The women’s basketball team defeated La Sierra 73-71 in overtime Saturday at Frantz Athletic Court.
Three pianists and five vocalists came together to showcase the hard work and effort that they put into perfecting their selected pieces throughout the semester in a concert Nov. 22 in Morgan Auditorium.
After several reflective pieces, the audience came to life and snapped along as The Cat, the Hag, and the Longstreet played what they jokingly referred to as the Mediterranean “Pink Panther” theme song at their concert Nov. 30.
A silver star shone brightly in the sky as the Christmas tree outside city hall was lit, kicking off the holiday season for the La Verne community with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony along with a visit from a very special guest.
The International Studies Institute at the University of La Verne has voted on this year’s theme: immigration. Every year, the University has a new theme focusing on a global issue or concern that either affects people, forces them to think about their opinions or inspires them to help.
The future of media outlets and their advancing electronic roles took center stage with University of La Verne’s Don Pollock’s lecture, “Media Convergence: The Future of How We (Will) Get Our News and Information.”
The University of La Verne debate team stood out among the colleges who competed in The United States Universities National Open Debating Tournament. The tournament took place at the Claremont Colleges on Oct. 4.
Founders Auditorium, the largest place for convocations and concerts on campus and also perhaps the most in need of architectural upgrades will finally get a facelift beginning this spring. The University has committed $2.5 million to the renovation and another $1.75 million is expected through donations.
The University of La Verne was awarded a five-year, $2.8 million Title V grant from the United States Department of Education, making it the fourth Title V grant the University has received.
La Verne sports results, standings and schedule information for Oct. 16, 2009.
The La Verne football team played a close game last Saturday against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps but was ultimately unable to achieve its first win of the season. Although the Leopards played well in front of an enthusiastic home crowd, the game ended with a score of 17-7.
Fall has arrived and finally we have reached the right temperature for October. Nothing is better than sitting outside in the crisp air sipping on a warm cup of coffee as the wind blows the leaves around. It is during this time of year that I long to live on the East Coast so I could see the leaves change colors, but then I remember their harsh winters and decide pictures on the internet will do.
Although many parents and critics of video games claim that many of today’s video games are filled with violence and unrealistic virtual realms, they are not any worse than the alternative – creating games that simulate real life experiences and daily activities.