<i>Commentary</i>: It’s not Cinco de Drinko

As a Mexican-American, every year I have witnessed people abuse Cinco de Mayo as a way to fully embrace every Mexican stereotype and march the streets with their sombreros, bright colored ponchos and tequila in hand.

In an attempt to prevent further backlash received over the past few months, the Boy Scouts of America announced in April its proposal to allow gay boys into its ranks – but still no gay adult troop leaders.


<i>Food Court</i>: Bake sale raises funds

Sophomore journalism major Ingrid Rodriguez and sophomore music major Vicky Campos take the first shift selling homemade baked goods at the La Verne Choral Organization bake sale in front of the Campus Center Wednesday.

With the growing student population, it is getting harder for the registrar’s office to schedule classes. So starting in the fall some classes will begin at 7:40 a.m. instead of 8 a.m. While the groans and complaints of the student body are already being heard, it really is not such a bad thing.


Enzo Fina and Roberto Catalano performed songs about Italian tradition and culture using exotic instruments to an intimate crowd Saturday in Morgan Auditorium.

Happenings

Alison Rodriguez // May 10th, 2013

Campus and community arts events for the week of May 10, 2013.


Lane Jackson, a sophomore biology major, had no idea what was happening when he felt intense stomach pain while on a family vacation in Hawaii when he was 10 years old.

A transformer at the Oaks residence hall parking lot behind Barkley Building blew up in two explosions Thursday afternoon causing power outages and evacuations across the east side of campus.


An-Hwei Lee fills Chapel with ‘Joy’

With rays of blue and yellow light streaming in to set a soothing backdrop, poet Karen An- Hwei Lee performed a reading and short presentation to an intimate group in the University Chapel last Thursday.

Shakespeare praised at conference

Shakespeare fans from far and near gathered, debated theories, and shared their love of the writer’s many works at the University of La Verne for the campus’ first Shakespeare conference last Saturday.


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