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ULV dance team hopes to grow on campus

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s dance team started its search for new members Sept. 20 and since then has added seven first-time members to its ranks. Though this was the first time trying out for many participants, most of the workshops’ participants were not freshmen. “We’re glad they came out, because they’re really good,” Courtney Gooden, dance team co-captain,... 

On the Calendar

CAB Pool Tournament Bring a friend and show off your pool skills on Oct. 14 in the Campus Center for CAB’s double pool tournament. Sign ups start Oct. 1 in the Office of Student Life. CAB will be giving the first place team pool sticks. Public Debate Series Catch the University debate team’s final “Soloist” debate at 4:30 p.m on Oct. 7 in the La Fetra Auditorium. The topic is homeschooling... 

ULV celebrates Grito De Dolores

ULV celebrates Grito De Dolores
Sept. 15 marked the bicentennial celebration of Mexican independence. Bachata Caliente dancers Leslie Ferreira and Jorge Contreras celebrate Mexico’s independence from Spain in Sneaky Park. Ferreira and Contreras performed a Bachata-style dance for students. The dance style is a tradition in many Latin American countries, and is about experiencing a reawakening. / photo by Warren Bessant Jason D.... 

Students duck, dodge and catch

Students duck, dodge and catch
Kevin Dowell of the A-Top Animals was among 12 team members to compete with 11 other teams participating in Tuesday night’s intramural dodgeball tournament. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Tuesday night the gym was filled with students ready to see balls fly, cheer for friends and maybe a see someone take a ball to the face at the Campus Activities Board’s intramural dodgeball... 

Kids show off art talent at Los Angeles County Fair

Kids show off art talent at Los Angeles County Fair
Harry Fuqua, 4, enjoys one of the many activities offered at the America’s Kids “A Time Long Ago” exhibit at the Los Angeles County Fair on Sept. 17. The overall theme for the pavilion is set in Medieval times where children can dress as knights, learn about and build their own castles and practice archery. Also on display is local grade school art. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Christina Collins... 

Frames to retain memories for Alzheimer’s patients

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Alzheimer’s affects as many as 2.4 million people. That’s why the Campus Activities Board held the “We Will Never Forget” event Tuesday to mark Alzheimer’s Awareness Day and educate the community on this debilitating disease. “I want … offer support and information to those who this disease affects,” Nicole Wood, Campus Activities Board philanthropy... 

Panera busy at lunch

Tennille Wright Staff Writer If you think it is hard to find parking on campus, try parking near any of the stores in the same shopping center as the new Panera Bread at lunchtime. Panera opened its La Verne store Aug. 31, at Foothill Blvd. and White Ave. “I always go to Marshall’s at lunch, but when I couldn’t find a parking spot one day it made me want to see why everyone was eating here. So... 

A mix of culture, boba in the park

A mix of culture, boba in the park
Paula Zepeda hands out boba during the CAB sponsored event “Make Your Own Boba” in Sneaky Park on Wednesday. Boba is a sweet drink mix of chai tea, milk and tapioca balls. The event was a hit, selling out in less than 50 minutes. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez  Read More →
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Phi Delta Theta starts year with a Gold Star

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer The men of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity won a total of six awards including a Gold Star at the 78th Biennial Convention in June held in Orlando, Fla. A part of the University since 1993, the Phi Delta Theta fraternity has a long-standing record of excellence in areas such as community service and recruiting. “It was awesome,” Michael Lindsey, who served as the delegate... 

Animals are key to the L.A. County Fair experience

Animals are key to the L.A. County Fair experience
Katie Wold cares for Smokey, a 12-year-old Shetland pony, at her temporary home in the Fairview Farms section of the Los Angeles County Fair. Smokey is due to give birth in two weeks and Wold hopes that the birth will take place during the Fair. Smokey is staying right outside of the Big Red Barn at the northeast section of the fairgrounds. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer ... 
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