News Briefs

Lauren Creiman // Oct 14th, 2011

Campus and community events for the week of Oct. 14, 2011.

A majority of students and faculty said they are not interested in Google+, according to an informal poll designed to determine their awareness, interest and willingness to participate in the new social network.


Open Mic shares student voice

Guests shared an evening of poetry and music about pride and overcoming oppression with the Black Student Union’s open mic night which featured special guest Besskepp.

Many of La Verne’s athletic teams fundraise so that they can travel to far away places and stay overnight. This is extra work that the student athletes do not need to deal with.


The leaderless protest group “Occupy Wall Street” has entered its third week of demonstrations. The protests, which began on Sept. 17, have for the most part been peaceful, drawing in crowds of thousands to New York City’s Zuccotti Park.


LV falls in SCIAC football opener to Stags

Despite displaying a much-improved performance, the La Verne Leopards dropped their conference opener to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 20-17.

Performer articulates ‘Life on the Swerve’

Rhodessa Jones entered Garrison Theater at Scripps College as a devil-type character to begin her performance of “Life on the Swerve: Observations from That Place Where the World Ends” on Tuesday.


Students embrace German culture at Oktoberfest

The Campus Activities Board brought Oktoberfest to the students at the University of La Verne on Tuesday at Davenport Dining Hall.

Leopards slip to visiting Redlands

After a rainy day in La Verne, the women’s soccer team suffered a 3-0 defeat to the Redlands Bulldogs on a crisp, cold and clear night at Damien High School.


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