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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... 

Historic Walker House brings light to San Dimas

Historic Walker House brings light to San Dimas
Vacated in the 1990s, the Walker House has been restored and transformed into a cultural focal point in the city of San Dimas at the intersections of San Dimas Avenue and First Street. The house now hosts the Saffron Restaurant, the Second Story art gallery and several other city festivals and events. Saffron Restaurant features a Pinot & Pizza night with wine selections starting at $5. The... 

CAB hosts welcome back week for students

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer To kick off spring semester, the Associated Students of the University of La Verne and the Campus Activities Board planned fun events and activities for the first week in February. The first event held was the Breakfast of Champions, a continental breakfast, set up by the Rock in front of Founders Hall on Monday. Next up: a nacho bar was set up for students to dig into,... 

Students travel over Atlantic for interterm trips

Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor While some students were taking strenuous classes on campus this January, others were walking through the streets of ancient cities. Rita Thakur, associate dean of the College of Business and Public Administration, and Al Clark, associate vice president for academic affairs, took undergraduate students of all different majors to tour parts of Italy and Greece for 10... 

Technology Review: iPad or iFad?

Mark Vidal Editorial Director You may have wanted it even before Apple Inc. finished engineering it. Is it because popular tech culture automatically seduces us into loving anything Apple produces? Or is Apple really that good at meeting the people’s needs and wants? After Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad on Jan. 27, for many the answer was a “yes” and a “maybe.” A poll taken by online retailer... 

Portuguese class excites students

Michael Shather Staff Writer Founders Hall echoes with the sounds of an exotic romance language on Tuesday nights. This buzz is fueled by a new class, Conversational Brazilian Portuguese, now open to students and staff here at the University of La Verne. Starting Tuesday night and continuing through spring semester, this lively class teaches fundamental Portuguese and lessons in Brazilian culture. Conversational... 

Activities add to holiday festivities

Activities add to holiday festivities
Heritage Park is hosting its annual Christmas Tree Farm, with a hay maze for children and a garden patch decorated for the holidays. Frank Molina, an Arizona resident, volunteers every year at the Christmas Tree farm. The Noble Fir trees, grown in Oregon, are available for purchase 11 a.m.-8:30 p.m. on weekdays and 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. on weekends until Christmas Eve. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes Angie... 

LSF continues Las Posadas tradition

LSF continues Las Posadas tradition
Guests enjoyed Mariachi music and pozole, a traditional Mexican soup, as the Latino Student Forum celebrated Las Posadas in Davenport Dining Hall on Friday. Adviser Crescencio Gonzalez and President Rosalilia Gradilla hosted Los Posadas as a celebration of the trials of Mary and Joseph before the birth of Jesus. Andrea Sotosainz and Danny Perez played the Virgin Mary and Joseph as they joined guests... 

Film unearths family death

Director C.M. Hardt searches for truth with “Death in El Valle.” Marla Bahloul Arts Editor There are those who try to forget particular remnants of history, and there are those like C.M. Hardt, who try to revive that which has been forgotten. Hardt, an award-winning photographer and filmographer, delivered a presentation called “Ghost of Franco” on Wednesday in the President’s... 

Toy drive aids local children

Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer In an effort to spread some holiday cheer to children in the community, the Associated Students of the University of La Verne are carrying out a toy drive until Dec. 7. All toys collected will be donated to the McKinley Children’s Center located in San Dimas. “We started a new philanthropy committee so we decided that since the McKinley Children’s Center is local... 
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