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Davenport renovations temporarily ease crowds

Davenport renovations temporarily ease crowds
With the largest number of on-campus residential students the University of La Verne has ever seen, Davenport Dining Hall has expanded its patio seating. The new dining area features brand new furniture along with a surrounding gate. A patio cover will soon be added, along with heating and cooling devices to accommodate all-weather dining. The entire renovation project will cost about $600,000. / photo... 

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Commencement Tickets Commencement ceremony tickets for main campus undergraduates will be available for pick up from Monday through May 18 in Woody Hall. The University of La Verne’s three commencement ceremonies will be held May 24 at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario. Pacific Islanders Day Food and culture from the Pacific Islands will be showcased from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Davenport... 

ULV students take a seat at the seder table

Annunciata Williams Staff Writer About a dozen students and staff members gathered Tuesday evening in Davenport Dining Hall to participate in a model Passover seder commemorating the holiday which begins Friday night and marks the Jewish exodus from Egypt. The La Verne event was organized by Zandra Wagoner, university chaplain, and conducted by Paul Buch, cantor of Temple Beth Israel in Pomona. Most... 

Rocking out to the luck o’ the Irish

Rocking out to the luck o' the Irish
Michael Kelly of the Celtic folk band Sligo Rags performed Monday during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Davenport Dining Hall. Shepard’s pie and corned beef, as well as lime green Jell-o and other desserts, were served as students ate lunch to the music of Sligo Rags, which was named one of the best acoustic bands in Los Angeles by Folkworks Magazine. / photo by Scott Mirimanian Valerie Dominguez Staff... 

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... 

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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... 
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