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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, While editorials such as that presented in last week’s Campus Times (“Parking Should Trump Park,” March 7) are opinions, as professional journalists I would have hoped you would have examined some of the facts before launching into your commentary on Leo Park. As a faculty member in the kinesiology department, faculty adviser to ASULV, and faculty member of the Parking Committee,... 

Lee sets agenda for sports news

Lee sets agenda for sports news
La Verne’s new athletic communications director, Sean Lee, said he is enjoying the school’s sports facilities and is excited about his future with the University of La Verne. As communications director, Lee runs the social media pages and website for every sport the university offers. He has created a sports media club in which students can get experience working in sports communications. / photo... 

LV apparel should be sold at games

LV apparel should be sold at games
Editorial cartoon by Jacob Bogdanoff Throughout the years, the University’s school spirit has increased tremendously, especially with the increase in students, the newly renovated Ortmayer Stadium and a multimillion dollar Campus West in the works that will be home to baseball and softball. Sporting events have become more than a social event; they have actually become competitive, and our fans more... 

Leos mourn Will Darity

Leos mourn Will Darity
Will Darity chats with inductee Liz Lucsko at the 2009 Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Darity, the University’s sports information director, died suddenly Wednesday at the age of 43. / file photo by Rafael Anguiano Kristina Bugante Arts Editor Sports Information Director Will Darity died Wednesday morning in Pasadena of a heart attack. He was 43. For 18 years Mr. Darity served many roles... 

Increase gym hours, please

The busy life of the average college student leaves little time for a student to get his or her daily physical workout to stay healthy. Many universities have on-campus gyms accessible for their students and faculty, which is a huge convenience. The University of La Verne is one of those universities that has a gym ostensibly available to students, but in reality, it’s almost never open. Trying to... 

Softball coach shares story of Olympic glory

Softball coach shares story of Olympic glory
Softball coach Julie Smith presents “How One Trains for an Olympic Gold Medal (and what one does with it once it’s won)” as part of the faculty lecture series Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Smith shared her experience of being part of the 1996 Olympic softball team. Smith also shared how she learned to embrace her great achievements and not allow them to define her. / photo by Pablo... 

Athletes’ travel should be on ULV

Many of La Verne’s athletic teams fundraise so that they can travel to far away places and stay overnight. This is extra work that the student athletes do not need to deal with. La Verne is a private university, meaning the expenses to attend are quite steep compared with the state’s publicly funded California State or University of California systems. With such high tuition, one would think that... 

Zwissler connects coaching, teaching

Wendy Zwissler spoke on the “The Marriage of Teaching and Coaching” in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. Zwissler is currently the head coach for women’s soccer and is an assistant professor in the movement and sports science department. / photo by Candice Salazar  Read More →

Squads find homes, await new fields

Squads find homes, await new fields
The women’s soccer team will hold practices this semester at Lutheran High School on Fruit Street, just north of Foothill Boulevard. Practices are held Monday through Thursday afternoons. Head coach Wendy Zwissler said the Lutheran High field is a great place to practice. / photo by Candice Salazar Grace Casale Staff Writer Bulldozed baseball, soccer and football fields will eventually give way to... 

LVAA function unites Leos

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Wednesday marked the annual La Verne Athletic Associates Barbecue, held for every student athlete on campus on the field of Ortmayer Stadium. Student athletes donned neon green shirts as part of the annual Student Athlete Recognition Day. “Its an honor to be an athlete,” freshman softball player Danielle Vela said. “It’s really special to see so many athletes out... 
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