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ULV chess club establishes itself

Christina Collins Burton Staff Writer The battlefield of strategy, tactics and sacrifice where titans fight for victory is now going to be available to the students of the University of La Verne through a game of chess. “Our first meeting was excellent. We had about seven people show up,” Jordan Rio, the club’s president, said. “Everyone played chess and we were able to see what level everyone... 

Group brings religion to busy ULV students

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer Even with the busy schedule of a college student, with help from Christ’s X Factor – a Christian religious group on campus – students who are interested in maintaining their Christian connections may do so. “Our mission statement is to inspire fellow La Verne students and the community to live purpose driven lives through the gospel of Jesus Christ,” Tiffany Spears,... 

First Generation group assists new students

Christina Collins Burton Staff Writer Alysia Arriola, freshmen biology major, has attended all the meetings of the new First Generation Club on campus. She has had the opportunity to connect with her mentor through e-mail as the first generation program moves forward with its matching. This year, the program has undergone some major changes in order to offer a wide range of topics for students to gain... 

ULV dance team hopes to grow on campus

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer The University of La Verne’s dance team started its search for new members Sept. 20 and since then has added seven first-time members to its ranks. Though this was the first time trying out for many participants, most of the workshops’ participants were not freshmen. “We’re glad they came out, because they’re really good,” Courtney Gooden, dance team co-captain,... 

Club provides support for African American women

Erin Foltz Staff Writer A new club on campus, Shades of Essence, is designed for female African American students at the University of La Verne. Dealing with issues such as color, hair, weight, and general problems facing college students, this weekly gathering provides those who attend with a comfortable, interactive environment to vent about school and other stresses, get feedback for problems, and... 

Salsa club adds spice to college life

Carly Hill News Editor Salsa music filled the Campus Center Ballroom on Monday night as students, parents and University guests danced the night away. The event was put on by Ritmos Latinos, a salsa-dancing club at the University of La Verne. “I think it’s important to have this event because I want people to experience the difference that a live band makes,” said Andrea Sotosainz, sophomore... 

New religious club reaches out to La Verne students

Pui Lok Choi Staff Writer A new campus Bible study club aims to spread the word of Christ. Christ’s X Factor meets weekly on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the Chapel and aims to teach students the word of the Lord. The group has been meeting since the start of spring semester and hopes to influence more students to attend. “The goal of the club is to build relationships with God and help people,” said... 

Pi Gamma Mu club comes to La Verne

Carly Hill News Editor Pi Gamma Mu, an international social science honor society, has begun meeting at the University of La Verne, with a new structure and new president. The purpose of the society is to expand knowledge base by introducing members to new intellectual thoughts and scholars, to support critical thinking, to establish a social network and to have fun. “Students should come to this... 

A new club cycles into La Verne

A new club cycles into La Verne
Dion Johnson, director of art galleries, Joey Torres, junior political science major and Jim Brooks, associate director of the Campus Center, are charter members of the new University of La Verne Cycling Club. The club’s first ride will be at 4:30 p.m., Feb. 28., beginning in front of the Inhale/Exhale sculpture in the Muriel Pollia Sculpture Garden, south of Miller Hall. Johnson serves as the... 

CAB hosts welcome back week for students

Rebecca Bravo Staff Writer To kick off spring semester, the Associated Students of the University of La Verne and the Campus Activities Board planned fun events and activities for the first week in February. The first event held was the Breakfast of Champions, a continental breakfast, set up by the Rock in front of Founders Hall on Monday. Next up: a nacho bar was set up for students to dig into,... 
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