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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... 

Positive attitude leads to longer, fuller life

Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer At 80 years old, Ken Dabrow, president of Dab-Row Radio, stands tall, bursting with energy and passion for life and his career. In light of his love for life, Dabrow led a motivational discussion with students and faculty Wednesday in La Fetra, challenging the audience to let go of the negatives and focus on the positives of life. “Life is a struggle,” said Dabrow. “I... 

Students against violence

An empty seat was reserved at each table in Davenport Dining Hall on Oct. 27 to remind students, including Stacey Marin, Fatima Suarez, Alberto Castillon and Uvette Vernon, of the tragedies wrought by domestic violence. The event called “An Empty Place at the Table,” sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, was aimed at raising awareness about domestic violence. / photo by Rafael Anguiano  Read More →

Learning a Halloween tradition

Learning a Halloween tradition
ELS students Majed Almubark, Fadya Al Kishi, Adwa Alrajani and Abdula Alhourshan presented their carved pumpkin in front of Leo Hall on Wednesday, naming it “Kabol.” Paige Moore, staff activities coordinator, organized the activity to give ESL students the chance to experience an American tradition. For some of the students, it was their first time carving a pumpkin. The pumpkin on the right was... 

On the Calendar

Spooktacular La Verne Community Television will shoot its “Halloween Spooktacular” show from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Mainiero Square on Third Street during the downtown La Verne trick-or-treating event. Trick-or-treaters can be videotaped for the show, which will air that night on LVTV-3. Harvest Festival Bonita High School will host a harvest festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday... 

A View to a Scare

A View to a Scare
Pirates of the Dead Seas was one of three haunted mazes featured at Nightmare of Scareview Farms at the Fairplex on Saturday. Robert Silguero, one of many volunteers to join in on the fright, plays one of many characters. He greeted visitors at the entrance to the maze where they would encounter pirate ghosts and ghouls. Nightmare at Scareview Farms is open every weekend until Halloween night. Halloween... 

Unearthing a natural beauty

Unearthing a natural beauty
Affordable organic beauty products can be healthy for the body, and as well as the environment. Illustration by Michael Escañuelas Natalie Veissalov Editor in Chief Paying top dollar on organic products such as organic beauty products and clothing has become a thing of the past. Many companies and stores have come out with affordable organic products that are natural and healthy for you and the... 

Exotic destinations await La Verne students

A variety of overseas travel opportunities will be offered during the January interterm. Angie Marcos LV Life Editor Several departments at the University are offering students the opportunity to venture to foreign countries in January – allowing them to immerse themselves in different cultures, all the while, receiving credits for their experience. The five international study options include... 

Laughing for a good cause

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer Laughs filled Dailey Theatre as Alpha Omicron Pi held its third annual Laughs of Love comedy night on Wednesday. The program, which was titled, “Strike Out Arthritis,” took all proceeds made and put it toward funding for Arthritis research, the sorority’s international philanthropy of choice. “I think it was a successful event,” said Brittney Alarcon, a senior... 

Local restaurants showcased at Taste of La Verne

Local restaurants showcased at Taste of La Verne
More than 20 restaurants and catering services contributed its menu items for sampling at the ninth annual Taste of La Verne hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 20 at the Sierra La Verne Country Club. Noel Avala, of the Sierra View Restaurant, volunteered to help serve guests some of Sierra View’s new menu items, such as prime rib and grilled salmon. / photo by Christopher Guzman Xenia Martinez Staff... 
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