Michael Phillips Staff Writer We have all heard the classic, childhood story of Robin Hood. He is noble man from 12th century England who wore bright tights, had a bow and arrow and a love for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. Last week, director Ridley Scott’s version of “Robin Hood” opened worldwide,... 
Michael Escañuelas Arts Editor Establishing a folk music sound is not an easy task, but artist Dave Trautz is beginning to find his voice through his passion and honesty in his first double solo release, “Good News” and “Saviors.” “I wasn’t really any good at being a musician so much, but I was pretty... 
Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer Eating snow cones and getting wet during the water wars were just some of the activities offered for Soakfest on May 13 in the University Mall. “The water slide is awesome, the music’s great, I get to dunk my friends and it’s a beautiful day,” Alfonso Moreno, freshman business major,... 
Kevin Garrity Editor in Chief The University of La Verne Ad Hoc Action Group has recently conducted a four-part symposium on issues relating to gender and sexuality. From the meeting, those involved have decided to organize a “safe list” comprised of faculty, staff and administrators who are open allies of the... 
One act plays showcase talent
Theater students, Ali Franco and Jordan Randall perform “California Suite,” written by Neil Simon and directed by senior Brittnay Lokar, as part of the One-Act Festival on Monday night. “California Suite” was offered among six plays in the annual festival at Dailey Theatre. Stage designers Caitlin McCarthy,... 
An urgency to unite for ’10 graduates
Kevin Garrity, Editor in Chief For a group that will graduate at the beginning of a new decade, we the class of 2010 need to be known as the class of decision makers. Decisions by graduating men and women who demand answers before it is too late and reject tepid responses to distressing problems. Decisions by intellectuals... 
Getting to class never seemed easier
After working out in the gym, Kevin Cleis and Ben Sankey head back toward their dorms. Both Cleis and Sankey have been riding their longboards to class since their freshman year. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Shather Staff Writer A new trend is rolling its way onto the University of La Verne. Skateboarding... 
Dear Editor, I would like to comment on outsourcing mentioned in the recent interview of Dr. Ispahani (“Ispahani reflects on 40 years,” May 14). Honestly speaking I would prefer buying a U.S. product for $20 over a Chinese product of $10. Customers’ behavior towards a product depends on how they value it. In... 
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill targeting a school district’s ethnic studies programs on May 11, creating yet another controversy involving immigration. This bill allows Arizona to take yet another step toward ethnic bigotry by taking away students’ rights to learn about their own cultural and linguistic... 
Track damage sidelines competition
Pat Widolff, professor of movement and sport sciences, commented that the track does not just look bad but poses an injury risk to all people using the track. Once the original First Street, it is now covered by the southwestern part of the track in Ortmayer Stadium. It has acquired drainage problems making it unusable... 
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