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La Verne sororities defy national statistics

Mariela Patron Copy Chief It’s rare for Veronica Orozco not to run into someone she knows when walking to class. Her social life at the University of La Verne is similar to that of an up-and-coming celebrity walking a red carpet during award season; everywhere she goes somebody is up for a conversation. However, the sociable woman she is today is a far cry from the girl she was in high school, she... 

Bingo benefits philanthropy

Emily Lau Staff Writer More than 20 students enjoyed a night of bingo and sweets as Alpha Omicron Pi raised $143 for their Arthritis Foundation philanthropy at its Candy Bar Bingo Night, Nov. 20 in La Fetra Hall. Participants purchased bingo cards for a dollar each and were eligible to win baskets and bags containing a variety of candy. Raffle tickets were also sold for a dollar each and participants... 

Sorority supports soldiers

Sorority supports soldiers
Alpha Omicron Pi created Sisters for Soldiers out of respect for past and present sisters who have family members overseas. Sorority members Erica Maurice, Bretten James, Guadalupe Espinoza, Carmen Ramirez, Sandy Maas and Kimberly Navarro set up outside the Campus Center to collect items for care packages. The next collection will be Tuesday. / photo by Megan Peralez  Read More →

On the Calendar

Kristallnacht Lecture The University will host a Kristallnacht remembrance lecture featuring Martin Goldsmith, author of “Alex’s Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance” at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Campus Center. Limited seating is available. Admission is free. Spotted Pig The Spotted Pig Round Up will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday in the South Quad. Food will be... 

Sororities welcome newbies

The women of Greek life came together last weekend to welcome potential new members as they began their journey through formal sorority recruitment. The women of Alpha Omicron Pi, Iota Delta, Phi Sigma Sigma and Sigma Kappa all offered bids to new members Feb. 23; 88 of the women who went through recruitment joined Greek life by the end of the weekend. “I believe Greek Life is increasing on campus... 

On the Calendar

ASULV Student Forum ASULV will host a student discussion on campus issues from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, Thursday at the South Quad. ‘Know Your Limit’ ASULV is bringing Lori Hart, alcohol awareness speaker, to campus at 10 p.m.,  Thursday in Morgan Auditorium. ‘Enchanted Sea’ Winter Formal will take place from 8 p.m.-midnight, March 7 at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Tickets are $30... 

University hosts cardboard city

University hosts cardboard city
Robert Guzman, a Damien High School student, sleeps outside in a cardboard box for Pomona Valley Habitat for Humanity to raise awareness of the homeless. The event was hosted by the University of La Verne and held in the South Quad from Saturday night to Sunday morning. Volunteers from the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority began setting up their communities at 6 p.m. and helped monitor the students participating... 

Greeks talk respect at conference

Greeks talk respect at conference
Christopher Braunstein presents “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” for the Greek Conference Saturday in the Campus Center. Braunstein is the key national adviser for the California Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and president of the Alumni Advisory Board for the University. Braunstein welcomed potential members into La Verne’s Greek community. / photo By Uyen Bui Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer Members... 

Sigma Kappa emerges victorious in Greek Perfect

Sigma Kappa emerges victorious in Greek Perfect
Members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity serenade the organization’s president, Michael Wahba, as part of their routine for Wednesday’s Greek Perfect event. Phi Delta Theta took third place. The winning routine – judged by Bon Appétit staff members Rebecca Farraj, Shanon Levine, and Justin Alarcon – was performed by the Sigma Kappa sorority. / photo by Christopher Mora Veronica Orozco LV... 

Happenings

‘Site’ The Harris Art Gallery presents “Site,” an exhibition featuring web design art from Chad Attie and Bettina Hubby. The exhibition will run through Dec. 4. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. ‘Urinetown: The Musical’ The theatre arts and music departments present “Urinetown: The Musical,” directed by three-time Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award winner... 
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