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Students get racey at Mario Kart tournament

Students get racey at Mario Kart tournament
Corey Chabot, Roberto Suarez, Aaron Brown and Catalina Lopez race one another in the first round of the Mario Kart Tournament on Feb. 23 in the Campus Center. Mario Kart, a go-kart style racing game, was first introduced on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1992 and became an instant classic among gamers. There are currently nine different Mario Kart games that have been made for home and... 

Inspiring random acts of kindness

Inspiring random acts of kindness
Celebrating Random Act of Kindness Day in Sneaky Park, John Comunale, freshman communications major, and Micky Pollock, sophomore broadcast major, color decorations for their significant others. CAB sponsored the event, called “Pass it On,” Tuesday. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Danielle Navarro Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board helped students spread some love with their “Pass It On”... 
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BSU panel tackles racism, religion

BSU panel tackles racism, religion
Leeshawn Moore, BSU adviser and director of institutional research, offers opinions during a lecture on “The Help” in the President’s Dining Room, Feb. 23. She and Rev. Jeanette Williams showed clips of the movie and added commentary about each scene. / photo by Debora Escobar Mariela Patron Staff Writer The Black Student Union marked the last Black History Month event with a panel discussion... 

College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List, Fall 2011

The following students earned a grade point average of 3.75 or higher in the College of Arts and Sciences during the fall 2011 semester. Shelbie Acevedo Roger Adame Hana Alarifi Catalina Albertson Mitchell Aleman Anas Alghuraibi Abdullah Alneghimshee Turki Alqahtani Alexandra Angel Jose Arias, Jr. Arnold Banuelos Jazmin Barragan Kathryn Barrese Sarah Barthel Lisa Beaudoin Michael Beeman Caitlin Bingham Paige... 

Botanical Gardens give a hoot at bird fest

Botanical Gardens give a hoot at bird fest
San Dimas Wild Wings volunteer Bruce Thoman helps visitors learn more about 22-year-old Andrew, a great horned owl, at the Family Bird Fest at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont on Sunday. San Dimas Wild Wings is a nonprofit rehabilitation center for sick and injured native birds. / photo by Debora Escobar Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer What better way to discover the fascinating lives... 

New wine shop delights the palate

New wine shop delights the palate
Jim and Mary Forgey not only sell wine at the Third Street Wine Shop, but also host wine tasting six days a week. The Third Street Wine Shop is located east of D Street in La Verne, in a small house built in the early 20th Century. Jim Forgey notes that the shop is a popular place for the staff of the University of La Verne who often come to the store in the evenings. / photo by Warren Bessant Brian... 

Popular apps provide connection

Karo Chakhlasyan Staff Writer The iTunes app store is close to 25 billion downloads. One billion apps are being downloaded from the Android market every 30 days. Mobile apps are an emerging market with no end in sight. “Convenience is key,” Sophia Oropeza, a business administration major, said. With more than half a billion downloads off the Android market, Facebook is the most popular app. “It... 

Mardi Gras shows Louisiana spirit

Mardi Gras shows Louisiana spirit
Emilee Crumine, a psychology major, and Alex Hernandez, a communications major, enjoy Davenport’s version of Mardi Gras cuisine. CAB hosted this event in the dining hall Tuesday, where the first 60 commuters enjoyed a free meal. Davenport was decorated and the Mardi Gras inspired fare included gumbo, cornbread, bread bowls and ham. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday... 

Twins uphold family legacy

Twins uphold family legacy
Alyssa and Stefanie Geiger, fraternal twins, sanitize test tubes for lab classes in the biology stockroom Wednesday. The Geiger sisters, both sophomore biology majors, are third-generation students at the University of La Verne. Their grandparents met while in college at La Verne and were engaged on the steps of Founders Hall. / photo by Scott Mirimanian  Read More →

On The Calendar

Winter Formal Ticket Sales La Verne’s 2012 Winter Formal, with the theme “Young, Wild and Free,” will be held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 2 at Seven Degrees in Laguna Beach. Tickets are on sale for $25 in the Office of Student Life. Tickets will be sold for $30 at the door on the night of the event. For more information call 909-593-3511, ext. 4422. For more venue information, visit seven-degrees.com. ‘Pass... 
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