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Commentary: Food freedoms in jeopardy

<i>Commentary</i>: Food freedoms in jeopardy
Alex Forbess, Food Editor We love to eat; let us not deny this. Everything we do gives us an excuse to eat and drink what we crave most. One person will work out for extensive hours so his metabolism will burn anything, while another is thinking since he earned a 4.0 GPA, a strawberry doughnut from the Donut Man should compensate him for the hours he put in studying. However, with diet-related health... 

Swap meet brings antiques and oddities to LV

Christian Garay Staff Writer  Sunday George Cross & Sons Inc. sponsored the annual Pomona Swap Meet and Classic Car Show at the Fairplex. Holding up to seven events per year, this event contains over 2,500 vendors selling rare car parts and accessories along with a wide variety of other items. Veteran swap meet vendor Mae Batto has been selling novelty items since 1991. “I sell anything I can... 

Magician steals more than show

Magician steals more than show
At CAB’s event on Tuesday sophomore criminology and psychology major Juan Mejia-Simental is pickpocketed by magician Ben Seidman on stage in the Morgan Auditorium. Seidman has been practicing magic since age 6 and grew up in Milwaukee, where he attended the University of Wisconsin. He finished his senior year at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to study with other magicians. / photo by Stephanie... 

Food Court: La Verne café offers Italy’s finest

<i>Food Court</i>: La Verne café offers Italy's finest
Mike Dietrich and Jody Padfield dine outside at Caffé Allegro on a calm afternoon. Dietrich and Padfield have been coming to Caffé Allegro for years and say they enjoy the food and wine. Caffé Allegro recently acquired a license to serve alcohol on the patio. Outdoor heaters provide diners with a warm outdoor dining experience as well as a view of D Street and Third Street. / photo by Chelsea Knight Karleigh... 

Food Court: New eatery features Asian American fare

<i>Food Court</i>: New eatery features Asian American fare
Spooners, located on D Street in Old Town La Verne, has replaced the former Angel’s Place restaurant, previously in the same location. Spooners, which features Asian-American cuisine, offers breakfast, lunch and early dinner options. / photo by Ryan Gann Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer The relatively new Asian-American restaurant in downtown La Verne, Spooners, has begun to catch on with the hungry stomachs... 

Food Court: Licon continues sweet tradition

<i>Food Court</i>: Licon continues sweet tradition
Junior movement and sports science major A.J. Licon enjoys baking when he finds himself with free time. He got into baking while following his mother around as a child and she put him to work. Licon enjoys baking a variety of desserts but especially likes peanut butter cookies. / photo by Ryan Gann Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor Hidden talents are always fun to figure out, especially when it results... 

Intramurals are big hit for La Verne students

Erica Maurice Staff Writer Half a dozen volleyballs flew across the gym as eight teams warmed up for the Campus Activities Board’s intramural volleyball tournament. “The cool thing about intramurals is that anyone can make a team and play,” said intramural chair and senior public relations major Anthony Juarez. Only four of these teams will move on to the finals of the intramural volleyball game... 

Commentary: Greek good deeds go unnoticed

<i>Commentary</i>: Greek good deeds go unnoticed
Veronica Orozco, LV Life Editor Being a part of any organization on campus comes with the responsibility of making sure it is well represented, but Greek organizations go through this most of all. They get scrutinized for every little mistake that is made but never recognized for the efforts they take to help out. People hear gossip about what one member did and generalize the entire Greek community... 

Nostalgic and new games featured

Nostalgic and new games featured
Senior Victoria Moreno and Edgar Gomez, junior Spanish major, battle it out in “Street Fighter” on Playstation 3 in the “Thrills on Wheels” video game truck Feb. 13. Thrills on Wheels is a gamer’s dream filled with arcade games and equipped with a couch, a Wii U, Playstation 3 and Xbox. The bus was parked at Sneaky Park and was open to any student who wanted to come in. /photo by Nicole Ambrose Candice... 
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Picking event has broad appeal

Picking event has broad appeal
Alex and Irene Levkoff of San Dimas visited Heritage Park in La Verne for orange picking Saturday. The park is open for orange picking Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through mid-March, and each bag of oranges is $5. Lemons and grapefruits can also be picked. / photo by Katherine Careaga Monica Dien Staff Writer The sweet fragrance of ripe oranges pierced through the air at Heritage Park, La Verne’s... 
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