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Sigma Kappa gambles at annual casino night

Monique Millan Staff Writer All the chips were out for Sigma Kappa’s annual casino night to support their philanthropy and bring their families together. The event was held Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom to welcome students with their families to support a good cause. A total of 175 people attended the event. The night was designed to mimic a live casino, minus slot machines, and the dealers... 

Greeks help Enactus can hunger

Greeks help Enactus can hunger
Cindy Lai of Alpha Omicron Pi and Michael Wahba of Phi Delta Theta discuss the “Students Come Together to Can Hunger” event Nov. 20 in Sneaky Park. The event, organized by senior Veronica Sepulveda, vice president of philanthropy for the College Panhellenic Association, enabled Greek organizations to showcase each others philanthropic efforts and collected canned food for donation toward the holiday... 

Tang brings new teaching tactics

Tang brings new teaching tactics
After a trip to Bonelli Park to get water samples from Puddingstone Reservoir, Gail Tang and Todd Lorenz discuss the math required for the dilution factor of water samples containing microbes. Tang began teaching math at the University in September. / photo by Jessica Harsen. Mariela Patron Staff Writer Gail Tang does not underestimate her students and believes in challenging them by opening inquisitive... 

Herbalife promotes nutrition

Herbalife promotes nutrition
Men’s soccer head coach Crescencio Gonzalez stops by the Herbalife tent to support and hand out free smoothie samples Wednesday morning in the Johnson Family Plaza. Junior biology major Bianca Raygoza set up the tent to market some new products to other students. Her aunt Jennifer Hernandez and friend John Ingolio, her main sponsors, helped Raygoza. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Talent show fundraiser

Talent show fundraiser
Sophomores Eric Torres, Kayla Hockman and Juan Mejia Semental perform the song “Everything Has Changed” by Taylor Swift at the Phi Sigma Sigma and Latino Student Forum talent show Nov. 14 in the Campus Center. For the last five years, the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority and the Latino Student Forum put on a talent show as a fundraiser. Half of the proceeds go towards the Neddie Memorial scholarship and... 

RHA wins at PACURH

The University of La Verne’s Resident Housing Association brought back two first place awards and a second place award from the Pacific Association of Colleges and Universities Residence Halls 2012 regional conference. RHA was awarded “Most Spirited Small School,” “Best Small School Banner” and won second for “Best Roll Call.” This year’s conference took place at the University of San... 

Students seek change in Obama’s second term

Robert Penalber News Editor Upon President Barack Obama’s re-election on Nov. 6, several students at the University of La Verne have shared their approval of the results and have begun to focus on what they hope the next four years will bring for the country. Twelve students participated in the informal survey that asked what issues they hope the president would concentrate on as well as which candidate... 

Clean campus, one spot at a time

Clean campus, one spot at a time
Nikita Lalla, Jacky Duran, Grace Futch and Erica Castellanos of Psi Chi pick up trash out of the tree duff in front of the Campus Center on Nov. 5. Psi Chi is one of the clubs participating in the “Adopt-A-Spot” program sponsored by Associated Student of the University of La Verne to help keep the campus clean. Each club has a sign in front of their location around campus to designate their spot.... 

Jumping for cystic fibrosis

Jumping for cystic fibrosis
Senior Coni Cartagena and sophomore Carissa Miranda take a break from jumping in the Iota Delta jumper Wednesday afternoon. The Iota Delta Sorority hosted a 24-hour jumper in Sneaky Park as part of a week of events to support a philanthropic effort against cystic fibrosis. During the 24-hour event the sority collected donations that will go towards cystic fibrosis research. / photo by Ryan Gann  Read More →

Professor is dedicated to service

Professor is dedicated to service
Marco Ramirez, adjunct professor of public management, who after serving in the Marine reserves and Los Angeles police department graduated through the CAPA program in 2008. He teaches Public Administration and Urban Environments: Living in a Global Society at La Verne. He is currently working on his dissertation at the University of Southern California. / photo by Katherine Careaga Michelle Nunez Staff... 
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