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Club fair produces ‘Universal’ opportunities

Russell Silva Staff Writer New students and transfer students flooded the club fair in hopes of finding clubs to join. Students gathered on the South Quad Aug. 27 to take part in the club fair. The Universal Studios theme of the club fair showed at every booth with every club’s table decorated to a different movie. Canopies covered the lawn while fraternity boys were dressed in togas and anime club... 

Koontz’s music brings prestige

Koontz’s music brings prestige
Senior behavioral public relations major Mathieu Koontz enjoys making music in his free time. Koontz taught himself to play the piano at age 11 and has been producing his own music since he was 16. His musical influence comes from his family members who have many musical talents. Koontz hopes to get discovered and signed as an artist in the near future. / photo by Stephanie Ball Julian Mininsohn Sports... 

Marsh takes medicinal cannabis to new high

Christian Orozco Web Editor Former University of La Verne student and Gulf War veteran Jon Marsh does not get stoned, he medicates, and through years of marijuana advocacy he is helping those who need the right medication. With 20 years of marijuana advocacy under his belt, Marsh currently runs the Facebook page “Cannabis Oil Success Stories” that has more than 26,000 members. The page serves as... 

Most students prefer quiet solitude to prepare for finals

Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer With finals week approaching, students were asked what their preferred method of studying was in a recent informal survey. Among the surveyed group of 15 students, eight said they prefer to study by themselves in a quiet environment. Four said they can listen to a medium to low level of music while studying by themselves and three said they do not mind studying by themselves... 

On the Calendar

Baccalaureate Ceremony The Baccalaureate, a multi-faith pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the values of the University, will take place at 4 p.m. May 30 at the La Verne Church of the Brethren. Commencement Commencement ceremonies will take place May 31 at Citizens Bank Business Arena in Ontario. The first ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education... 

Students slide into summer spirit

Students slide into summer spirit
Sophomores Jan Pfennings, Kason Kennedy and Andrew Phillips speed through the inflatable Slip ‘n’ Slide to keep cool at Soakfest on Tuesday. The Campus Activities Board held the annual event on the South Quad. With temperatures beginning to rise, many students lined up for the various inflatable water slides, slushies and a hot dog truck. / photo by Jessica Harsen Soakfest presented an opportunity... 

Sorority flips pancakes for a cause

Sorority flips pancakes for a cause
Kellie Galentine, sophomore and Sigma Kappa executive vice president, hands out pancakes to Tom Rivera on Saturday in Sneaky Park. This is part of Sigma Kappa’s philanthropy event Sigma Stacks, which offers unlimited pancakes for $10 to raise money for the Sigma Kappa Foundation. The Sigma Kappa Foundation supports all five of their philanthropies and scholarships for sisters. / photo by Stephanie... 

On the Calendar

LEC Midnight Study Hours The Learning Enhancement Center will have midnight study hours May 20-22 and May 27. Extended Library Hours The Wilson Library will be open 24 hours a day from noon Sunday to 5 p.m. May 30. The library will offer coffee and tea at 11 p.m. every night during these days. Baccalaureate Ceremony The Baccalaureate, a multi-faith pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the values... 

Montebruno: The linguistic sensei

Montebruno: The linguistic sensei
Gloria Montebruno teaches yoga twice per week and takes students to Japan during January interterm annually. Montebruno first taught writing at the University before teaching Japanese and now yoga. Aside from practicing and teaching yoga, Montebruno enjoys traveling and spending time with her two Jack Russell terriers, Sparky and Roxy. / photo by Daniel Hargis Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer Students... 

LSF event celebrates Hispanic culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant Life Editor The sound of Cumbia music could be heard on Monday in Sneaky Park where the Latino Student Forum hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Students gathered to eat enchiladas, churros, beans and rice as the celebration went on. Mexican style decorations adorned the area and students enjoyed each other’s company. “It’s Cinco de Mayo, it’s a Mexican tradition... 
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