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Magician Arthur Trace infuses theater in magic

Magician Arthur Trace infuses theater in magic
Magician Arthur Trace preformed Monday in La Fetra lecture hall. Before the performance, the students met in the foyer for food and refreshments while being entertained by a few card tricks. Trace is the eighth magician in history to be awarded the ‘Gold Medal International Award of Excellence’ by the International Brotherhood of Magicians. He can be found preforming regularly at The Magic Castle... 

Event marks Mexican milestone

Event marks Mexican milestone
Ibis Cordero, Ramon Montoya and Ana Hernandez dance in celebration of Mexican independence from Spain. The celebration traditionally begins with the ringing of a bell and the Mexican President shouting “¡Vivá Mexico!” at 11 p.m., at the National Palace in Mexico City. The Latino Student Forum hosted the fiesta in Sneaky park last Thursday. / photo by Scott Mirimanian John Bottala Staff Writer The... 

Students say ‘no’ to hazing

Students say ‘no’ to hazing
Will Ortiz paints his hand red, white and blue, preparing to leave his mark on The Rock in honor of Sigma Kappa’s Anti-Hazing campaign, a national event this week. The sorority has a zero tolerance policy on hazing, an act designed to degrade potential pledges. / photo by Mitchell Aleman  Read More →

‘We the people…’

‘We the people...’
Wrapping up the University of La Verne’s annual Reading of the Constitution last Friday, Professor of English David Werner reads with attention-grabbing animation. Many people read from different sections of the United States Constitution. One student, David Ovcharenko, translated the text into Russian as he read. / photo by Zachary Horton  Read More →

Pottermore transforms muggles into wizards

Christina Collins Burton Editorial Director After fans mourned the end of the eighth and final movie of the Harry Potter series, author J.K. Rowling announced the continuation of the series. Her online creation, “Pottermore,” offers the fans that have been so devoted after 14 years the opportunity to be a part of the wizarding world. Currently in beta testing until its opening in October, the site... 

Galloping toward a friendlier Los Angeles County Fair

Galloping toward a friendlier Los Angeles County Fair
Yankee Dan suffered heat exhaustion after winning the fourth race of the first day of racing at Fairplex Park as part of the 73rd Racing Season on Friday. Outrider Jesus Camacho struggled to keep the horse calm as trainers doused the horse with hoses and buckets of water. It is uncommon for horses to suffer from heat exhaustion of such magnitude. / photo by Warren Bessant John Bottala Staff Writer When... 

Students dance past basics

Students dance past basics
Dance instructor Sarah Grusmark teaches Contemporary Social Dance class, which includes country line dancing, West Coast swing, salsa, cha-cha and nightclub foxtrot. The one-unit class meets from 1:45 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in room C 200 of the Athletics Pavilion. Grusmark has been teaching social dance at ULV for 10 years. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Ashley Lyn Sourapas Staff Writer Students... 

Class finds a voice in revolution

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Students at the University of La Verne are being conditioned to lead their generation with revolutionary speeches in the style of those given by Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela and John F. Kennedy. The honors program has recently added Voices of Revolution, a seminar centered around those who used their voices to lead revolutions and change society. The class is taught... 

Rockstar nails bring a party to the fingertips

Rockstar nails bring a party to the fingertips
Stephanie Bennett, makeup artist and manicurist at Ricciolo Salon and Day Spa, gives the Rockstar treatment to her childhood friend, Kimberly Lee, by sprinkling three types of glitter to create a custom fingernail design. Bennett’s custom nail art business travels between La Verne and Capelli International Day Spa in Yorba Linda where she is manager. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Alyssa Cole Staff Writer Move... 

Indian club hopes to share culture

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor Aksheta Verma, a sophomore education major, has started a new Indian Cultural Association club, with the hope of bringing together Indian students and sharing Indian culture with the La Verne community. A freshman, Verma was inspired to take action when she found she didn’t have a cultural club she identified with. “The more people I ask,... 
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