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Annual festival showcases international appreciation

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer The Claremont McKenna College Quadrangle was filled with the tastes and sounds of cultures from around the world on Saturday afternoon. Families came to the college’s 33rd annual International Festival to enjoy the sunshine and the family-oriented activities it had to offer. “I love seeing students so involved in representing and showcasing their own country,” Joan... 

Earth Day celebration educates community

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer The Frontier Project held its second annual Earth Day celebration last Saturday in Rancho Cucamonga to help educate the community on becoming environmentally sustainable. The day’s activities consisted of a children’s zone that had games, arts and crafts and an environmental magic show to teach children the importance of being green. “The main goal today is to educate... 

On the Calendar

Cyberbullying Seminar ASULV and the College of Education and Organizational Leadership are hosting an event to discuss cyberbullying. Detective Justin Newman from La Verne Police Department will be presenting. The event will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in Campus Center Ballroom A. International Breakfast The Campus Activities Board and ASULV will host an international breakfast at 7 a.m. on Tuesday... 

First Person Experience: Walk raises bird interest

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer As I stepped onto the grounds at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont my ears were immediately greeted by the cheerful chirps of various bird species. The people who attended the bird walk Sunday were split into two separate tour groups as pairs of birds flew overhead chasing after one another and making loud yet sweet noises. This behavior from the birds... 

Leos go barefoot for a good cause

Leos go barefoot for a good cause
Bass player Austin Orrell of One Pin Short plays with his group to raise awareness for One Day Without Shoes. For the annual event students were encouraged to walk barefoot throughout the day to show their support for children who walk barefoot in developing countries. / photo by Candice Salazar Alexa Palacios Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board sponsored “One Day Without Shoes” on Tuesday.... 

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens offer beauty and education

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens in Claremont offers a variety of tours, events and programs – and a beautiful place to escape and commune with nature, right in our back yard. It is home to an extensive collection of more than 6,000 native plants. “We offer plants that most people would not even know existed,” Laura Perry, garden... 

Pin-up dance party raises money for vets

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Pin-Up Palooza, an event organized to raise money for veterans, drew a full house on March 31 at T. Phillips. The show kicked off with a performance from burlesque dancer Paula Baby, aka, Paula Alvarez. Alvarez moved scandalously as she slowly disrobed. After Alvarez finished, the DJ played music brought the many of the roughly 150 attendees to the dance saw. Before Los... 

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress
University of La Verne juniors Julissa Cardenas and Angie Marcos enjoy lunch Tuesday at Warehouse Pizza. On the corner of Bonita Avenue and D Street. Known for its delicious pizza and antipasto salads, Warehouse, which opened in 1972, is a La Verne institution. / photo by Allison Lavelle Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Known for its piles of layered toppings on their pizzas and antipasto salads,... 

Students just say ‘no’ to texting and driving

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board held a No Cell Phone Zone event on Tuesday in front of the Campus Center. The goal of the event was to raise awareness about texting and driving. “I think a lot of people don’t realize … you are affecting others as well as yourself (when you text and drive),” said Nicole Wood, a CAB officer. Student volunteers wereblindfolded and... 

Students relieve stress with Sock Wars

Students relieve stress with Sock Wars
Sophomore Andrea Arceo enjoyed the Campus Activities Board’s Sock Wars with her friends on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom B. Arceo, a Santa Ana native and a member of the women’s track and field team, is a child development major. This was the first time Arceo had attended a Sock Wars event. / photo by Allison Lavelle Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer Most people would not have thought... 
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