Letters to the editor for the week of Feb. 25, 2011.

<i>Commentary</i>: Going Greek: The tale of a nonbeliever

For most of my life, I have been skeptical of Greek life. My judgment was influenced by popular television shows that only portray sleazy parties, ruthless hazing and harebrained women thoughtlessly backstabbing one another.


<i>Commentary</i>: There’s an app for that?

Anyone who has an Android or an iPhone can agree they are either addicted to or enjoy downloading applications to help pass the time. These applications, which can be downloaded for free with the occasional advertisement interrupting your play, are a big reason behind the purchase of these types of phones. But honestly, is there a need for an app for absolutely everything?

Gina Elise, founder of the organization Pinups for Vets, is making difference through creating a World War II era pin-up calendar. That is why when Jennahway Huerta, senior public affairs major, learned Elise needed some public relations help, she jumped at the opportunity, and parlayed this good cause into a public affairs senior project.


Last Friday – despite soggy weather – ULV students joined together for a game of intramural football.

The West Gallery in the Campus Center opened its new gallery series, “A Man in the Garden,” with a reception Tuesday. The series is by Iranian artist Zohreh Moysaybei and Dion Johnson, gallery curator, picked three of the 10 paintings from the series.


This year there are 10 films up for the Best Picture Award including “Toy Story 3,” “127 Hours,” “The Kids Are All Right,” “Inception,” “True Grit,” “The King’s Speech,” “Black Swan,” “The Social Network,” “ The Fighter “ and “Winter’s Bone.”

The art of Dion Johnson, director of university galleries, is currently being featured in Carl Berg’s collection, “About Paint,” at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.


On Monday, the Movement and Sports Science Society held a golf tournament to raise money for members to go to the California Associa­tion for Health, Physical Educa­tion, Recreation and Dance’s annual conference.

Students donate used prom dresses for the Princess Project

The Campus Activities Board held a three-day fundraiser to give University of La Verne students the opportunity to give back to those who are less fortunate.


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