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Mardi Gras shows Louisiana spirit

Mardi Gras shows Louisiana spirit
Emilee Crumine, a psychology major, and Alex Hernandez, a communications major, enjoy Davenport’s version of Mardi Gras cuisine. CAB hosted this event in the dining hall Tuesday, where the first 60 commuters enjoyed a free meal. Davenport was decorated and the Mardi Gras inspired fare included gumbo, cornbread, bread bowls and ham. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday... 

Italian culture finds itself at ULV

Italian culture finds itself at ULV
To celebrate Italian Culture Day students and staff members enjoyed Italian food as well as classic Italian music and decorations that had many thinking of Venice. The celebration took place in Davenport Dining Hall on Oct. 13. / photo by Denisse Leung Anthony Juarez Staff Writer The smell of pasta and chicken parmesan and the sounds of violins transformed Davenport Dining Hall into an afternoon in... 

Students embrace German culture at Oktoberfest

Students embrace German culture at Oktoberfest
The German Zeitgeist Band, a musical act that is a part of a larger performing group known as the American Musician of Musical Artists, played at the University of La Verne’s Oktoberfest on Tuesday. The duo, Richard Bernard on guitar and Karl Nagle on the accordion, has performed at various venues such as Disneyland. The event featured traditional German food during lunchtime in Davenport Dining... 

On the Calendar

Moonlight Madness The men’s and women’s basketball teams will kick off their season with a Moonlight Madness event from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Oct. 15 in the Athletic Pavilion. Three-point and dunk competitions will be held as well as contests for fans. Free pizza and T-shirts will be available while Leo FM broadcasts. Student Forum Ask ASULV questions while enjoying a nacho bar from 11 a.m. to 1... 

Davenport deals with space issues

Alyssa Cole Staff Writer To help accommodate its largest student body in University of La Verne history, Davenport Dining Hall has expanded serving hours and opened West Dining Room to regular student dining. La Verne residence halls were ready to welcome the 568 students living on campus this fall term, including 50 students in the Sheraton Hotel. Unfortunately, Davenport was not as prepared. Davenport... 

Bon Appetit offers sustainable fare

Bon Appetit offers sustainable fare
The University’s new head chef Justin Alarcon prepares side dishes of vegetables for lunch in Davenport Dining Hall. Working for Bon Appetit, La Verne’s new food service provider, Alarcon’s responsibilities include training kitchen staff. He has been a chef for 10 years. / photo by Denisse Leung Brianna Means Staff Writer Already students are buzzing about the improved quality and taste of the... 

Students request new food options

Students request new food options
Editorial cartoon by Anthony Juarez The digestion of all on-campus residents is about to be affected. With midterms almost behind us and only a month left of classes, the University of La Verne has started searching for a new food provider to cook for the masses. Committees have met with four different food providers for a chance to take over Sodexo’s position. Now that there might be a change in... 

La Verne seeks new dining options

Michael Phillips Copy Editor After nine years with Sodexo food services, the University of La Verne has decided to place a bid for other companies to fulfill the University’s residential dining, retail and catering needs. “As ULV is in an era of growth, we need to have a consistency in quality in our residential dining, retail and catering and this process can ensure our future” Dean of Students... 

Music is a ‘Suddyn’ hit at La Verne

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer As it poured outside, the band Suddyn performed in Davenport Dining Hall Tuesday. Many students spent their lunch break listening to Suddyn’s latest offering called “Before the City.” The band has seen chart success in Europe and now has traveled to Los Angeles to reach out to fans in the states. “The music is phenomenal. Their sound of music will do well here... 

More dining changes made

Alexa Palacios Staff Writer Changes in food service and selection have been implemented in campus dining facilities recently, but they are not appeasing La Verne students. These changes, some of which began last semester, were supposedly designed to improve the dining experience in Daven­port and Barbara’s Place. They include changes in dining times, the type of food served and the addition of... 
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