Erum Jaffrey Arts Editor The dietary supplement industry is booming with reported sales reaching $13 billion in 2013, but there is a common public misperception on how these supplements really affect human bodies. According to the Food and Drug Administration, dietary supplements are intended to add further nutritional... 
Al Clark, professor of humanities, rides his bike to work daily. Clark said he believes that the proposed state law to require all bike riders to wear helmets is a good idea because of the dangers for cyclists sharing the road with cars. Clark said all cyclists should be required to wear a helmet because both drivers... 
In 2013 women working full time in California made about 84 cents for every dollar earned by a man, according to Equal Rights Advocates. The pay gap is even larger for women of color — African American women get paid 64 cents and Latina women 44 cents for every white man’s dollar. That could change — and really... 
Celene Vargas Staff Writer Angie Anderson, associate director of student life, covered everything one needs to know about funding a club, from meetings to events, at the spring Club Workshop II presentation Feb. 26 in the Campus Center Ballroom. Anderson spoke about booking vendors, expenses and the required paperwork. “This... 
Durant promotes healthy lifestyle
Matt Durant, director of strength and conditioning, trained members of the women’s soccer team Tuesday. Durant demonstrates a core strengthening and control exercise, using a weight plate. He has been the University’s head strength and conditioning coach for 13 years. Durant is a member of the National Strength... 
Science of life meets ‘Essence’ of art
Professor of Biology Christine Broussard explains to junior biology major Diana Gonzalez how “Limb Bud and Somites, 2003” is relevant to her classes Feb. 26 in the Carlson Gallery. The teal and purplish colors in Broussard’s image come from dyes that make it easier on the untrained eye to see the formation of... 
Kristina Bugante Editorial Director Adjunct faculty members from universities across the country participated in the first National Adjunct Walkout Day Feb. 25 to protest unfair wages and working conditions. According to Inside Higher Ed, the day was a success that sparked conversations about improving adjuncts’... 
Phis get pied
Senior broadcast and speech communications major Tyler Harrison throws a whipped cream pie at junior kinesiology major Harrison Brethouwer during Phi Sigma Sigma and Phi Delta Theta’s Pie-A-Phi event Wednesday in Leo Park. To throw a pie at one of the Phis, it cost $2, and all proceeds went to both the ALS and Phi... 
Kayla Hockman Staff Writer The La Verne City Council on Monday approved an ordinance that will prohibit new tobacco businesses from opening in the city until January 2016. The ordinance also restricts existing smoke shops, vapor lounges or hookah lounges from expanding, remodeling or relocating within the city. “This... 
High salt levels affect fish species
Instructor of Biology Pablo Weaver explained the differences between the saltwater fish and the freshwater fish of the Limia perugiae species, which vary in size and shape. Weaver and Associate Professor of Biology Jerome Garcia presented “The Evolution in Extreme Environments: The effects of hyper salinity on the... 
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