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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... 

Students flock to Easter egg hunt

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer The campus-wide Easter egg hunt on April 20 drew more attention than the University of La Verne and Campus Activities Board expected. By 8 a.m. 500 eggs were placed around the campus ready to be found. The 500 eggs did not last long. By 10 a.m. all the prize-filled eggs had been found. In addition to candy, some plastic eggs contained certificates redeemable for DVDs, gift... 
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Restaurant Review: Norm’s Hangar offers secret delights

<i>Restaurant Review</i>: Norm’s Hangar offers secret delights
Erin Stroh serves up an order of biscuits and gravy, a popular menu item at Norm’s Hangar Coffee Shop at Brackett Airport in La Verne. Stroh’s mother-in-law, Kathy Touche, took over the restaurant from her father-in-law, Norm. Touche inherited the restaurant’s recipes, which remain on the menu today. Norm’s Hangar has been in business for more than 25 years. / photo by Candice Salazar Michael... 

Farmers Market returns for an eighth year

Farmers Market returns for an eighth year
The Old Town La Verne Family Festival and Farmers Market resumed March 31. Fresh produce, crafts, children’s rides, food and entertainment brought patrons from La Verne and surrounding cities to enjoy the festivities. La Verne residents, brothers Michael and Robbie Burlace, battle with their balloon swords while their parents look at new tile. The Farmers Market will continue through the summer... 

First Person Experience: Rock climbing proves to be hard but fun

Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief Up until a week ago, I had only gone to a rock climbing gym once – when I was in sixth grade and had all of the energy in the world. On April 8 I ventured to new heights and tried my hand at rock climbing with the help of the professional and friendly staff at Hangar 18 in Upland. This gym offers a wide variety of climbing terrain for the “newbies” like me and... 

Platform shoes reach new heights of popularity

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer The platform shoes trend, resurrected from the 1970s, has become one of the most prevalent trends in fashion today, bringing strange beauty and staggering discomfort and combining them together. Platform heels began their dynamic return into the fashion world during the spring and fall seasons of 2009 and they have continued to storm the runways of the biggest fashion powerhouses... 

Health is the focus of Frisbee fling

Health is the focus of Frisbee fling
Jacob Acevedo, CAB intramural chairman, organized Get Fit Frisbee Tuesday at the University Mall. Though turnout was lower than expected, the students who did participate enjoyed the music, sunshine and fresh fruit snacks along with the early afternoon Frisbee game. As the name suggests, the event was designed to get students out and moving. / photo by Victoria Castaneda Genesis Miranda Staff Writer An... 

Students hold silent protest for LGBT rights

Students hold silent protest for LGBT rights
Marissa Ulrich and Jennifer Leyva participate in the National Day of Silence held April 15 at Sneaky Park. The protest, sponsored by the Rainbow Alliance, calls attention to the problem of bullying faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals. / photo by David Bess Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor Sara Montgomery Staff Writer On April 15, the University of La Verne’s Sneaky... 

Spotlight Weekend offers a glimpse of ULV

Spotlight Weekend offers a glimpse of ULV
Prospective student Erica Gomez arrives on campus to spend the weekend at the University of La Verne’s Spotlight Weekend last Friday and Saturday. The event introduced accepted students to the campus by allowing them to sit-in on classes and participate in events including a photo scavenger hunt to learn their way around campus. / photo by David Bess Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Spotlight Weekend,... 

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... 
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