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Festival celebrates with seasonal gifts, crafts

Festival celebrates with seasonal gifts, crafts
Tony Banzuelo, co-owner of “Pretty Fancy,” shows Dona Arilla and Susan Swaydan “42 ways to make a shawl.” The Harvest Festival is an annual art and craft show at the Pomona Fairplex, which attracts holiday shoppers. This year’s festival was from Dec. 2 through Dec. 4. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Tennille Wright Staff Writer The smell of cinnamon potpourri filled the air while furry string... 

Students dance for healthier lives

Students dance for healthier lives
Zumba instructor Angelo Tan leads an eager troop of La Verne students in a fast paced Zumba session for the Campus Activities Board’s fitness night on Nov. 21. The event provided students with a fun and sociable way of getting some workout time before the Thanksgiving holiday. Zumba has become a popular form of exercise because it combines various forms of dance movements. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Kevin... 
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Chase’s Wine Bar hosts beer tasting event

Chase's Wine Bar hosts beer tasting event
Andy Dale, who co-owns and handles the marketing side of the Dale Bros. Brewery, distributes three different beers to the patrons of the new La Verne hot spot, Chase’s Wine Bar and Beer. The beer tasting event was held last weekend to help determine which of the Dale Bros. beers would be put on tap alongside the already popular brew Pomona Queen. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff... 

Connolly’s Kitchen dishes out Irish culture

Connolly's Kitchen dishes out Irish culture
Wendy Connolly is an Irish dancer and musician from Cerritos who met her husband Paul Connolly in Dublin, Ireland. After moving back to the United States the couple decided to open Connolly’s Kitchen in March, 2010. The most preferred dishes by customers include fish and chips and Irish stew. Connolly’s Kitchen is located at 1453 Foothill Blvd. in La Verne. / photo by Denisse Leung Julian Burrell Associate... 

Mentalists use twin powers to shock

Brianna Means Staff Writer John and Adrian Saint have an uncanny ability to deduce information about people through a trait they call Twin Sensory Perception or TSP. They showcased their abilities at 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The twin brothers discovered their odd gift for knowing things without being told when they were 22. After the two attended different colleges, they realized... 

Students study the attraction of online dating

John Bottala Staff Writer This semester a team of graduate students from the University of La Verne psychology department did a study of online dating among college students, and were surprised with the results the survey brought back. “I was shocked that 41 percent of the students do like the idea of online dating,” said Shushan Khachatryan a graduate student at ULV who participated in the research. The... 

On the Calendar

Occupy Movement Occupy La Verne will be holding a rally from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 8. Bon Appetit will be catering an outdoor lunch during the demonstration at Sneaky Park. Following the rally, a teach-in will be held in the President’s Dining Room to educate about the reasons behind the Occupy movement. Spotted Pig Round-up Students who bring their spotted pig banks filled with change from... 

First person experience: Imagination rules at Rubel Castle

<i>First person experience</i>: Imagination rules at Rubel Castle
The Glendora Historical Society gives tours of the enormous, multileveled Rubel Castle and provides information about all the interesting and unique artifacts that reside there. / photo by Mitchell Aleman Allison Lavelle Staff Writer Hidden in the foothills of Glendora is a castle that embodies child-like imagination, hard work and the spirit of giving. When I first walked up to the gate of Rubel Castle,... 

Students, family remember veterans

Students, family remember veterans
One year ago Chip Kohnle, educational counseling major, suggested that the University honor Veteran’s Day. The conclusion of his effort was the first Veteran’s Appreciation Day for vets and their families in the Campus Center Ballroom, on Friday. Kohnle, a CAPA student, served in the Navy in the 1980s. / photo by Candice Salazar Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board and ASULV... 

Mrs. Nelson’s bookstore houses big dreams

Mrs. Nelson’s bookstore houses big dreams
Caitlin Ek’s job at Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop is to stock the shelves and make sure that everything is in order. The store, at the corners of Damien and Bonita avenue in La Verne, carries a variety of toys and books for children and teens, including picture books, graphic novels and young adult novels. It also hosts readings by authors and story time for children. / photo by Danielle Navarro Julian... 
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