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Pumpkin Decorating ULVSA will host a social at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Landis Academic Center room 104. Students are encouraged to participate in the pumpkin decorating contest. Iota Delta Fundraiser Iota Delta will raise money for the House of Ruth from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Neher Bench. Students are welcomed to stop and donate. Hillel Sukkah Hillel will build and bless a Sukkah from 8... 

Mandala symbolizes world peace

Mandala symbolizes world peace
Sophomore political science major Mariela Martinez and Professor of Humanities Al Clark help create a mandala Friday at the International Day of Peace ceremony in the Campus Center Ballroom. The mandala was created with different types of beans, lentils and dried rice. Traditionally the mandala is created with colorful sand, to be later broken up by Tibetan Buddhist monks. Zandra Wagoner, the university... 

Sorority members say no to hazing

Sigma Kappa sorority held its annual Rock painting and fundraiser on Monday designed to bring awareness to the dangers of hazing during National Hazing Prevention Week. During the event, Sigma Kappa sorority members encouraged students to take an anti-hazing pledge. Some painted their hands and placed them on the Rock, symbolically leaving their promise there. “Hazing can be something big or something... 

Interfaith walk demonstrates unity

Interfaith walk demonstrates unity
Anthony Reyes, senior political science major, exchanges beads with 7-year-old Dunya Hakkak and her mother, Layla Naji, a University of La Verne alumna, during Sunday’s Interfaith Peace Walk. The beads came in various colors with each color representing a religious tradition. Participants exchanged beads and made colorful bracelets. The walk started at Temple Beth Israel in Pomona, reached City of... 

Student shows passion for research

Student shows passion for research
Katie Rosenthal protects her hands from powdered chemicals in the physics room of Mainiero Hall earlier this month. Rosenthal, a junior chemistry major, returned from her 10 week summer internship at the end of the summer. The internship took place at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs where her work related to carbon nanotubes and physical chemistry. / photo by Helen Arase Gabriella Chikhani ... 

Stress solution offered

Stressed out students and staff may have a meditative remedy: “The Quiet Spot.” The twice-weekly mediations will take place from 12:05 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, and from 7:30 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. Thursdays in the Interfaith Chapel. Zandra Wagoner, university chaplain and assistant professor of philosophy and religion, is coordinator of the weekly meditations, new this academic year. “All... 

Red, white and Rush Week

Red, white and Rush Week
Phi Delta Theta members Wesly Tan, Albert Khalbourji, Thomas Richetts, Nick Vasquez, Paul Clark, Benjamin Deuson and Daniel Gonzalez work at the fraternity’s booth during Rush Week. Both Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon recruited members from Sept. 8-13. The fraternities host different events throughout the week to encourage men to join Greek life. / photo by Megan Peralez  Read More →

Student launches website for bow business

Kellie Galentine LV Life Editor For Jezabel Chavez, bows are not just an accessory – they are business. Chavez began her business, Jezabow, her senior year at Romona Convent Secondary School. In May the business underwent a relaunch with a new website, broadening the audience for the business. “In high school I made a good amount of money because it was all girls and everyone liked them,” Chavez,... 

Texting wars make crowd LOL :)

Texting wars make crowd LOL :)
Sophomores Jason Umanasky and Kimmy Kabluyen fight for control of the red ball to earn a chance to compete for $20 at CAB’s Texting Wars Sept. 11 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Contestants texted their answers to trivia questions on a variety of topics – including celebrities, music and text message lingo – to win cash prizes and a Los Angeles County Fair ticket bundle. / photo by Daniel Torres Emily... 

Watermelon heats up competition

Watermelon heats up competition
After placing third in the first round of the CAB watermelon eating competition Sept. 9 on the South Quad, computer science major Robert Kehrberg was determined to win a $5 gift card to In-N-Out. His determination was successful when he won the second round. / photo by Amanda Duvall Gabriella Chikhani Staff Writer The sun was beating down unforgivingly on Jahi Gains, senior psychology major, and ice... 
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