Bullying has become an epidemic in the United States. Recently this has come to the forefront of the media with the large number of suicides in the past few weeks.

Students drum to African beat

The rhythmic beating of drums can be heard throughout campus, a sound that transports students to a far off land through intricate beats and silences. The drumming is coming from the West African Drumming class, taught by music department coordinator Steve Biondo.


Leopards shut out Mariners, 4-0

The women’s soccer team trounced Marymount, 4-0, to earn its first victory of the season. The Leopards went on a scoring frenzy that took the visiting Mariners by surprise.

Law professor McMurtry-Chubb speaks on race issues

Teri McMurtry-Chubb, assistant professor of law and director of legal writing, presented her research in the lecture titled “Race Unequals and Social Betters: The Contractual Construction of Race and Class Among White Overseers and Planters in the Antebellum South.”


The streak continues at 15 games

No points meant yet another loss for the football team as they fell to the Occidental Tigers, 30-0, in Southern California Inter­collegiate Athletic Conference action, dropping it to an 0-4 record this season.

Students give hope to sick children

On Monday the Campus Activities Board organized a Down Syndrome awareness project for which students made bracelets to donate to the Pomona Buddy Walk’s participating children.


<i>Commentary</i>: Journalism is still alive

People tell me all the time that journalism is dead. That there is no possible way to make it in a digital world with a print background. And you know what I have to say to that? Well, most of the time it involves a lot of yelling, perhaps some crying and a few curse words strung in for added effect.

The city of La Verne holds its farmers market on Thursdays throughout the summer months on D Street on the east side of the University of La Verne. The market’s run has recently been extended to December and discussion to let it go year-round is ongoing.


One of Britain’s most popular metal bands Bring Me the Horizon has released its third album “There Is a Hell Believe Me I’ve Seen It, There Is a Heaven Let’s Keep It A Secret” earlier this month with Epitaph Records.

t used to be that driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance was the most dangerous thing one could do while driving. But now texting while driving has surpassed DUI as even more dangerous.


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