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French tradition is brought to the University of La Verne

French tradition is brought to the University of La Verne
The Campus Activities Board hosted “Free Pancake Day” Feb. 2 in Davenport Dining Hall. The event was created to welcome students back to the spring semester. The event included a pancake eating competition where students had to eat a single pancake as fast as they could. The competitors included Albert Trujillo, Alexa Atkinson, Jennifer Valencia and Ariel Devor. / photo by Cameron Barr Valerie... 

Santa, carolers ring in the holidays in La Verne

Santa, carolers ring in the holidays in La Verne
Santa Claus came to town during Bonita High School’s Chamber Singers performance of “Jingle Bells.” Many merry citizens attended the annual tree lighting ceremony at La Verne’s City Hall on Monday. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Julian Burrell Associate Editor The annual La Verne tree lighting ceremony has a long-standing tradition of capturing the spirit and camaraderie of the holiday season,... 

Stüssy brings in customers

Stüssy brings in customers
Students William McCabe, Keoni Colson and Alexander Clague browsed through boxes of clothes and hats at the Stüssy outlet sale in the West Dining Room on Dec. 1. The outlet sale was hosted and sponsored by Phi Delta Theta. Stüssy is a popular clothing line that was founded in 1980 by Shawn Stüssy, an avid surfer and surfboard designer. / photo by Danielle Navarro Brianna Means Staff Writer Stüssy... 

L.A. skates on ice in Pershing Square

Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff Writer Pershing Square glistened with holiday cheer and children’s laughter as families and friends joined together for an eventful holiday filled night to remember. The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks presented the 14th annual Downtown on Ice outdoor skating rink at the historic Pershing Square. The grand opening was on Nov. 17 and will continue to... 

Festival celebrates with seasonal gifts, crafts

Festival celebrates with seasonal gifts, crafts
Tony Banzuelo, co-owner of “Pretty Fancy,” shows Dona Arilla and Susan Swaydan “42 ways to make a shawl.” The Harvest Festival is an annual art and craft show at the Pomona Fairplex, which attracts holiday shoppers. This year’s festival was from Dec. 2 through Dec. 4. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Tennille Wright Staff Writer The smell of cinnamon potpourri filled the air while furry string... 

Students dance for healthier lives

Students dance for healthier lives
Zumba instructor Angelo Tan leads an eager troop of La Verne students in a fast paced Zumba session for the Campus Activities Board’s fitness night on Nov. 21. The event provided students with a fun and sociable way of getting some workout time before the Thanksgiving holiday. Zumba has become a popular form of exercise because it combines various forms of dance movements. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Kevin... 
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Chase’s Wine Bar hosts beer tasting event

Chase's Wine Bar hosts beer tasting event
Andy Dale, who co-owns and handles the marketing side of the Dale Bros. Brewery, distributes three different beers to the patrons of the new La Verne hot spot, Chase’s Wine Bar and Beer. The beer tasting event was held last weekend to help determine which of the Dale Bros. beers would be put on tap alongside the already popular brew Pomona Queen. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff... 

Connolly’s Kitchen dishes out Irish culture

Connolly's Kitchen dishes out Irish culture
Wendy Connolly is an Irish dancer and musician from Cerritos who met her husband Paul Connolly in Dublin, Ireland. After moving back to the United States the couple decided to open Connolly’s Kitchen in March, 2010. The most preferred dishes by customers include fish and chips and Irish stew. Connolly’s Kitchen is located at 1453 Foothill Blvd. in La Verne. / photo by Denisse Leung Julian Burrell Associate... 

Mentalists use twin powers to shock

Brianna Means Staff Writer John and Adrian Saint have an uncanny ability to deduce information about people through a trait they call Twin Sensory Perception or TSP. They showcased their abilities at 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom. The twin brothers discovered their odd gift for knowing things without being told when they were 22. After the two attended different colleges, they realized... 

Students study the attraction of online dating

John Bottala Staff Writer This semester a team of graduate students from the University of La Verne psychology department did a study of online dating among college students, and were surprised with the results the survey brought back. “I was shocked that 41 percent of the students do like the idea of online dating,” said Shushan Khachatryan a graduate student at ULV who participated in the research. The... 
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