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Model Seder celebrates liberation

Model Seder celebrates liberation
Food and songs offer symbolism Cantor Paul Buch from Temple Beth Israel in Pomona led the Model Seder in The President’s Dining Room on March 25. The seder is a Jewish ceremonial dinner held on the first night of Passover. More than just a meal, the dinner includes readings from the Haggadah, a Jewish religious text, prayer, singing, discussion, story telling and ritual appetizers before the dinner.... 

Bracelets help encourage patients

Bracelets help encourage patients
The CAB event, A Band for Hope, was held in front of the Campus Center on Tuesday. The event was held to make bracelets for cancer patients at St. Jude Hospital. Although the table was slow at times, students, such as Ashley Cole, made their way to the table during the time allotted and were able to make an abundance of bracelets with words of encouragement. Cole made a bracelet with the sentiment... 

San Dimas celebrates 50th anniversary

San Dimas celebrates 50th anniversary
Drivers exiting the 57 Freeway south at Arrow Highway come across the entrance to San Dimas and its connection to the old west. This year San Dimas celebrated its 50th year as an incorporated city with a series of events based on the theme, “ Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure.” The next event in the celebration is the Ed Jones Memorial Golf Tournament at San Dimas Canyon Golf Course. All the... 
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Clothesline Project spotlights domestic abuse

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer The Iota Delta Sorority put on the Clothesline Project, a three-day event earlier this month that potentially touched a lot of people – particularly those who have been touched by domestic violence. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women will experience some form of domestic violence in her lifetime. The Clothesline Project in... 

Horse show gallops into Pomona

Tiffany Spears Staff Writer Vibrant hues, rhinestones and glitter are not what come to mind when thinking about a horse show or rider. But that was the theme of the Ponies of America Club Southwest Regional Horse Show, a Western theme with all the sparkle and glitter possible. The horse show competition was held at the Fairplex on Saturday and Sunday. The competition featured female riders from the... 

CAB sponsors St. Patty's lunch

Kristen Campbell News Editor Davenport Dining Hall was active with hungry students and faculty with bluegrass Celtic music playing March 10 at the St. Patty’s Day Celebration put on by the Campus Activities Board. The afternoon opened with Sligo Rags, the event’s band, warming up to give the guests a taste of the performance to come. “At last year’s celebration, the band was a hit, so we decided... 

Heritage Park welcomes children for Spring Squeeze

Debbie Allison Staff Writer More than 150 preschool and elementary school children gathered at Heritage Park on March 18 to catch a glimpse of La Verne’s past at the seventh annual Spring Squeeze. Beginning March 9 and ending March 19, mornings at the Weber Ranch portion of the park were reserved for children from local schools. While attending, they came and learned the “ins and outs” of La... 

NHRA exhibit gets visitors revved up

NHRA exhibit gets visitors revved up
Mickey Thompson’s history goes on display at the NHRA Motorsports Museum at the Fairplex in Pomona. “The Mickey Thompson: First American to 400 MPH” exhibit is on display currently at the Pomona NHRA Motorsports Museum through October. The exhibit showcased many of Thompson’s cars he built and drove, one being the record-breaking land speed car, the Challenger 1, which housed four Pontiac... 

Saudi Arabia visits Davenport

Saudi Arabia visits Davenport
Eman Algamdi and members of the Saudi Students Association were greeted with a packed house Tuesday in Davenport Dining Hall, during their open house presentation of Saudi Arabian culture. The event provided visitors with information about modern Saudi Arabian culture. Snacks and drinks were served while guests were serenaded with Saudi Arabian music./ photo by Christopher Guzman Mark Vidal Editorial... 

More students pay for college alone

Mark Vidal Editorial Director “Go to college” is what every student in America hears growing up. But with 9.7 percent of the U.S. population unemployed, more and more students are hearing “Go to college, and find a way to pay for it.” Seventy-six percent of a thousand parents surveyed in 2009 said they are worried about being able to pay for college, according to Public Agenda, a nonprofit... 
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