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Turning resolutions into realities

Jennifer Jackson Staff Writer With the new year comes new resolutions and a desire for change, and according to a University of Scranton psychology study, the No. 1 New Year’s resolution for 2015 is weight loss. It can be difficult maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but this can be made easier with effective weight loss methods. “You should always have a goal,” said Matt Durant, director of strength... 

Clubs welcome the new semester

Lauren Crumbaker Staff Writer Campus club representatives and students gathered for the spring club fair in the South Quad on Feb. 4 to welcome the start of a new semester. “Welcome to the Jungle” was the theme of club fair, going off of Campus Activities Board’s theme for the welcome back week. Students started many new clubs for the new semester, including Thirst Club and Leo Nation. Thirst... 

Comedian kicks it with LV students

Comedian kicks it with LV students
University of La Verne Students Andrew Rodriguez, Sahar Shahidi and Eduardo Fernandez attended comedian Dan Adhoot’s show in the Campus Center’s Ballroom Thursday night, February 5. Shahidi was the only student who “whooped” when Adhoot asked if there were any Persian people in the audience. Adhoot delivered jokes about his family and cultural traditions and sought confirmation from Shahidi... 

On the Calendar

Campus Closed Campus is closed on Monday in observance of President’s Day. Chinese New Year Event CAB is hosting an event to celebrate Chinese New Year from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday in the South Quad. There will be free food, crafts and entertainment. Library Workshops The Wilson Library is offering free research and academic technology workshops to students, staff and faculty members from Feb.... 

La Verne sororities defy national statistics

Mariela Patron Copy Chief It’s rare for Veronica Orozco not to run into someone she knows when walking to class. Her social life at the University of La Verne is similar to that of an up-and-coming celebrity walking a red carpet during award season; everywhere she goes somebody is up for a conversation. However, the sociable woman she is today is a far cry from the girl she was in high school, she... 

Sigma Kappa bets on Casino Night

Sigma Kappa bets on Casino Night
Sigma Kappa members Laura Tijerina, senior, and Kelsi Robinson, sophomore, chat about dealing blackjack at the fourth annual Sigma Kappa Casino Night in the Campus Center Ballroom Nov. 22. Casino Night is a philanthropy event to raise money for the Sigma Kappa Foundation, which provides scholarships, allocates funds to philanthropy activities and provides funding for Alzheimer’s disease research.... 

Bingo benefits philanthropy

Emily Lau Staff Writer More than 20 students enjoyed a night of bingo and sweets as Alpha Omicron Pi raised $143 for their Arthritis Foundation philanthropy at its Candy Bar Bingo Night, Nov. 20 in La Fetra Hall. Participants purchased bingo cards for a dollar each and were eligible to win baskets and bags containing a variety of candy. Raffle tickets were also sold for a dollar each and participants... 

CAB decks the dining hall in cheer

CAB decks the dining hall in cheer
University of La Verne students Anthony Reyes, Eduardo Fernandez, Jesus Alberto Orellana, Mariela Martinez, Tahil Sharma, Chrishelle Domonique Bates, and Jacqueline Perez pose in front of a green screen at the Holiday Extravaganza at the Davenport Dining Hall Monday, Nov. 24. The green screen was used with holiday related backgrounds from a computer. Photographs were printed for the students. Holiday... 

Dancin’ in the ACB

Dancin’ in the ACB
Senior radio major Andrew Zetterberg dances to music played by DJ Steven Santana at Club ACB in the Arts and Communication Building Nov. 21. Students enjoyed LeoFM music, ate pizza and danced the night away beneath the light of a disco ball hung from the ceiling. / photo by Amanda Duvall  Read More →

Black Friday deals do not entice the majority

Liz Ortiz Metro Editor Americans and university students may have finally had enough of the Black Friday chaos this year. Twelve out of 16 University of La Verne students said they did not plan on Black Friday shopping, according to an informal survey. The National Retail Federation reports Black Friday sales dropped 11 percent to $50.9 billion from $57.4 billion. The federation’s survey also said... 
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