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La Verne goes blue for autism awareness

La Verne goes blue for autism awareness
Senior English major Ally Shultz and senior public relations major Anthony Juarez participate in the activities at the Order of Omega’s booth on Tuesday in front of the Campus Center. April is Autism Awareness Month, and in honor of the month, Order of Omega hosted its annual Autism Speaks: Light it up Blue event, from Tuesday to Thursday. / photo by Ryan Gann Monica Dien Staff Writer Laughter boomed... 

Commentary: No such thing as ‘American’ food

Alex Forbess, Food Editor There is so much fighting occurring in the United States. The biggest struggle is how to secure our borders and maintain a fair procedure of obtaining citizenship. Lawmakers, lobbyists and activists are sharing their views to figure out how these potential citizens can experience the American Dream, even in food. Yes, some people may take advantage of indulging in too much... 

Food Court: Casa del Rey finds success despite obstacles

Alex Forbess Food Editor With challenges like employee training, resource management and developing a strong clientele, it looked difficult to survive in the restaurant business. One shot is all that it takes to have a family-owned restaurant survive or become another failed American Dream. “Family businesses just suck,” said Art Rey, owner of Casa del Rey in San Dimas. Yet Casa del Rey has not... 

Ruslan’s poetry inspires, entertains

Ruslan’s poetry inspires, entertains
Hip hop artist Ruslan Karaoglanovn creates hip hop music to motivate and entertain his audience. CAB and the Cypher Circle presented the performance of Ruslan’s poetry and rap in the Campus Center Monday. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Karla Rendon Staff Writer San Diego-based artist Ruslan Karaoglanov captivated students on Monday with his fun raps and charismatic stage presence. Performing at the... 

Project sheds light on abuse

Project sheds light on abuse
Crystal Miranda, outreach coordinator for Project Sister Family Services in Pomona, speaks in La Fetra Hall Monday to raise awareness of sexual assault and date and acquaintance rape. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Iota Delta’s weeklong events focused on abuse against women with their annual Clothesline project and a presentation by Project Sister. The Clothesline Project is a program created to address... 

Students get ‘Shot of Reality’ at alcohol event

Students get ‘Shot of Reality’ at alcohol event
Senior international studies and environmental biology major Shaadee Ahmadnia examines the wreckage of a car involved in an alcohol related accident. It was part of an Order of Omega alcohol awareness program Monday in front of the Campus Center. The driver of the car was texting while driving under the influence. The driver and all three passengers survived. / photo by Stephanie Ball Erica Maurice Staff... 

Fairplex hosts Irish festivities for all to enjoy

Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The weather held out and set for a perfect weekend for celebrating Irish culture at the Irish Fair at the Pomona Fairplex Saturday and Sunday. The day began with a parade through the fairgrounds set with a full drum and bagpipe line, dancing elephants and a leprechaun on stilts. “We come together to take care of the community,” Doug Schneid, the pipe major of the 42nd... 

Food Court: Baresse’s passion involves sweets

<i>Food Court</i>: Baresse’s passion involves sweets
Katie Barrese, senior psychology major, will graduate in May, hoping attend graduate school at Southern Methodist University in Texas to pursue a career working with children. Barrese is a distance runner on track and field. She also enjoys buying lemon mousse cupcakes from Some Crust Bakery in Claremont. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Monique Parra Staff Writer Senior psychology major Katie Barrese takes... 

Students get a kick out of helping

Students get a kick out of helping
Junior psychology major Brianna Romero defends the ball from freshman health science major Jackie Selva at Phi Sigma Sigma’s Kicks for Kidneys event March 7 at the Frantz Athletic Court. The money raised will go to the Phi Sigma Sigma foundation, which benefits the National Kidney Foundation. / photo by Stephanie Ball Monica Dien Staff Writer Loud cheering and music filled the Athletes Pavilion as... 

Club blossoms with seasonal festival

Club blossoms with seasonal festival
Sophomore psychology major Cory Campos, senior international business major Erica Lozano and sophomore computer science major Eldric Rabago inform students about Japanese traditions at the Cherry Blossom Festival on Tuesday in Sneaky Park. / photo by Ryan Gann Christian Garay Staff Writer The Japanese Culture Club hosted its first Cherry Blossom Festival at Sneaky Park to celebrate the coming of spring... 
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