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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... 

Bowl of Heaven focuses on health

Bowl of Heaven focuses on health
Bowl of Heaven owners Tammy Records and Rick Sweatt opened their La Verne restaurant on Halloween. Their goal is to share foods that are tasty and healthy. Their most popular dish is the North Shore Bowl made of acai berries and other healthy fruits, above. The grand opening event with food samples and a raffle will be held Nov. 29. / photo by Denisse Leung Tennille Wright Staff Writer Pastel colored... 

Interterm offers international study, adventure

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Every year La Verne students are provided with the opportunity to embark on the trip of a lifetime. Regardless of their major, students could be spending up to two weeks in Italy, Japan and the Galapagos, among countless other locations. In January 2012, Jeffery Burkhart, professor of biology, is planning this January trip to Sabah, Malaysia. “It’s a nice blend of academic... 

Native American tradition honored

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board brought awareness to Native American heritage month with a dream catcher event. The event took place on Monday at Sneaky Park where students stopped by to learn about the history behind dream catchers as well as construct their own. “I thought it was really well thought of, but they didn’t plan it well enough to supply dream catcher materials... 

Students thank veterans

Students thank veterans
Sophomore Bryan Lopez, a computer science major, writes a message on a white ribbon to thank La Verne veterans for their services. The Campus Activities Board gathered students at Sneaky Park on Monday to write and sign personal messages on ribbons in honor of Veterans Day. These signed ribbons will be hung today around the Campus Center as part of the Veterans Appreciation event hosted by CAB from... 

On the Calendar

Veterans Appreciation The Campus Activities Board will host a day dedicated to past and present war veterans from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Campus Center Ball­room. The event will include student presentations and a lunch. International Festival The 21st Annual International Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 17 at Sneaky Park. Students are welcome to come and share their... 

Classic cars invade pumpkin patch

Classic cars invade pumpkin patch
Classic car enthusiasts from local car clubs showcased their best set of wheels during the ninth annual Pumpkin Patch Classic Car Show at Heritage Park on Saturday. The event showcased only cars and trucks made before 1975. Community members had a chance to socialize and compare car tips. The car show was the last event to take place at this year’s Heritage Park Pumpkin Patch. / photo by Andrew Vasquez John... 
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