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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... 

Pizza with the President

Pizza with the President
President Devorah Lieberman responds to Maxfield Brown, a senior psychology and speech communication major, about scholarships and why, as tuition rises, the amount of assistance awarded does not increase. Lieberman spoke at a Resident Housing Association-sponsored event called Pizza with the President in the first floor lounge of Vista La Verne March 28 where she answered personal questions and addressed... 

La Verne goes blue for autism awareness

La Verne goes blue for autism awareness
Senior English major Ally Shultz and senior public relations major Anthony Juarez participate in the activities at the Order of Omega’s booth on Tuesday in front of the Campus Center. April is Autism Awareness Month, and in honor of the month, Order of Omega hosted its annual Autism Speaks: Light it up Blue event, from Tuesday to Thursday. / photo by Ryan Gann Monica Dien Staff Writer Laughter boomed... 

Commentary: No such thing as ‘American’ food

Alex Forbess, Food Editor There is so much fighting occurring in the United States. The biggest struggle is how to secure our borders and maintain a fair procedure of obtaining citizenship. Lawmakers, lobbyists and activists are sharing their views to figure out how these potential citizens can experience the American Dream, even in food. Yes, some people may take advantage of indulging in too much... 

Food Court: Casa del Rey finds success despite obstacles

Alex Forbess Food Editor With challenges like employee training, resource management and developing a strong clientele, it looked difficult to survive in the restaurant business. One shot is all that it takes to have a family-owned restaurant survive or become another failed American Dream. “Family businesses just suck,” said Art Rey, owner of Casa del Rey in San Dimas. Yet Casa del Rey has not... 

Ruslan’s poetry inspires, entertains

Ruslan’s poetry inspires, entertains
Hip hop artist Ruslan Karaoglanovn creates hip hop music to motivate and entertain his audience. CAB and the Cypher Circle presented the performance of Ruslan’s poetry and rap in the Campus Center Monday. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Karla Rendon Staff Writer San Diego-based artist Ruslan Karaoglanov captivated students on Monday with his fun raps and charismatic stage presence. Performing at the... 

Project sheds light on abuse

Project sheds light on abuse
Crystal Miranda, outreach coordinator for Project Sister Family Services in Pomona, speaks in La Fetra Hall Monday to raise awareness of sexual assault and date and acquaintance rape. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Iota Delta’s weeklong events focused on abuse against women with their annual Clothesline project and a presentation by Project Sister. The Clothesline Project is a program created to address... 
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