Local businesses fight breast cancer
Sales raise research funds for the Komen Foundation. Helping to bring awareness to the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Boni Wish held a fundraiser Oct. 22 called “Bold, Bodacious and Totally Outrageous” at her store Wishes Boutique, located at 2142 Third St. in downtown La Verne. Other downtown La Verne... 
The trend toward three-year college degrees draws opinions from both sides. Aisha Gonzales Staff Writer The economic downturn has strained the already tight budgets of college students to the point that many are looking to cut corners – and one way is by shortening their time in school from four years to three. Some... 
Natalie Veissalov Editor in Chief The La Verne Church of the Brethren is growing fresh produce in its new community garden called “Peace and Carrots,” and each gardener is donating 10 percent of their produce to local food banks. The idea of creating the garden came about when the church was trying to answer the... 
Charlie Neff Staff Writer Ashley Contreras, a studio art major, was recently selected to have her student project series displayed in the University Advancement lobby. Contreras produced her student project series during an advanced painting class last spring when she used photography as a base to form a painting. Contreras... 
Commentary: 'Modern Warfare 2' leads to missing student
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist Close those curtains, tell your family you are dead, and let your girlfriend know that it is over, it is that time of the year again. Yes, my friends “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2″ has finally been released, and I am happy to say that it delivers on its social... 
Legalize 'natural' resources
Michael Escañuelas, Editorial Cartoonist When I was in fifth grade, my elementary school spent a good two weeks participating in the D.A.R.E. program. From what I can remember, this program consisted of a cop or something coming into our classroom and conducting exercises that could help us fight against drugs and... 
The theater department’s production of the Lorca classic is superb Charlie Neff Staff Writer The theater arts department debuted Federico Garcia Lorca’s challenging play “Bodas de Sangre,” or “Blood Wedding,” last weekend, and the production was explosive. The production continues this weekend with... 
Bake sale benefits cystic fibrosis
Nicole Wood of Iota Delta supervises the cystic fibrosis bake sale booth as Jennifer Juhasz, Chris Kaelberer and Alan Hernandez gather to support the cause on Wednesday. All the proceeds go to helping those who cannot afford treatments or a transplant. The booth will be open outside the Campus Center through Friday.... 
Christmas trumps all holidays
Angie Marcos, LV Life Editor Visit any department store and you will be welcomed by white glowing lights, glittery red and green streamers, elegantly dressed up trees, classical festive music and signs that remind you that Christmas is on Dec. 25, lest we all forget and Christmas goes uncelebrated this year. Although... 
The law applies to everyone
Natalie Veissalov, Editor in Chief When Maria Shriver made headlines a few weeks ago regarding pictures taken of her on her cell phone while driving, it made me upset. She was caught three times on her cell phone while driving. It made me especially upset because there are so many aggressive police officers ticketing... 
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