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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... 

Campus clubs court new members

Campus clubs court new members
Fraternity brothers Heu Van Le and Justin Olin set up the Sigma Alpha Epsilon booth to promote fraternity rush for the spring semester. Clubs and organizations across the La Verne campus set up information booths on the mall walk Feb. 1. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Mariela Patron Staff Writer The University of La Verne welcomed back new and returning students to spring semester with the LeoVille Club... 

Don’t lose your balance

Don't lose your balance
Michael Mora, freshman, walks on a slackline in the University Mall on Monday. Mora and three others, including his resident assistant, Albert Trujillo, a senior business major, had set up a slackline between two trees and were attempting to walk from one side to the other. Slackline has become recently become popular; it was even featured during the half-time show of Super Bowl XLVI. / photo by Warren... 

French tradition is brought to the University of La Verne

French tradition is brought to the University of La Verne
The Campus Activities Board hosted “Free Pancake Day” Feb. 2 in Davenport Dining Hall. The event was created to welcome students back to the spring semester. The event included a pancake eating competition where students had to eat a single pancake as fast as they could. The competitors included Albert Trujillo, Alexa Atkinson, Jennifer Valencia and Ariel Devor. / photo by Cameron Barr Valerie... 

Santa, carolers ring in the holidays in La Verne

Santa, carolers ring in the holidays in La Verne
Santa Claus came to town during Bonita High School’s Chamber Singers performance of “Jingle Bells.” Many merry citizens attended the annual tree lighting ceremony at La Verne’s City Hall on Monday. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Julian Burrell Associate Editor The annual La Verne tree lighting ceremony has a long-standing tradition of capturing the spirit and camaraderie of the holiday season,... 

Stüssy brings in customers

Stüssy brings in customers
Students William McCabe, Keoni Colson and Alexander Clague browsed through boxes of clothes and hats at the Stüssy outlet sale in the West Dining Room on Dec. 1. The outlet sale was hosted and sponsored by Phi Delta Theta. Stüssy is a popular clothing line that was founded in 1980 by Shawn Stüssy, an avid surfer and surfboard designer. / photo by Danielle Navarro Brianna Means Staff Writer Stüssy... 
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