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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... 

Animals bring wild side to the fair

Animals bring wild side to the fair
Ontario resident Juan Cifuentes visits the Great American Petting Zoo on Monday. Llamas, deer, pigs, wallabies and goats of all sizes will call the Los Angeles County Fair home for the next four weeks. They can be found scattered throughout the fairgrounds. / photo by Ryan Gann Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The Los Angeles County Fair opened Aug. 30 and welcomed people from all over to experience... 

ULV Facebook pages cause uproar

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer Young people are flocking to social media sites to express their concerns, complaints and opinions, often behind the safety of anonymity. Facebook pages, such as the student-created “ULV Confessions” page and “ULV Meme” page have caused quite a stir on campus and on the Web. Fifteen students were interviewed and asked to express their thoughts about these pages. “I... 

Lordsburg taps into downtown LV

Lordsburg taps into downtown LV
Lordsburg Tap House and Grill opened for business June 4 on D Street in downtown La Verne at the same spot formerly occupied by T. Phillips. The owners are Mike and Britt McAdams, who were customers of T. Phillips for 14 years. The McAdams hope to revamp the business. / photo by Ryan Gann Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Lordsburg Taphouse and Grill opened in early June, bringing a new family dining spot... 

Leopards twerk upon a star at CAB club fair

Michael Saakyan Staff Writer The Campus Activity Board brought the Magical World of Disney to La Verne’s Club Fair on Aug. 28 as part of welcome week for new students. The club fair lasted from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and provided free food for all students and commuters from Davenport Dining Hall. “The club fair is very beneficial to not only new students but current ones as well because they can... 

Claremont offers hike with tarantulas

Julian Burrell Staff Writer The Claremont Wilderness Trail is a rugged earthy escape that is easy for locals to find. “Around here it’s one of the better hikes that you can find,” said Gabriela Krupa, a freshman political science major, who was hiking the rugged trail recently despite the humid weather. “I always enjoy going because I like the little bit of peace that hiking provides you with,” The... 

First-person experience: Taking a walk on the wild side

<i>First-person experience</i>: Taking a walk on the wild side
Sharon “Mama Llama” Brucato and her husband, Paul, have been walking llamas for the last six years thanks to their son’s interest with the animals at an early age. They keep five llamas in their private residence in Yorba Linda, which is fully certified and licensed to house the animals. For a $50 fee, guests can walk, feed and pet the llamas and receive a lesson on the behavior and characteristics... 

CAB helps students blow off steam

CAB helps students blow off steam
Natalie Holland, a junior public affairs major, reaches up to catch socks thrown from the second floor of the Campus Center at Destination Procrastination last week. Event sponsors CAB and ASULV gave out green socks to all those who attended. Destination Procrastination, designed to relive some pre-finals stress, was held in the Campus Center from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. May 16. / photo by Katherine Careaga Candice... 

RHA brings Block Party

RHA brings Block Party
Sophomore business major Curtis Mottram, sophomore business major Stephen Acree and sophomore kinesiology major Michael Humenez attend the Block Party May 16 in the South Quad. They stopped by the picture booth to make funny pictures. The Block Party was hosted by the Residence Hall Association with the help of the resident assistants. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli  Read More →
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