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Winter Formal yacht creates a night to remember for Leos

Sara Montgomery Staff Writer Yachts are essential to any lavish lifestyle. On Friday March 4, more than 300 students from the University of La Verne got a taste of the luxurious life by attending “An Evening Adrift,” this year’s winter formal. The 2,000-square-foot yacht dubbed the Entertainer, was decorated with nautical décor to match the open ocean setting of the Long Beach Harbor. With seashells,... 

Diverse Conversation

Diverse Conversation
In an animated dialogue on the topic of race and diversity, Lili Gradilla, program coordinator, and Daniel Loera, director of the office of multicultural affairs, shared some thoughts with sophomore Dexter Buchanan. The dialogue group, held in the West Dining Hall, served as one of the many activities offered during Diversity Week. / photo by David Bess  Read More →

On the Calendar

Spring Break The University of La Verne will be on spring break from March 14 to March 18. ‘Tron’ Movie Night The Campus Activities Board will host a free showing of Tron: Legacy in La Fetra Auditorium on March 21 from 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Free drinks and snacks will be provided and all students are welcomed. For more information, please contact CAB at 909-593-3511, ext. 4424. Sock Wars The... 

Librarians facilitate success

Librarians facilitate success
Adjunct librarian Karen Beavers helps Jenise Bush, who is working on her doctoral dissertation in organizational leadership. Wilson Library provides student access to services including research assistance, free computer use, private study rooms and copy services. / photo by David Bess  Read More →

LV puts itself in the spotlight for prospective students

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer When stuck with the tough choice of which college to attend, Spotlight Weekend can seal the deal for incoming students. The University of La Verne uses the weekend to showcase all that La Verne has to offer. This year’s Spotlight Weekend will be held April 8-9. ULV encourages the parents to come out as well and see what their children will be doing while attending... 

Leos take life and education abroad

Sara Montgomery Staff Writer Those tired of the University of La Verne’s main campus offerings should consider getting away for awhile. The University of La Verne offers study abroad programs all over the world. Whether it is Australia, Japan, Greece or Spain the opportunities for travel and education are readily available to students. Last month ULV’s International and Study Abroad Services... 

CAB plans a shipload of fun

Jesse Evans Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board will host its annual formal tonight titled “An Evening Adrift” aboard a 3,000-square-foot yacht in the open sea. CAB sold tickets from Feb. 9 until Feb. 28. Students also had the option of buying a bus ticket for an extra $5 so they do not have to drive to Long Beach, where the yacht will depart from. “I’ve never had the experience of dancing... 

Events make freshmen feel welcome

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer Starting the first year of college can be exciting and scary. You are not completely sure of what to expect or positive if the dozens of television shows and movies about Greek life paint an accurate picture of the what college life has to offer. The only way to find out the truth is to experience it. “La Verne wasn’t what I expected in the beginning,” freshman... 

Honor students explore Galapagos

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer While most University of La Verne students were dealing with the cold weather of January during winter break, biology professors Jeff Burkhart and Jay Jones, along with 15 students enjoyed the hot sun and adventured for two weeks to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands to see the nature of life firsthand. The Global Ideas II: Darwin in Context class consisted of two weeks... 

Blue Chair offers more than books

Michael Phillips Copy Editor Blue Chair Children’s Books in Glendora is more than a place to purchase books, it is a kitchen, a castle, a space ship, sometimes a Quidditch field and much more. The front area of Blue Chair appears to be a regular book store, but in the back there is a large blue chair in a corner, a tall rock climbing area, and a large castle. The book store is owned by former English... 
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