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Class of ‘10 celebrates four years of success

Michael Shather Staff Writer Senior students were drawn to the Hanawalt House on Monday with an invitation for a free In-N-Out meal. Seniors were invited to come out and share some experiences they have had at the University of La Verne before graduation. “The four years blew by so fast,” senior international business major Carlos Munoz said. “I have met so many people and have had so much fun.” “I’ve... 

Club provides support for African American women

Erin Foltz Staff Writer A new club on campus, Shades of Essence, is designed for female African American students at the University of La Verne. Dealing with issues such as color, hair, weight, and general problems facing college students, this weekly gathering provides those who attend with a comfortable, interactive environment to vent about school and other stresses, get feedback for problems, and... 

Book Review: Comedians give bad advice

Carly Hill News Editor If you are looking for a book that offers sane advice on rational questions, “You’re a Horrible Person, But I Like You” is not the one to choose. This compilation, presented by The Believer Magazine, a magazine that offers essays, interviews, reviews, and advice, features funny responses from comedians based on ridiculous questions that readers send in. Looking at the cover,... 

On the Calendar

Prism Review Launch Party A launch party for this year’s issue of La Verne’s literary journal, Prism Review, will be held at 6:30 p.m. on May 13 in the Harris Art Gallery. Staff members will read their favorite pieces and refreshments will be served. Academic Regalia Sale All graduating students can purchase their academic regalia through the Commencement Services Office from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.... 

Greek Week participants end on high note

Greek Week participants end on high note
Iota Delta members Naime Laskar, Aubry McSweeny, Marcie Baldridge, Jodi Baldridge and Cassandra Gonzalez perform at the Lip Sync contest, which capped off the final day of Greek Week on Friday in the Athletics Pavilion. The night also included trophies, awards and many laughs from the large and lively audience. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer The lights were dim, the crowds... 

Commuters eat free on Earth Day

Commuters eat free on Earth Day
Stephanie White, a junior athletic training major, introduces Muhammad Alsulayman to Legacy of Clean, a line of environmentally sensitive cleaning products by Amway Global. Students piled into Davenport Dining Hall on April 22 for Commuter Day and Earth Day, an event to inform students of ways to help the environment. An array of booths provided tips and lessons on going green./ photo by Christopher... 

Students learn to network

Rachel Smith Staff Writer Lecture usually equals very boring, but not for the “Networking Like a Pro” lecture that rocked Tuesday afternoon in the Campus Center Ballroom. The charismatic and captivating Ivan Misner, founder and chairman of BNI, the world’s largest referral organization, kicked off the College of Business and Public Management’s lecture series. The room was filled with BNI... 

International Center receives a facelift

International Center receives a facelift
Looking over the blueprints, Steve Braeger of Braeger Construction is remodeling the Interna­tional and Study Abroad Center near Third and “B” streets. Braeger has worked in construction and remodeling for more than 30 years. / photo by Stephanie Aellanes Built in 1886, the former residential property that houses the Inter­national and Study Abroad Center was built without a foundation and has... 

Magician dazzles students' minds

Magician dazzles students' minds
Dan Sperry, named “Most Original Magician” by The World Magic Awards, performed a live show for the students of La Verne in the Campus Center Ballroom Tuesday. The room was overflowing with students, including Roxanne Garcia, Junior Business Administrations major at, who came for the show that contained a mix of magic, comedy, and mind reading. / photo by Nicholas Mitzenmacher Pui Lok Choi Staff... 

The disabled inspire at Colloquium

Debbie Allison Staff Writer The Movement and Sports Science Spring Colloquium offered students a bit of inspiration straight from one of their peers on Tuesday night. The Colloquium, sponsored by the Movement and Sports Science Society, consisted of two parts. First, a showing of the documentary “Murderball,” a film about quadriplegics who play wheelchair rugby. The movie chronicled the U.S. wheelchair... 
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