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Firebirds roll to victory at roller derby

Firebirds roll to victory at roller derby
The Fairplex in Pomona gets rowdy as the Los Angeles Firebirds take on the Brooklyn Red Devils. Building Eight in the Pomona Fairplex was transformed into a roller derby track to house the face-off between the L.A. Firebirds and the Brooklyn Red Devils, during a 4 lap, anything goes match last Saturday. The coach for the Brooklyn Red Devils swings a folding chair at the L.A. Firebirds coach Ray Robles... 

Winter formal takes ‘Mad Hatter’ theme

Winter formal takes ‘Mad Hatter’ theme
University of La Verne students flocked to the dance floor Friday at the Padua Hills Theater for the Winter Formal. Mad Hatter’s Ball was the theme as decks of cards were strewn across the tables and walls, as well as given for favors. The DJ cranked out the jams from 7 p.m. to midnight, keeping the crowd moving and shaking from start to finish./ photo by Christopher Guzman Rebecca Bravo Staff... 

Seminar provides resumé help for students

Michael Phillips Staff Writer On Monday Career Services hosted a resumé workshop for students, emphasizing the importance of resumés as the first point of contact between job applicants plus the fact that 40.5 percent of the United States’ unemployed are college students. “The easier you make it for the employer to find what they are looking for, the more likely you’ll be to get an interview”... 

Campus Center gets mixed reviews

Campus Center gets mixed reviews
Built in 2009, the Sara and Michael Abraham Campus Center serves as a hub for student activities at the University of La Verne. Designed by the institutional architecture firm Gonzales Goodale Architects, the 40,000 square foot building houses a café, several student lounges, banquet areas and classrooms as well as offices for student groups and clubs. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Philips Staff... 

Salsa Club brings rhythm and spice

Erin Foltz Staff Writer There is a fresh rhythm on campus, and it is coming from the new Ritmos Latinos Salsa Club. Created by Andrea Sotosainz, sophomore anthropology major with a love for salsa dancing, the club meets from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. every Monday and from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Wednesday in Aerobics Room C202 in the Athletic Pavilion. The club is free to join. No salsa experience? That is... 

Workshop helps students deal with stress

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer College students are subject to a variety of different stresses. Whether it is writing term papers or studying for finals, not dealing with this continuous anxiety can lead to harmful consequences. Rocio Rosales and Joan Twohey-Jacobs, both assistant professors of psychology at the University of La Verne, held a workshop to teach students safe and effective ways to manage stress. “Bigger... 

Orange grove celebrates La Verne's roots

Orange grove celebrates La Verne's roots
Marie Kelly and her grandson, Justin Boultwood, were among many from the La Verne community at Heritage Park Saturday for the opportunity to pick oranges for purchase. The event marks the ninth year that the park has hosted orange picking for the community. The orange groves will be open every Saturday until March 20 for those who may want to go orange picking this spring. / photo by Christopher... 

Week marks black history

Michael Phillips Staff Writer In honor of Black History Month, the African American Student Alliance hosted Black Out Week, an annual tradition at the University of La Verne. “Black Out Week is a time set aside to bring awareness to issues that affect the black community, whether its academics, workshops, or other issues,” said Corbin Henault, 20-year-old athletic training major. The first event... 

Wine walk promotes fun and fundraising

Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer On a beautiful Southern California evening, wine fans and couples enjoyed the first Glendora Wine Walk Feb. 12 on North Glendora Avenue in downtown. With 28 stations serving wines ranging from chardonnay to zinfandel, patrons were sure to have a good time. Los Angeles resident Madison Jennings was brought to the event by a friend. “I really didn’t know what to expect but... 

A new club cycles into La Verne

A new club cycles into La Verne
Dion Johnson, director of art galleries, Joey Torres, junior political science major and Jim Brooks, associate director of the Campus Center, are charter members of the new University of La Verne Cycling Club. The club’s first ride will be at 4:30 p.m., Feb. 28., beginning in front of the Inhale/Exhale sculpture in the Muriel Pollia Sculpture Garden, south of Miller Hall. Johnson serves as the... 
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