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LEC Midnight Study Hours The Learning Enhancement Center will have midnight study hours May 20-22 and May 27. Extended Library Hours The Wilson Library will be open 24 hours a day from noon Sunday to 5 p.m. May 30. The library will offer coffee and tea at 11 p.m. every night during these days. Baccalaureate Ceremony The Baccalaureate, a multi-faith pre-commencement ceremony to celebrate the values... 

Montebruno: The linguistic sensei

Montebruno: The linguistic sensei
Gloria Montebruno teaches yoga twice per week and takes students to Japan during January interterm annually. Montebruno first taught writing at the University before teaching Japanese and now yoga. Aside from practicing and teaching yoga, Montebruno enjoys traveling and spending time with her two Jack Russell terriers, Sparky and Roxy. / photo by Daniel Hargis Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer Students... 

LSF event celebrates Hispanic culture

Kellie Galentine Assistant Life Editor The sound of Cumbia music could be heard on Monday in Sneaky Park where the Latino Student Forum hosted a Cinco de Mayo celebration. Students gathered to eat enchiladas, churros, beans and rice as the celebration went on. Mexican style decorations adorned the area and students enjoyed each other’s company. “It’s Cinco de Mayo, it’s a Mexican tradition... 

Celebrating Sigma de Mayo

Celebrating Sigma de Mayo
Vivian Aceves and Rosa Vargas, junior biology majors, enjoy King Taco at Phi Sigma Sigma’s Sigma de Mayo event on the South Quad last Thursday. Phi Sigma Sigma held the event to raise money for their chapter. / photo by Katie Madden  Read More →

Students solve murder over dinner

Students solve murder over dinner
Estrallita Guzman, Campus Activities Board comedy chairwoman, places a sheet over the body of the “victim” at CAB’s murder mystery dinner as Lexii Meehan, junior, and her friends look on with cider in their hands. At the Tuesday event students received roles to play for the evening. When the lights dropped, several students fell to the ground, as ‘victims’ of the murderer. / photo by Julian... 

Running for a cure

Running for a cure
Paul Alvarez, director of the athletic training program, sprints the final lap of the Relay for Life Sunday. The American Cancer Society held the event Saturday and Sunday on Ortmayer Stadium’s track. The race lasted 24 hours as participants either ran or walked the whole time. A total of 5,134 laps were completed during the event. / photo by Jessica Harsen  Read More →

Project promotes unity on campus

Project promotes unity on campus
Cynthia Ulloa, freshman biology major, Lizeth Calvario, freshman biology major, Sam Arcas, senior biology major, and Cory Campos, senior psychology major, participate in the Peace, Unity and Harmony community event. This event was the senior project of Sumitra Sivalingam, a senior communications major who said she wanted to celebrate different cultures and religions at the event. / photo by Katie Madden Karla... 

Fraternity raises awareness of ALS

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor A set of American flag painted Greek letters, a water pong table, a volleyball net and a teeter-totter turned the South Quad from April 24 to April 25 into what a passerby may think was a fratty hangout. In reality the brothers of Phi Delta Theta came together for a full 24 hours, raising awareness for their philanthropic cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,... 

Dining services get new chief

Dining services get new chief
New to the University of La Verne, Heather Podsakoff was chosen as the general manager for Bon Appétit. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Biola University before first returning there as director of catering for Bon Appétit. Podsakoff said she loves the friendly atmosphere on campus and she has taken to exploring the various buildings. Her current favorite is Founders Hall. / photo by Amanda Nieto Bernarda... 

La Verne clubs mentor high school girls

La Verne clubs mentor high school girls
The women of ULV’s Shades of Essence and the Black Student Union clubs come together with the Beautiful Butterfly Network every Wednesday at Pomona High school. The group of high school and college women shares stories, gives advice and help one another. The Butterfly Network was started about a year ago by LaShonne Mitchell (standing), a teacher at Pomona High School, to create a strong sisterhood... 
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