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La Verne students adopt kids for holidays

Tennille Wright Staff Writer Residential advisers and residents are doing their part to make the holiday season special, by “adopting” seven children from David And Margaret Foster Family Agency. David and Margaret is an organization that provides services to children and families in need – from acting as a foster family agency to providing transitional housing for youth at risk of homelessness. Victoria... 

Restaurant Review: Buffet offers a variety of Asian cuisine

<i>Restaurant Review</i>: Buffet offers a variety of Asian cuisine
The Panda Garden Buffet features a koi pond with architectural rock formations and several live fish near the entrance to the restaurant. The buffet offers many different traditional Chinese entrees, as well as a variety of American dishes. It is located on North Montclair Plaza Boulevard, in Montclair across the street from the Montclair Plaza mall. / photo by Jakeh Landrum Michael Phillips LV... 

ULV students prepare for next week’s finals

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Finals week can be a stressful time. The exam is often the culmination of everything students have learned in a class. For many students who maintain average grades, a final exam may make or break their overall grade for a class and affect their GPA. “I dread the week before finals because my social life disappears and the stress really builds,” Lawrence Hodges, sophomore... 

Heritage Park offers winter cheer

Heritage Park offers winter cheer
Mark Molina prepares a noble fir Christmas tree at Heritage Park in La Verne on Saturday. His family sets up and sells the trees during the weeks leading up to Christmas. The park is also host to other activities such as concerts, tractor rides and tours of the citrus farm and historical buildings. This year the Assist Volleyball Club will donate four to five Christmas trees to families in need. /... 

Spirit Squad gets set to soar again

Spirit Squad gets set to soar again
Group adds five new members In preparation for Spirit Squad tryouts, Ashley Rozatti leads a group of potential members in practice cheers. The tryouts consisted of separate groups of potential members who performed cheers based on various sport situations. For example; the judges asked the potential members to perform a cheer based on a scenario that the football team is on defense and the opposing... 

Restaurant Review: Corner Butcher Shop offers meaty goodness

<i>Restaurant Review</i>: Corner Butcher Shop offers meaty goodness
Michigan native Will Fuelling is co-owner of the Corner Butcher Shop, located at White Avenue and Foothill Boulevard. The shop has been open for about three years. The Corner Butcher Shop sells a wide variety of meats, wine, beer, salads, desserts and other side dishes. The restaurant inside the butcher shop, Darnell’s BBQ, offers eat in options, take-out, as well as catering services./ Photo by... 

ULV places high at RA conference

Carly Hill Arts Editor La Verne’s Resident Assistants attended the Southern Resi­dential Activities Programming Conference last month at UC Riverside. At the conference the students presented philanthropy projects that they have been working on since the start of the school year. ULV’s RA’s donated goods to Operation Safe House, a home that houses teenagers and young children, ages 12 to 17,... 

Short holiday break keeps La Verne students local

Tennille Wright Staff Writer The campus was quiet with many students gone for the short Thanksgiving break. Because the vacation amounted to only two days off this year, however, many kept their plans local. “I would actually spend a lot more time with my family but we only have a short break,” Matthew Johnson, sophomore biology major, said. Students who live out of state, echoed this sentiment. “If... 

Alan Hernandez is a role model on and off campus

Alan Hernandez is a role model on and off campus
Alan Hernandez, who is working on his master’s degree in leadership and management, is a frequent participant in school events and organizations. He also serves as assistant hall coordinator in the Office of Student Housing and Residential Education. Hernandez is a favorite at new and prospective student events, which allow him to lend advice to those who are new to the University. Hernandez says... 

Students roll the dice at Sigma Kappa casino night event

Students roll the dice at Sigma Kappa casino night event
Card dealer Jim Marshall clears the table as Natalie Jahnke prepares her raffle tickets for the prize drawings at Sigma Kappa’s casino night last Friday. The prizes included hair cuts, shampoos, comedy club tickets and a trip to Las Vegas. The event raised money for Sigma Kappa’s Ultra Violet campaign, which supports a variety of charities. / photo by Warren Bessant Christina Collins-Burton Staff... 
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