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Freshmen faced frustration at registration

Kat Simonelli Staff Writer Registration for the spring semester began on Nov. 27, 2012, and caused a lot of stress for some La Verne students according to an informal poll. Due to the Freshman La Verne Experience program, freshmen said they were a little lost when it came to registering for classes this semester because they previously had an adviser do it for them. “I think it really sucks that... 

Mentalist leaves students stunned

Mentalist leaves students stunned
To close “welcome back week:” festivities, mentalist Sean Bott performed in the Campus Center ballroom Feb. 7. His numerous acts left the audience mystified. Sophomores Caiti Helsper and Kayla Hockman were asked to come to the stage and pick a page in the book Bott was holding. As they decided on the page and memorized the number, he closed the book then opened it again and had them look for... 

Ash Wednesday marks a fresh start

Mariela Patron News Editor The University of La Verne provided a bilingual Ash Wednesday service to about 40 students and faculty in the Chapel. Students and faculty participated in bilingual Bible readings, and University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner and Director of Multicultural Affairs Daniel Loera distributed the ashes. “It’s a connection of the idea that we come from dust and we return to dust,”... 

Club fair offers new opportunities

Club fair offers new opportunities
Senior business administration major Andrea Naccache, and senior art major Amberly Kastelic, College Panhellenic Association members, answer questions at the club fair Feb. 7. The fair was a part of Welcome back week that is held to reintroduce students to campus and invite them to get involved with different organizations on campus. Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The University of La Verne hosted a club... 

Jones-Fosu leads students to ACTion

Erica Maurice Staff Writer The Associated Students of the University of La Verne hosted Justin Jones-Fosu who brought his interactive speaking skills to life through his inspirational lecture “Lead like an ACTion HERO.” “The Foundation is to challenge people to act,” Jones-Fosu said. Jones-Fosu calls himself an ACTion HERO and wants to inspire others to be one as well. One can become an ACTion... 

Garcia leaves La Verne laughing

Garcia leaves La Verne laughing
Comedian Dillon Garcia performs on the first day of spring semester, Feb. 4 to kick off Welcome Back Week. The Campus Activities Board hosted events every night Monday through Thursday in the Campus Center ballroom. Erica Maurice Staff Writer “Welcome back week” began with a laugh as crowds of students gathered in the Campus Center Ballroom to watch comedian Dillon Garcia. The show was hosted by... 

La Verne lights up for Christmas

La Verne lights up for Christmas
La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick explains to 2-year-old La Verne resident Ty Ranells which button to press to light up the city Christmas tree at the City Hall on D Street. Ranells later did the honors to officially light the tree at the La Verne tree lighting ceremony Monday. The ceremony included activities and a visit from Santa Claus. / photo by Zachary Horton Two-year-old La Verne resident Ty Ranells... 

Holiday tunes fill Sneaky Park

Holiday tunes fill Sneaky Park
Freshmen Dylan Perugia and Jose Rojas sit under the leopard statue in Sneaky Park singing Christmas tunes on a rainy Monday while students walk by. Seen performing informally to pass the time twice this week, both students are not yet involved in the music department, but they say they intend to start taking classes in the coming years. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Students to travel abroad in January

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer Students will explore the world and gain a new perspective through international travel and study during the 2013 January Interterm. Student travel opportunities next month include trips to six different countries: Italy, France, Spain, Thailand, Japan and England. “Each of them…basically does different things depending on the nature... 

Community joins to help the needy

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer The Interfaith Student Council held a day of service event with the Grow Better Together campaign on Saturday. It was a volunteer day dedicated to planting and cleaning community gardens. There was also a canned food and toy drive. The Sowing Seeds For Life event, also known as the 5th Annual Christmas in the Park, was a holiday celebration that doubled as a canned food... 
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