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Food Court: First person experience: Veganism involves more than giving up meat

Karla Rendon Staff Writer Veganism is the practice of refraining from animal products in one’s diet and life style. But what some people fail to realize is that veganism is more than just a diet; it is also a lifestyle. Adhering to the constraints that lifestyle means to abstain from eating cheese, most cookies, Jell-O and not wearing leather, wool and suede. According to a Gallup poll, 2 percent... 

Sex-travaganza teaches precaution

Candice Nuñez Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board informed students about practicing safe sex with an interesting spin in an event dubbed Sex-travaganza: Condom Casino Wednesday night in the Campus Center. “We’re all in college and we all have sex, there’s no denying it so we all need to learn how to practice safe sex and be safe while we’re doing it,” sophomore CAB philanthropy chairwoman... 

Earth Day gives green alternatives

Earth Day gives green alternatives
Junior athletic training major Lauren Martino attends the 50 Shades of Green Earth Day event hosted by CAB Monday in the South Quad. To promote sustainability CAB handed out reusable containers to everyone who attended. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Elsie Ramos Sports Editor The Campus Activities Board hosted “50 Shades of Green” Monday in the South Quad to celebrate Earth Day. Free lunch and reusable... 

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... 
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