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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 ... 

First Person Experience: A fair amount of fried food

<i>First Person Experience</i>: A fair amount of fried food
Piles of fried onion rings, French fries, zucchini and frog legs at Chicken Charlie’s await orders from hungry fair goers. Chicken Charlie’s is among the most popular fried food venders at the L.A. County Fair, offering everything from vegetables to fish and desserts, including Oreos and Klondike Bars. The business has two separate locations at the fair. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Carly Hill Arts... 

Bloggers strive to attract potential students

Michael Phillips LV Life Editor The University of La Verne is launching a new project to help prospective and current students share the college experience; student blogging. The admissions department at La Verne reached out to students on Twitter, MySpace, Facebook and other resources on campus to find six students willing to blog about their experiences this semester. “Another counselor. . .and... 

A Leo’s life for me!

A Leo’s life for me!
With a hearty Yo, Ho, Ho, Garrick Muse and Angelica Osorio of the Mu Phi Epsilon International Music Fraternity are excited to welcome incoming University of La Verne freshman to be a part of their motley crew. The Orientation Club Fair, held on the University Mall on August 30, featured dozens of groups including fraternities, sororities, and clubs all seeking to recruit new members for the 2010-2011... 

Concert commemorates military

Concert commemorates military
The sun was shining down on a beautiful La Verne day as the youth of the Bonita Unified School District sang praises for the men and women of the armed forces. Saturday afternoon the City of La Verne, the Bonita Unified School District,the Chamber of Commerce and the VFW Post 12034 partnered together to host the First La Verne Armed Forces Day Concert at the Glenn Davis Stadium. “This was a great... 

Students get wet and wild for Soakfest

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer Eating snow cones and getting wet during the water wars were just some of the activities offered for Soakfest on May 13 in the University Mall. “The water slide is awesome, the music’s great, I get to dunk my friends and it’s a beautiful day,” Alfonso Moreno, freshman business major, said. The event was a collaboration between the Campus Activities Board and the Associated... 
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