Alejandra Aguilar Staff Writer Despite a reported increase in homicide rates in Pomona, La Verne, Claremont and Montclair continue to be some of the safest cities to live in. Since 2010, the city of La Verne has reported no homicides along with the city of Claremont. Montclair has reported two homicides since 2010,... 
University community looks ahead for an ‘incandescent moment’
Professor of Movement and Sports Science Paul Alvarez speaks of his “Incandescent Moments.” One of Alvarez’s moments occurred when he traveled to Russia as part of the medical staff for Team USA at the World University Games in Kazan and was recognized as a representative for the United States of America. Alvarez... 
King's dream remembered
Aug. 28 marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, D.C., in which Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Members of the La Verne community observed the anniversary by creating signs addressing various issues they felt were important and holding their own march around... 
Pehanich kicks off new soccer era
New womens’ soccer coach Lauryn Pehanich has played soccer for 25 years. As a seasoned coach of 10 years she loves how each game is unique and always different from the last. / photo by Sarah Golden Julian Mininsohn Sports Editor It is a hot summer day in Ortmayer Stadium. Coach Lauryn Pehanich is enthusiastically... 
Photos promote awareness
International law major Alexcess Zamora, biology major Terence McCovery and communications major Ayla Bobrove spend their photography class break discussing the aerial landscape photographs of David Maisel. The photographs are part of Maisel’s exhibit “Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime”... 
'Mr. La Verne' left his mark on city
Robert Rodriguez is honored at the annual President’s Gala in 2009. He died from respiratory failure July 6. / file photo by Rafael Anguiano Des Delgadillo Staff Writer A longtime fixture in La Verne’s public service sector, City Councilman Robert Rodriguez died July 6 from respiratory failure. He was 83 and... 
Fair goers indulge in flavorful and fried fare
Senior multimedia major Christopher Pulu went to the Los Angeles County Fair Saturday. After looking at all the food stands around the fair, – which offered everything from bacon covered donuts to fresh produce – Pulu decided on Ten Pound Buns. Ten Pound Buns features pieces of toast with a variety of toppings.... 
Football squad prepares to tackle competition
As the season approaches head football coach Chris Krich pushes his team during practice. David Kain (No. 7), a junior safety, runs to block another player during the drill. / photo by Celine Dehban Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer Defense is the prime focus in the Leopards’ plan to win this season. Last season, the football... 
Animals bring wild side to the fair
Ontario resident Juan Cifuentes visits the Great American Petting Zoo on Monday. Llamas, deer, pigs, wallabies and goats of all sizes will call the Los Angeles County Fair home for the next four weeks. They can be found scattered throughout the fairgrounds. / photo by Ryan Gann Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The Los... 
Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer Young people are flocking to social media sites to express their concerns, complaints and opinions, often behind the safety of anonymity. Facebook pages, such as the student-created “ULV Confessions” page and “ULV Meme” page have caused quite a stir on campus and on the Web. Fifteen... 
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