La Verne gets a taste of fine wine
Arun Tolia, chairman of the board of the La Verne Chamber of Commerce, accepts a taste of wine from sommelier Christine Charland from Jerry D. Mead’s New World International Wine Competition at the 16th annual Taste of La Verne Food and Wine Festival Friday at the Sheraton Fairplex Con­ference Center in Pomona.... 
Emily Lau Editorial Director University of La Verne student filmmakers showcased their four self-produced short films to other community filmmakers at the sixth annual 909 Film Festival Friday in Benson Auditorium at Pitzer College. Students created the films in their Advanced Video Pro­duction classes taught by... 
‘Chalk Boy’ casts dark light on teen issues
Penny (senior theater major Chase Montano) and Breanna (senior theater major Shelby Liburd) try to deal with the chaotic aftermath of a classmate’s disappearance in the Oct. 9 performance of “The Chalk Boy” in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret Theatre. Written by playwright Joshua Conkel, the story centers around the... 
Georgia’s Stone Mountain used to be the meeting site of white supremacy group the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1900s, but if a new proposal passes, a tower that includes a bell with the line, “Let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia,” from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech will be erected... 
Jolene Nacapuy Editor in Chief I like to sit back and think of what rides I will go on or what food I will eat as I look forward to a happy day at one of my favorite places to go in California: Disneyland. But with its recent price increases, the so-called “happiest place on Earth” turned my bank account into... 
Volleyball splits at Leo Invitational
La Verne freshman outside hitter Delaney Lynch prepares to spike the ball against UC Santa Cruz outside hitter Tatum Novitsky as junior middle blocker Kelsi Robinson, freshman libero Kristen Sanchez and freshman setter Madison Hickey watch in the second set Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court. The Leopards ultimately... 
Senior psychology and pre-med major and vice president of Helping Hands Ashley Larae uses a handmade broomstick as a fishing pole with a powdered donut for bait, as Vikki Calderon attempts to catch the donut using her mouth in less than 30 seconds. Helping Hands had a booth at the Harry Potter-themed Homecoming street... 
Karla Rendon News Editor Albert Hammond Jr. played a sold out show at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles Wednesday, with the venue reaching maximum capacity at 600. The line to enter began around 5 p.m. with eager fans patiently waiting outside the hip venue and many fans proudly displaying their best Strokes-related... 
Texas gun law endangers students
editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff The University of La Verne is a small campus with not much going on in regards to protests and school-wide political activism, but at the University of Texas at Austin, students are planning a provocative protest against a new gun law signed by Gov. Greg Abbott June 1. The “campus... 

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// Oct 16th, 2015
Fasnacht Lecture Rabbi Eric Yoffie will deliver the fall 2015 Fasnacht Lecture, “Immigration, Israel/Palestine, Sexual Identity: Finding Solutions Through Interfaith Dialogue,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in Morgan Auditorium. ‘Idiocracy’ Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion (SEEDS) and the La Verne... 
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