Leos ‘stupefy’ Stags at Homecoming
La Verne senior running back Travis Sparks-Jackson rams into a defensive post held by the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags, pushing inch by inch to gain yardage just before the half. Sparks-Jackson finished with 74 rushing yards. The Leopards defeated the Stags in a close game, 32-27, Saturday at Ortmayer Stadium for a... 
Celene Vargas Arts Editor A new adjunct faculty council has formed at the University to provide better representation and communication for adjuncts at all of the University’s regional campuses. The advisory council is made up of six elected members, three for the faculty assembly and the other three for the faculty... 
Pumpkins spice up local park for Halloween
West Covina High School junior Tristan Villar stocks pumpkins at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch at Heritage Park in La Verne. Since 1989, the La Verne Heritage Foundation has presented the annual pumpkin patch. Heritage Park is located east of Wheeler Avenue on Via De Mansion. The pumpkin patch is open weekdays, 4 –... 
Junior broadcast journalism major Reanna Hilario helps professional magician Joseph Reohm levitate a table in a magic trick at a Campus Activities Board event Oct. 8 in La Fetra. Reohm, who said he has been doing magic since he was 3 years old, was invited by CAB to perform for the Harry Potter-themed Homecoming Week.... 
Hayley Hulin LV Life Editor Students from the theater department held their second Cabaret LIVE! event Wednesday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. About 20 students gathered for a night of “Improv Insanity” taught by Carolyn Marie Wright, manager of education and community engagement at 20 Geffen Playhouse. Wright... 
Fairplex houses parking
Parking attendant Soledad Romero, known by her friends as Sol, greets shuttle driver Victor Majiha Friday at the Fairplex’s Gate 17 parking lot, now known as Lot T. Four shuttles, including a coach bus during peak hours, now run every eight to ten minutes from the Fairplex to the University. The designated drop off/pick... 
ULV gardening club sprouts fresh vegetables
Cassidy Furnari, president of the Botany and Gardening Club, picks fresh sage at the club’s open house Saturday. Members planted chard, broccoli and cilantro in the club’s garden, behind the Health Center on the corner of Second and E streets. Visitors were offered freshly picked fruits and vegetable, plus other... 
Cummings documents HIV crisis
Valerie Cummings, associate professor of broadcast journalism, analyzes the dangers of HIV and AIDS after showing her documentary “Women at Risk: Black Women and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic” Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room. Cummings’ 25-minute film examines the lives of black women who have been affected by... 
Earlier this month one of La Verne’s local Starbucks had its health permit suspended for a week after the Los Angeles County Public Health Services came across a cockroach infestation during an inspection. The Starbucks in question is at 1181 Foothill Blvd., located in the Gateway Pointe shopping center. The inspection... 
Bon Appétit has been offering baked artisan bread and other bakery items brought by Homeboy Industries at Barbara’s Place and Davenport Dining Hall. Homeboy Industries is a youth program that offers high-risk adults and former gang members several programs to benefit their well-being, such as mental health counseling,... 
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