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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... 

Greek Week evokes spirited competition

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer The annual week of friendly competition between sororities and fraternities – Greek Week – kicked off on Monday. A Gotham City skyscraper of balloons towered in the University quad as live music from LeoFM called to action all members of Greek life to fight crime in the first of the week festivities. To start the action packed week, an art event entitled “GreekCon”... 

Study abroad fair explores foreign experience

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer The college experience is something that will expose you to different people, lectures, professors and situations. Now imagine getting a chance to do this for a semester in another country or across seas. A study abroad fair was organized last Thursday in Sneaky Park to inform students of all the different countries they have an opportunity to study in. Veterans of the... 

Sudzapalooza provides drink variety at Fairplex

Rachel Smith Staff Writer Hundreds of beer enthusiasts got a chance to taste plenty of local and exotic beers, all in the name of charity. Sudzapalooza was an opportunity for beer drinkers to sample all the beer they wanted at the Finish Line Sports Grill in Pomona. The Fairplex educational program benefiting from all the beer drinkers was the Career and Technical Education Center. “CTEC is a program... 

Champion horse ranches compete for blue ribbons

Michael Shather Staff Writer Sunday was the second and final day of the 2010 Spring Classic Championship show at the Fairplex Equine Center. This show gives horse clubs and organizations opportunities to show off their champion horses. The Southern California Peruvian Paso Horse Club is devoted to the promotion and enjoyment of the Peruvian Paso Horses. These horses are considered the Cadillacs of... 

Automotive Review: Leaf may recharge future of driving

Mark Vidal Editorial Director It won’t be readily seen in the streets until next year, but approximately 81,000 U.S. hopefuls have already pre-registered for a chance to have first priority in placing their historic orders this August. Indeed the advent of the Nissan Leaf, an all-electric vehicle, is stirring a silent commotion in the automotive world, a world where Priuses have barely crossed over.... 

Beauty Review: Make-up adds a bit of glam to life

Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor Most women love shopping for make-up and trying new products. Being surrounded by different cosmetics is something that makes most women happy. I contacted BeneFit cosmetics and Hard Candy cosmetics’ public relations representatives, and they sent me free cosmetics to sample and review. Both brands have a funky and flirty edge to them. Not only is BeneFit cosmetics... 

Cool Cruise turns downtown La Verne into hot rod heaven

Cool Cruise turns downtown La Verne into hot rod heaven
More than 500 custom classic cars converged in downtown La Verne on Saturday to strut their stuff for the annual Cool Cruise car show. Cal State Long Beach student T.J. Mills checks out a 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air owned by Doc Conroy of West Covina. It was one of hundreds of customized and restored cars on display at the annual Cool Cruise car show in downtown La Verne on Saturday. Mills attended the... 
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