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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens offer beauty and education

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens in Claremont offers a variety of tours, events and programs – and a beautiful place to escape and commune with nature, right in our back yard. It is home to an extensive collection of more than 6,000 native plants. “We offer plants that most people would not even know existed,” Laura Perry, garden... 

Pin-up dance party raises money for vets

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Pin-Up Palooza, an event organized to raise money for veterans, drew a full house on March 31 at T. Phillips. The show kicked off with a performance from burlesque dancer Paula Baby, aka, Paula Alvarez. Alvarez moved scandalously as she slowly disrobed. After Alvarez finished, the DJ played music brought the many of the roughly 150 attendees to the dance saw. Before Los... 

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress

Warehouse Pizza continues to impress
University of La Verne juniors Julissa Cardenas and Angie Marcos enjoy lunch Tuesday at Warehouse Pizza. On the corner of Bonita Avenue and D Street. Known for its delicious pizza and antipasto salads, Warehouse, which opened in 1972, is a La Verne institution. / photo by Allison Lavelle Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Known for its piles of layered toppings on their pizzas and antipasto salads,... 

Students just say ‘no’ to texting and driving

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board held a No Cell Phone Zone event on Tuesday in front of the Campus Center. The goal of the event was to raise awareness about texting and driving. “I think a lot of people don’t realize … you are affecting others as well as yourself (when you text and drive),” said Nicole Wood, a CAB officer. Student volunteers wereblindfolded and... 

Students relieve stress with Sock Wars

Students relieve stress with Sock Wars
Sophomore Andrea Arceo enjoyed the Campus Activities Board’s Sock Wars with her friends on Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom B. Arceo, a Santa Ana native and a member of the women’s track and field team, is a child development major. This was the first time Arceo had attended a Sock Wars event. / photo by Allison Lavelle Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer Most people would not have thought... 

Sleepless in La Verne: Students skip rest for academics, but with consequences

Sleepless in La Verne: Students skip rest for academics, but with consequences
Illustration by Anthony Juarez Lauren Creiman LV Life Editor A trend among University of La Verne students to skip sleep in favor of studying may be affecting more than their ability to stay awake in class. According to the National Sleep Foundation, approximately 60 percent of adult drivers have driven a vehicle while sleep-deprived and 37 percent have fallen asleep at the wheel. A new study by The... 

Restaurant Review: Cupcakery has tastes for everyone

Michael Phillips Copy Editor Before going to My Delight Cupcakery in Ontario, I had always thought of cupcakes as miniature cakes that came in chocolate or plain flavors topped with vanilla, chocolate or holiday themed frosting and sprinkles. However, visiting the bakery challenged all that I thought I knew about cupcakes. From the outside it looks like a typical small bakery. There are two small black... 

Showcase kicks off L.A. Fashion Week

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Looking to breathe new life into Los Angeles Fashion Week, the GAP Project Runway Designer Showcase highlighted seven talented designers based in the Los Angeles area. The host, Emma Zerner, served as a moderater for the course of events throughout the night as well as a buffer in the idle moments of the show. “I have a fashion background as a former model, but I also... 

New downtown smoke shop raises eyebrows and city revenues

New downtown smoke shop raises eyebrows and city revenues
Downtown La Verne’s newest business is the Smoke Shop which opened Feb. 15. The owner, Isaac Farraj, grew up in La Verne and has owned several businesses over the last 10 years. Farraj’s shop offers various flavored cigarettes; different cigars, pipes and tobaccos; and other smoking paraphernalia, including bongs and hookahs. / photo by Candice Salazar Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Downtown La Verne’s... 

Irish festival celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor Davenport Dining Hall temporarily left the University of La Verne grounds and was carried away to a pub off the coast of the Emerald Isle. The Campus Activities Board put together this foot-stomping good time from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in honor of next week’s St. Patrick’s Day. The event featured free T-shirts for the first 100 students, Irish-inspired food... 
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