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Sorority flips pancakes for a cause

Sorority flips pancakes for a cause
Kellie Galentine, sophomore and Sigma Kappa executive vice president, hands out pancakes to Tom Rivera on Saturday in Sneaky Park. This is part of Sigma Kappa’s philanthropy event Sigma Stacks, which offers unlimited pancakes for $10 to raise money for the Sigma Kappa Foundation. The Sigma Kappa Foundation supports all five of their philanthropies and scholarships for sisters. / photo by Stephanie... 

Fraternity raises awareness of ALS

Kellie Galentine Assistant LV Life Editor A set of American flag painted Greek letters, a water pong table, a volleyball net and a teeter-totter turned the South Quad from April 24 to April 25 into what a passerby may think was a fratty hangout. In reality the brothers of Phi Delta Theta came together for a full 24 hours, raising awareness for their philanthropic cause amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,... 

Phi Sigma Sigma showcases talent and raises money

Phi Sigma Sigma showcases talent and raises money
Senior international business major Jose Ruelas plays “Me Gustas Mucho” on the accordion for the Phi Sigma Sigma talent show Tuesday in La Fetra Lecture Hall. Money raised from the talent show go to the Neddie Scholarship, which helps Phi Sigma Sigma members around the nation pay for college. / photo by Jessica Harsen Bernarda Carranza Staff Writer Navy blue sweaters and gold Greek letters... 

Shooting for a cause

Shooting for a cause
Niall Harrison, a junior member of the men’s basketball team, leads the Monstarz to win the championship in Phi Sigma Sigma’s Rock ‘n’ Jock event March 12. Each team donated $30 to enter the basketball competition to raise money for the Phi Sigma Sigma Foundation, which benefits school and college readiness. / photo by Austen Beck  Read More →

Order of Omega fights hazing

Order of Omega fights hazing
Alumna Sigma Kappa member Genevieve Almendarez shows her support for anti-hazing efforts by adding her name to the Order of Omega’s display in Sneaky Park on Wednesday. / photo by Keenan Gilson  Read More →

Iota Delta bowls for cystic fibrosis

Iota Delta bowls for cystic fibrosis
Senior Jared Taylor “strikes out” cystic fibrosis for Iota Delta’s Bowl for Breath on Saturday. The sorority chose bowling because it is not a strenuous sport so people with cystic fibrosis can participate. / photo by Stephanie Ball Cody Luk Staff Writer Sorority members, friends, family and members of the community learned about cystic fibrosis, bowled and socialized for a good cause at Chapparal... 

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students

Greeks give ‘No Excuses’ to Lehigh students
Junior Gerardo Cuevas talks about college to sixth graders at Lehigh Elementary School in Montclair as part of the “No Excuses University” event Nov. 8. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alana Glenn Staff Writer Sixth grade students at Lehigh Elementary School attended an assembly program last Friday, “No Excuses University,” in which students sat with members of La Verne’s Greek community and asked... 

First Person Experience : Fall Festival rakes in real results

<i>First Person Experience </i>: Fall Festival rakes in real results
Joyce Quisenberry from Clown Connection volunteered to run a face-painting booth at Grace Miller Elementary School’s Fall Festival Oct. 25. It was put on by the schools Parent Teacher Association. Several members of the La Verne community volunteered to help at the event. / photo by Celine Dehban Liz Ortiz Staff Writer Children hopped from booth to booth, parents chatted among each other at picnic... 

Phi Sigs rock around clock

Michael Saakyan Staff Writer Phi Sigma Sigma started its annual 24-hour Rock-a-Thon Wednesday afternoon at Sneaky Park to collect donations for their new philanthropy project: School and College Readiness. The Rock-a-Thon was organized by Phi Sigma Sigma chairwoman Sydney Marshall. “This is my first year as an active so it was a lot of pressure to do a really good job organizing this event,” Marshall... 

ALS Walk tops $100k in donations

Kat Simonelli Assistant Editor The University of La Verne hosted the annual Walk to Defeat ALS with an estimated 1,200 walkers Sunday. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a debilitative disease that causes muscle weakness and the gradual loss of motor skills over several years. “It’s a very tough disease, you lose your motor skills and it hits you so quick and there’s no recovery so once... 
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