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Running for a cure

Running for a cure
Paul Alvarez, director of the athletic training program, sprints the final lap of the Relay for Life Sunday. The American Cancer Society held the event Saturday and Sunday on Ortmayer Stadium’s track. The race lasted 24 hours as participants either ran or walked the whole time. A total of 5,134 laps were completed during the event. / photo by Jessica Harsen  Read More →

Project promotes unity on campus

Project promotes unity on campus
Cynthia Ulloa, freshman biology major, Lizeth Calvario, freshman biology major, Sam Arcas, senior biology major, and Cory Campos, senior psychology major, participate in the Peace, Unity and Harmony community event. This event was the senior project of Sumitra Sivalingam, a senior communications major who said she wanted to celebrate different cultures and religions at the event. / photo by Katie Madden Karla... 

Fraternity raises awareness of ALS

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor A set of American flag painted Greek letters, a water pong table, a volleyball net and a teeter-totter turned the South Quad from April 24 to April 25 into what a passerby may think was a fratty hangout. In reality the brothers of Phi Delta Theta came together for a full 24 hours, raising awareness for their philanthropic cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,... 

Dining services get new chief

Dining services get new chief
New to the University of La Verne, Heather Podsakoff was chosen as the general manager for Bon Appétit. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Biola University before first returning there as director of catering for Bon Appétit. Podsakoff said she loves the friendly atmosphere on campus and she has taken to exploring the various buildings. Her current favorite is Founders Hall. / photo by Amanda Nieto Bernarda... 

La Verne clubs mentor high school girls

La Verne clubs mentor high school girls
The women of ULV’s Shades of Essence and the Black Student Union clubs come together with the Beautiful Butterfly Network every Wednesday at Pomona High school. The group of high school and college women shares stories, gives advice and help one another. The Butterfly Network was started about a year ago by LaShonne Mitchell (standing), a teacher at Pomona High School, to create a strong sisterhood... 

Carter speaks to Psi Chi about future

Carter speaks to Psi Chi about future
Gibran Carter appears as a guest speaker to members of the Psi Chi’s club Wednesday about the many different opportunities available for the students to get involved. / photo by Keenan Gilson  Read More →

Ladder of success

Ladder of success
Sophomore kinesiology major John McLuckey climbs a shaky ladder as a part of a game that tests balance and patience during the Campus Activities Board’s Eggstravaganza last week in the South Quad. The event included laser tag and various other inflatable games for University students to play in celebration of Easter. / photo by Jessica Harsen  Read More →

Residents battle for victory

Members of the Residence Hall Association this week began the Battle of the Halls, for which students living in each of the four dorms on campus compete with one another in sports and games. The trophy was ultimately awarded to Vista La Verne when competition wrapped up Thursday night. The idea originated during the RHA summer retreat. Members were looking for a program to involve all the residence... 

First Person Experience: A look into Pinterest DIY remedies

Tyler Harrison Staff Writer Pinterest, the online do it yourself guide, provides many at home remedies. When I was standing with oil in my hair, honey dripping down my face, blue stained feet, it was clear to me that Pinterest features both hits and misses. Pinterest has tutorials from eye shadow contouring to bartending to nursery decor. The site is full of ‘why didn’t I think of that?’ solutions... 

Greek life lip-syncs for cash prize

Greek life lip-syncs for cash prize
George Cuarenta, junior business administration major, sings for Phi Delta Theta during the Greek Perfect competition April 17. Greek perfect is an a cappella singing contest between all of the Greek organizations. Phi Delta Theta finished in third place. Sigma Kappa took first, winning the cash prize for the second year in a row. During the event the six Greek organizations revealed all of their new... 
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