype and march the streets with their sombreros, bright colored ponchos and tequila in hand. Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day and it is a bigger deal in America than in Mexico. Cinco de Mayo is the celebration... 
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