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LVTV hosts Halloween Spooktacular

La Verne Community Television held interviews with trick-or-treaters of all ages and read Halloween stories in Mainiero Square Saturday. Anchors, ULV alumna Tyler Harrison and double major in communications and speech communications, and senior broadcasting major Niki Alilovic, spoke with Samantha Bratt, dressed as the green power Cheetah from the television show “Wild Kratts,” and Emilee Butterfield,... 

Day of the Dead is not Halloween

Día de los Muertos, known in English as Day of the Dead, is a sacred Mexican holiday to honor ancestors and recently deceased loved ones in a three-day long celebration from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. It is a beautiful holiday with deep personal meaning and involves making altars for the deceased and presenting the dead with offerings such as food, candle lightings and marigolds. Unfortunately, many people... 

First Person Experience: Humans chased in Phi Delta Theta apocalypse

Hayley Hulin LV Life Editor “How long could I last in a zombie apocalypse” is something I ask myself on a daily basis. Not really, but during this spooky season I start to wonder. To test my skills, I participated in Phi Delta Theta fraternity’s Zombie Apocalypse Wednesday night on campus. My sister, sophomore photography major Ashlyn Hulin, and friend, senior biology major Marina Youngblood... 

Jenner is not a costume

Halloween is a day many people look forward to every year – from picking the perfect pumpkin to carve, to going to haunted houses, to dressing up in costumes and trick-or-treating. It’s all fun and games until costumes become displays of mockery and oppression against people’s gender identities or cultures. A costume expected to be popular this Halloween season is based on Caitlyn Jenner’s... 

Pumpkins spice up local park for Halloween

Pumpkins spice up local park for Halloween
West Covina High School junior Tristan Villar stocks pumpkins at the Harvest Pumpkin Patch at Heritage Park in La Verne. Since 1989, the La Verne Heritage Foundation has presented the annual pumpkin patch. Heritage Park is located east of Wheeler Avenue on Via De Mansion. The pumpkin patch is open weekdays, 4 – 8 p.m., and weekends, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., until Oct. 30. / photo by Noel Cabrera Arielle... 

Halloween in La Verne

Halloween in La Verne
Trick-or-treating brings the Suniga family from Pomona to Third Street in La Verne on Halloween. The family has been trick-or-treating in La Verne for several years. The houses on the street were decorated, and the House of Praise Church held their Harvest Festival on the corner of Third Street and F Street for all people to enjoy food and games. / photo by Sonora Hernandez Fatima Khawaja, age 3 from... 

LVTV brings ‘spooktacular’ fun

Liz Ortiz Metro Editor Mayor Don Kendrick, City Council Member Charlie Rosales, University President Devorah Lieberman and children dressed in their Halloween best appeared on LVTV’s live broadcast of the sixth annual Halloween Spooktacular Friday. Seniors Tanya Velazquez and Tyler Harrison hosted the broadcast, entertained the audience with Halloween-themed jokes and handed out candy to trick-or-treaters. “My... 

Halloween is no excuse for racism

Imaginative Halloween enthusiasts ambled into the streets last week in the usual colorful display of outfits—some of them humorous, some of them horrifying, but not all of them tasteful. From the scantily clad to the grotesquely zombified to the obligatorily sexual, Halloween brought the creative spirit out of just about everyone who participated. Unfortunately, the holiday also invited those who... 

Mu Phi Epsilon strums up Halloween fun

Mu Phi Epsilon strums up Halloween fun
Trick-or-treaters enjoyed candy given out at the Kids’ Concert by students on Halloween. Mu Phi Epsilon members Christian Garay, Albert Khalbourji and Donovan Allen hand treats out to Johnson and Lily Ye. Children enjoyed music by the University’s quartets in Sneaky Park. / photo by Megan Peralez Russell R. Silva Staff Writer The cool breezy fall evening air blew through Sneaky Park as quartets... 

Majority feels too mature for Halloween treats

Liz Ortiz Metro Editor Halloween is traditionally thought of as a holiday where only children go door-to-door trick-or-treating, but adults participate in the tradition, which has sparked some controversy. In an informal survey of students, 10 out of the 15 agreed Halloween is a time for children to dress up and trick-or-treat. Halloween began as a Christian and pagan holiday. It has since shed its... 
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