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Hillel club explores Jewish traditions

Karo Chaklasyan Arts Editor With support from President Devorah Lieberman and Chaplin Zandra Wagoner, a group of students this semester formed Hillel, a student organization hoping to bring Jewish culture and traditions to campus. “Diversity is one of the pillars of the University of La Verne,” said Visiting Professor of Television Jake Huberman, adviser to Hillel, “The only way to be diverse... 

New organization brings PRIDE to campus

Amber J. Guadez Staff Writer A year and half ago, graduate students of the University La Verne’s psychology department joined together to create Students of PRIDE. PRIDE stands for Psychology Respecting Inclusivity Diversity and Equality. The objective of the club is to create and promote a climate of inclusivity and equality, said Adam Wiswell, the club’s co-chair, who is in his third year in... 

Philanthropy club gives back to students

Cindy Vallejo Staff Writer Making their first appearance at the LeoVille club fair the Student Philanthropy Fellowship club is devoted to giving back to the students of the campus. The club originated from the department of annual giving’s Spotted Pig campaign which is part of University Advancement. When Karo Chakhlasyan, the president of the Student Philanthropy Fellowship, was looking into other... 

Campus clubs court new members

Campus clubs court new members
Fraternity brothers Heu Van Le and Justin Olin set up the Sigma Alpha Epsilon booth to promote fraternity rush for the spring semester. Clubs and organizations across the La Verne campus set up information booths on the mall walk Feb. 1. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Mariela Patron Staff Writer The University of La Verne welcomed back new and returning students to spring semester with the LeoVille Club... 

Poetry club recruits inspired writers

Poetry club recruits inspired writers
The new Poetry Club held its first meeting Nov. 15. Club members Myron Woods, Miguel Martinez, Andrea Guerra, Shannon Garcia, president Eric Espinoza and adviser John Bartlet discussed plans and ideas for club activities, including a poetry slam and promoting the club. / photo by Danielle Navarro Christina Collins Burton Managing Editor The beauty of the written word is being recognized with the establishment... 

Art Collective serves as creative outlet

Art Collective serves as creative outlet
Junior organizational management major Sean Kelly, senior movement and sports science major DeAntwann Johnson and senior speech communications major Connor Eckert share their creativity through painting their partners’ eyes in the Art Collective. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Grace Casale Staff Writer The Art Collective is a new group for students who are into the arts, but might have majors in... 

Diwali highlights Indian culture

From Staff Reports The newly formed Indian Cultural Association turned the Campus Center ballroom into a heavenly place of light as members celebrated Diwali, on Tuesday. “Many people have Diwali parties around this time and it makes sense to celebrate as a school and a club so we can show we are active,” Aksheta Verma, president of the ICA said. “Since there are very few Indian students, this... 

Indian club hopes to share culture

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer Amanda Nieto LV Life Editor Aksheta Verma, a sophomore education major, has started a new Indian Cultural Association club, with the hope of bringing together Indian students and sharing Indian culture with the La Verne community. A freshman, Verma was inspired to take action when she found she didn’t have a cultural club she identified with. “The more people I ask,... 

Give diversity groups a chance

Give diversity groups a chance
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez When applying to La Verne, students read and hear about how diverse the University of La Verne is. With eight established cultural groups on campus, and still more being suggested and created, you would think it would be easy to live up to this claim. However, the focus once you attend La Verne seems to shift in an odd way. Instead of the integral involvement of... 

Club fair kicks off spring semester

Lauren Creiman Staff Writer As part of a week of activities planned to kick off the spring semester, the University of La Verne hosted a club fair Feb. 2. The club fair took place in the Campus Center Ballroom from and offered students an opportunity to learn about the various clubs on campus while enjoying free food, gifts and music. “All of the club booths really opened my eyes to the number of... 
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