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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... 

Pumpkin patch conjures fall fun

Pumpkin patch conjures fall fun
La Verne resident Eddie Parra drives a 1939 Case tractor Sunday at the La Verne Heritage Foundation pumpkin patch at Heritage Park. The annual pumpkin patch is filled with festive activities including a petting zoo and tractor rides. Case introduced the streamlined Flambeau Red Series in 1939 to include improvements in visibility, optional electrical starting and lighting. / photo by Amanda Duvall Children... 

Claremont reveals haunted history

Claremont reveals haunted history
Chuck Ketter tells a story of a ghost named Walter, who haunts the Mabel Shaw Bridges Auditorium at Pomona College, during the second annual Ghost Walk Saturday in Claremont. Walter helped build the auditorium in the 1930s. One day, he fainted while working in the auditorium’s rafters and fell to his death. Ketter says Walter never left the theater because he was proud of his work. / photo by Megan... 

LVTV brings spook to community

LVTV brings spook to community
Senior Marilyn Mejia and junior Tyler Harrison host La Verne’s annual “Halloween Spooktacular” event at Mainiero Square Oct. 31. After greeting and interviewing many costumed children, the hosts welcomed La Verne Mayor Don Kendrick. / photo by Uyen Bui Kellie Galentine Staff Writer Mayor Don Kendrick and President Devorah Lieberman were two special guests that appeared on LVTV’s annual “Halloween... 

Halloween showcases its worst

Now that the candy coma stomach aches and party-induced hangovers of Halloween have subsided, it is time to look back on the mess that was made. Not the literal one you made in your bathroom on Nov. 1, but the trend of truly disturbing and inappropriate costumes that seemed to hit a horrible peak this year. It’s not news that people like to dress in offensive costumes, but this year, some of the... 

First person experience: Rob Zombie brings fear and fun

<i>First person experience</i>: Rob Zombie brings fear and fun
Bass-heavy electronic music producer and DJ Zomboy fills the Fairplex with heart pounding rhythm as the crowd dances at Rob Zombie’s “Great American Nightmare” Oct. 25. Nightly concerts featured music ranging from heavy metal to electronic dance. / photo by Hunter Cole Jolene Nacapuy Staff Writer As a broke college student, you want to find something fun to do, but at a cheap price. October is... 

Scare Fest frights and delights LV

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board hosted Scare Fest Wednesday night on the Lawn from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. A small crowd of students gathered for the Halloween event featuring Burnt to a Crisp, a Texas smokehouse food truck, an obstacle course from Boot Camp Challenge and a terror truck from Terror Truck Inc. “For Scare Fest we got together as a group and compared what we did last... 

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... 

Halloween Getdown hosts ghouls, ‘Goonies’

Hayley Hulin Staff Writer  Mosaic Pomona, a local church, sponsored the Down­town Halloween Getdown at the Thomas Plaza in the Pomona Arts Colony on Sunday night. The free event featured face painting, popcorn, and games along with a pumpkin decorating booth that let event attendees embellish a medium gourd with pipe cleaners, stickers and paint. “We wanted to do a family friendly event to serve... 

CAB celebrates Halloween in style

CAB celebrates Halloween in style
Vanessa Canales, junior history major, shares her Halloween creation with Shelbi Knudsen, senior history major, at the Witch Will You Wear event, hosted by the Campus Activities Board, in Sneaky Park Oct. 17. Students were invited to create Halloween accessories. / photo by Nicole Ambrose Kellie Galentine Staff Writer The Campus Activities Board presented Witch Will You Wear Oct. 17 in Sneaky Park... 
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