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Single mom juggles school, parenting

Single mom juggles school, parenting
Joanne Avery often lets her son Jake, who has Down syndrome, take his favorite toy, Bullseye, in the car to keep him from distracting her while driving. Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor Photography by Candice Salazar Joanne Avery is a full-time mom and student at the University of La Verne who dedicates her life to her children and education. A mother of three, Avery is a CAPA student working toward... 

Clothesline Project sheds light on domestic violence

Clothesline Project sheds light on domestic violence
The Clothesline Project, started in 1990 in Cape Cod, Mass., is a vehicle for women affected by violence to express their emotions by decorating a shirt and hanging it on a clothesline. It has spread world-wide and has reached the University of La Verne, where the Iota Delta Sorority recently hung a clothesline in Sneaky Park. The colored shirts represented scenarios such as death from domestic violence,... 

Students survive finals with planning, stress reduction

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer As the end of the school year approaches, students use a variety of methods and tactics to survive these final weeks and conquer it successfully. This is always a trying time with finals, excess work and the tease of a summer vacation nearly within reach. It is a time where students can easily lose focus and procrastinate on final assignments and projects. “To survive... 

First Person Experience: Renaissance is a ‘faire’ treat

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor I am sure there is a time in every person’s life when they wonder what it would be like to live in a different time period. Last Saturday brought this curiosity of mine to the forefront. I have always heard about various Renaissance faires where people dress up and speak in Old English, but for whatever reason I never attended one. For the past 49 years the Santa... 

MMA emphasizes protecting oneself

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The University of La Verne played host to Blood Bank Mixed Martial Arts academy, which set up shop in Sneaky Park this week to raise awareness of martial arts and the benefits participation offers. Attendees watched closely as owner and professional MMA fighter Aaron “Blood Spiller” Miller instructed his own students various techniques, ranging from striking to Brazilian... 

Fashion Review: Tribal fashion is on the rise

<i>Fashion Review</i>: Tribal fashion is on the rise
Sophomore journalism major and fashion enthusiast Alexa Palacios models a Fire Halter maxi dress, vintage necklace, scarf and bangles, and Sam Edelman platform shoes. Her oufit is reminiscent of the increasingly popular tribal fashion trend. / photo By Warren Bessant Alexa Palacios Staff Writer The westernized tribal chic style has swept the runways of some of fashion’s noted designers and become... 

La Verne, Phi Delta Theta fraternity host ALS walk

La Verne, Phi Delta Theta fraternity host ALS walk
Kyle Mitchell walks with his family on Sunday to raise awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. It was his fourth year participating in this event. Mitchell’s grandmother, Arlene Salas, died two years ago from the disease. / photo by Candice Salazar Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer People of all ages gathered on Sunday at the University Mall to participate... 

Rummage sale proceeds benefit foundation

Rummage sale proceeds benefit foundation
Michelle Isaksea of Pomona and her dog, Mama, stop by the Campus Activities Board’s campus and community-wide rummage sale on Saturday to take a look at the items for sale. Proceeds from the rummage sale went to the Dream Foundation. / photo by Allison Lavelle Jesse Evans Staff Writer Campus Activities Board hosted a campus-wide rummage sale on Saturday to raise money for the Dream Foundation and... 

Cool Cruise show draws classic cars downtown

Cool Cruise show draws classic cars downtown
Garey and Maryanne Hummel kick off their boots and relax during the Cool Cruise Car Show in old town La Verne on Saturday. The Hummels, who have been married and riding for more than 30 years, own a motorcycle and have participated in many car shows. / photo by Candice Salazar Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer Downtown La Verne is generally a quiet place for a weekend stroll. But this was not the case... 

ULV students unite to raise money to aid Japan

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board and International Student Organization held a Japan relief event Tuesday in Sneaky Park to raise money for those in need. The event, which included food and music, drew a crowd of about 80. “I wanted to come out to not only help show support for the people suffering in Japan, but also to show the unity that the school has with the many... 
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