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Teams launch way to win in Frisbee

Teams launch way to win in Frisbee
Sophomore Luis Vargas, a pledge of Phi Delta Theta attempted to throw the Frisbee to his team as Phi Delta Theta member senior Michael Jimenez tried to steal it during the intramural ultimate Frisbee game Monday at the South Quad. / photo by Michelle Leon Sierra Dasher Staff Writer The Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternities formed five teams to battle it out in ultimate Frisbee intramurals... 

First Person Experience: Cyclists pedal away the pounds

<i>First Person Experience</i>: Cyclists pedal away the pounds
The members of Cyclinsanity in La Verne experience virtual cycling presented by epicRIDES. Virtual cycling classes are being introduced at fitness studios around the country. The Thursday class, hosted by Shirin Beckett, was the first class at Cyclinsanity to view locations such as Aspen, Colorado. The Aspen route is a 32 mile ride on Maroon Bells Road and Castle Creek Road. / photo by Jerri White Michaela... 

Light It Up Blue highlights autism awareness

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer The University of La Verne hosted the annual Autism Speaks: Light It Up Blue event from April 2 to April 4 to help spread autism awareness through crafts, performances and information booths on campus. Light it Up Blue is an international campaign brought to the University by Dawn Witt, assistant professor of special education, to inform the public of better ways to interact... 

Morales represents LV in fellowship

Morales represents LV in fellowship
On March 26 outside the Hanawalt House, Marisol Morales, director of community engagement, takes a step outside to engage with the community. Morales discussed events with students. / photo by Alexandra Arkley Kayla Hockman Staff Writer University of La Verne Director of Civic and Community Engagement Marisol Morales was recently accepted into the 2015 Cross Sector Leadership Fellows Program as the... 

Herbal oils act as holistic remedies

Chris Hardy is the president and owner of Aroma Sensations. The La Verne-based company sells a variety of aroma therapy oils, which targets specific conditions such as insomnia, allergies, stress and anxiety. Hardy started the business in 2002 after originally learning about essential oils in Canada. She attends trade shows throughout the year to promote her products. / photo by Sara Flores Jennifer... 

On the Calendar

Intramural Frisbee CAB will host intramural ultimate frisbee games at 10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the Athletics Pavillion. Sushi Night Sushi Night is 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. Movie Night The “Woman in Black” movie night is at 10 p.m. Thursday in La Fetra. –Cody Luk  Read More →

Enactus travels to volunteer at an orphanage

Hal Hargrave Staff Writer Forty students and faculty members of the University of La Verne Enactus made a difference to the less fortunate but taking a trip to an orphanage in Mexico last month. Enactus is an organization of students and academic and business leaders committed to using entrepreneurial action to transform lives to shape a more sustainable world. The ULV team volunteered in Mexico... 

Leos celebrate culture with ‘Luck’

Leos celebrate culture with ‘Luck’
Carrol Coyne and Meredith Lyons perform an Irish folk dance as a part of the Luck of the Leos event  March 25 in Sneaky Park. Coyne and Lyons have been dancing for about 17 years. Lyons founded the Lyons Academy of Irish Dance in San Pedro in 2010. / photo by Daniel Torres Hal Hargrave Staff Writer “Luck of the Leos,” a celebration of Irish culture hosted by the Campus Activities Board, drew nearly... 

Technology Review: Apps support fitness goals

Brooke Grasso Staff Writer Fitness apps are giving smart phone users motivation at their finger tips. Users now have access to personal trainers, doctors and a calorie counter all in one convenient place, reinforcing that smart phones are far more than communication tools. The following apps are free, allowing anyone to embark on the road to a healthier life. 1. Nike+ Training Club Nike is famous for... 

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor

Attic Empire shakes up dance floor
Tyler Connaghan, lead singer of Attic Empire, plays the guitar and sings popular cover songs, including “Play That Funky Music” by Wild Cherry and “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The Campus Activities Board hosted the Spring Break Take 2 event featuring the band, which performs frequently at venues around the L.A. area in addition to touring in other cities.... 
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