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Pottermore transforms muggles into wizards

Christina Collins Burton Editorial Director After fans mourned the end of the eighth and final movie of the Harry Potter series, author J.K. Rowling announced the continuation of the series. Her online creation, “Pottermore,” offers the fans that have been so devoted after 14 years the opportunity to be a part of the wizarding world. Currently in beta testing until its opening in October, the site... 

Galloping toward a friendlier Los Angeles County Fair

Galloping toward a friendlier Los Angeles County Fair
Yankee Dan suffered heat exhaustion after winning the fourth race of the first day of racing at Fairplex Park as part of the 73rd Racing Season on Friday. Outrider Jesus Camacho struggled to keep the horse calm as trainers doused the horse with hoses and buckets of water. It is uncommon for horses to suffer from heat exhaustion of such magnitude. / photo by Warren Bessant John Bottala Staff Writer When... 

Students dance past basics

Students dance past basics
Dance instructor Sarah Grusmark teaches Contemporary Social Dance class, which includes country line dancing, West Coast swing, salsa, cha-cha and nightclub foxtrot. The one-unit class meets from 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in room C 200 of the Athletics Pavilion. Grusmark has been teaching social dance at ULV for 10 years. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff Writer Students... 

Class finds a voice in revolution

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Students at the University of La Verne are being conditioned to lead their generation with revolutionary speeches in the style of those given by Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and John F. Kennedy. The honors program has recently added Voices of Revolution, a seminar centered around those who used their voices to lead revolutions and change society. The class is taught... 

Rockstar nails bring a party to the fingertips

Rockstar nails bring a party to the fingertips
Stephanie Bennett, makeup artist and manicurist at Ricciolo Salon and Day Spa, gives the Rockstar treatment to her childhood friend, Kimberly Lee, by sprinkling three types of glitter to create a custom fingernail design. Bennett’s custom nail art business travels between La Verne and Capelli International Day Spa in Yorba Linda where she is manager. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Alyssa Cole Staff Writer Move... 

Indian club hopes to share culture

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor Aksheta Verma, a sophomore education major, has started a new Indian Cultural Association club, with the hope of bringing together Indian students and sharing Indian culture with the La Verne community. A freshman, Verma was inspired to take action when she found she didn’t have a cultural club she identified with. “The more people I ask,... 

Claremont Farmers Market reaps what it sows

Claremont Farmers Market reaps what it sows
endors Karen Marquez and Rafael Corona do not stop moving for five hours serving customers every Sunday morning at the Claremont Farmers Market. They sell fresh grapes, peaches, nectarines, lemons, grapefruit and avocados from Atkins Nursery in Fallbrook. The market brings more than 100 growers and artisans sharing their products throughout the year. / photo by Zachary Horton Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor At... 

Women flock to new feather trend

Women flock to new feather trend
Stephanie Sommers, an employee at Primped Salon & Boutique located on Foothill Boulevard, got a feather extension added to her collection. The salon, owned by Joy Campbell, offers new hairstyles, perms, supplies and even clamp-in feather extensions. The feather extentions come in a variety of shapes and sizes starting at $5 each. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff Writer Feather... 

Settling into a new semester

Settling into a new semester
The University of La Verne has two new residents in the Johnson Family Plaza fountain, but how they got there is a mystery to its admirers. Professor of Biology Jeff Burkhart said that the fountain is a great environment for the red-ear slider turtles to be found. / photo by Scott Mirimanian  Read More →

Updated MyLaverne portal lacks clarity

Anthony Juarez Staff Writer In an informal survey, 10 out of 14 students said they do not like the updated website MyLaVerne 2.0. This is the first semester that the updated portal has been available. “It’s not so user-friendly,” said Jacob Acevedo, a senior business administration major. “It’s kind of weird. I don’t like it because you have to log in twice.” The MyLaVerne 2.0 site states... 
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