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Intramural Basketball Sign-up for the Intramural basketball games began on Sept. 4 and will go until Sept. 12. Join in the festivities and sign-up for a team in the Office of Student Life on the first floor of the Abraham Campus Center. Showbiz Quiz Join CAB for a comedy game show at 10 p.m. on Sept. 10 in the Abraham Campus Center Ballroom A. Get a chance to enter into a raffle and win cash prizes... 

Barn sale attracts treasure hunters

Barn sale attracts treasure hunters
Betty Umland, a La Verne Heritage Foundation volunteer, collected $3 from La Verne resident Aungkana Katayama for a bag to fill with oranges from the park’s orchards at the Big Barn Sale on Saturday at Heritage Park. The Big Barn Sale benefitted the La Verne Heritage Foundation, which works to preserve historical locations throughout the city. / photo by Katherine Careaga Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Discounts... 

Soakfest gets students wet and wild

Soakfest gets students wet and wild
Cindy Vallejo, junior communications major, and Spencer Contreras, junior business administration major, prepare free snow cones for students at the University of La Verne’s third annual Soakfest on May 10 at the University Mall. In addition to giving out free french fries, snow cones and tank tops, the event also had a DJ and a variety of water activities. / photo by Christian Uriarte Annunciata... 

Students want increased technology in classes

Karo Chakhlasyan Staff Writer Technology and education would go hand-in-hand, if education could keep up. University of La Verne faculty have tried with some success to integrate technology to enrich the learning experience, but the problem lies in older generations not having an understanding of how technology fits in today’s culture, at least according to some students and faculty. “It’s... 

Keeping it safe

Keeping it safe
To help spread awareness about the dangers of unprotected sex, Iota Delta hosted its second annual “Latex or No Sex” event outside the Campus Center. Sophomores Jose Ruelas and Irving Medrano practice by putting a condom on bananas handed out at the event. Soon after they enjoyed an ice cream sundae courtesy of the Iota Delta sorority. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

Commentary: Buy school books, not Louis Vuitton bags

<i>Commentary</i>: Buy school books, not Louis Vuitton bags
Brian Velez, Staff Writer I know, ladies, life is hard owning a $1,000 Louis Vuitton bag and being forced to buy $150 of text books every semester. Being a college student can be expensive and it is irrational to purchase expensive items that leave no money for real necessities, like books and tuition. Every once in a while I hear a student on campus share their economic struggles with a friend. “Oh... 

Commencement Schedule

Sunday, May 20 The College of Law commencement and hooding ceremony will be at 2 p.m. at the Sports Science and Athletics Pavilion. A reception for the College of Law graduates will immediately follow the ceremony in the Johnson Family Plaza. Friday, May 25 The doctor of psychology hooding ceremony and reception will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Campus Center. The master of science in counseling... 

Japanese culture celebrates the joy of children

Japanese culture celebrates the joy of children
Five-year-old Steve Aguilar decorates a Koi shaped flag for his mother Norma Aguilar at the Japanese Culture Club’s Children’s Day celebration on May 3 in Sneaky Park. Children’s Day became a national holiday in Japan in 1948 and is celebrated every year on May 5. Families fly Koinobori, or carp-shaped flags, and eat traditional rice dumplings and other treats to celebrate the occasion. / photo... 

House of Wings takes flight

House of Wings takes flight
Amanda Patron and Ana Ivanova work as servers and bartenders at Old Town La Verne’s new restaurant, House of Wings Sportsbar, which opened April 7. In the spot that was once home to Ellsworths’ Stationers, the restaurant features a full bar and an extensive list of beer on tap and in bottles. House of Wings features two happy hours, the first from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and the second from 10 p.m. to... 

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 →
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