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CAB plans a shipload of fun

Jesse Evans Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board will host its annual formal tonight titled “An Evening Adrift” aboard a 3,000-square-foot yacht in the open sea. CAB sold tickets from Feb. 9 until Feb. 28. Students also had the option of buying a bus ticket for an extra $5 so they do not have to drive to Long Beach, where the yacht will depart from. “I’ve never had the experience of dancing... 

Events make freshmen feel welcome

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer Starting the first year of college can be exciting and scary. You are not completely sure of what to expect or positive if the dozens of television shows and movies about Greek life paint an accurate picture of the what college life has to offer. The only way to find out the truth is to experience it. “La Verne wasn’t what I expected in the beginning,” freshman... 

Honor students explore Galapagos

Erica Lynn Lares Staff Writer While most University of La Verne students were dealing with the cold weather of January during winter break, biology professors Jeff Burkhart and Jay Jones, along with 15 students enjoyed the hot sun and adventured for two weeks to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands to see the nature of life firsthand. The Global Ideas II: Darwin in Context class consisted of two weeks... 

Blue Chair offers more than books

Michael Phillips Copy Editor Blue Chair Children’s Books in Glendora is more than a place to purchase books, it is a kitchen, a castle, a space ship, sometimes a Quidditch field and much more. The front area of Blue Chair appears to be a regular book store, but in the back there is a large blue chair in a corner, a tall rock climbing area, and a large castle. The book store is owned by former English... 

Dessert Review: Sinfully Sweet serves tasty desserts

<i>Dessert Review</i>: Sinfully Sweet serves tasty desserts
Claremont residents Eva and Abe Miakhael enjoy treats with their sons, 4-year-old Joseph and 2-year-old Timothy. Sinfully Sweet Apple Company is located in the shopping center on the southwest corner of Foothill Blvd. and D St. in La Verne. / photo by Allison Lavelle Michael Phillips Copy Editor As I walked through the doors of Sinfully Sweet Apple Company, the aroma of the various desserts quickly... 

Commentary: Going Greek: The tale of a nonbeliever

<i>Commentary</i>: Going Greek: The tale of a nonbeliever
Lauren Creiman, LV Life Editor As I stood in front of the doors to Campus Center Ballroom A (with two balloons in hand) and listened to the cheers coming from inside, I felt nervous. A minute later, the doors opened and I walked in to reveal my new allegiance to the room full of waiting women. For most of my life, I have been skeptical of Greek life. My judgment was influenced by popular television... 

Leos team up for a friendly game of intramural football

Genesis Miranda Staff Writer Last Friday – despite soggy weather – ULV students joined together for a game of intramural football. “I make these games for undergraduates to get involved … We do whatever we can to get people out here,” said junior business administration major Jacob Acevedo, who is also Campus Activities Board intramural chairman. “There were a lot of students involved... 

Students donate used prom dresses for the Princess Project

Students donate used prom dresses for the Princess Project
  Amanda Flores and Evelyn Bobbitt decorate princess crowns in support of the Princess Project with materials provided by the Campus Activities Board. Through the project, prom and party dresses can be donated to high school students who cannot afford new ones. / photo by Candice Salazar Sara Montgomery Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board held a three-day fundraiser to give University of... 

New bloggers attract potential Leos

New bloggers attract potential Leos
Sophomore Danielle Burgess is excited to be among the student bloggers chosen by the admissions office to write about their lives and experiences at ULV. The 19 year-old biology major plans to go to medical school after she finishes her undergraduate studies. / photo by Allison Lavelle Jesse Evans Staff Writer The student blogging program is in its second semester and the University of La Verne has... 

Heritage Park orange groves offer a taste of old La Verne

Heritage Park orange groves offer a taste of old La Verne
Thomas and Dawn Pint, residents of Chino, brought their 18-month-old daughter Kaylin to Heritage Park for orange picking Saturday. Heritage Park is located near the foothills north of the 210 Freeway, just east of Wheeler Avenue. / photo by Allison Lavelle Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer Heritage Park – the last of La Verne’s old orange groves and home to the Weber House – is abuzz with... 
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