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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... 

ULV students staying close to home this spring break

Elsie Ramos Staff Writer With spring break upon us, students are getting a break from term papers and projects a month earlier than than they did last year. Much like last year, however, the state of the economy is making it hard for some students to travel long distances, while some plan not to travel at all. “I’m going to Havasu or Las Vegas,” said Christopher Bin, a senior criminology major. “I... 

Students guess Disney trivia

Students guess Disney trivia
The stakes were high Friday with two Disneyland tickets up for grabs as Ana Esguer, Erin Langston and Stephen Cundiff went head-to-head in a game of Disney Scene-It, a movie trivia game based solely on on Disney films. In the end it was Cundiff who showed his Disney smarts and took home the tickets. The event was sponsored by CAB. / photo by Christopher Guzman  Read More →

On the Calendar

Comedy Show The Public Interest Law Foundation will present a comedy show and silent auction at 6 p.m. on March 19 in the Ludwick Conference Center in the Campus Center. Tickets are $15 if purchased by Thursday and $20 at the door. Latino Student Forum Events Ann Hills, associate professor of Spanish, will present a lesson on “Spanglish “ on March 25. For more information, e-mail Hills at ahills@laverne.edu.... 

Firebirds roll to victory at roller derby

Firebirds roll to victory at roller derby
The Fairplex in Pomona gets rowdy as the Los Angeles Firebirds take on the Brooklyn Red Devils. Building Eight in the Pomona Fairplex was transformed into a roller derby track to house the face-off between the L.A. Firebirds and the Brooklyn Red Devils, during a 4 lap, anything goes match last Saturday. The coach for the Brooklyn Red Devils swings a folding chair at the L.A. Firebirds coach Ray Robles... 
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