Christmas tree lights up La Verne
Erin Friedeman, who works at the La Verne City Hall, and her daughter Margaret watch the Bonita High School choir perform at City Hall on Monday at the city of La Verne’s annual tree lighting ceremony. Margaret, a Roynon Elementary School second-grader, was chosen to light the tree at the ceremony. / photo by Celine... 
Women’s basketball earns OT win
Senior guard Kay Hurd drives in to try a shot as she is defended by La Sierra junior guard Victoria Lowe in the second half of the game Tuesday night. The Leopards’ 73-71 overtime victory against the Golden Eagles left the women with a 3-2 record on the season. / photo by Ryan Gann Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor The... 
LV swim plunges into new season
Coach Pat Skehan oversees the swim team practice for the upcoming meet. Assistant coaches Mike Kuzman, Gary Appel, and Erin Morten lead the 600-yard warm-up and rev-ups. The team works on breakout cords, parachutes, and kicking exercises. The Leopards compete against Occidental at 11 a.m. Saturday at the La Verne Aquatic... 
Amanda Larsh Staff Writer While thrift stores can be a great way to grab some awesome clothes for cheap, many people also enjoy the fact that they help out a local charity. But not all thrift stores donate their profits, and even if they do, the charity may receive only a minute amount of the proceeds. The website... 
Mariela Patron News Editor Student groups at the University of La Verne formed the Coalition for Ethical Reasoning in support of adjunct professors’ decision to unionize. After learning about the obstacles adjuncts face every semester, members of the coalition say adjunct professors are treated unfairly. “They... 
Students display directing chops
Kyle Boardman and Emily Jardel run through a scene from George Furth’s play “Company.” The theater department presents “An Evening of Directing Projects,” facilitated by Sean Dillon, which allows students to direct plays. The showcase opened Wednesday in the Jane Dibbell Cabaret. / photo by Jessica Harsen Cody... 
Morales talks metals
Ricardo Morales, associate professor of chemistry, presents his lecture, “When One Metal is Not Enough: Synthesis and Characterization of Bimetallic Nanoparticles” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Morales explained the characteristics of catalysis and nanoparticles as well as their use and applications... 
Karla Rendon Assistant Editor The Campus Center Ballroom A surpassed maximum capacity by nearly 45 heads when photographer David Burnett visited the University of La Verne to present a lecture for his exhibit, “44 Days: Iran and the Remaking of the Word,” on Nov. 21. Although the title of the gallery may have convinced... 
Dear Editor, I received a number of letters from the University about the potential of unionizing adjunct faculty. I am very strongly opposed to this effort. Many years ago I was forced to join the Teamsters Union in order to secure employment. It was a minimum wage, part-time job. During those two years I experienced... 
Proposed ban affects L.A.’s hungriest
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff ‘Tis the season to be jolly unless you’re a homeless person living in Los Angeles, as two City Council members have proposed a ban on feeding homeless people in public spaces. If enacted, the law would join a list of more than 30 other cities in the United States, including... 
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