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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... 

Sigma Kappa gambles at annual casino night

Monique Millan Staff Writer All the chips were out for Sigma Kappa’s annual casino night to support their philanthropy and bring their families together. The event was held Friday in the Campus Center Ballroom to welcome students with their families to support a good cause. A total of 175 people attended the event. The night was designed to mimic a live casino, minus slot machines, and the dealers... 

Greeks help Enactus can hunger

Greeks help Enactus can hunger
Cindy Lai of Alpha Omicron Pi and Michael Wahba of Phi Delta Theta discuss the “Students Come Together to Can Hunger” event Nov. 20 in Sneaky Park. The event, organized by senior Veronica Sepulveda, vice president of philanthropy for the College Panhellenic Association, enabled Greek organizations to showcase each others philanthropic efforts and collected canned food for donation toward the holiday... 

Stuffed panda bears collected for a good cause

Stuffed panda bears collected for a good cause
Alpha Omicron Pi members Vanessa Perocier, senior psychology major, and Kailey Milliken, senior criminology major, work at the sorority’s panda drive table Wednesday when two members of the La Verne community, Maribel Nunez and Delia Heredia, stop by to learn about the cause. The sorority collected stuffed panda bears, or money to buy stuffed panda bears, which will be used at the American Juvenile... 

Sigma Kappa teaches ULV to RESPECT each other

Monique Millan Staff Writer Sigma Kappa’s RESPECT Movement Rock Painting took place on Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. to noon, as a stand against hazing in fraternities and sororities. Hazing takes the form of humiliation, embarrassments, and often much worse, bringing discomfort to a person during the pledging process. This is the second year the sorority has held the painting event as a time to better... 
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