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Ash Wednesday marks a fresh start

Mariela Patron News Editor The University of La Verne provided a bilingual Ash Wednesday service to about 40 students and faculty in the Chapel. Students and faculty participated in bilingual Bible readings, and University Chaplain Zandra Wagoner and Director of Multicultural Affairs Daniel Loera distributed the ashes. “It’s a connection of the idea that we come from dust and we return to dust,”... 

Club fair offers new opportunities

Club fair offers new opportunities
Senior business administration major Andrea Naccache, and senior art major Amberly Kastelic, College Panhellenic Association members, answer questions at the club fair Feb. 7. The fair was a part of Welcome back week that is held to reintroduce students to campus and invite them to get involved with different organizations on campus. Kat Simonelli Staff Writer The University of La Verne hosted a club... 

Jones-Fosu leads students to ACTion

Erica Maurice Staff Writer The Associated Students of the University of La Verne hosted Justin Jones-Fosu who brought his interactive speaking skills to life through his inspirational lecture “Lead like an ACTion HERO.” “The Foundation is to challenge people to act,” Jones-Fosu said. Jones-Fosu calls himself an ACTion HERO and wants to inspire others to be one as well. One can become an ACTion... 

Garcia leaves La Verne laughing

Garcia leaves La Verne laughing
Comedian Dillon Garcia performs on the first day of spring semester, Feb. 4 to kick off Welcome Back Week. The Campus Activities Board hosted events every night Monday through Thursday in the Campus Center ballroom. Erica Maurice Staff Writer “Welcome back week” began with a laugh as crowds of students gathered in the Campus Center Ballroom to watch comedian Dillon Garcia. The show was hosted by... 

La Verne lights up for Christmas

La Verne lights up for Christmas
La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick explains to 2-year-old La Verne resident Ty Ranells which button to press to light up the city Christmas tree at the City Hall on D Street. Ranells later did the honors to officially light the tree at the La Verne tree lighting ceremony Monday. The ceremony included activities and a visit from Santa Claus. / photo by Zachary Horton Two-year-old La Verne resident Ty Ranells... 

Holiday tunes fill Sneaky Park

Holiday tunes fill Sneaky Park
Freshmen Dylan Perugia and Jose Rojas sit under the leopard statue in Sneaky Park singing Christmas tunes on a rainy Monday while students walk by. Seen performing informally to pass the time twice this week, both students are not yet involved in the music department, but they say they intend to start taking classes in the coming years. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Students to travel abroad in January

Michelle Nunez Staff Writer Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer Students will explore the world and gain a new perspective through international travel and study during the 2013 January Interterm. Student travel opportunities next month include trips to six different countries: Italy, France, Spain, Thailand, Japan and England. “Each of them…basically does different things depending on the nature... 

Community joins to help the needy

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer The Interfaith Student Council held a day of service event with the Grow Better Together campaign on Saturday. It was a volunteer day dedicated to planting and cleaning community gardens. There was also a canned food and toy drive. The Sowing Seeds For Life event, also known as the 5th Annual Christmas in the Park, was a holiday celebration that doubled as a canned food... 

Preview of college life

Preview of college life
After months of planning, the admissions office hosted its third annual Preview Day last month. An estimated 870 students and guests, an all-time high, were checked in at the Campus Center for the one-day event, which gave prospective students a taste of life at the University of La Verne. Candyce Coleman, associate director of transfer admissions, and Erasmo Fuentes, admissions counselor, organized... 

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... 
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