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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... 

Students find fun in philanthropy

Students find fun in philanthropy
Members of Phi Delta Theta – sophomore biology major Wesley Lam and senior e-commerce major Dylan Malloy – spend their half hour shift on the teeter-totter goofing off, singing and doing tricks at their ALS event Tuesday. Fraternity members raised money by collecting donations, selling tickets for their Zumbathon, and selling items at their various events. / photo by Stephanie Ball Alison Rodriguez Staff... 

LV students flock to Phi Sig’s Rock-n-Jock

Veronica Orozco LV Life Editor The ladies of Phi Sigma Sigma rocked their charity event last week bringing teams together in a competition that ended with team BSU being awarded the title of champions. The eighth annual Rock-n-Jock charity basketball competition was held April 23 and 25 in the Athletics Pavilion to raise money for the Neddie Scholarship, a national scholarship given to women Phi Sigma... 

Students get a kick out of helping

Students get a kick out of helping
Junior psychology major Brianna Romero defends the ball from freshman health science major Jackie Selva at Phi Sigma Sigma’s Kicks for Kidneys event March 7 at the Frantz Athletic Court. The money raised will go to the Phi Sigma Sigma foundation, which benefits the National Kidney Foundation. / photo by Stephanie Ball Monica Dien Staff Writer Loud cheering and music filled the Athletes Pavilion as... 
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