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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 →

Bumming it to the beach

Bumming it to the beach
University of La Verne sophomore Michael Stewart and senior Jonathan Cabrera dance around Johnson Family Plaza in coconut bikini tops Wednesday. They were trying to get students to attend their Beach Bum Party, a fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network, which was held later that night at at Aladdin Jr. in downtown Pomona. / photo by Cameron Barr  Read More →

Event gets rave reviews

Karo Chakhlasyan Staff Writer The rhythm of DJ beats and poets’ words heard at the Campus Activities Board’s rave provided Leopards and poets from 40 different colleges a place to cut loose Wednesday night in the Campus Center Ballroom. The Campus Center and CAB came together to create the rave, after associate director of the Campus Center, Jim Brooks, contacted CAB advisor Angie Anderson. “He... 

Rock-n-Jock is a slam dunk for philanthropy

Annunciata Williams Staff Writer Phi Sigma Sigma hosted its seventh annual Rock-n-Jock basketball philanthropy tournament Wednesday in the Athletics Pavillion. “I just came out to cheer on everybody,” Lisa Tundis, resident director of the Oaks, said. “I just love the Greek community.” Participants in the event were asked to donate $2 to play, while audience members were asked to give $1 to... 

CAB giveaway goes swimmingly

CAB giveaway goes swimmingly
Anthony Juarez, a sophomore communications major and member of the Campus Activities Board, collects fish from Nicole Rodriguez, freshman art major, and Estrellita Guzman, freshman biology major, at CAB’s Adopt-A-Fish event on Tuesday in front of Barbara’s Place. Students were allowed to choose a bowl, catch a fish and select some decorations for their new pet. CAB filled the fishbowls with bottled... 
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On the Calendar

One More Move Bike Rodeo Children are encouraged to come out to the One More Move Bike Rodeo to get lessons in bicylce safety on city streets. Volunteers will be repairing bicycles to be donated at the event. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Incycle in San Dimas, located at 561 W. Arrow Highway. For more information visit onemoremove.org or contact Jesse Evans at jesse.evans@laverne.edu. CUPSI... 

Classic cars showcased in Old Town La Verne

Classic cars showcased in Old Town La Verne
Louie Gonzales (left) shows his 1969 Dodge Charger R/T at the annual Cool Cruise 2012 Car Show on Saturday in Old Town La Verne. Gonzales purchased the car in 1968 and has cared for it ever since. The car show invaded the streets of Old Town with over 400 participants, and many more spectators, who enjoyed fresh food, friendly people, classic cars and hot rods. Cool Cruise was originally proposed to... 
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