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Multicultural Club celebrates Latino culture

Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Students, faculty and staff came together by forming “familias,” while discovering their individual cultural identities at the Latino student retreat on Nov. 8. More than 20 people attended the fall retreat, designed to help the University’s students become better acquainted with faculty and staff and discuss any questions and concerns they had regarding their experience... 

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students
Junior Gerardo Cuevas talks about college to sixth graders at Lehigh Elementary School in Montclair as part of the “No Excuses University” event Nov. 8. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alana Glenn Staff Writer Sixth grade students at Lehigh Elementary School attended an assembly program last Friday, “No Excuses University,” in which students sat with members of La Verne’s Greek community and asked... 

LVTV brings spook to community

LVTV brings spook to community
Senior Marilyn Mejia and junior Tyler Harrison host La Verne’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular” event at Mainiero Square Oct. 31. After greeting and interviewing many costumed children, the hosts welcomed La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick. / photo by Uyen Bui Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Mayor Don Kendrick and President Devorah Lieberman were two special guests that appeared on LVTV’s annual “Halloween... 

Students hunger for fast and healthy dining

Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Students want another on campus eatery, and 10 out of 16 students asked in an informal survey think that the University community would benefit from a deli-style sandwich shop. With Davenport Dining Hall and Barbara’s Place as the only two options for food on campus, people often resort to leaving campus to get food. By adding another place on campus for everyone to... 

SanGiacomo skates for prosperity

SanGiacomo skates for prosperity
Sophomore Alli SanGiacomo isn’t just your average college student; she is a figure skater, not on the ice, but on four wheels. SanGiacomo is a roller figure skater, and a great one at that. She recently placed at the 2013 Southwest Regional Roller Figure Skating Championships in Fresno and will head to the national championships. / photo by Hunter Cole Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Allison SanGiacomo,... 

Hillel Festival plays classic films for students

Cody Luk Staff Writer Jewish students and people interested in Judaism and Jewish culture came together to share common cultures through a variety of films during the first Hillel Film Festival at 10 p.m. from Oct. 21 to Oct. 24 at Theater 212. The event was started when a few members of Hillel, a Jewish club on campus, came up with a list of Jewish culture-related movies, said Jake Huberman, visiting... 

Scare Fest frights and delights LV

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board hosted Scare Fest Wednesday night on the Lawn from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. A small crowd of students gathered for the Halloween event featuring Burnt to a Crisp, a Texas smokehouse food truck, an obstacle course from Boot Camp Challenge and a terror truck from Terror Truck Inc. “For Scare Fest we got together as a group and compared what we did last... 

Phi Sigs rock around clock

Michael Saakyan Staff Writer Phi Sigma Sigma started its annual 24-hour Rock-a-Thon Wednesday afternoon at Sneaky Park to collect donations for their new philanthropy project: School and College Readiness. The Rock-a-Thon was organized by Phi Sigma Sigma chairwoman Sydney Marshall. “This is my first year as an active so it was a lot of pressure to do a really good job organizing this event,” Marshall... 

CAB celebrates Halloween in style

CAB celebrates Halloween in style
Vanessa Canales, junior history major, shares her Halloween creation with Shelbi Knudsen, senior history major, at the Witch Will You Wear event, hosted by the Campus Activities Board, in Sneaky Park Oct. 17. Students were invited to create Halloween accessories. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Kellie Galentine Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board presented Witch Will You Wear Oct. 17 in Sneaky Park... 

Almeida paints a picture of hope for Angolan orphans

Almeida paints a picture of hope for Angolan orphans
Sophomore political science major Jordan Almeida is a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He served his first internship in Africa during the summer and will be returning to Africa next June for his internship with the children. / photo by Uyen Bui Michael Saakyan Staff Writer During the summer of 2013, sophomore political science major Jordan Almeida had two options on how to spend his vacation. Either... 
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