Weekend spotlights potential Leos
Brittany Logan, an Auckland, New Zealand native, poses for a photo with Leo and Lea after walking down the red carpet at the start of Spotlight Weekend outside of the Campus Center on April 4. Spotlight Weekend welcomed potential incoming students to the University, where they had a chance to get a closer look at campus... 
Ruiz mentors debaters to success
Director of Forensics Robert Ruiz reads “Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence” and relaxes before debate Nationals while displaying his favorite sports teams’ jerseys in the debate team’s lounge. Ruiz enjoys reading and is a self-proclaimed sports fanatic, especially of the Dodgers and Denver... 
Capraroiu delves into translation
Gabriela Capraroiu, associate professor of Spanish, discusses how the Cold War changed culture in her lecture titled, “Hispanic Writers and the Cold War: Memory and the Cultural Politics of Translations in Romania” during the faculty lecture in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. She emphasized the importance... 
Directors take on Croatian humor: Gender-swaps included
Karla Rendon Arts Editor The Department of Theatre Arts premiered “A Gaggle of Gavrans” as the directing class’ midterm last Wednesday and Thursday at the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. Forty people attended to see the two different 30 minute scenes. The first was “Chekhov Says Good-bye to Tolstoy” directed by... 
Softball splits doubleheader
Freshman pitcher Hayley Jaquess leads the Leopards to a win in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader, by throwing a shutout against Cal Lutheran, 2-0, at Wheeler Park. Jaquess pitched seven innings registering only five hits. Senior first baseman Raven Freret and sophomore utility player Katherine Kibbe each... 
‘Natural Subjects’ found in exhibit
Several wooden sculptures stand tall for the world to see in the Harris Art Gallery. Titled “Natural Subjects,” the two-person exhibit by Keith Lord and Nancy Macko is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. / photo by Alison Rodriguez Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer As viewers walk into Harris Gallery’s... 
Last week the Army published an update to Army Regulation 670-1, rules regulating how women can wear their hair when they are in uniform. While the rule change might simply been seen as a way for women soldiers to look even more professional, it clearly targets a specific group of women – non-white women. Unauthorized... 
Powwow honors ancestry
Abel Jacome joins other dancers for the Second Annual Honoring the Elements Powwow at Pomona College Saturday. The northern host drum, The Wildhorse Singers, and the southern host drum, The Northridge Boys, performed traditional and contemporary Native American songs. Community members were invited to join the dancers... 
Stunning sights of spring
A popular hiking trail in the San Gabriel Mountains is the Eaton Canyon trail located in Altadena, 34 minutes from La Verne. The trail is 3.4 miles round trip with a 397-foot incline and a large waterfall at the end which takes approximately one hour from the trailhead. On the weekends, the hike is packed with families... 
<i>Book Review</i>: Pugilist presidents will knock you out
Michael Saakyan Book Editor Have you ever wondered what it would be like to battle one-on-one with the most powerful men in history? Punch Richard Nixon in that long Tricky Dicky nose or kick slavery loving Franklin Pierce in that pretty boy face of his. If your answer is yes then Cracked.com’s Daniel O’Brien has... 
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