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Painting for a change

Painting for a change
To celebrate students’ participation in the recent elections, Greek life came together to host a lunch in Sneaky Park. There was a hamburger lunch, a live band named Third Degree Blues, free ice cream trucks, voting-themed stickers and pins, and a painting station. The painting station included canvases available to be painted by students in order to be hung for display on Veterans Day. Spencer Contreras,... 

Dragsters rev celebratory engines

Veronica Orozco News Editor Drag racers of all kinds filled the streets of Old Town La Verne Saturday afternoon for the second annual NHRA Fan Fest. “We had a huge turnout from not only fans but La Verne residents and the rest of the community,” Dana Mariotti, marketing manager for NHRA said. Mariotti and the city of La Verne worked in cooperation to plan and promote the 48th annual Auto Club Finals. Behind... 

CAB fair brings ULV tricks, treats

CAB fair brings ULV tricks, treats
The Campus Activities Board sponsored Fright Night on Tuesday. The event included two Terror Trucks with mazes and a Dos Chinos Mexican-Asian food truck. The food truck served a choice of tacos, burritos, bowls and fries with an Asian twist. Their burritos were voted one of the top 10 burritos by OC Weekly. With festive music in the background, Halloween booths set up by student clubs provided activities... 

CAB drives Halloween spirit

CAB drives Halloween spirit
To get students in the Halloween Spirit the Campus Activities Board hosted an event Tuesday at the Quad, where students can build their own haunted house out of graham crackers and frosting. Students also sent “boo grams” to anyone living on campus. Pablo Garnica, junior psychology major sent a boo gram. Anthony Juarez, Caiti Helsper, Carina Gonzalez, and Cindy Vallejo are the cabbies that helped... 
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Restaurant Review: Nikuni grill serves up healthy choices

Alex Forbess Editorial Director Despite being surrounded mainstream franchises at its location on Foothill Boulevard in La Verne, Steve Kim manages to not only have his independent restaurant survive but also fulfill its purpose: make sure customers remain healthy. Kim opened Nikuni Japanese Grill in 2008. After being an employee at the franchised San Sai Japanese Grill for six years, Kim decided to... 

Roynon brings ‘Trucks for Bucks’

Veronica Orozco News Editor Food truck mania hit Roynon Elementary School Saturday afternoon in an event dubbed Food Trucks for Tech Bucks. Thirteen different food trucks and 50 different vendors filled the school’s playground in hopes of raising money to update the school’s technology. “We got the idea from Damien High School’s food truck festival and wanted to see if we could do the same,”... 

Pride promotes LGBT awareness

Pride promotes LGBT awareness
The Students of Pride, a University of La Verne sponsored organization, gathered in the Hoover Building to show support for members of the LGBT community. The gathering was organized by Doctoral Psychology students Adam Wiswell (bottom left) and Ryan Maye (bottom right) along with Kellie Ashby, Beth Turner, Michael Martinez and Lucerito Ruiz. / photo by Zachary Horton Katie Madden Staff Writer Students... 

ULV spins a tale for Homecoming

ULV spins a tale for Homecoming
Tamlyn Turrango and Katie Hall pull the Sigma Kappa float, which won first place for overall decoration. There were 12 floats in the parade, followed by alumni, administrators and the Homecoming Court. Each club also decorated a booth to correspond with their fairytale theme. The booths and floats were judged with a cash award as the grand prize. Sigma Kappa won $1,200 combined for a well-decorated... 

5K fundraiser has guests running for a cause

5K fundraiser has guests running for a cause
John Durant, son of strength and conditioning coach Matt Durant, and his grandmother Cindy Haaker participate in the 5K Fun Run/Walk hosted by the La Verne Athletic Training Student Club. The 5K was part of the several activities held on Saturday, leading up to the Homecoming football game against Pomona-Pitzer. / photo by Katherine Careaga Erica Maurice Staff Writer On a cold misty Saturday morning... 

Gift bags for the elderly

Gift bags for the elderly
Brianne Ray and Janet Romero, members of Psi Chi, met their fellow members Tuesday to put together Halloween goodie bags as part of their philanthropy event for the month of October. The goodie bags were filled with sugar free candy, crossword puzzles, and toys to be delivered to a retirement home in Pomona. / photo by Pablo Cabrera  Read More →
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