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Greeks help each other’s causes

Greeks help each other's causes
Sean Case, a junior history major and member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, sets up a cystic fibrosis awareness campaign on behalf of Iota Delta sorority at the Greek Philanthropy Challenge on May 1 in Sneaky Park. The sororities and fraternities set up booths to help raise awareness of each other’s causes. Alpha Omicron Pi represented ALS on behalf of Phi Delta Theta, Iota Delta represented... 

On the Calendar

Commencement Tickets Commencement ceremony tickets for main campus undergraduates will be available for pick up from Monday through May 18 in Woody Hall. The University of La Verne’s three commencement ceremonies will be held May 24 at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario. Pacific Islanders Day Food and culture from the Pacific Islands will be showcased from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Davenport... 

Students promote a healthy planet

Students promote a healthy planet
Plastic Musik performed for the Campus Activities Board’s Earth Day event Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University Mall. The group uses traditional percussion techniques along with all-plastic instruments to produce familiar melodies. Plastic Musik is known for playing Motown classics, hip-hop, 1980s movie themes and original pieces. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Danielle Navarro Staff Writer Dozens... 

Commentary: Anonymity fuels Internet sub-culture

<i>Commentary</i>: Anonymity fuels Internet sub-culture
Karo Chakhlasyan, Staff Writer   An FBI agent slams my face against the floor; another agent seizes my laptop. My parents are screaming in fear and confusion as the agents are trying to calm them down. Maybe that has not happened yet, but it is in the back of my head while scrolling down page zero on the random image bulletin board known as “/b/” on 4chan.org. 4chan is a website where users... 

Ranting comedy alienates students

Veronica Orozco Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board brought laughter to La Verne once again Wednesday night by inviting comedians David Liu and Taylor Williamson to share the stage just a month after comedian Amy Anderson made an appearance. The night started off with opening act David Liu warming up the crowd. Liu, who currently works at The Comedy Store and performs at locations all over Los... 

Alumna marches in rememberance

Robert Penalber Staff Writer University of La Verne alumna and Phi Sigma Sigma member Mackenzie Schmidt has began promoting Team Dakota, a non-profit organization she is starting five years after facing her own personal tragedy. Since 2007 Schmidt has also been involved with the March of Dimes, a non-profit organization that works to improve the health of both mothers and babies. “My son’s name... 

Driving home energy efficiency

Driving home energy efficiency
Leroy Lapp (left), who graduated from La Verne College in 1953, showcases his global electric car “Ruby” to Shawn Kirchner, La Verne Church of the Brethren’s instrumental music coordinator, at the Earth Day Home Energy Fair at the La Verne Church of the Brethren on Sunday. Lapp also helped plan the event that focused on ways to save money and energy at home./photo by Cassandra Egan  Read More →

Commuter fair draws in a crowd

Commuter fair draws in a crowd
Sophomore Madisyn Grace, a speech communication and psychology major, takes advantage of the free cotton candy provided by the Campus Activities Board during Commuter Day in Davenport Dining Hall on April 12. The CAB event provided free food for commuter students all day at different locations on campus, which included a club fair hosted in Davenport. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Mariela Patron Staff... 

Village Inn keeps it in the family

Village Inn keeps it in the family
Ramona Shuemate, who goes by “Ramona From Pomona,” serves up plates of eggs, hash browns and sausage. Ramona has worked at Roberta’s Village Inn on D Street for more than 15 years. Francisco Ramirez, who worked at the restaurant as a cook for more than 12 years, bought the café in 2010. Roberta’s is popular for breakfast and for pot roast. / photo by Candice Salazar Veronica Orozco Staff Writer Roberta’s... 

Hygiene for veterans

Hygiene for veterans
Sophomore Shelby Griffin helps make up hygiene supply bags at the Campus Center on Monday. Hygiene supplies were made available for volunteers to assemble packages for homeless veterans. During the next two weeks, the sisters of Iota Delta will deliver packages to a veteran’s hospital in Los Angeles. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →
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