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Chamela Grill brings new flavor to La Verne

Tennille Wright Staff Writer The host greets you with a cheerful smile as you are escorted to your indoor or outdoor seat for an enjoyable dining experience. Bright, friendly and clean, Chamela Grill, a new restaurant on Bonita Avenue, off D street in downtown La Verne, replaces the former Casa Garcia, with similar Mexican fare. “I just thought this was a nice little quiet place to start,” said... 

Phi Delta Theta raises awareness with pink laces

Carly Hill Arts Editor University of La Verne fraternity Phi Delta Theta is doing its part to spread the word about breast cancer around campus this week. More than 30 brothers are wearing pink shoelaces around campus to voice their concern for the cause during the first week of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “The stereotype of fraternity members is that they are drunk and disrespectful,”... 

On the Calendar

Red Cross blood drive One pint of blood can save up to three lives. The Red Cross will be on campus holding a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 20 in the President’s Dining Room. Pie eating contest The Campus Activities Board will sponsor a pumpkin pie eating contest at noon on Monday in Davenport Dining Hall. Alcohol Awareness Day Come to Sneaky Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday for... 

Poll shows ULV’s lack of spirit

Marilyn Mejia Staff Writer In college movies whenever the school team hits the field so do thousands of fans in face paint and school-related attire. At the University of La Verne the school spirit is not nearly that high, at least according to several students surveyed recently. In an unscientific poll of 50, students were asked to rate school spirit here a scale from 1 to 10. None of the students... 

Restaurant Review: Taking a walk on the vegan side

<i>Restaurant Review</i>: Taking a walk on the vegan side
Neil Ta mixes the “Orange Joy,” a combination of cranberry and orange juices, at the family-run vegan/vegetarian restaurant, Loving Hut. Ta says that Loving Hut tries to cater to the tastes of vegans and non-vegans, offering items such as the vegan burrito. /photo by Jakeh Landrum Michael Phillips LV Life Editor I love meat, so going to the vegan restaurant Loving Hut in Upland was a departure.... 

Students learn Japanese at ULV

Students learn Japanese at ULV
Gloria Montebruno teaches Beginning Japanese, currently the only Japanese class being taught at La Verne. Montebruno, who has worked in the Department of East Asian Languages at the University of Southern California, has published an article in the International Journal of the Humanities on Japanese writer Kawabata Yasunari’s novel “Beauty and Sadness.” / photo by Warren Bessant Branden del Rio News... 

Ventriloquist entertains students

Ventriloquist entertains students
Ventriloquist Ian Varella, and his puppet friend Alfred provided some laughs in the Campus Center Ball Room in the CAB event on Wednesday night. Along with Alfred, Varella brought some other puppets along to entertain students. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Ventriloquist Ian Varella filled the Campus Center Ballroom with laughter Wednesday night for the Campus Activities... 

Restaurant review: A tasty Mediterranean experience at Healthy Ali Baba

<i>Restaurant review</i>: A tasty Mediterranean experience at Healthy Ali Baba
Harry Megnerditchian, owner of Ali Baba restaurant in Claremont, takes pride in Mediterranean recipes he says were written by a chef who cooked for Saudi Arabian royalty. Megnerditchian not on owns but also operates Ali Baba and you can find him running the whole show from taking call in orders to preparing hot plate appetizers. Carly Hill Arts Editor For a falafel fan like me, Healthy Ali Baba restaurant... 

Some students switch to e-books

Michael Phillips LV Life Editor With all the technological advancements, it is not surprising that technology at last has come to the aid of students with less expensive textbook alternatives. Electronic books, better known as e-books, are gaining popularity inside and outside of the classroom. Outside of the classroom, Kindles, Nooks and many other e-book products have proved to be quite successful. Millions... 

Bringing a little spirit to the residence halls

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Let the battle begin! This battle is really a friendly competition between residents all across campus known as Battle of the Halls. Students from the Sheraton, Brandt, the Oaks and Stu-Han dorms will battle all year for the most points to win a dinner from the housing office. While the Battle of the Halls is a competition, it was actually put in place by Eugene Shang,... 
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