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Hillel Jewish club builds Sukkah for holiday

Hillel Jewish club builds Sukkah for holiday
The Hillel Jewish culture club built and decorated a Sukkah in Sneaky Park on Wednesday. It commemorated the first day of Sukkot, a Jewish festival during which the Hebrew people were commanded to make a pilgrimage to the Temple in Jerusalem. The most sacred location is the Wailing Wall, a remaining portion of the wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple Courtyard. The traditional Sukkah is a hut covered... 

Pre-law club focuses on community

Robert Penalber News Editor The University of La Verne Pre-Law Society is using its resources to reach out to the community and hopes to mingle with students from the College of Law. Senior communications major Christian Leon and sophomore political science major Elizabeth Younger have teamed up to form the Pre-Law Society on campus, a club they hope will gain interest of students looking in to legal... 

ASULV stipend helps new clubs get started

Christian Orozco Sports Editor Just five weeks into the fall 2012 semester, the campus community has already seen the birth of more than eight student organizations this year, from the Pre-Law Club, to Hillel to the Karaoke  Club. “With the booming number of undergraduate students we have offered a $200 stipend for new clubs to help them get started,” Andrea Naccache, vice president of finance... 

Amnesty International club launched at ULV

Danielle Hunt Staff Writer Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million people who advocate ending the abuse and unfair human rights that occur around the world. The University of La Verne’s new Amnesty club hopes to spread its knowledge across the ULV campus. The Amnesty club has already set up several events to get the word out, said the club founder Kaveh Farzad. “I wanted... 

New club looks to ‘renew’ La Verne

New club looks to 'renew' La Verne
Renew club members sing during the first meeting of the Christian group earlier this month in the downstairs room of the University Chapel. Renew is an outreach Christian club affiliated with Revive Church in Claremont. Renew not only offers a safe haven for students with similar values and views but also focuses on academic excellence and offers tutoring for all students,  according to club members.... 

Club fosters political discussions

Christian Gastelum, Jenni Peterson, Anthony Reyes and Vanessa Marroquin gather for the first Democratic Student Alliance executive board meeting in the Learning Enhancement Center on Friday. The alliance was formed to support the Democratic Party and its candidates. The club hopes to sponsor a booth at the La Verne Farmer’s Market on Thursdays. / photo by Erica Castellanos Alex Forbess Editorial... 

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... 
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