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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... 

Restaurant Review: Flappy Jack’s flips delicious food

Michael Phillips Copy Editor There is a saying that if a restaurant is constantly busy, then the food must be good. Flappy Jack’s Pancake House Restaurant in Glendora more than proves this sentiment. I arrived at the restaurant to find every table in the restaurant full and approximately 10 to 15 people waiting outside to be seated. Twenty five minutes later when I was seated I could not help but... 

Greek Week canceled for poor sportsmanship

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer This will be the first spring semester in years that La Verne has held Greek Week events, which in for the past 15 years been a highlight in Greek Life on campus. In the past Greek Week has held activities that help serve the community, strengthen friendships and are a good time for those involved. Last year, however, some instances of poor sportsmanship caused administrators... 
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