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Activism in social media Dear Editor, Thank you both for the wonderful, warm, and completely accurate article in today’s issue of the consistently stellar Campus Times (“Class explores activism,” Feb. 24). It’s not easy to glean the “inner essence” of an endeavor like this one, but the piece nails it. Devorah Lieberman and Matt Witt each emailed me this morning to the effect that they were... 

More fitness classes needed

The University of La Verne offers about 10 fitness classes for students to take and students have taken full advantage of these classes. Many of these classes are filled to capacity and some of them have more students than the listed capacity on the registration website, due to instructors allowing extra students to participate. ULV is taking the right step towards giving students an opportunity to... 

Students dance for healthier lives

Students dance for healthier lives
Zumba instructor Angelo Tan leads an eager troop of La Verne students in a fast paced Zumba session for the Campus Activities Board’s fitness night on Nov. 21. The event provided students with a fun and sociable way of getting some workout time before the Thanksgiving holiday. Zumba has become a popular form of exercise because it combines various forms of dance movements. / photo by Andrew Vasquez Kevin... 
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Dunn challenges accepted weight loss theory

Allison Lavelle Staff Writer It is hard to believe that losing weight could be as simple as a 20 minute exercise regimen three times a week combined with a Mediterranean diet, but Assistant Professor of Move­ment and Sports Science Sarah Dunn has proven the truth of the statement. In her lecture “The Role of Diet and Exercise Within the Growing Obesity Epidemic,” Dunn spoke about her 12-week FEM... 

Boot camp gets students sweating

Rachel Creagan Staff Writer University of La Verne students practiced a healthy start to the year by participating in Fresh Start Fitness, a workout boot camp that took place Jan. 31 in the Campus Center Ballroom. The event was set up through the Campus Activities Board as part of a welcome back week. Open to all fitness levels, the boot camp featured three 30-minute workout sessions of cardio-cross... 

Facing, fighting the freshman 15

Nolasco Pesina Staff Writer With late-night study sessions, busy schedules and the new-found freedom to eat and drink what you want, it becomes easy to gain weight. The freshman 15 is something that a lot of students are aware of but do nothing about. “With all these things changing, students don’t know how to handle the stress,” Matt Durant, director of strength and conditioning, said. “Our... 

Off season workouts help jump start new seasons

Grady Lee Thomas Staff Writer The off-season is a time for rest and relaxation, but don’t tell that to the athletes at the University of La Verne who use the down time to work out daily and bond with teammates. “By meeting up and playing games together during the summer, we were able to gel as a unit,” said John Leggett Jr., junior guard for the men’s basketball team. “The two months of prep... 

First Person Experience: Getting fit for the summer

First Person Experience: Getting fit for the summer
Grant Woods, graduate business major and assistant strength and conditioning coach, demonstrates an abdominal workout routine in Ortmayer Stadium. The routine includes a Hindu push-up, squat jumps and high intensity sprinting. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Phillips Staff Writer In less than 10 minutes, beads of sweat were running down my forehead after trying one of Fitness Center and Strength... 
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