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Casino Night Sigma Kappa Sorority will hold its annual Casino Night from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Campus Center Ballroom. The event will raise money for their Ultra Violet campaign to fight against Alzheimer’s disease. There is a $20 donation to play. Holiday Extravaganza The Campus Activities Board will hold a holiday celebration to celebrate cultural diversity 10 p.m. Monday in Davenport... 

On the lookout

On the lookout
A juvenile red tailed hawk looks over the University Mall from a cedar tree near Founders Hall Wednesday. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act protects red tailed hawks, making it illegal to harm or remove them from their natural habitat. Red tailed hawks have been seen at Brackett Field Airport. Earlier, the hawk was perched on the flagpole by the Rock. / photo by Helen Arase  Read More →

LEC hosts finals party for students

LEC hosts finals party for students
Tiahna Gillon, sophomore kinesiology major, and Shaiasia Wannamaker, sophomore psychology major, learn about the Learning Enhancement Center’s workshops at the LEC’s Countdown to Finals Night Tuesday. Attendees could also find out where they could meet other tutors and fill out surveys about what kind of workshops they want to have in the future. / photo by Mariela Patron Yaya Pineda Staff Writer... 

Ebola outbreak doesn’t scare student majority

Yaya Pineda Staff Writer The end of October brought about nasty coughs and colds that prompted many people to diagnose themselves with Ebola, the disease that swept through West Africa and spread internationally this fall. However, it was simply a coincidence that the Ebola breakout and flu season peaked at the same time. The topic of Ebola is something that has been causing a buzz around the world,... 

Club creates ‘Ohana’ for students

Club creates ‘Ohana’ for students
The mission of Kanaka Hui Ohana is to promote Hawaiian culture on the University of La Verne campus. The executive board includes junior secretary Lexi Takanishi, senior treasurer Eldric Rabago, junior vice president Jolene Nacapuy, sophomore historian Hayley Kurisu, junior president Jairian Ka’ahanui and junior social chairman Zack Gonzalez. All students are welcome to join the club, but for members... 

On the Calendar

Education Festival The International Education Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in Sneaky Park. Students are invited to learn about and experience global cultures. The first 100 commuter students eat free. Movie Screening CAB and ASULV will host a screening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” at 10:40 p.m. Wednesday at the Edwards West Covina Stadium 18. Little Tokyo Day CAB... 

Sorority supports soldiers

Sorority supports soldiers
Alpha Omicron Pi created Sisters for Soldiers out of respect for past and present sisters who have family members overseas. Sorority members Erica Maurice, Bretten James, Guadalupe Espinoza, Carmen Ramirez, Sandy Maas and Kimberly Navarro set up outside the Campus Center to collect items for care packages. The next collection will be Tuesday. / photo by Megan Peralez  Read More →

Majority spends free time scrolling

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer Whether it is connecting with distant friends on Facebook, tweeting about what they heard on the news, or posting on Instagram their outfit of the day, La Verne students are prisoners to the world of social media—even during class time. In an informal survey on campus, 15 students said they all use social media in their everyday lives. Their answers varied on how long they... 

Latino Student Forum honors the dead at Dia de los Muertos event

Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer The Latino Student Forum organized a festive Dia de los Muertos event Oct. 30 in Sneaky Park and offered crafts, food and culture to students. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday celebrated every Oct. 31-Nov. 2. The cultural tradition is that the gates of heaven open up for spirits to come down and enjoy the festivities and company of their family... 

On the Calendar

Kristallnacht Lecture The University will host a Kristallnacht remembrance lecture featuring Martin Goldsmith, author of “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance” at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Campus Center. Limited seating is available. Admission is free. Spotted Pig The Spotted Pig Round Up will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the South Quad. Food will be... 
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