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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... 

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,”... 
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