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Latino heritage and roots explored

Latino heritage and roots explored
Retreat builds bonds between La Verne, Azusa Pacific students Daniel Loera, multicultural affairs director, lead the Latina/ Latino Retreat on Nov. 13 in the Howell Board Room and Sneaky Park. Loera and Lili Gradilla held activities for the Latino students from the University of La Verne and Azusa Pacific University. Students shared their life experiences and compared the differences between... 

Storytellers help Aztecs come alive

Storytellers help Aztecs come alive
Michael Heralda and his wife, Sandy, led a story-telling session Nov. 12. Heralda focused on the Mexican Aztec Culture by introducing the Aztec Nahuatl language and various hand-made musical instruments. Heralda performed for a crowded room, playing a flute called “parkas,” as his wife, Sandy plays the huehuetl drum. Heralda eventually invited his guests to play various instruments to create... 

Campus Center grillin'

Campus Center grillin'
Dharma Richards, a barista for Sodexo, prepares drinks for University of La Verne students during his shift at Barbara’s Place on the first floor of the Campus Center earlier this month. The grill, along with the espresso machine, is open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the weekends. Barbara’s Place is a location on campus where students can get a quick meal. ... 

On the Calendar

Madden tournament A Madden football tournament will be held at 12 p.m. Friday in the Campus Center ballroom. Only the first 32 people who sign up for the tournament will be allowed to play. For more information contact Roger Acevedo at 909-593-3511, ext. 4423. Sorority fundraiser Phi Sigma Sigma will host a fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Habit Burger Grill in the Commons shopping center... 

Local businesses fight breast cancer

Local businesses fight breast cancer
Sales raise research funds for the Komen Foundation. Helping to bring awareness to the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Boni Wish held a fundraiser Oct. 22 called “Bold, Bodacious and Totally Outrageous” at her store Wishes Boutique, located at 2142 Third St. in downtown La Verne. Other downtown La Verne businesses participating in the event were Serendipity, Generations Antiques and Le... 

Bake sale benefits cystic fibrosis

Bake sale benefits cystic fibrosis
Nicole Wood of Iota Delta supervises the cystic fibrosis bake sale booth as Jennifer Juhasz, Chris Kaelberer and Alan Hernandez gather to support the cause on Wednesday. All the proceeds go to helping those who cannot afford treatments or a transplant. The booth will be open outside the Campus Center through Friday. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

Clubs host ping pong tournament

Clubs host ping pong tournament
Jiaying Shen, a graduate student in the College of Business and Public Management, won the ping pong tournament in the Campus Center on Monday night. Proceeds from the event went to benefit the Latino Student Forum. / photo by Erin Maxwell Yessenia Romo Staff Wrtier Professors impressed their students in a way that was quite out of the ordinary on Monday night by playing ping pong. The Latino Student... 

Festivities highlight Homecoming

Festivities highlight Homecoming
Posing for their classmates on the steps of Founders Hall Monday, Homecoming Court finalists include AnnMarie Francis, Roger Acevedo, Sami Cacchione, Naime Laskar, Christopher Weedon, John LeJay II, Ashley Dunn, Don Sortillon, Cathy Zech and Ryan Figgs. The members of the University’s 2009 Homecoming Court were announced Monday. The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during halftime at the... 
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Spooktacular event sweetens Halloween night

Spooktacular event sweetens Halloween night
Emily and Michael Alamprese were among the trick-or-treaters who made their way up and down the corridors of the Stu-Han residence hall knocking on the doors of students who volunteered to pass out candy as a part of the annual ASULV Spooktacular event. Mike and Erica Alamprese brought their children trick-or-treating around downtown La Verne, where local shops and restaurants continued the Halloween... 

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds
Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the 17th annual Los Angeles Memory Walk was held in Downtown Los Angeles on Grand Avenue just outside of the Water Court Plaza on Sunday to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Participants in the Memory Walk support the families who are affected by this disease. According to the Memory Walk Foundation, the event raised $539,423. / photo by Cindy Harder Xenia Martinez Staff Writer As... 
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