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Stephens’ voice lands first place for LV Idol

Cindy Vallejo Staff Writer Four finalists performed for Mu Phi Epsilon’s second annual La Verne Idol with Aleah Stephens taking the title. Stephens, Ashley Broussard, Juana Munoz and Melissa Molinaro were the finalists who amazed the audience Tuesday night in Morgan Auditorium. Stephens was awarded a $100 gift card, trophy and her name on the La Verne Idol winner plaque. Adriana Navarro hosted the... 

ULV students take a seat at the seder table

Annunciata Williams Staff Writer About a dozen students and staff members gathered Tuesday evening in Davenport Dining Hall to participate in a model Passover seder commemorating the holiday which begins Friday night and marks the Jewish exodus from Egypt. The La Verne event was organized by Zandra Wagoner, university chaplain, and conducted by Paul Buch, cantor of Temple Beth Israel in Pomona. Most... 

Colorful culture attracts students

Colorful culture attracts students
Andrea Sotosainz, senior anthropology and Spanish major, and Aksheta Verma, sophomore athletic training major, design henna tattoos at the Holi Festival of Color event on March 29 in Sneaky Park. The festival was planned by the Indian Culture Association and CAB to raise awareness of Indian culture and celebrate the beginning of spring. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Indian... 

Putting the pieces together

Putting the pieces together
Senior Angela Rios places a signed puzzle piece on one of the oak trees outside the Campus Center on Monday as part of the “Light it Up Blue” event. The event was sponsored by the College Panhellenic Association to raise awareness about autism. / photo by Debora Escobar  Read More →

Following the little white rabbit

Following the little white rabbit
Braelyn, a 2-year-old resident of San Dimas whose parents would not give her last name, participated in the Toddler Section of the Spring Egg Hunt at the annual San Dimas Family Festival on March 31 at San Dimas Civic Center Park. Along with the egg hunt, participants visited Critter Corner and vendor booths as well as enjoyed a bounce house, face painting, cultural history and the Sonrise Christian... 

On the Calendar

Conversation hour A French conversation hour will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Barbara’s Place in the Campus Center. For more information contact Gerard Lavatori at 909-593-3511, ext. 4353. A day without shoes Students who go barefoot on Tuesday can be entered for a chance to win a free pair of Toms brand shoes. Greek Reveal The College Panhellenic Association will reveal the new member... 

Comic pokes fun at ethnic stereotypes

Comic pokes fun at ethnic stereotypes
Amy Anderson performed her stand up comedy routine on Tuesday night in Morgan Auditorium. During her performance, Anderson joked about racial stereotypes, motherhood and growing up as an adopted child with Swedish parents in Minnesota. She has been featured on Comedy Central, GSN, VH1, Showtime and “The Tom Joyner Show.” / photo by Debora Escobar Veronica Orozco Staff Writer On Tuesday night... 

New salon brings color to Old Town

New salon brings color to Old Town
Julie Heuring from San Diego stops by Roots Hair Salon, which was opened by Amanda Clarke in January, to get her roots touched up. Heuring has been a customer of Heather Repee’s for over two years, and Repee has been styling hair for more than 10 years. Roots also offers a braid bar at the La Verne farmer’s market every Thursday night. / photo by Candice Salazar Shelby Nelson Staff Writer An array... 

Business class shares its wares

Business class shares its wares
Sophomore Alicia Chhan and senior Brianna Martinelli, both business majors, present a University of La Verne laptop sleeve as a gift to President Devorah Lieberman in her Founders Hall office Wednesday. Chhan and Martinelli help run LV Tech Designs, a student organized company selling neoprene laptop sleeves. Chhan is manager of inventory and logistics; Martinelli is the vice president of public relations.... 

Humorous memes animate the online world

Alex Forbess Staff Writer An Internet user creates a meme to express his excitement by using a photo of an 11-month-old with a determined face and clinched fist and surrounds it with a statement saying his girlfriend finally gave an answer of where to eat. Sammy, better known as the “Success Kid,” is one of many photos that have now become part of the meme trend. The “Success Kid” is used... 
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