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Jahanvash: Sensei of curriculum

Jahanvash: Sensei of curriculum
Senior Ava Jahanvash demonstrates the basics of the Tonfa to a martial arts student in preparation for an upcoming competition. Jahanvash teaches karate at her family’s Martial Arts Studio, Red Dragon Karate, in Diamond Bar every Thursday at 5 p.m. / photo by Sarah Golden Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Ava Jahanvash, a senior at the University of La Verne, wears a black belt in her dad’s karate... 

First Generation Club supports new beginning

Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Members of the First Generation Club at the University of La Verne sit among each other like family, prepared to share laughs and ideas and is the reason they have been able to support their members for three years. The First Generation Club is an organization that supports students who are the first in their family to go to college. Their mission is to bring awareness,... 

Bookstore frees inmates’ minds

Bookstore frees inmates’ minds
The Bookshop in the Claremont Forum, located at 586 W. First St., is home of the Nationwide Prison Library Project. The Prison Library Project is a non-profit organization where volunteers come read mail from inmates across the country and package books to be sent to them. Martha Harris, John Maull, Hugo Rocha and Monique Yateem from the First Street Gallery Art Center come every Tuesday for about... 

First person experience: Online dating is more game than love

Amanda Larsh Staff Writer Online dating has become a billion-dollar industry that according to a recent National Academy of Sciences study “may be altering the dynamics and outcomes of marriage itself.” According to the study, more than one-third of American marriages start online, and those couples might be happier than couples who did not meet online. With online dating receiving such positive... 

Multicultural Club celebrates Latino culture

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Students, faculty and staff came together by forming “familias,” while discovering their individual cultural identities at the Latino student retreat on Nov. 8. More than 20 people attended the fall retreat, designed to help the University’s students become better acquainted with faculty and staff and discuss any questions and concerns they had regarding their experience... 

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students
Junior Gerardo Cuevas talks about college to sixth graders at Lehigh Elementary School in Montclair as part of the “No Excuses University” event Nov. 8. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alana Glenn Staff Writer Sixth grade students at Lehigh Elementary School attended an assembly program last Friday, “No Excuses University,” in which students sat with members of La Verne’s Greek community and asked... 

LVTV brings spook to community

LVTV brings spook to community
Senior Marilyn Mejia and junior Tyler Harrison host La Verne’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular” event at Mainiero Square Oct. 31. After greeting and interviewing many costumed children, the hosts welcomed La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick. / photo by Uyen Bui Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Mayor Don Kendrick and President Devorah Lieberman were two special guests that appeared on LVTV’s annual “Halloween... 

Students hunger for fast and healthy dining

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Students want another on campus eatery, and 10 out of 16 students asked in an informal survey think that the University community would benefit from a deli-style sandwich shop. With Davenport Dining Hall and Barbara’s Place as the only two options for food on campus, people often resort to leaving campus to get food. By adding another place on campus for everyone to... 

SanGiacomo skates for prosperity

SanGiacomo skates for prosperity
Sophomore Alli SanGiacomo isn’t just your average college student; she is a figure skater, not on the ice, but on four wheels. SanGiacomo is a roller figure skater, and a great one at that. She recently placed at the 2013 Southwest Regional Roller Figure Skating Championships in Fresno and will head to the national championships. / photo by Hunter Cole Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Allison SanGiacomo,... 

Hillel Festival plays classic films for students

Cody Luk Staff Writer Jewish students and people interested in Judaism and Jewish culture came together to share common cultures through a variety of films during the first Hillel Film Festival at 10 p.m. from Oct. 21 to Oct. 24 at Theater 212. The event was started when a few members of Hillel, a Jewish club on campus, came up with a list of Jewish culture-related movies, said Jake Huberman, visiting... 
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