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Homecoming Street Fair The Big Bang Decades Street Fair will be held at 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday in front of the Campus Center. The Leo Lifetime parade, featuring floats from a variety of clubs, will be held at 12:40 p.m. Face-painting, green-screen photos and temporary tattoos will be featured as well as free food and music from Leo FM. Luncheon and Concert Prior to President Devorah Lieberman’s... 

Pumpkin patch offers seasonal fun

Pumpkin patch offers seasonal fun
On a sunny Saturday, Wendy Tung from La Verne and her 11 month old son, Hans Tung, visited the pumpkin patch for the first time. While enjoying the event, Hans Tung posed on the hay while his mother took pictures. The 21st Annual Harvest Pumpkin Patch at Heritage Park, is open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends. / photo by Denisse Leung Ashley Sourapas Staff Writer Wagon... 

Gameology hosts card tournaments, game nights

Karlie Bettencourt Staff Writer Trading card games are becoming more popular in the college demographic and the local game store, Gameology, is getting more business because of it. Gameology is a store in Montclair that is geared towards those who play trading card and strategy games where they can participate in tournaments and various game nights. “There has definitely been an increase in college... 

Restaurant Review: Dillon’s taste of the south

Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor The first thing I noticed walking into Dillon’s Pit Bar-B-Q was the warmth of the people working there. As they stood behind the counter, chatting as they waited for the customers of the day, you could tell that it was more of a family atmosphere than straight business. “The great thing is the owners had us meet each other before we started working,” cashier... 

Several beers pour into Claremont

John Bottala Staff Writer  The California Beer Festival brought thousands of people out to the Claremont Village for four live bands, mouth-watering food and 60 craft brews on tap. This is the second consecutive year the Village has hosted this event, with many visitors coming back for the second year. Some proceeds from the festival go to the Gen Giammanco Foundation, which provides financial support... 

On the Calendar

Sukkot Celebration As part of the Sukkot celebration, an outdoor lunch will begin at 11 a.m. Monday in Sneaky Park. David Sachs, producer and writer from “The Simpsons,” and Los Angeles Rabbi Moshe Levin will be speakers at the event. Samples of Israeli food will be served for $4. The Nifty ‘50s As part Homecoming week, CAB will host a 50’s diner cafe motif at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday... 

Students embrace German culture at Oktoberfest

Students embrace German culture at Oktoberfest
The German Zeitgeist Band, a musical act that is a part of a larger performing group known as the American Musician of Musical Artists, played at the University of La Verne’s Oktoberfest on Tuesday. The duo, Richard Bernard on guitar and Karl Nagle on the accordion, has performed at various venues such as Disneyland. The event featured traditional German food during lunchtime in Davenport Dining... 

Fall fashion week highlights bold new trends

Ashley Sourapas Staff Writer Fall fashion trends have women rethinking their wardrobe and seeing red. The lead fashion magazines, Vogue and Elle, report the color red, fur and right angle color-blocking are emerging trends. “This season’s runway inspired me to update my style,” Kelsey Sergison, movement and sports science major, said. According to Elle, the color red can transform any woman into... 

New restaurant Chase’s attracts the University crowd

John Bottala Staff Writer The new hot spot in town, Chase’s, has been getting plenty of business from the University community with its fancy water walls, fire pits and happy hour specials. Owner Linda Wilkinson has been a La Verne resident for 23 years and felt there was a need for a restaurant like Chase’s in the area. “I have owned this property for about 15 years and I have seen a lot of... 

Student juggles school and baking

Student juggles school and baking
ULV student Jennifer Mikolasko, owner of JDM Bakeshop, displays some of her most popular pastries. After becoming a chef in Santa Monica, working for Susie Cakes in Brentwood and helping open a new Susie Cakes in Newport Beach, Mikolasko decided she wanted to work close to home and created JDM Bakeshop. She rents space in an existing bakeshop in Pasadena to fulfill her orders for clients. JDM Bakeshop... 
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