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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... 

Food Court: Bake sale raises funds

<i>Food Court</i>: Bake sale raises funds
Sophomore journalism major Ingrid Rodriguez and sophomore music major Vicky Campos take the first shift selling homemade baked goods at the La Verne Choral Organization bake sale in front of the Campus Center Wednesday. The event was a fundraiser for the choir to perform at the Walt Disney Concert Hall this summer. Pineapple muffin turnovers, peanut butter cupcakes filled with jelly and chocolate brownies... 

Lemon Festival is anything but sour

Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor Adults and children alike excitedly gathered to enjoy Uplands annual Lemon Festival this weekend. The three day long celebration filled parking lots and residential areas surrounding the festival leaving people in cars circling for any spot they could find in a four-block radius. “Every year its been getting a little better, they have more things for the kids and every... 
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