<i>Commentary</i>: Collins’ courage will change sports culture
Elsie Ramos, Sports Editor It has been long overdue. Finally an active member of one the four major sports leagues in the United States has come out as an openly gay man. NBA free agent Jason Collins broke Twitter the morning of April 29 with his announcement, via a Sports Illustrated essay, that he was gay. While... 
Tennis finishes fourth in SCIAC
Freshman Andrea Madrigal smashes the ball over the net for a point against a doubles team from Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in the tournament semifinals at the Upland Tennis Club May 3. Winning more games this season than any other season, with a record of 5-3 in conference play, the team earned a spot to play and host the... 
<i>Commentary</i>: It’s not Cinco de Drinko
Mariela Patron, News Editor 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. Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day... 
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. Needless to say, the proposal has done little for the organization amid the controversy, instead shedding... 
<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. The event was a fundraiser for the choir to perform at the Walt Disney Concert Hall this summer.... 
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. Students are continuously... 
Clo Hidalgo Staff Writer Enzo Fina and Roberto Catalano performed songs about Italian tradition and culture using exotic instruments to an intimate crowd Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. The Mediterranean sounds were part of the duo’s “Musi­cantinca: Music and Culture from Mediterranean Italy” concert. Some of... 

Happenings

// May 10th, 2013
Spring Choral Concert The ULV Choral Ensembles, conducted by James Calhoun, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5 and are students free. West African Drum Concert The University of La Verne West African Drum Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Morgan Auditorium.... 
Alex Forbess Food Editor 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. The 20-year-old said he was just enjoying the sights and food 10 years ago, when the pain struck out of nowhere and his parents... 
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. Both the Barkley Building and the Barkley Annex were evacuated, Matthew Luna from the ULV Evacuation Team said. “We were right... 
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