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Phi Delta Theta raises awareness with pink laces

Carly Hill Arts Editor University of La Verne fraternity Phi Delta Theta is doing its part to spread the word about breast cancer around campus this week. More than 30 brothers are wearing pink shoelaces around campus to voice their concern for the cause during the first week of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “The stereotype of fraternity members is that they are drunk and disrespectful,”... 

Phi Delta Theta starts year with a Gold Star

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer The men of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity won a total of six awards including a Gold Star at the 78th Biennial Convention in June held in Orlando, Fla. A part of the University since 1993, the Phi Delta Theta fraternity has a long-standing record of excellence in areas such as community service and recruiting. “It was awesome,” Michael Lindsey, who served as the delegate... 

First Person: Teeter-tottering for ALS

First Person: Teeter-tottering for ALS
Andy Leavins and John Leggett took their turn in a 24-hour teeter-totter marathon, Thursday, April 1 in Sneaky Park. The Phi Delta Theta members sponsored the event to help raise money for research for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often called Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The fraternity sold shirts and bracelets and also collected donations. / photo by Christopher Guzman Michael Shather Staff Writer Giving... 

Clothesline Project spotlights domestic abuse

Ashley Morgado Staff Writer The Iota Delta Sorority put on the Clothesline Project, a three-day event earlier this month that potentially touched a lot of people – particularly those who have been touched by domestic violence. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women will experience some form of domestic violence in her lifetime. The Clothesline Project in... 

On the Calendar

Madden tournament A Madden football tournament will be held at 12 p.m. Friday in the Campus Center ballroom. Only the first 32 people who sign up for the tournament will be allowed to play. For more information contact Roger Acevedo at 909-593-3511, ext. 4423. Sorority fundraiser Phi Sigma Sigma will host a fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Habit Burger Grill in the Commons shopping center... 

Bake sale benefits cystic fibrosis

Bake sale benefits cystic fibrosis
Nicole Wood of Iota Delta supervises the cystic fibrosis bake sale booth as Jennifer Juhasz, Chris Kaelberer and Alan Hernandez gather to support the cause on Wednesday. All the proceeds go to helping those who cannot afford treatments or a transplant. The booth will be open outside the Campus Center through Friday. / photo by Stephanie Arellanes  Read More →

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds

First Person Experience: Memory Walk brings needed research funds
Sponsored by Wells Fargo, the 17th annual Los Angeles Memory Walk was held in Downtown Los Angeles on Grand Avenue just outside of the Water Court Plaza on Sunday to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Participants in the Memory Walk support the families who are affected by this disease. According to the Memory Walk Foundation, the event raised $539,423. / photo by Cindy Harder Xenia Martinez Staff Writer As... 

Laughing for a good cause

Michael Escañuelas Staff Writer Laughs filled Dailey Theatre as Alpha Omicron Pi held its third annual Laughs of Love comedy night on Wednesday. The program, which was titled, “Strike Out Arthritis,” took all proceeds made and put it toward funding for Arthritis research, the sorority’s international philanthropy of choice. “I think it was a successful event,” said Brittney Alarcon, a senior... 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon aids clean up effort

Yessenia Romo Staff Writer Members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity have begun to clean the field and stands at Ortmayer Stadium after every home football game. The members of the organization say they also go to the games to support the University’s football team. “We enjoy the game, so we might as well help clean up after,” said senior and SAE member Jesur Habek. The fraternity tries to... 

Project produces baby blankets

Project produces baby blankets
Michael Lin and Stephanie Hernandez, along with Jesur Habrek, make blankets for premature babies at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. The event was organized by Sigma Alpha Epsilon and held in the Muriel Pollia Sculpture Garden on Monday and Wednesday. Most premature babies are born without sufficient body fat to adequately warm themselves and usually need to be incubated, but as they become... 
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