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Fraternities begin to recruit new brothers

Branden del Rio News Editor Recruitment for the Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternities began this week. The process, which is open to all men with 12 units and a 2.0 GPA, kicked off at 10 p.m. on Monday in La Fetra. Approximately 20 men showed up to the informational meeting given by members of each fraternity, the Interfraternity Council and Director of Student Life Barbara Mulligan. Potential... 

On the Calendar

An Evening Adrift The Campus Activities Board and ASULV are sponsoring Winter Formal 2011 on Mar. 4 at 8 p.m. aboard the Endless Dreams Yacht in Long Beach. Boarding begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale in the Office of Student Life for $25 for students, $30 for guest, until Mar. 3 at 5 p.m. Bus transportation can also be purchased for $5 a ticket. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact... 

Boot camp gets students sweating

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer University of La Verne students practiced a healthy start to the year by participating in Fresh Start Fitness, a workout boot camp that took place Jan. 31 in the Campus Center Ballroom. The event was set up through the Campus Activities Board as part of a welcome back week. Open to all fitness levels, the boot camp featured three 30-minute workout sessions of cardio-cross... 

Enrollment breaks university record

Blake Humphrey Staff Writer Although the tour guides at the University of La Verne have stayed true to the techniques they have used during previous orientations, La Verne started the spring semester with record-breaking enrollment. “It is important as tour guides to make a positive first impression on the prospective students,” junior accounting major Nichole Wood said. “We are usually the... 

Club fair kicks off spring semester

Lauren Creiman Staff Writer As part of a week of activities planned to kick off the spring semester, the University of La Verne hosted a club fair Feb. 2. The club fair took place in the Campus Center Ballroom from and offered students an opportunity to learn about the various clubs on campus while enjoying free food, gifts and music. “All of the club booths really opened my eyes to the number of... 

Comedy show welcomes students back to campus

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Comedians Mal Hall and Jonny Loquasto were the bearers of jokes, performing in front of about 100 La Verne students last Tuesday for the first comedy show of the year. The event was held in the Campus Center Ballroom and coordinated by Campus Activities Board Comedy Chair Ally Schultz. “I went to NACA, a conference we go to for CAB and there were a bunch of performers... 

Restaurant Review: Café Cabo brings Baja style to downtown La Verne

<i>Restaurant Review</i>: Café Cabo brings Baja style to downtown La Verne
The restaurant Café Cabo opened in December on D Street in La Verne. The restaurant is family owned and operated by Judy Moore, Terese Apodaca and A.J. Apodaca, three University of La Verne alumni who proudly display their diplomas in the restaurant. Loretta Alva, who works as a hostess, says the name was derived from the Mexican city of Cabo San Lucas. / photo by Candice Salazar Michael Phillips Copy... 

Students welcomed back with concert

Sara Montgomery Staff Writer To end the first week of classes for the spring semester, the Campus Activi­ties Board treated University of La Verne students to a We Shot the Moon concert. The concert was the final event of the “Welcome Back” week. “I think it was a great way to close out the week’s events, and it got people excited for the first weekend of the semester. It also helped people... 

Leopards show athletes their support

Leopards show athletes their support
Green balloons and spirit posters line the path to the women's basketball game against Cal Lutheran University Saturday evening. Senior forward Emily Carrillo secured the victory for the Leos with 30 seconds remaining. The team is in third place in the SCIAC. / photo by Allison Lavelle  Read More →

Waving in the Year of the Rabbit

Waving in the Year of the Rabbit
The god of fortune, as portrayed by Sydney Wang, proclaims the Year of the Rabbit at the Chinese New Year Celebration by handing out treasure-filled envelopes to many lucky onlookers, who gathered for the event, Feb. 3 in Sneaky Park. / photo by David Bess  Read More →
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