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Renew Christian Club’s war in color

Renew Christian Club's war in color
The Renew Christian Club hosted a paint war at Las Flores Park on April 13. The event included water balloons filled with food coloring, and bowls of diluted paint in which participants soaked their weapons. sponges in stockings. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli  Read More →

Community News: Flea market offers vintage treasures

Monica Dien Staff Writer A sea of treasure lined floors, filled tables and goods dangled from canopies at the Rose Bowl Flea Market last Sunday. Shoppers flocked by the thousands to visit what has become known as “The Greatest Flea Market on Earth.” Known for its array of timeless and antique items, the market houses everything from handmade art, vintage clothing and shoes, intricate jewelry, to... 

Community News: Garden benefits community

Monique Parra Staff Writer From feeding neighbors from a single seed to now feeding over 6,000 people each month, Sowing Seeds for Life provides groceries twice a month to families who live in Los Angeles County between downtown Los Angeles and Claremont. Sowing Seeds for Life, a non-profit organization, began in 2007 when Vicki Brown, CEO of DPI Labs, decided she wanted to give back to her community. Starting... 

Student shares Mexican traditions

Katie Madden Arts Editor Students, faculty and members of the International Student Organization gathered to discuss the culture, history and traditions of Mexico at the ISO’s lecture series, “Focus.” Dia Romero, a junior international business and language major and member of ISO, gave a presentation about her home country to an intimate audience in the Campus Center April 12. Romero began her... 

Proud and Pretty in Pink

Proud and Pretty in Pink
Chandra Mogan and Chelsie Mogan of Proud and Pretty in Pink answer questions from attendees at Sigma Kappa’s Spring Fling fashion show April 13 in Upland. Proud and Pretty in Pink is devoted to providing programs and workshops to girls of all ages regarding body image, self esteem and sex education. After the information session Sigma Kappa hosted a fashion show with members posing and modeling on... 

Food Court: Alarcon delivers a sweet message

<i>Food Court</i>: Alarcon delivers a sweet message
Gabrielle Alarcon, sophomore psychology major, has been baking with her mother since she was a child. Alarcon started to experiment with baking on her own in middle school. This vanilla chai tea cake, featuring honey cream frosting, was Alarcon’s first time using fondant, a hard form of frosting that is easily formed into shapes. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Alex Forbess Food Editor Gabrielle Alarcon... 

Downtown welcomes new business

Downtown welcomes new business
Salon owner Blanca Moore has been cutting customer Leslie Averill’s hair for two years. Averill learned about Moore through her daughter and says that she drives to La Verne from Pasadena to come to Moore’s shop, Bebe’s Family Hair Design, because Moore gets to know her customers hair and does a great job. Bebe’s is located at 2119 Third Street, across the street from Caffé Allegro. / photo... 

Mu Phi crowns Navarro 2013 LV Idol winner

Christian Garay Staff Writer Mu Phi Epsilon concluded its third annual La Verne Idol competition Thursday night naming freshman Alyssa Navarro winner. At the beginning of the night there were five finalists joining Navarro – junior theatre major Sierra Taylor, freshman biology major Sarah Alonzo, junior liberal studies major Melissa Molinaro and freshman music and behavioral science major Bradlee... 

Food Court: Dr. Grubbs sells Claremont High some grub

Karleigh Neff Staff Writer It is 20 minutes before the lunch break at Claremont High School. The beautiful campus consists of several red-roofed single story buildings separated only by courtyards with trees and sitting areas for students. Lunch service workers from the school’s cafeteria start to set up various eating stations, and each one has a large red tent or umbrella to cover the workers and... 

Lau finds unique way to give back

Lau finds unique way to give back
Information Systems Specialist Melissa Lau spends her weekdays working in the financial aid office, but on the weekends she is either running a race or training for one. Her first goal, to run in 31 races before she turned 31, was accomplished when she finished the Los Angeles Marathon on March 17. She is currently looking to her next goal, which includes a race in October in which she will run for... 
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