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Showcase kicks off L.A. Fashion Week

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Looking to breathe new life into Los Angeles Fashion Week, the GAP Project Runway Designer Showcase highlighted seven talented designers based in the Los Angeles area. The host, Emma Zerner, served as a moderater for the course of events throughout the night as well as a buffer in the idle moments of the show. “I have a fashion background as a former model, but I also... 

New downtown smoke shop raises eyebrows and city revenues

New downtown smoke shop raises eyebrows and city revenues
Downtown La Verne’s newest business is the Smoke Shop which opened Feb. 15. The owner, Isaac Farraj, grew up in La Verne and has owned several businesses over the last 10 years. Farraj’s shop offers various flavored cigarettes; different cigars, pipes and tobaccos; and other smoking paraphernalia, including bongs and hookahs. / photo by Candice Salazar Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Downtown La Verne’s... 

Irish festival celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor Davenport Dining Hall temporarily left the University of La Verne grounds and was carried away to a pub off the coast of the Emerald Isle. The Campus Activities Board put together this foot-stomping good time from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in honor of next week’s St. Patrick’s Day. The event featured free T-shirts for the first 100 students, Irish-inspired food... 

Students, faculty clean Facebooks

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer Last week, students and staff gathered in the Campus Center to attend a workshop titled, “Sanitize Your Facebook.” Facebook has become the new playground of the 21st century, and with this comes the need to moderate how people play. The popular social network is a place where people can share photos, post comments and communicate with friends. “Keep a positive online... 

Restaurant Review: Lucky Elephant offers tasty Thai food

<i>Restaurant Review</i>: Lucky Elephant offers tasty Thai food
Contractors Steve Pierce and Misty Henry caught an early dinner at Lucky Elephant Thai Restaurant on West Arrow Highway in San Dimas. The pair ordered Tom Yum Gai a hot and sour soup with chicken and Panang, a coconut curry, on Pad Thai. Henry had visited Lucky Elephant once before and enjoyed it so much she invited her co-worker Pierce to accompany her on her next visit. / photo by Allison Lavelle Michael... 

Winter Formal yacht creates a night to remember for Leos

Sara Montgomery Staff Writer Yachts are essential to any lavish lifestyle. On Friday March 4, more than 300 students from the University of La Verne got a taste of the luxurious life by attending “An Evening Adrift,” this year’s winter formal. The 2,000-square-foot yacht dubbed the Entertainer, was decorated with nautical décor to match the open ocean setting of the Long Beach Harbor. With seashells,... 

Diverse Conversation

Diverse Conversation
In an animated dialogue on the topic of race and diversity, Lili Gradilla, program coordinator, and Daniel Loera, director of the office of multicultural affairs, shared some thoughts with sophomore Dexter Buchanan. The dialogue group, held in the West Dining Hall, served as one of the many activities offered during Diversity Week. / photo by David Bess  Read More →

On the Calendar

Spring Break The University of La Verne will be on spring break from March 14 to March 18. ‘Tron’ Movie Night The Campus Activities Board will host a free showing of Tron: Legacy in La Fetra Auditorium on March 21 from 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Free drinks and snacks will be provided and all students are welcomed. For more information, please contact CAB at 909-593-3511, ext. 4424. Sock Wars The... 

Librarians facilitate success

Librarians facilitate success
Adjunct librarian Karen Beavers helps Jenise Bush, who is working on her doctoral dissertation in organizational leadership. Wilson Library provides student access to services including research assistance, free computer use, private study rooms and copy services. / photo by David Bess  Read More →

LV puts itself in the spotlight for prospective students

Brittnie Van De Car Staff Writer When stuck with the tough choice of which college to attend, Spotlight Weekend can seal the deal for incoming students. The University of La Verne uses the weekend to showcase all that La Verne has to offer. This year’s Spotlight Weekend will be held April 8-9. ULV encourages the parents to come out as well and see what their children will be doing while attending... 
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