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Commentary: No ‘hollerin’ for Honey Boo Boo

<i>Commentary</i>: No 'hollerin' for Honey Boo Boo
Christina Collins Burton, Editor in Chief She’s blonde, considered cute and has way more attitude than any other girls her age. The lime-light is being stolen by 6-year-old Alana Thompson. Better known as “Honey Boo Boo,” Thompson has been gathering popularity since her goofy commentary on “Toddlers in Tiaras.” Now, when I first heard that TLC was deciding to give Thompson her own spin-off... 

iPhone 5 piques student interest

iPhone 5 piques student interest
Alec Young texts his girlfriend on his iPhone as he waits for his first class of the day to begin, while Sean Kusick talks with a fellow track teammate about the NCAA compliance meeting they just attended outside on the patio by Barbara’s Place. The invention of the iPhone changed handheld phones from voice contact devices to full-fledged miniature computers. / photo by Jessica Harsen Robert Penalber News... 

New students get senior advice

New students get senior advice
Vanessa Perocier, a senior psychology major, has been juggling the demands of her senior project and involvement in her sorority Alpha Omicron Pi. Perocier was in the Campus Center representing her sorority for Fall recruitment. / photo by Pablo Cabrera Michelle Nuñez Staff Writer Seniors on campus have some advice for the incoming freshmen class, which could help smooth the road ahead for the newbies. So... 

Seasonal market keeps spirits up

Seasonal market keeps spirits up
On Thursday nights in Downtown La Verne, local venders come together and set up booths on “D” Street for a community farmers market. At this booth, sophomore communications major Jessica Rivera, sophomore criminology major Ashley Harris and sophomore broadcasting major Emily Morrow ask about the price on an Alice in Wonderland painting. / photo by Ryan Gann Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Handmade... 

Club fosters political discussions

Christian Gastelum, Jenni Peterson, Anthony Reyes and Vanessa Marroquin gather for the first Democratic Student Alliance executive board meeting in the Learning Enhancement Center on Friday. The alliance was formed to support the Democratic Party and its candidates. The club hopes to sponsor a booth at the La Verne Farmer’s Market on Thursdays. / photo by Erica Castellanos Alex Forbess Editorial... 

New organization brings PRIDE to campus

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer A year and half ago, graduate students of the University La Verne’s psychology department joined together to create Students of PRIDE. PRIDE stands for Psychology Respecting Inclusivity Diversity and Equality. The objective of the club is to create and promote a climate of inclusivity and equality, said Adam Wiswell, the club’s co-chair, who is in his third year in... 

On the Calendar

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... 
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