Davenport renovations temporarily ease crowds
With the largest number of on-campus residential students the University of La Verne has ever seen, Davenport Dining Hall has expanded its patio seating. The new dining area features brand new furniture along with a surrounding gate. A patio cover will soon be added, along with heating and cooling devices to accommodate... 
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Karo Chaklasyan Arts Editor With support from President Devorah Lieberman and Chaplin Zandra Wagoner, a group of students this semester formed Hillel, a student organization hoping to bring Jewish culture and traditions to campus. “Diversity is one of the pillars of the University of La Verne,” said Visiting Professor... 
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Mariela Patron Staff Writer The dramatic increase in freshman admissions to the University of La Verne and the opening of the much anticipated Vista La Verne dorm are among the major changes at the University this fall. More than 630 freshmen are enrolled as of the start of the fall semester, compared with 524 last... 
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Alumnus starts the year with laughter
On Monday, August 27th, the ASULV, Campus Activities Board, and the Residence Hall Association kicked off the semester with comedian Brian Moote, who was graduated from the University of La Verne in 2004. Moote, who played basketball as an undergraduate, performed for a full crowd in the Campus Center, where he told... 
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Tuition increases cover new programs
Rosalyn Reyes, a senior mathematics major, fills out financial aid paperwork in Woody Hall on Aug. 30. Statewide cuts have affected students receiving Cal Grants through their financial aid packages. Aid is determined heavily upon students’ family income and financial need./ photo by Kelly Maggiulli Sarah Veissalov Staff... 
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Monique Millan Staff Writer Cuban born poet Gabriela Garcia returned to La Verne to offer a spoken word performance Sunday in Morgan Auditorium. Garcia, a UCLA graduate, has a variety of passions in art including poetry and music. She even opened for the Black Eyed Peas in 2006. “I hope my words from times of struggle... 
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Katie Madden Staff Writer  Hidden in an unmarked building in the middle of Los Angeles’ Fashion District lies the Think Tank Gallery, home to “A Psychotropic Summer Volume 3,” which took place Aug. 30. Musicians, artists, disc jockeys, and a wide array of guests gathered to celebrate the impending conclusion... 
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Water polo looks to make splash
After a week of conditioning in the harsh summer sun, graduate assistant Emerson Gant helps head coach Alex La prepare the water polo team for the first game of the year, which place at the UCLA Invitational Tournament, where they played the national champions USC Trojans. The Leopards were slain by the Trojans, 23-3.... 
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Men’s squad prepares for season opener
Members of the University of La Verne men’s soccer celebrated Labor Day early in the afternoon before heading over to the new stadium for evening practice. After playing two games in New York and flying back the previous morning, the team was back on the field to practice before the first home game of the season,... 
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From the youngest campus in the United States to the oldest of Universities, there are traditions and superstitions that connect the generations of students that can claim an alma mater. Whether it is patting the statue of David’s butt at Cal State Fullerton for luck or the carefully covered statue of the Bruins... 
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