Natalie Veissalov LV Life Editor Ben Van Kleeck, a University of La Verne student who is studying abroad in Chile, was in the country’s capital of Santiago when the 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country Feb. 27. Van Kleek was awakened by the strong shaking when the earthquake struck in the early morning hours. “When... 
Saudi Arabia visits Davenport
Eman Algamdi and members of the Saudi Students Association were greeted with a packed house Tuesday in Davenport Dining Hall, during their open house presentation of Saudi Arabian culture. The event provided visitors with information about modern Saudi Arabian culture. Snacks and drinks were served while guests were... 
Mark Vidal Editorial Director “Go to college” is what every student in America hears growing up. But with 9.7 percent of the U.S. population unemployed, more and more students are hearing “Go to college, and find a way to pay for it.” Seventy-six percent of a thousand parents surveyed in 2009 said they are... 
New exhibit encourages exploration
Artist hopes to inspire students with Carlson Gallery show.   Professor of Photography Gary Colby and student Krishne Chelliah chat with photographer Marc Mailin via iChat during the reception for his exhibition in the Carlson Gallery, “Phenomenal Conciousness,” which features infra-red photographs. The reception... 
Posters chart business partnerships
Graduate student Brianna Morales talks with Lisa Martinelli-Lee, her professor for the Building Partnerships and Creating Coalitions class, about her assignment, which charts the pros and cons of the partnership between Visa and the Olympic Games. Martinelli-Lee’s class held a poster session in the Ludwick Conference... 
Elsie Ramos Staff Writer With spring break upon us, students are getting a break from term papers and projects a month earlier than than they did last year. Much like last year, however, the state of the economy is making it hard for some students to travel long distances, while some plan not to travel at all. “I’m... 
Michael Escañuelas Arts Editor It is hard to believe that only three years ago Manchester Orchestra came out with a little known album called “I’m Like a Virgin Losing a Child.” The album struck a chord with many people with its diverse sound of quiet guitars, rocking breakdowns, and emotional lyrics. Now the... 
Students guess Disney trivia
The stakes were high Friday with two Disneyland tickets up for grabs as Ana Esguer, Erin Langston and Stephen Cundiff went head-to-head in a game of Disney Scene-It, a movie trivia game based solely on on Disney films. In the end it was Cundiff who showed his Disney smarts and took home the tickets. The event was sponsored... 
Once they could be seen treading on ridged mountain slopes and broken desert roads before coming to height in the 2000s. Then suddenly they were seen as the official vehicle for mothers of suburbia to drive to the grocery store. It is safe to say that Hummer’s legacy will be a symbol of American might and vanity... 
UC San Diego was recently attacked with media coverage due to racist activities over the past few weeks. Among these was the “Compton Cookout,” in which students were encouraged to dress “ghetto” and speak loudly, and a KKK hood was placed on the Dr. Seuss statue outside of the library. This event is a horrible... 
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