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Taking a stroll

Taking a stroll
Nimer and Jesse Wheeler, residents of La Verne, take a moment to admire the pond in the Johnson Family Plaza on Wednesday during their walk through the campus. Jesse is a pastor in Rowland Heights who works evenings and spends time with Nimer during the day. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

Students get SELF help with pigs

Students get SELF help with pigs
Freshman business administration major Melissa Procopio turned in her donations from her spotted pig and received a Sprinkles Cupcake, popcorn and a chance to participate in carnival games at the Spotted Pig Collection Carnival on May 3 in the Campus Center. The Spotted Pig Campaign helps raise money the Student Emergency Loan Fund, which is funded entirely by students. / photo by Debora Escobar Cindy... 

Graffiti empowers social activism

Graffiti empowers social activism
Nicole Godinez, a sophomore liberal arts major, painted a mural about how education stays with people forever, as part of the Empowerment Through Art and Graffiti Community Event on April 27 on the University Mall. The event was put on by the Social Com­mentary and Activism Through Graffiti class, taught by Gerlaine Kiamco, adjunct professor of anthropology. / photo by Katherine Careaga Veronica Orozco Staff Writer An... 

Food trucks roll through Damien

Food trucks roll through Damien
Susan and Scot Howard enjoyed a zucchini tornado from the My Tornado Potato food truck at Damien High School’s Food Truck Festival on Sunday. The event featured 20 trucks with many different types of food as well as live music, such as Mad-n-Mack from Alta Loma. Damien held the festival to raise money for their athletic facility and hopes to make it an annual event. / photo by Cassandra Egan Alex... 

SAE crowns Sandoval

SAE crowns Sandoval
Miss SAE Pageant winner Lorena Sandoval is currently a cheer coach for the El Monte Young Champions and aspires to be a family lawyer. For the talent portion of the competition Sandoval wrote and performed a cheer about Sigma Alpha Epsilon. She has been a member of Alpha Omicron Pi since fall 2009. / photo by Debora Escobar Lorena Sandoval, a junior political science major and member of Alpha Omicron... 

Greeks help each other’s causes

Greeks help each other's causes
Sean Case, a junior history major and member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, sets up a cystic fibrosis awareness campaign on behalf of Iota Delta sorority at the Greek Philanthropy Challenge on May 1 in Sneaky Park. The sororities and fraternities set up booths to help raise awareness of each other’s causes. Alpha Omicron Pi represented ALS on behalf of Phi Delta Theta, Iota Delta represented... 

On the Calendar

Commencement Tickets Commencement ceremony tickets for main campus undergraduates will be available for pick up from Monday through May 18 in Woody Hall. The University of La Verne’s three commencement ceremonies will be held May 24 at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario. Pacific Islanders Day Food and culture from the Pacific Islands will be showcased from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Davenport... 

Students promote a healthy planet

Students promote a healthy planet
Plastic Musik performed for the Campus Activities Board’s Earth Day event Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Mall. The group uses traditional percussion techniques along with all-plastic instruments to produce familiar melodies. Plastic Musik is known for playing Motown classics, hip-hop, 1980s movie themes and original pieces. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Dozens... 

Commentary: Anonymity fuels Internet sub-culture

<i>Commentary</i>: Anonymity fuels Internet sub-culture
Karo Chakhlasyan, Staff Writer   An FBI agent slams my face against the floor; another agent seizes my laptop. My parents are screaming in fear and confusion as the agents are trying to calm them down. Maybe that has not happened yet, but it is in the back of my head while scrolling down page zero on the random image bulletin board known as “/b/” on 4chan.org. 4chan is a website where users... 

Ranting comedy alienates students

Veronica Orozco Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board brought laughter to La Verne once again Wednesday night by inviting comedians David Liu and Taylor Williamson to share the stage just a month after comedian Amy Anderson made an appearance. The night started off with opening act David Liu warming up the crowd. Liu, who currently works at The Comedy Store and performs at locations all over Los... 
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