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Cabaret LIVE! The theater department will host its first Cabaret event Wednesday at 10 p.m. The competitive game night in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre will have a theatrical twist and offers prizes to winners of the games. Phi Sigma Sigma ‘Phive K’ The women of Phi Sigma Sigma will hold their first philanthropy event Oct. 3 at 10 a.m. at Ortmayer Stadium. The sorority’s first Phive K benefit... 

Students stress over new parking situation

Camila Rios Staff Writer With an incoming class of approximately 600 students and new restrictions to on-campus lots, many students are expressing frustration with the University of La Verne’s parking situation. “It’s great that La Verne is expanding because it benefits the school and community,” junior biology major Jessica Serrano said. “The downfall is that as the class sizes are growing,... 

Cornel is model for fashion goals

Cornel is model for fashion goals
Mariel Cornel, a professional fashion blogger and senior double major in communications and creative writing, is extensively involved in the fashion community. With hundreds of followers on her Instagram, she is constantly providing the world with her interpretation of style and class. Cornel aspires to model after she graduates for Herve Leger or BCBG. / photo by Gabriel De Alba Taylor Bolanos Staff... 

Restaurant Review: Gastropub introduces European sandwiches

Emily Lau Editorial Director A new gastropub restaurant is giving the La Verne community a taste of Europe by creating inspired gourmet sandwiches with an American twist. Fourth Street Mill opened July 15 and is located in downtown La Verne near the corner of D Street and Bonita Avenue, replacing Chamela Grill. The restaurant is owned by partners Jeff Nasmyth, Christopher Gendreau and Susan Wickman. The... 

‘Vapes’ blow out cigarettes’ fire­

‘Vapes’ blow out cigarettes’ fire­
Sophomore business administration major Christian Monterroza enjoys an afternoon vape in Mainiero Square with a banana and strawberry flavored e-juice called “Smooth Curves” by Stimulus. Monterroza was an occasional smoker and wanted to try vaping as an alternative. He started vaping about nine months ago after friends introduced him to it. / photo by Emily Lau Brooke Grasso Metro Editor Tommy... 

Carnival event draws crowd

Carnival event draws crowd
Junior education major Noelle Cobb tries to splash in another shot to seal the win in the game of water pong. Cobb and partner, graduate psychology major Lyssette Rodriguez, dominate the game winning back-to-back sets at the Campus Activities Board Carnival Night themed event, Sept. 3 at the Campus Center Ballroom. Besides games like water pong and ball toss, students favored the crafting booth, cartoonist... 

Alumna goes on a mission trip to 11 countries

Alumna goes on a mission trip to 11 countries
University of La Verne alumna, Andrea Perez, addresses Professor Maria de Lourdes Villarreal’s Writing 110 class Tuesday, Sept. 1. Perez discussed her upcoming participation in World Race, a Christian mission trip visiting 11 countries over the span of 11 months. She described the rigors of her training as well her efforts to raise $16,000 with yard sales and donations from family and friends. Perez... 

First Person Experience: Measuring the cost of ‘perfection’

<i>First Person Experience</i>: Measuring the cost of ‘perfection’
Alejandra Aguilar gets her body marked with the “mommy makeover improvements” she could potentially receive with cosmetic surgery. Aguilar received a head-to-toe consultation by a plastic surgeon. Aguilar was told that her full-body surgery could include augmenting her breasts, thinning her stomach area and moving her excess body fat to her butt. / photo illustration by Helen Arase Alejandra Aguilar Special... 

Student gives back to community

Student gives back to community
Junior criminology major Abril Camarena received the Newman Civic Fellow Award at the annual Spirit of La Verne Awards April 28. She is involved in several organizations, including the Dolores Huerta Foundation. She also organized a rally in December to raise awareness for the 43 missing students in Mexico. / photo by Bailey Maguire Jennifer Jackson Assistant Editor Junior criminology major Abril Camarena... 

Student lives with diabetes

Student lives with diabetes
Freshmen biology major Sariah Abid was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2010 and wears a Medtronic pump that provides her with insulin so that her body can process carbohydrates as energy. Her passion is cheering and she recently made the University of La Verne cheer team. Abid has hopes of going into the medical field, specializing in surgery or anesthesiology. / photo by Bailey Maguire Kellie Galentine Online... 
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