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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... 

Family fun is fruitful at Heritage Park

Family fun is fruitful at Heritage Park
Adam Young and his sons Branden and Ryan Young experienced for the first time picking their own oranges at Heritage Park in La Verne on Feb. 11. Heritage Park will offer orange picking until March. / photo by Cassandra Egan Mariela Patron Staff Writer Families and friends got a taste of the past when they came together to be part of La Verne’s orange picking tradition in one of the city’s... 

Rainy day blues

Rainy day blues
Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Jonathan Reed endures the light rain crossing through the Johnson Family Plaza Wednesday. The storm on Wednesday created flooding in La Fetra Lecture Hall, which caused Phi Sigma Sigma, who was hosting a recruitment event in the hall, to be evacuated. No rain is in the forecast for the upcoming week. Reed has held several positions in his 20-year career... 

Philanthropy club gives back to students

Cindy Vallejo Staff Writer Making their first appearance at the LeoVille club fair the Student Philanthropy Fellowship club is devoted to giving back to the students of the campus. The club originated from the department of annual giving’s Spotted Pig campaign which is part of University Advancement. When Karo Chakhlasyan, the president of the Student Philanthropy Fellowship, was looking into other... 

On the Calendar

BSU’s Soul Food Luncheon From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Campus Center Ballroom A, the BSU will host a lunch catered by some of the best soul food restaurants in Los Angeles. The lunch will also have entertainment. For more information email lynesha.williams@laverne.edu. The Food Network From 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the La Verne Church of the Brethren will host its monthly free dinner.... 

Shooting Cupid’s Arrow

Shooting Cupid's Arrow
University of La Verne students find creative ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day originated as a Christian holiday for two martyrs, Saint Valentine of Rome, about AD 269, and Saint Valentine of Terni, about AD 197. King Henry VII officially declared Feb. 14 St. Valentine’s Day in 1537. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Veronica Orozco Staff Writer Valentine’s Day has always been... 
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