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Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo
Freshman journalism major Thandi Ware takes a few swings at the piñata during the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Sneaky Park Tuesday. Hosted by the Latino Student Forum, students enjoyed free food, a photo booth, piñatas and DJ music. / photo by Michelle Leon  Read More →

‘Maine Men’ raises $500

‘Maine Men’ raises $500
Junior Zachary Robertson, from Sigma Alpha Epsilon, does a Latin dance routine with sophomore Sigma Kappa member Kelsi Robinson at Sigma Kappa’s Maine Man pageant April 30 in Morgan Auditorium. After judging and voting, Robertson was crowned as Sigma Kappa’s Maine Man out of twelve contestants, as he demonstrated the sorority’s core values of personal growth, loyalty, friendship and service.... 

ULV redesigns website

ULV redesigns website
Cindy Gaytan, special events coordinator, and Debbie Hughes, executive assistant to the chief financial officer, answer a live survey at the University Identity and Website Redesign Project input session in the Campus Center Ballroom Monday. The session was led by representatives from the Ohio-based marketing agency Ologie, which has been hired to create a brand that accurately represents La Verne.... 

Dodgeball tournament provides a study break

Kayla Hockman Staff Writer Six student teams competed in the Campus Activities Board’s Intramural Dodgeball Tournament Monday and Tuesday night in the Athletic Pavilion while wearing matching athletic clothing, dipping, dodging, ducking and catching dodgeballs. The Realist took the crown in the championship match against Kernville Bond, after competing for two days in the tournament. The dodgeball... 

Students ‘Blast Off Into Learning’

Students ‘Blast Off Into Learning’
Romina Gomez, age 5, watches her father try to hula-hoop at the 10th annual Family Literacy and Math Conference Saturday at Sneaky Park. Gomez was one of several students ranging from preschool to eighth grade invited to join the event sponsored by the College of Education and Organizational Leadership. The goal of the conference was to give parents ideas to help their children succeed. The conference... 

On the Calendar

Destination Procrastination CAB will host Destination Procrastination for students to relieve stress from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Thursday in the Campus Center. There will be free food, laser tag, massages, movies, a live DJ and games. Greek Graduation The Greek Graduation and Awards Ceremony is at 7 p.m. May 15 on the South Quad to celebrate seniors and the Greek organization’s achievements. First... 

Event promotes healthy lifestyles

Event promotes healthy lifestyles
Guadalupe Galvan and Hunter Hill visit the Student Health Services table at Kinesiology Society’s event “Health Sense” on the South Quad Tuesday. There were free pens, condoms, condom cases and informational pamphlets regarding well-being and health. The event offered free Bowl of Heaven açaí bowls. And Crunch Fitness held a raffle. / photo by Sara Flores Sierra Dasher Staff Writer The Kinesiology... 

Denim Day event shines light on sex assault

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer The Greek organizations at the University of La Verne came together to bring awareness to the issue of sexual assault and rape for Denim Day Wednesday in Fasnacht Court. Denim Day became an internationally recognized event 16 years ago after the Italian Supreme Court overturned the rape conviction of a man who claimed that his victim’s jeans were so tight, he needed... 

Guild connects gamers on campus

Guild connects gamers on campus
The Gamers Guild club is on a mission this year to get gamers at the University of La Verne to come together to build a gaming community. The executive board includes freshman vice president Sean Gribbin, sophomore secretary Neema Badihian, freshman president Jack Bowman and freshman treasurer Maddie Neely. The e-board plays various video games, such as Mario Kart and Super Smash Brothers, often two... 

Cell phones become a pain in students’ necks

Deonah Cendejas Staff Writer Text neck, a new phenomenon, occurs when there is an excessive strain on the head, neck and spine, which usually results from looking downward. More than 60 percent of Americans own a smartphone, which puts a large population at risk of experiencing text neck. According to an informal survey of students at the University of La Verne, 18 out of 20 students said they are... 
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