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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... 

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.... 
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