Leos hosts debate championships
Speaking with extreme opposition on the issue of a woman’s right to an abortion, Ben Kornfeld and teammate Samuel Ward-Parker argue their way to the winner’s seat Sunday at the United States Universities British Parliamentary National Debating Champion­ships. The team from Yale University was named champion after... 
ULV ends season in the deep end
La Verne sophomore Allison Gunby treads against Occidental senior Danielle Garcia in an attempt to draw a foul in the offensive two-meter position from the goal line. The Leopards held the Tigers to two goals, losing 4-2 at Las Flores Park Saturday. La Verne finishes its season with a Southern California Intercollegiate... 
Leopards prepare for SCIAC finals
Freshman Nasjua Palmer and junior Ebony Williams race to a third place finish in their heat at the women’s 4×100 relay at the 27th Annual Pomona-Pitzer Track and Field Invitational Saturday at Strehle Track in Claremont. The women’s team remains undefeated in SCIAC play. The next scheduled event for La Verne... 
Faculty lecture focuses on second language acquisition
For his lecture “Language Immersion: Psychological Implications,” Justin Saldana, associate professor of education, spoke about immersing himself in French language when he traveled to France during his Sabbatical last year. Saldana, who is originally from Mexico, told his audience that immersion is the best... 
Sharma’s dream built on language
Tahil Sharma, junior foreign languages major specializing in Spanish and Japanese, is involved with many different activities on campus including the Interfaith Student Council, International Student Organization and the Model United Nations. After graduation Sharma says he wants to go into a profession that involves... 
'Geolocation' show reveals transparency of social media
Junior photography major Hunter Cole peels plastic off the latest installation in the Carlson Gallery, called “Geoloca­tion: Desertscapes,” by photographers Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman. The gallery will hold a reception at 6 p.m. Thursday at which photographers will be available to talk via video chat. /... 
Monica Dien Staff Writer A sea of treasure lined floors, filled tables and goods dangled from canopies at the Rose Bowl Flea Market last Sunday. Shoppers flocked by the thousands to visit what has become known as “The Greatest Flea Market on Earth.” Known for its array of timeless and antique items, the market... 
<i>Book Review</i>: ‘Stung’ leaves a scar on readers
Christina Collins Burton Book Editor In Bethany Wiggins’ newest novel “Stung” the bees are disappearing and crops are dying. To help, the government has been breeding bees in labs to help save the population. Unfortunately, children stung by these super bees die. If they get vaccinated against the stings they... 
Monique Parra Staff Writer From feeding neighbors from a single seed to now feeding over 6,000 people each month, Sowing Seeds for Life provides groceries twice a month to families who live in Los Angeles County between downtown Los Angeles and Claremont. Sowing Seeds for Life, a non-profit organization, began in 2007... 
Katie Madden Arts Editor Students, faculty and members of the International Student Organization gathered to discuss the culture, history and traditions of Mexico at the ISO’s lecture series, “Focus.” Dia Romero, a junior international business and language major and member of ISO, gave a presentation about her... 
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