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Documentary shows hidden China

Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Every Friday night, the Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion club shows a movie meant to inform students, faculty and staff on topics that affect the planet and spark conversation. ‘The Heart of The Dragon’ was featured Nov. 20 in the Arts and Communications Building to show “the last hidden world of China,” as described by the narrator. This episode in the... 

Fraternity crowns fifth Miss SAE

Last year’s Miss SAE, junior business administration major Christine Romero, crowned senior radio broadcasting major Megan Keller as the new Miss SAE on Nov. 20 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Contestants junior business administration major Blanca Gonzalez, senior kinesiology major Tara Breyer and junior business administration major Amanda Alcorn were present for the crowning of the new winner.... 

Phi Sigma Sigma rocks for college readiness

To raise funds and awareness for school and college readiness, Phi Sigma Sigma members Brittany Boiko and Jennifer Nguyen rock in rocking chairs in the sorority’s annual Rock-a-Thon, a 24-hour event that took place Nov. 12-13 in Sneaky Park. / photo by Kristina Bugante Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer Sisters of Phi Sigma Sigma hosted their 24-hour Rock-a-Thon philanthropy event Nov. 12-13 in Sneaky... 

Japan Daisuki club brings traditional festival to ULV

The Japan Daisuki club celebrated the Shichi Go San festival Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom. Senior creative writing major Sandy Hwang explains the Shichi Go San festival to students with kamishibai, a Japanese form of storytelling with pictures. / photo by Terrence Lewis Taylor Bolanos Staff Writer The Japan Daisuki club displayed brightly colored booths and cultural symbols at the Shichi Go... 

Festival educates students about the world

Kaila Williams Staff Writer The flags of several countries flew in Sneaky Park as students learned about the world at the 25th annual International Educational Festival hosted by the International Student Organization and the Office of International Student Services Wednesday. The University of La Verne joined other universities across the country and the world in celebrating International Education... 

Johnson conveys life in perspective

From the Native American Kuruk tribe, storyteller Trevor Johnson tells listeners how important herbs are in his culture Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. After describing the medicinal benefits of sage, participants were instructed to wrap the sage with yarn and use it to keep away harm. The event was sponsored by the Multicultural Club Council. / photo by Nanor Zinzalian Celene Vargas Arts Editor Native... 

Commentary: Sorority women are feminists, too

<i>Commentary</i>: Sorority women are feminists, too
Hayley Hulin, LV LIfe Editor The word “sorority” carries many meanings, stereotypes and stigmas — some of which are true, while others are incredibly false. The media, especially the movie industry, portray sorority women as dimwitted party-girls and, worst of all, as women who reverse the work feminists have accomplished. It has been my experience that all of these ideas are false. I was skeptical... 

Howies score big in LSF tourney

Howies score big in LSF tourney
Freshman Jesus Rodriguez, captain of Jesus and the Prophets, and sophomore Nicholas Charles, from The Howies, battle for the ball in the final of the Latino Student Forum Soccer Tournament Wednesday and Thursday night. The tournament was held on the South Quad, where the Howies outshined Jesus and the Prophets to win the tournament Thursday night, 5-0. / photo by Noel Cabrera Gabriella Chikhani Staff... 

Japan Daisuki club shares culture

Members of the Japan Daisuki club use poster papers to make a Torii, a traditional Japanese gate found at the entrance of a Shinto shrine. The Torii will be used as a backdrop for the club’s event Friday, 7-5-3, an annual celebration of growth for children’s right of passage. In Japan, these numbers are considered lucky. Sophomores physics major Justine Alandy-Dy and anthropology major Richard... 

Phi Sigma Sigma hosts country-themed event

Taylor Bolanos Staff Writer Between hay bales and twinkling lights, the women of Phi Sigma Sigma saddled up for their second annual country night at Hanawalt House Wednesday. Hanawalt House was decorated with bright red tablecloths, cowboy boot table adornments and a photo booth with Western-themed props. Attendees danced to popular songs from artists like Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean. The event encouraged... 
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