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Greek life lip-syncs for cash prize

Greek life lip-syncs for cash prize
George Cuarenta, junior business administration major, sings for Phi Delta Theta during the Greek Perfect competition April 17. Greek perfect is an a cappella singing contest between all of the Greek organizations. Phi Delta Theta finished in third place. Sigma Kappa took first, winning the cash prize for the second year in a row. During the event the six Greek organizations revealed all of their new... 

Obstacle courses build spirit

Obstacle courses build spirit
Arthur Hinojosa, freshman mathematics major, and Andrew Milligan, sophomore kinesiology major, try to run as hard and fast as they can, only to get flung back by the bungee cord they were attached to. The Campus Activities Board held the Test Your Cat Skills event Tuesday on the South Quad. The event featured Davenport food, a raffle of La Verne attire and two inflatable games. / photo by Jessica Harsen Kellie... 

Sayles co-authors tale of terrorism

Sayles co-authors tale of terrorism
When he is not teaching history at the University of La Verne, history professor Stephen Sayles also enjoys professional baseball. In his office, among the multitude of political and historical texts, is an acrylic sealed baseball. It is signed by Negro American League first baseman Buck O’Neil and was a gift from some of his past students. / photo by Julian Burrell Amanda Larsh Assistant News Editor Inspired... 

Club helps seniors use technology

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer The senior citizens at Hillcrest received a lesson in technology from the University of La Verne’s Enactus Club. Enactus stands for entrepreneurship, action and us. It is a business club that gives back to the community. “A lot of people think in business you just make money for yourself,” Shannon Kramer sophomore business major, said. “This club gives back and it... 

Speaker makes a ROAR at lecture

Speaker makes a ROAR at lecture
Karen Dawn, an animal rights activist, discussed the various topics in her book, “Thanking the Monkey: Rethinking the Way We Treat Animals,” at an event hosted by the Reaching Out for Animal Rights club Monday in the Campus Center. Dawn exposed how animals are really treated in American zoos, factory farming and the entertainment industry and why people should be more conscious about what they... 

On the Calendar

Pajama Power Hour President Devorah Lieberman and ASULV will host the spring semester’s town hall meeting at 10 p.m. Monday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Members of the administration will be present to address student concerns. Students are encouraged to wear pajamas to the event.  Earth Day Celebration The Campus Activities Board will host a reggae band for its Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to... 

Ruiz mentors debaters to success

Ruiz mentors debaters to success
Director of Forensics Robert Ruiz reads “Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence” and relaxes before debate Nationals while displaying his favorite sports teams’ jerseys in the debate team’s lounge. Ruiz enjoys reading and is a self-proclaimed sports fanatic, especially of the Dodgers and Denver Broncos football, but says his life is his work. / photo by Helen Arase Hayley Hulin Staff... 

Students unaware of STD superbug

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer A new issue recently emerged in the realm of sexually transmitted diseases – there is now a strain of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea. The once easily treatable bacterial infection is now presenting issues because a strain has developed antibiotic resistance to one of the two antibiotics that commonly treats it, according to World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease... 

Martin stands for women of ULV

Martin stands for women of ULV
Kim Martin, professor of anthropology, loves collecting dolls and traveling the world. One of her favorite decorations in her office is a clay sculpture of a storyteller she got in Oaxaca, Mexico. It was made by a woman artist who worked with few raw materials to make many sculptures for tourists. Martin says that the sculpture is beautiful because it “symbolizes generations passing down wisdom.”... 

Students “play for a cause”

Students
Tatiana Raygoza, a sophomore kinesiology major, and Arian Avila, a junior kinesiology major, enjoy the bounce houses at the CAB event “Play for a Cause” to raise awareness about Tourette’s Syndrome. CAB Special Events chairman Tyler Bertao was inspired to plan the event because his brother has Tourette’s and he wants to help dispel rumors about the disorder. / photo by Katie Madden  Read More →
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