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Sigma Kappa teaches ULV to RESPECT each other

Monique Millan Staff Writer Sigma Kappa’s RESPECT Movement Rock Painting took place on Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to noon, as a stand against hazing in fraternities and sororities. Hazing takes the form of humiliation, embarrassments, and often much worse, bringing discomfort to a person during the pledging process. This is the second year the sorority has held the painting event as a time to better... 

Hillel Jewish club builds Sukkah for holiday

Hillel Jewish club builds Sukkah for holiday
The Hillel Jewish culture club built and decorated a Sukkah in Sneaky Park on Wednesday. It commemorated the first day of Sukkot, a Jewish festival during which the Hebrew people were commanded to make a pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem. The most sacred location is the Wailing Wall, a remaining portion of the wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple Courtyard. The traditional Sukkah is a hut covered... 

Phi Sigs rock all night for a cure

Phi Sigs rock all night for a cure
Phi Sigma Sigma holds their annual Rock-A-Thon, where they raise money for the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation. The organization donates money to the U.S. Transplant Games, The Kidney Foundation, and scholarships for high achievement. The event includes 24 hours of rocking chairs, raffles, food, and pies. Jessica Gerard, senior political science major, got a pie to the face by Brianna Means, senior communications... 

Forever 21, H&M are top buys for students

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer For some college students, fashion is as important as taking tests, attending class and getting good grades. A recent survey on campus found that many students, both male and female, shop at Forever 21 for clothes and accessories. While more than half of the 45 students surveyed said they shop at Forever 21, stores such as Target and H&M... 

Amnesty International club launched at ULV

Danielle Hunt Staff Writer Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million people who advocate ending the abuse and unfair human rights that occur around the world. The University of La Verne’s new Amnesty club hopes to spread its knowledge across the ULV campus. The Amnesty club has already set up several events to get the word out, said the club founder Kaveh Farzad. “I wanted... 

LAMP lights path for first generation students

Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer  University of La Verne alumni are giving back to students by starting a new program called Latino Alumni Mentors and Professionals. Mario Rodriguez, president of LAMP and residence life coordinator at Cal Poly Pomona, held a meeting with six other professionals to discuss the new possibilities of this program. The group serves as a social environment where the students... 

Students share dos and don’ts of dating fashion

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer When it comes to first dates, students tend to get stumped on what to wear. Dress to impress or be casual and comfortable? University of La Verne students share their dos and don’ts of first date fashion. “It depends on what you’re doing or where you’re going,” junior business major Riley Liebel said. The objective of a first date is to get to know the other person... 

Iota Delta hosts ’80s fundraiser

Iota Delta hosts ’80s fundraiser
Elizabeth Loera, Marisol Martinez, Brittany Martinez, Jessica Loomer and Sarah Mayo play on a team together in the Iota Delta Sorority 1980s volleyball tournament Saturday at Las Flores Park. The objective was to raise money for their Kimberly Tuers Iota Delta scholarship. Students could create a team to compete in the tournament for $2 a player. / photo by Kelley Maggiulli Veronica Orozco News Editor Saturday,... 

Branch gathering

Branch gathering
During his afternoon biology lab Sept. 20, freshman Daniel Miller climbs an olive tree in the Quad to get an untouched branch sample to observe. He and his classmates, Destiny Ventura and Kimberly Nunez, took plant samples for lab study. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Phi Delta Theta wins basketball tourney

Phi Delta Theta wins basketball tourney
Michael Stewart of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon team defends the basket against Jake Vieth of the Phi Delta Theta team on the third night of intramural basketball Monday. Vieth made the shot. Phi Delta Theta won this game and, ultimately, the tournament. / photo by Jessica Harsen Veronica Orozco News Editor Tuesday night marked the end of a two-week battle for the Campus Activities Board’s intramural... 
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