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Pajama Power Hour President Devorah Lieberman and ASULV will host the spring semester’s town hall meeting at 10 p.m. Monday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Members of the administration will be present to address student concerns. Students are encouraged to wear pajamas to the event.  Earth Day Celebration The Campus Activities Board will host a reggae band for its Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to... 

Ruiz mentors debaters to success

Ruiz mentors debaters to success
Director of Forensics Robert Ruiz reads “Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence” and relaxes before debate Nationals while displaying his favorite sports teams’ jerseys in the debate team’s lounge. Ruiz enjoys reading and is a self-proclaimed sports fanatic, especially of the Dodgers and Denver Broncos football, but says his life is his work. / photo by Helen Arase Hayley Hulin Staff... 

Students unaware of STD superbug

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer A new issue recently emerged in the realm of sexually transmitted diseases – there is now a strain of antibiotic resistant gonorrhea. The once easily treatable bacterial infection is now presenting issues because a strain has developed antibiotic resistance to one of the two antibiotics that commonly treats it, according to World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease... 

Martin stands for women of ULV

Martin stands for women of ULV
Kim Martin, professor of anthropology, loves collecting dolls and traveling the world. One of her favorite decorations in her office is a clay sculpture of a storyteller she got in Oaxaca, Mexico. It was made by a woman artist who worked with few raw materials to make many sculptures for tourists. Martin says that the sculpture is beautiful because it “symbolizes generations passing down wisdom.”... 

Students “play for a cause”

Students
Tatiana Raygoza, a sophomore kinesiology major, and Arian Avila, a junior kinesiology major, enjoy the bounce houses at the CAB event “Play for a Cause” to raise awareness about Tourette’s Syndrome. CAB Special Events chairman Tyler Bertao was inspired to plan the event because his brother has Tourette’s and he wants to help dispel rumors about the disorder. / photo by Katie Madden  Read More →

Iota Delta clotheslines violence toward women

Iota Delta clotheslines violence toward women
Junior Bonita Estrada decorates a shirt for Iota Delta sorority’s Clothesline Project with sophomore Katie Lewis and senior Amanda Timko at the booth. The demonstration focused on raising awareness and prevention of violence towards women. Students decorated a colored shirt at the table, each of which represents a different atrocity committed against women. The shirts were then hung up on a clothesline... 

Phi Sigma Sigma showcases talent and raises money

Phi Sigma Sigma showcases talent and raises money
Senior international business major Jose Ruelas plays “Me Gustas Mucho” on the accordion for the Phi Sigma Sigma talent show Tuesday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Money raised from the talent show go to the Neddie Scholarship, which helps Phi Sigma Sigma members around the nation pay for college. / photo by Jessica Harsen Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer Navy blue sweaters and gold Greek letters... 

Serving up scholarships

Serving up scholarships
Sophomore English major Zac Robertson tips the ball to his opponents, scoring the point Monday at the intramural volleyball game. Although both teams played fiercely, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon team lost. The Campus Activities Board had eight teams sign up and by process of elimination there will be two teams left to play in the finals which were Thursday night. / photo by Jessica Harsen  Read More →

Shooting for a cause

Shooting for a cause
Niall Harrison, a junior member of the men’s basketball team, leads the Monstarz to win the championship in Phi Sigma Sigma’s Rock ‘n’ Jock event March 12. Each team donated $30 to enter the basketball competition to raise money for the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, which benefits school and college readiness. / photo by Austen Beck  Read More →

Donors help the American Red Cross

Donors help the American Red Cross
Phlebotomist Monica Lopez inserts a needle to draw blood from sophomore business major Jacqueline Perez at the American Red Cross blood drive Wednesday. This is Perez’s second time giving blood. Students, faculty and staff who donate will contribute one unit, or pint, of blood per person. If they meet a certain body measurement and blood-type requirements, they can donate twice the amount of red... 
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